The Middle School Language
Arts Instructor (6th - 8th<sup> </sup>grade) will be responsible for daily
operations for his or her classroom. The teacher is required to provide
high quality Language Arts instruction to all students, every day. The
classroom environment is supportive and community–based. The teacher is
also required to cultivate and maintain ongoing relationships with student’s
families, staff, and other members of the community.
Able to effectively implement instructional
programs and strategic interventions that drive results.
Demonstrates effective classroom management
skills that contribute to a positive learning environment.
Understands how to use data to improve
instruction and improve student achievement.
Implements instructional activities that
follow curricular guidelines and frameworks.
Differentiates instruction to meet the needs
of students with various academic and social needs.
Provides a positive learning environment that
Collaborates with peers to enhance the
instructional environment and meet school-wide goals.
Maintains a professional working relationship
Performs other duties and responsibilities as
assigned by the Principal.
Participates in professional development
year of teaching experience required.
a Language Arts Endorsement.
Demonstrated track record of delivering gains
in student academic achievement.
Demonstrated record of living LEARNs’ Core
Must be Highly Qualified according to IL
State Board of Ed.
SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
with Microsoft Office applications, databases, and intranet and internet usage.
written and verbal skills.
to express self effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
in development and implementation procedures.
to prioritize and manage multiple projects, adhering to strict timelines.
oriented and highly organized.
Comfortable interacting with internal and external customers.
Ability to defuse situation and get other organized to meet
degree of initiative and independent judgment.
to tactfully and effectively deal with public and staff in a personable and
a high level of energy and a consistent positive attitude.
work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment. Requires ability to communicate and exchange
information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain
work files. Physically demands require
the ability to stand, bend, reach high and low, stoop, walk around the
classroom and kneel upwards of 60% of the day.
In addition, walking up and down stairs several times a day. Must be able to lift 15 to 20 pounds for
short periods of time and push and pull 15 to 20 lbs.
Majority of work performed in a
general office environment. Position
requires availability for extended hours plus non-traditional hours required to
perform job duties. Also requires
participation and attendance at organization sponsored events and meetings.
This job description is not
intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills
required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or
without notice, in accordance with the needs of LEARN Charter Schools Network. Since no job description can detail all the
duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the
performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a
job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to the changing
nature of the job shall also be considered part of the jobholder’s