Resident Teacher Grades 6-8
Chicago International Charter School West Belden
All Distinctive School staff members share a commitment to
creating learning environments that are driven by:
· Explicit and
and evidence-based decision making
learning and leadership development
management of resources (time, materials, colleagues and
A Distinctive Resident Teacher will:
M Must hold a valid IL teaching
P Please apply if interested.
- Support the vision and
mission of the Distinctive Schools network. A DS
resident will exhibit professional judgment and demonstrate
behaviors that are professional, ethical, and
instructional/learning strategies, activities, materials, and
technology that reflect accommodation for individual needs of
- Assist students in
analyzing or improving methods and habits of study.
Consistently support student achievement through formal and
informal assessments and use those assessments to adjust
instruction based on individual student need.
- Support and maintain a
positive classroom environment conducive to learning and
appropriate to the physical, social, and emotional
development of students. Positive Behavioral Interventions
should be used. Manage student behavior in the classroom and
administer discipline according to board policies,
administrative regulations, and IEP's.
- Work cooperatively with
special education teachers to support special education
students according to guidelines established by Individual
Education Plans (IEP's).
- Support the Response To
Intervention process by collaborating with colleagues
- Understand NWEA Map
test data and the MAP process DS implements to meet student
- Attend and participate
in staff meetings, committee meetings, and work sessions as
required by the director or administrator.
- Promote professional
improvement through reading educational journals and books,
exploring educational research, enrolling in college courses,
participating in all network and campus level professional
staff development activities.
- Comply with all network
policies as outlined in Distinctive Schools Employee
- Establish and maintain
open lines of communication with students and their parents,
principals and other colleagues.
- Maintain a professional
relationship with all colleagues, students, parents, and
- Attend various school
events throughout the school year to be a visible face to
families and students.
- Complete other
tasks/duties as required by Distinctive Schools and the
campus leadership teams/Director.