The ideal candidate will be able to teach grammar, reading, and writing skills and concepts in the context of high school history content in addtion to selected literature from a variety of genres.
Provide an academically rigorous curriculum that aligns with both Perspectives’ standards and the Illinois Teaching Standards
Prepare lesson plans, outlines and/or syllabi
Guide and offer independent activities to foster proficient oral and written expression, critical thinking, applications and ethics
Offer alternative, performance, force-choice and creative assessments and activities
Plan and facilitate field studies to support and enhance classroom curriculum
Maintain accurate student grades, records and/or portfolios
Provide input and support grade level, subject matter and instructional leader led meetings
Model and teach The Perspectives Way
Teach and/or facilitate the A Disciplined LifeÓ curriculum
Implement and monitor both the school uniform and discipline codes
Cultivate and support parent and family involvement in school curriculum and school life
Participate and lead professional development programs
Participate in CORE and CAMP each summer
Duties as assigned in support of A Disciplined Life
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with certification in core content area.
Experience in the transfer of knowledge to middle school or high school students;
Ability to develop and foster successful teacher/student relationships
Ability to work collaboratively with teams and nurture collegial relationships
Proven organizational skills
Proven ability to work well with diverse constituents
Proven ability to verbally communicate ideas effectively
Proven ability to exercise initiative and discretion in the performance of position responsibilities
ADA Compliance Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate