Openings as of 2/17/2018High School Teaching
IKM-Manning is a reorganized district. The HS is located in Manning, a thriving community of 1450 located in Carroll County. Manning has health related services, a childcare facility, a recreation center including an indoor pool, parks, several churches and a vibrant main street all adding to the quality of life offered by the community. Please see our school webpage: www.ikm-manning.k12.ia.us.
Iowa Mennonite School is searching for a candidate to join our Science Department for the 2017-2018 school year. The ideal faculty member would have their Iowa Licensure with endorsements in Secondary Physics and Secondary Chemistry, other endorsement areas are a great asset as well. Additionally, the position calls for teaching Advanced Placement classes. This full time position also includes other responsibilities consistent with other faculty members.
We are an accredited 9-12 Christian school located in Kalona, IA - just 15 miles southwest of Iowa City. The candidate must be comfortable supporting the Confession of Faith from a Mennonite Perspective as well as the Mission Statement and Core Values of IMS.
Please forward a cover letter, resume, letters of reference, and school application to:
Principal/Head of School
1421 540 St SW
Kalona, IA 52247
Science, All Science preferred, Physical Science position currently open Qualifications:
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Instructional responsibilities: Provides direct instruction to students in individual, small group, and/or full classroom settings. Uses identified student needs to guide the learning process toward student achievement of district’s core content standards. Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects using formal and informal assessment data aligned to the Iowa Core and Winterset standards. Uses a variety of instructional strategies and materials consistent with core content standards and the needs/capabilities of individual students. Creates a classroom environment that is aligned to research-based instruction and conducive to learning as well as appropriate to the maturity and interest of the students. Plans, implements, and evaluates learning in accordance with established district curriculum expectations.
Classroom responsibilities: Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, administrative guidelines, or specific program requirements. Develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner. Contacts parents frequently regarding student improvement and conducts conferences. Implements all district policies and expected practices.
Assessment responsibilities: Conducts student assessments to identify individual student needs to plan instruction, and/or to determine intervention strategies. Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides frequent progress reports to parents and students (if applicable). ?Collaborates with appropriate building and district personnel regarding student needs.
Professional responsibilities: Adheres to the Iowa Teaching Standards. Demonstrates positive interpersonal relationships and works cooperatively with students, parents and colleagues. Projects a positive image as an educator in the school and community. Demonstrates initiative and ability to work without close supervision. Displays a positive attitude and adjusts to new changing situations. Meets deadlines, is punctual and completes assigned tasks with minimal assistance. Seeks opportunities to improve professional competence through professional development activities. Collaborates with colleagues to plan and implement professional development activities to address school improvement. Participates in discussion or activities focused on using research to improve teaching and learning. Takes an active interest in the school and community. Attends meetings and serves on staff/district committees. Other duties as assigned by principal.