Openings as of 3/19/2018Middle School Teaching
Essential Job Functions:
Implement curriculum for IEP's; Reading, Math, Written Language and or Behavior; Monitor Instruction; Update and Write IEP's; Keep documentation as required; Maintain effective classroom management.
K-8 Strategist I or Start I 5-12; success working with students that have disabilities; experience working with students that have disabilities; co-teaching background; flexibility and the ability to work with a variety of staff members; must have excellent record of attendance; must be able to be professional with students at all times; Co-teaching.
To apply please visit https://alio.waterloo.k12.ia.us/applicant/login.php.
Position Title:Middle School Teacher
Immediate Supervisor: Building Principal or Designee
Summary (Job Goal): Be dedicated to the development of lifelong learners by equipping students with the knowledge and skills to confidently meet life's challenges as responsible, productive citizens.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Other duties may be assigned.)
Enhance Academic performance
Competence in Content Knowledge
Methods to Monitor Student Learning
Supervises students and/or educational assistants as assigned and/or required to maintain a safe and orderly environment which is conducive to learning.
Minimum Education or Experience (Will vary depending on specific position):
B.A. or B.S. degree.
Cross-cultural experience preferred.
Licensure or Certification:
Holds and maintains a valid Iowa Teaching License appropriate to the position.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed here 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.)
Competency in the areas of content knowledge, content pedagogy, general teaching knowledge, and knowledge of students; willingness to learn new skills and knowledge to enhance their instructional skills; ability to help students use mathematical, cultural, artistic, historical, and scientific concepts to explain, assess, and anticipate change.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Ability to access information and resources, create and critically investigate multiple instructional and curricular strategies, and make decisions that effectively address a variety of student learning styles.
Ability to assess the strengths, needs, interests, and aspirations of their students; willingness to hold high expectations for student academic performance and behavior; ability to set achievable instructional goals, monitor and evaluate student progress; ability to be resourceful in responding to the changing needs of their students and their community.
Ability to recognize the relationships between self and others; accept responsibility for contributions to students, the district, and the community; willingness to actively participate in improving self and professional skills.
Ability to listen, speak, write, read, and respond clearly to students, parents, community members, and to each other; ability to use a variety of media and technology to enhance their communications.
Ability to use interpersonal skills to develop constructive relationships with students, parents, colleagues, and community groups; willingness to provide a high level of service and response to the diverse needs of the district's customers.
Ability to function effectively as part of a teaching team, support peer teachers, plan collaboratively, and work constructively with the teaching team to solve problems that arise.
Ability to work within and promote a fair, supportive and inclusive work and learning environment.
Ability to guide the learning process toward the achievement of district approved educational goals; ability to establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like in harmony with the educational/curricular goals.
Ability to encourage and implement policies, practices, and procedures which create a positive atmosphere conducive to learning; willingness to assist the administration in governing student life and conduct in maintaining a safe environment; ability to develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and maintain order in a fair and just manner.
Physical Demands: (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 sit, stand, speak, hear, see, and walk to carry out routine duties. Must be able to bend arms, torso, and neck. Must be able to occasionally lift, move, or push items of 50 lbs such as assisting children or moving/rearranging furniture. Specific vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to supervise students in all types of weather, meet multiple demands from several people, and interact with the public and other staff.
Work Environment: (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.)
Noise level is quiet to loud. Work may be indoors and/or outdoors. Work may be in non-air conditioned rooms. Tobacco and alcohol-free environment. Fast-paced atmosphere with constant contact with students, staff, or the public. May include evenings. Direct responsibility for the safety, well-being, and work output of student.
The statements in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this position. These statements are not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his or her supervision.
Understand and show ownership of the Hoover Middle School vision of Influence the World, Serve Others, and Save Lives; abide by our core values; demonstrate success of always doing what is best for students; demonstrate success working in a culture of excellence; believe in the concept of family; demonstrate success as a leader in an organization; demonstrate a growth mindset; exhibit qualities of a team player; ability to successfully collaborate with colleagues; positive attitude and contributes to a positive school climate/culture; willing to do your part—and more—for the work that needs to be done with the small team/large team; follow through with tasks as decided by team, carries out team’s objectives; abide by established school and team norms; focus on solutions to problems—not just the problem; collaborate with colleagues in data teams and data analysis; exhibit the qualities of resiliency and grit; demonstrate success in the area of cultural competency, social justice, equity, and working with students from diverse backgrounds or willingness to acquire these skills; exhibit effective communication skills — talk with team members when there is a concern; effectively manage classroom and provide behavioral support; successful experience differentiating instruction for high and low achieving students; understand the importance a guaranteed and viable curriculum through consistent collaboration, grading, and assessment; excellent classroom management skills and ability to teach behavior; exhibit patience, tolerance, persistence, flexibility, organization, sense of humor, and enthusiasm for everyday challenges; excellent attendance and customer service approach to parents/students; comply with Waterloo Schools Board Policy/Regulations and Hoover Middle School Handbook Policy; comply with the eight Iowa Teaching Standards
Bachelor’s degree; Iowa teaching license (appropriate endorsement code for subject area); knowledge of subject, curriculum, effective teaching methods; demonstrate effectiveness in oral and written communications; competency working in a culturally diverse environment or the willingness to acquire these skills; experience or willing to acquire skills; experience or willing to acquire skills; collaboration with colleagues in data teams and professional learning communities that drive influence/inform instruction and lesson planning; experience or willing to acquire skills; multi-tiered systems of support to support students in an intervention model; experience or willing to acquire skills; formative assessment practices, success criteria, learning intentions around core standards, and ability to make evidence driven instructional decisions.
To apply please visit https://portal.waterloo.k12.ia.us/AP/applicant/login.php
TITLE: Student Teacher - Middle School QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Meet certification requirements of the
Department of Education, State of Iowa. 2. Such alternatives to the above qualifications
as the Board may find appropriate and
acceptable. REPORTS TO: Principal SUPERVISES: Teacher Associates and Volunteers as assigned. JOB GOAL: To help students achieve skills that will contribute
to their development as productive and
responsible citizens. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Demonstrates ability to enhance academic performance. 2. Demonstrates competence in content knowledge appropriate to the teaching position. 3. Demonstrates competence in planning and preparing for instruction. 4. Uses strategies to deliver instruction that meets the multiple learning needs of students. 5. Uses a variety of methods to monitor student learning. 6. Demonstrates competence in classroom management. 7. Engages in professional growth. 8. Fulfills professional responsibilities established by the school district. 9. Performs other duties as may from time to time be assigned by the Superintendent or Principal PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Bending, carrying, climbing, driving, lifting, pushing-pulling, reaching, sitting, standing, walking. WORKING CONDITIONS: 1. Includes extremes of temperature and humidity. 2. Hazards include stairs and communicable diseases. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year to be established by the Board. EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated by the building principal according to the guidelines of the master contract. Approved by:________________________________________________ Date:__________________________ Ankeny Community School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of the District to provide equal employment opportunity and not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, age or marital status in its employment and personnel practices. The District will affirmatively recruit women and men, members of diverse racial/ethnic groups, and persons with disabilities for job categories where the representative groups are underrepresented. Smoking is prohibited on Ankeny Community School District property