The International Children’s Academy is searching for a multiple subject credentialed teacher to teach second grade in a self-contained classroom setting.
Responsibilities and Duties
Planning for instruction - small group and individual
Teach reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, and science as adopted by the Board of Directors
Provide planned learning experiences in order to motivate students and best utilize the available time for instruction
Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of each student
Establish and maintain standard of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom
Create with students a functional and attractive environment for learning through displays, bulletin boards, and learning stations
Insure a comfortable, orderly and attractive room environment through control of heat, light, and room arrangement
Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day
Perform basic attendance accounting and business service as required
Evaluate materials, textbooks, films, etc., for the purpose of seeing their relationship to level of pupil taught
Teaching results - evaluation-recordkeeping
Continually evaluate student’s academic and social growth, readjusting the teacher procedure to stimulate continuous progress
Keep appropriate records of progress regarding strengths or weaknesses
Evaluate student teachers as assigned to the grade
Select and requisition books, maintain instructional aids and supplies
Adapt, develop, and use multimedia materials for different learning styles or modalities by providing available resources
Establish and maintain student behavior needed to create a good self-image and positive attitude as well as the responsibility for learning
Provide planned learning experiences in order to motivate students to investigate and inquire in search of more knowledge
Provide individual or group instruction designed to meet individual needs
Establish a positive teacher-student rapport by maintaining a responsive environment for learning
Develop consistent positive classroom management and working arrangement with students to develop good self-image
Share in the sponsorship of student activities and participate in faculty committees
Cooperate with other staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude and learning problems
Participate with other professional staff members in outdoor education programs at assigned grade level
May work with other staff members in planning and coordinating work of aides, and other paraprofessionals
Communicate with parents through a variety of methods or means in order to develop a positive reinforcement of interest in student’s progress
Meet with parents at least one time to interpret school program
Impart school philosophy as need arises
Present a positive teacher image to the community through school activities
Professional Attitude, Responsibilities and Participation
Attend training to maintain International Baccalaureate certification as required
Willing to adapt to different personalities in team teaching experiences
Responsible for basic attendance accounting and other services as required
Insure a comfortable room environment through awareness of heating, lighting, ventilation and appropriate housekeeping
Share in the sponsorship of student activities and participate on faculty committees
Plan and coordinate the work of aides, teacher assistants, student teachers and other paraprofessionals as needed
Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed.
Training: A bachelor’s degree in an education related field and a multiple-subject teaching credential. A master’s degree in education is preferred, but not required, but it must be received within three years of employment.
Reggio background preferred
Experience: At least three years teaching experience preferred.
Knowledge of: General knowledge of curriculum and instruction; capitalizing students’ interests to engage students to become independent learners; strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; International Baccalaureate knowledge desired.
About International Children's Academy
International Children's Academy, an International Baccalaureate institution, was founded in 1998 by Rav and Karen Berg. International Children’s Academy was tasked with the mission of providing children with an education that addresses the whole child, mind, body and spirit. Our goal includes offering children an academically enriched, well-rounded education utilizing the deep but simple concepts of the ancient wisdom of Kabbalah as the foundation.