The Teacher serves as the instructional leader in a specified subject area; plans and implements an educational program for an assigned group of students; plans and implements Best Practice instructional programs for individual students assigned to the classroom or group, in concert with mission, culture, and overall campus educational program; develops course syllabi and plans in compliance with state learning goals and standards that demonstrated relevance of subject content to life experience, to better engage students in the learning process; differentiates instruction, coursework and related projects to accommodate varied learning styles and skill levels; utilizes multiple models in the assessment and interpretation of student ability and progress; maintains Academic and classroom attendance records, writes reports and evaluates progress on activities related to the student’s educational program and progress; establishes and maintains communication with parents with relation to assigned students’ academic performance, psychosocial and/ or behavioral concerns; serves as an advisory team member for an assigned group of students, to include development of their AEP and periodic review; provides timely submission of grades as established by campus calendar; collaborates with campus team members in the development of student service or intervention plan; and; performs additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and a Professional Educator’s license with Secondary endorsement
Must have passed Basic Skills test and Subject Matter test
Must maintain current Illinois Certification with subject area endorsement
Must demonstrate the experience, beliefs, attitude and awareness that indicate cultural sensitivity to the student population served
Ability to partner with students individually, in family or in group, to help mobilize resources and inner capacity to address barriers to their success
Knowledge of principles and practices of staff, school, and organizational development
Reports to the Principal
About Youth Connection Charter School
YCCS serves At-Risk Students and High School dropouts who are ages 16 - 21 and who have been under-served and/or disconnected from traditional education.
YCCS offers a diversified portfolio of alternative education "choice" campuses for Off-Track Students and Out-of-School Youth that provide multiple pathways to graduation.
"All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin"