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Degree in education or in a related area that will qualify for a valid North Carolina Teaching License.
The following Knowledge, Skills, & Mindsets are required for this position:
Ability to monitor the safety and well-being of students.
Strong command of instructional strategies geared to reach students at all ability levels.
Strong command of differentiation strategies for all student learners.
Strong command of summative and formative assessment strategies.
Strong commitment to implementing culturally responsive teaching practices.
Strong time management skills.
Effective interpersonal skills that would promote meaningful communication with student families and the community.
Commitment to meeting the needs of a diverse student population.
Commitment to being a teacher leader and an effective team player.
Commitment to professional development that includes instructional strategies focusing on student literary skills.
Demonstrated interest in a specific content area.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Management of Instructional Time – maintain a high level of student time-on-task.
Management of Student Behavior – monitor the behavior of all students during instruction and non-instructional time; implement restorative justice practices to address breaches in school norms.
Instructional Presentation – use best practices to deliver quality lessons that engage students of all ability levels.
Instructional Monitoring of Student Performance – maintain clear and reasonable work standards to effectively monitor student mastery; maintain clear records to document student information and growth.
Instructional Feedback – provide prompt feedback to encourage student growth.
Instructional Planning – maintain short and long term instructional plans compatible with Academy curricular goals.
Interaction within the Educational Environment – provide fair and equitable treatment for all students while maintaining student dignity; interact effectively with colleagues, parents and community.
Demonstration of Professional Growth – participate in the development of appropriately designed professional goals, engage in targeted instruction and conduct quality research.
Performance of Non-instructional Duties- adhere to laws, procedures and policies as set by federal, state and local agencies.
Performance of other work related duties as required.
Prefer experience working with multiple disabilities, including autism spectrum, ADD and ADHD, learning disabilities, developmental delays, and abuse/neglect issues.
Type of Position: Full Time Position
Work Schedule/Hours: Mon.-Fri., 7:30-4:30 pm, occasionally evenings and weekend
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.