International Children's Academy is looking for an Elementary School teacher International Baccalaureate background preferred.
Title: Elementary SchooL Teacher Department: Education Status: Full Time, Exempt
Summary: The International Children’s Academy is searching for a multiple subject credentialed teacher to teach in a classroom between 2nd Grade, 3rd, and 4th Grades, with inquiry based teaching and learning strategies. There are two positions available.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Planning for instruction - small group and individual
Teach reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, and science as trans-disciplinary units of study
Collaborate with single the subject teachers, IB coordinator and grade level teachers to plan IB units using the IB planning format
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 visible thinking strategies use
Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day
Perform basic attendance accounting and business service as required
Evaluate materials,technology, films, etc., for the purpose of seeing their relationship to the level of the 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
Write progress reports for each trimester
Collect evidence of student success through pre, formative and summative assessment
Select appropriate, hands on teaching materials
Adapt, develop, and use multimedia materials for different learning styles or modalities by providing available resources
Use visible thinking strategies
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 meetings
Cooperate with other staff members in planning units of study
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 during parent-teacher conferences
Impart school philosophy as need arises
Present a positive teacher image to the community through school activities
Follow school wide policies
Attend training to maintain International Baccalaureate certification as required
Willingness to adapt to changing paradigms in education, and more specifically, International Baccalaureate
Willingness to adapt to different personalities in team teaching experiences while maintaining professionalism
Responsible for basic attendance accounting and other services as required
Ensure a comfortable room environment for students through the utilization of resources, seating, and orderly material keeping
Share in the sponsorship of student activities and participate on faculty meetings
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.
Qualifications Guide 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.
Experience: At least three years teaching experience preferred. International Baccalaureate experience is desired.
Skills: General knowledge of curriculum and instruction; strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Elementary teaching diploma and preferably masters degree in education. Familiarity with International Baccalaureate program is a plus. IB curriculum requires collaboration and ability to work with colleagues as well as willingness to develop an art curriculum around already identified concepts. Passion for teaching and commitment to personal professional development.
About International Children's Academy
We are a fully accredited International Baccalaureate School educating children for over 20 years. The International Children’s Academy (ICA) was founded in 1994 with a goal to provide a holistic educational program that encourages and supports children to be spiritually attuned, socially pro?cent and emotionally secure while ensuring a challenging scholastic environment that prepares our students to transition successfully into their higher educational paths.