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Teacher - High School in Newark, NJ at Catapult Learning

Date Posted: 4/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview

We are an organization of dedicated people who know how exciting and rewarding it is to help children achieve. We are eager to have people join us whose training, skills and experience add to our ability to provide successful, research based instructional systems, great teaching, excellent support services, and strong partnerships with the schools we serve across the US. We emphasize flexible work schedules, small group teaching environments and high professional standards and will provide you the opportunity to grow with us and help students achieve beyond expectations.


Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a High School Teacher to provide contracted instructional services in High School level English, Spanish, and History and other related areas.  The Teacher will diagnose learning skill deficits and deliver prescribed instructional delivery methods as determined in partnership with school staff.  The Teacher will consult with school personnel to coordinate efforts in providing services to students and will communicate and conference with parents providing information on student progress.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Plan for appropriate instructional experiences for students
  • Teach appropriate curriculum, per Master Schedule assignment
  • Work cooperatively with Lead Teacher in developing positive educational experiences for students
  • Monitor student progress for assigned courses of study
  • Work with the Director or Lead Teacher on curriculum and other instructional needs
  • Prepare and implement weekly lesson plans that are creative, innovative, educationally challenging and reflecting the educational progression plan as outlined by the district
  • Supervise  students in a variety of school-related settings
  • Communicate  and interact with students, parents, staff and community
  • Provide an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of the students
  • Modify instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of the students
  • Monitor appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices
  • Develop and execute appropriate classroom management plans
  • Work with the Director or Coordinator and other staff regarding discipline issues
  • Assist the Director or Lead Teacher with the state-mandated testing program
  • Assist with field trips and other school activities
  • Advise the Director or Lead Teacher on the purchases of various instructional materials
  • Contribute to staff development by being actively involved in the process of maintaining certification, attending workshops, reading educational journals, matriculating in advanced degree courses, and participating actively in internal Professional Development Programs

Job Requirements



EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:


Requires a bachelor’s degree and current Florida Teaching Certification in English/ History/ Spanish.  Teaching experience preferred.

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to pass a background clearance as required by the school district

Must understand that all children can learn. Must demonstrate positive and enthusiastic attitude towards internal and external customers. Must be flexible. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred.

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs. Most programs are in school settings.

Our teachers are the heart of our organization

At Catapult Learning, our mission is to create brighter futures for all students, regardless of the learning barriers or other challenges they may face. We partner with K-12 schools and districts to address the needs of individual students, improve academic gains, and build teacher and principal capacity.

EEO Statement

At Catapult Learning, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic