2018 - 2019 Founding ESL Teachers

ACCEL Schools - Independence, OH (30+ days ago)2.8


ACCEL Schools is seeking highly-qualified ESL Teachers (K-6) in Lorain, OH dedicated to turning around low-performing schools in urban neighborhoods by providing a superior education for all students. We are seeking teachers who are excited to create a rigorous and nurturing classroom environment that prioritizes student learning and social-emotional development.

Through the application of research-based practices, our staff of educators work tirelessly to raise student achievement, regardless of historical barriers, while committed to participating in ongoing professional development, job embedded instructional coaching, and embracing a growth mindset.

Responsibilities:
Relentlessly work to meet all goals related to student achievement and culture as well as Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) goals.
Deliver highly effective daily lessons based on student need, rooted in research-based instructional practices.
Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all students.
Utilize research-based best practices in daily planning and classroom instruction.
Support the educational and behavioral goals of all students, including those with an Individualized Education Plan or those learning English as a second language.
Create a joyful, caring, and loving classroom environment for all students.
Integrate culturally responsive teaching practices into daily lessons and interactions with students, parents, and colleagues.
Desire a growth-focused coaching environment based on frequent observations, debriefs, action planning, and progress monitoring.
Implement school-wide culture expectations and norms, inside their classroom and beyond.
Communicate regularly with families regarding the academic and social-emotional growth of their child.
Collaborate and communicate effectively, humbly, and respectfully with all colleagues.
Incorporate 21 st century technology skills into daily classroom practice and team settings.
Contribute to a positive climate and culture by exhibiting high professional standards.
Understand, accept, abide by, and implement the school’s philosophy and mission statement in all school activities.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant teaching area is required
Current State certification/licensure in appropriate teaching area
Knowledge of State Standards and Common Core Standards
Proficiency in MS Office
Successful completion of federal and state criminal background checks
Ability to work well under pressure, and effectively prioritize and execute tasks to meet deadlines consistently
Ability to use discretion in managing confidential information
High quality written and verbal communication skills
Experience in an urban and/or school turnaround setting is a plus
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
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