Teacher - Success Initiative @ Falling Creek Middle School

Chesterfield County Public Schools - Richmond, VA (30+ days ago)4.1

Provides a supervised and structured environment for students. Position requires that the teacher work with a partner teacher to teach five classes of students who are targeted for assistance. Performs routine work independently of supervision.

Essential Job Functions:
Teach lessons on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, study skills, and social skills to students who have been targeted for additional assistance based on their performance in middle school
Teach upperclassmen lessons that help them develop skills to be mentors of targeted students. These students will serve as positive role models, will provide academic support and will help students to develop appropriate interpersonal skills.
Work cooperatively with counselors and administrators to structure a blended learning classroom environment for students who fall one grade level behind academically in order to help them regain their original graduation date
Work cooperatively with subject teachers to facilitate academic success for the students in all classes
Maintain constant communication with parents regarding attendance, academic performance, and discipline
Manage monies from a small grant to be used to motivate the students
Supervise and facilitate a separate summer program for many of the students in the classes who still need additional support; the summer classes are funded through a separate grant
Performs other related duties as assigned

Considerable knowledge of the concepts, principles, methodologies of instruction in a public school setting; of learning theory, recent research, school organization and available state and local resources Working skill in the use of a wide variety of media and technology to support job functions; including proficient use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and assessment software. Demonstrated ability to: communicate effectively, orally and in writing; model lessons, collaborate with teachers and provide staff development about their students and classes. Considerable judgment, tact, patience, sensitivity, and flexibility are required to deal with students from varied socioeconomic backgrounds and learning styles. Requires skill in decision making, problem analysis, conflict resolution, and the ability to establish and maintain cooperative professional relations with others.

Minimum of 18 years of age.
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accepted institution.
Possession of the requirements for the applicable teacher license.

In addition to the on-line application, teacher applicants are required to submit:


Both undergraduate and graduate transcripts must be submitted. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.


To complete their application, applicants must submit two (2) written references. When possible, references should be from a current or previous supervisor. References from a supervising teacher or professor are acceptable when there is no relevant prior work history.

Applicants may use the Chesterfield County Public Schools reference form or a signed, dated letter of reference.

Chesterfield County Public Schools Reference Form (Click on the wording.)

Copy of Teaching License

Complete Application Package

Applications for teaching positions will not be evaluated until complete packets, to include transcripts, teaching licenses, teacher assessment scores (Praxis II, etc.), and references are received. To expedite application review, these documents may be scanned and attached to the on-line application. The documents may also be mailed or hand delivered to:

Chesterfield County Public Schools
Department of Human Resources
9900 Krause Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Applicants considered for employment must successfully complete the following background investigations/tests:

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal History Investigation
State Police Criminal History Investigation
Child Protective Services (CPS) Investigation
Tuberculosis Screening/Test