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New Frontiers Charter School Job posting 23902
4018 South Presa, SAN ANTONIO, Texas, 78223 Job posted as of Dec 14, 2016 until Until Filled
Mission:  New Frontiers Charter School is dedicated to educating and growing our students and their character.  By compassionately reaching out to people in our own community, we give students a sense of pride and purpose, inspiring them to become tomorrow's leaders.


Vision:  To be the school of choice in the minds of the people in our community and those that extend beyond it.  To be recognized by the city at large as the institution that cares just as much about enriching the community as providing educational excellence to our students.

Job Title
Elementary Teacher
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District Name
New Frontiers Charter School
Certification(s)/Licensure(s) required
Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 6
Posted on
Dec 14, 2016
Expiry Date
Until Filled
Job Description
Position: Professional Educator
Supervisor: School Principal
Number of days to be worked: 187
Wage/Hour Status: Exempt
Primary Role and Purpose
Provide students with appropriate educational activities and experiences that will enable them to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth. Teach students to be productive responsible citizens.
Skills
 Understanding of subjects assigned
 Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
 Demonstrate the ability to instruct and manage student behavior
 Exceptional organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

Responsibilities and Duties
Instructional Strategies
 Design, write and use lesson plans that conform to the Charter’s curriculum. Ensure written plans are available for review
 Ensure lesson plans show modifications for differences in student learning styles
 Teach instructional subjects according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, Charter polices and administrative regulations
 Implement appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials and equipment to ensure comprehension of learning styles and student needs
 Design instructional activities by using data from student learning style assessments
 Collaborate with special education teachers on student Individual Education Plans to ensure all modifications are met
 Collaborate with staff to determine charter requirement for the instructional goals, objective and methods
 Produce and oversee teacher aide and volunteer assignments
 Employ technology practices to strengthen the instructional process
Growth and Development
 Help students assess and enhance their study methods and habits
 Produce formal and informal testing to evaluate student success
 Coordinate and manage extracurricular duties as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the school principal
Serve as an example for students, support mission of Charter
Classroom Management and Organization
 Prepare classroom to enhance learning and to aid in physical, social and emotional development of students
 Control student behavior in agreement with the student handbook
 Ensure necessary and reasonable measures are taken to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities
 Provide input on book, equipment and material selection
Communication
 Establish communication rapport with parents, students, principals and teachers through conferences
 Create and maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents and community members
 Present information accurately through clear communication skills
Professional
 Enrich job skills through professional development activities
Other
 Keep up-to-date on and abide by state and charter regulations and policies for classroom teachers
 Gather, manage and file all reports, records and other documents required
 Be active in faculty meeting and assist in staff committees as necessary
 Other duties may be assigned
Supervisory Responsibilities
 Oversee assigned teacher aide if applicable
Additional Job Related Duties
 Maintain control in stressful situations
 Extended hours may be required
 Some lifting may be required
 Member of at least one campus/district level committee
 Attend Parent and Teacher Organization (PTO) and Board meetings as a grade level represented – as directed
 
Additional Information
Qualifications
Texas Certified Teacher and Highly Effective.
Education
 Bachelor degree from an accredited school required
 Valid Texas Teacher Certification EC-6th
 Demonstrate competency in core subject area assigned
Experience
 Minimum of 2 years teaching experience preferred
 
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