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K-6 General Education Teachers & Special Education - NEW! Schedule a recruiter chat

Company: Phalen Leadership Academies
Location: Gary
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

ABOUT PHALEN LEADERSHIP ACADEMIES:

The George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academies ("PLA"), is a nonprofit network of high quality, tuition-free public schools that help children (who we call "scholars") excel in their academics and grow as well-rounded individuals. At PLA, we believe that with the right education, all children can fulfill their tremendous innate potential.

At PLA, you will work among some of the best and brightest educators in the country. Below are just some of the benefits of working at PLA:

--- High-Performing Culture: Environment where "I think I can" and "I believe in children" is the norm
--- Collaborative Teaching: Every classroom is staffed with a lead teacher and a teacher's assistant
--- Rigorous Professional Development: All educators complete over two weeks of intensive pre-service training and receive continuous coaching and professional development
--- Innovative Teaching: Teachers have access to a wide variety of technology to support and personalize instruction
--- Leadership Opportunities: Various school committees, leadership training, opportunities to serve as leaders in our schools and network

PLA offers a competitive salary, exceptional health benefits and retirement offerings.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Positions begin the 2 school year. TEACHERS for each grade (K-6) will perform in the capacity of self-contained academic practitioner combining enrichment experiences and character development. Using a blended learning curriculum, the Teacher will lead lessons and activities for scholars that will support academic skill development and supports the core learning objectives. K-6 Teachers will deliver group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborate with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators; and proactively engage dialogue with students' parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress. Each classroom Teacher will have access to a Teaching Assistant.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
--- Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university
--- Indiana Teachers Certificate or out of state equivalent for appropriate grade level and/or subject area assignment; no license, expired license and/or emergency license does not meet position eligibility

--- 3+ years experience; with demonstrated results with primary grade levels
--- A passion for working with students and families in under-served communities
--- High sense of possibility; unwavering commitment that every student receives a quality instruction & achieves at high levels
--- Demonstrates a wide range of instructional techniques based on instructional and content based best practices
--- Previous experience with blended-learning and/or technology based curriculum preferred
--- Effective pedagogical skills driven by in the standards and data driven assessment and promote critical thinking, and problem solving
--- High proficiency of grade-level standards, benchmarks, and curriculum
--- Proficiency in backwards planning and unit design
--- Experience informing parents about student progress, providing daily, weekly and quarterly feedback

Phalen Leadership Academies is an equal opportunity employer.
Phalen Leadership Academies participates in E-verify in all states that require.

Keywords: Phalen Leadership Academies, Gary , K-6 General Education Teachers & Special Education - NEW! Schedule a recruiter chat, Education / Teaching , Gary, Indiana

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