English Teacher (FLEX-PON)

Learn4Life

Learn4Life

Pontiac, MI, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 30, 2024

Job Details

Flex Pontiac - Pontiac, MI
Regular Full-Time
Day
Certificated

Description

FLEX HIGH SCHOOL PONTIAC

Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 3:30pm

Competitive compensation starting from $50,000 per year.

The Flex High Advantage

Our personalized learning model is what makes Flex High School unique. Our students are at the center of our mission, which means that staff is unified and priorities are set to reach the best outcome for all students. Some the other advantages we offer are:

  • We offer free tutors for students and labs that supplement their instruction and reduce academic discouragement.
  • With the support of Lifelong Learning, an educational services organization, staff receives all the tools/resources needed to do their job without any personal financial investment.
  • We provide ongoing professional learning, continuing education (subsidized), career advancement opportunities for staff throughout the school year.
  • Our staff has a close relationship with and is supported by their area supervisor/leadership. We empower them to succeed.
  • We operate year-round with generous holiday, vacation and seasonal breaks.

How You Will Make an Impact:

The Teacher teaches in a personalized instructional environment, working with students and/or parents to determine and evaluate student academic plan. This position will collaborate with other school faculty to ensure student retention and academic success. This position reports to the Principal or designee.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

This list is illustrative only and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of tasks performed by this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

• Teach using approved curriculum and assign an individualized course of study to the student
• Administer assessments to all newly enrolled students in Language, Mathematics and Reading within first month of enrollment
• Monitor and administer testing to all students upon completion of English and Mathematics courses.
• Participate in state and school mandated testing
• Accept, carefully review and evaluate homework
• Monitor students credit completion
• Administer, proctor, grade tests and give test scores
• Refer student to a core subject teacher when necessary
• Monitor and document student’s notes in the Student Information System
• Claim student attendance and reporting in the SIS database
• Conduct close out procedures of student folders at the end of the Learning Period and when a student drops, withdraws, or graduates
• Work with the Student Relations staff on student folder changes and corrections
• Accurate record keeping as defined by the Michigan Dept. Of Ed and independent auditors
• Be available to student and/or parent during the student’s appointment
• Call students when they miss their appointments
• Assist the student in finding additional resources when necessary
• Refer students to labs, tutoring, student study team and counseling when appropriate
• Discipline students when appropriate
• Keep all student work neat and organized
• Responsible to meet Michigan Professional Teaching Standards
• Complete yearly academic plans that correspond to upcoming State standards
• Complete a report card after each semester and when a student drops, withdraws or graduates
• Take part in developing new and creative curriculum that will serve the educational needs of the student and the school as assigned by the school leader
• Attend all staff meetings and assigned professional development activities
• Attend graduation ceremonies and participate in other school events
• Adherence to attendance policies
• Perform administrative duties, responsibilities, and activities as assigned. These may be changed or modified from time to time.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

• Knowledge of Michigan Teaching Standards and understanding of the Organization’s culture, business units, services, and products
• Knowledge of educational trends, research, and technology to support learning
• Knowledge of research-based instructional strategies necessary for effective instruction of all student populations, including students at-risk of academic failure
• Knowledge in a variety of educational programs
• Ability to differentiate instruction to meet diverse student learning needs
• Ability to work effectively with students, parents, staff members, and community representatives in providing a rigorous educational program
• Ability to work effectively with all racial, ethnic, linguistic, disability, and socioeconomic groups
• Ability to communicate effectively including giving clear and concise instructions, using academic language, and appropriate level of delivery, and listening without bias and providing appropriate feedback/reinforcement
• Ability to make independent judgements, meet deadlines and maintain accurate records
• Planning and organizational skills
• Self-sufficient, strong interpersonal skills, and focused on excellent customer service.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Valid Teaching License issued by Michigan Department of Education
• Teaching experience
• Experience with student and educational information systems
• Skilled in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams)
• Ability to travel in performance of job duties is required
• Ability to lift, carry, push, pull objects weighing up to 10 pounds (almost all office jobs)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Mental Demands: high workflow management, high project coordination, high people engagement.
• Finger Dexterity: using primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together.
• Talking: especially where one must convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.
• Average Hearing: able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
• Average Visual Abilities: ordinary acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or operate machinery.
• Frequent multi-tasking, changing of task priorities, repetitious exacting work required.
• Working in a low to moderate noise environment, distracting environment with frequent deadline pressures