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Requisition Number 19-0782
Post Date 7/29/2019
Title Substitute Teacher
City Flint
State MI
Description Long Term Sub for 1st Grade (position begins July 31)
Northridge Academy
4100 Coldwater Rd.
Flint, MI 48504

At Northridge standards are high and the climate is respectful. It’s all about learning … student achievement is our focus. We offer competitive salaries, superior benefits, a suburban location with extensive green space and an opportunity to be creative in your classroom design. Teacher candidates must be knowledgeable, team-oriented, and flexible. This is our first year exploring a “balanced calendar”/year-round school to better serve the needs of students and families and to help minimize academic loss over the summer.

SUMMARY
Provide high-quality instruction to students and work collaboratively with the school leader, colleagues, students, parents and the board to accomplish or surpass the academy's articulated educational goals. Work as a collaborative team member to implement the academy curriculum and accomplish short- and long-term academy goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
*Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning; develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure; enforce the academy's student discipline code; collaborate in the implementation of initiatives such as school-wide behavior management systems.
*Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs and goals of students; establish clear objectives for all lessons and units; ensure that lessons -- as planned, delivered, and assessed -- are aligned with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
*Develop lesson plans and submit them for review and feedback as scheduled; work cooperatively with the academy's instructional coach to learn from feedback and improve the quality of instruction. Participate in ongoing analysis and
planning to ensure that the school's curriculum remains aligned to state standards.
*Collaborate with special education staff to implement, to the greatest extent possible, an inclusive approach to students with special needs. Remain aware of student needs; participate in child study teams or individualized education planning; implement accommodations and modifications as indicated in student IEP's; seek advice and counsel from student support services areas when needed to ensure that all students are fully served.
*Collaborate with other staff, as necessary, to implement grant-funded programming to accelerate learning for students with a variety of needs including special education, at-risk, limited English proficient students and others, to bring them to grade level proficiency.
*Maintain accurate and complete records as required; maintain the confidentiality of student records and student information. Complete any documentation necessary for the academy to be in compliance with regulatory requirements, such as time and effort reporting.
*Communicate with parents and make provisions for being available outside normal hours; work with parents to encourage participation in their child’s learning experiences; provide regular communication to parents regarding their children’s performance.
*Maintain professional competence via conferences, mentoring, involvement in professional organizations, continuing coursework, etc. Complete all coursework and other requirements necessary to maintain teaching credentials and "highly qualified" status, as required by the teacher's assignment.
*Inform the school leader of needed instructional resources. Serve as an active member of teams such as grade-level, school-wide planning, school improvement or other areas of focus.
*May participate in extracurricular activities such as coaching, clubs, student government, tutoring, enrichment activities, etc.
*Other duties as assigned.

Requirements QUALIFICATIONS
*State teacher licensure/certification preferred but not required; if not licensed/certified, must meet requirements to be eligible for a temporary/substitute credential according to state requirements.
*Educational credentials as required by the state in which the Academy is located; bachelor’s degree preferred.
*Demonstrated commitment to young people’s learning success and achievement.
*Demonstrated proficiency in a tutoring or instructional support capacity.
*Evidence of successful experience in student and parent relations.
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