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Requisition Number 22-0343
Post Date 4/14/2022
Title Teacher - Math
City FORT WAYNE
State IN
Description Math Teacher 6-12th Grade

Smith Academy for Excellence
725 W. Washington Blvd.
Fort Wayne IN 46802

Smith Academy is committed to preparing scholars of character for leadership and service, educating young men from elementary through high school. Smith Academy is a place that provides strong support for staff members as we all strive to support our students to reach their full potential. In addition to great support, we offer a work environment with a family feel. Teachers are provided with tools and training necessary to be great and are relieved of unnecessary time-consuming requirements so they can be focused and intentional about helping students.


Requirements JOB DESCRIPTION:
Teachers are expected to 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. Each individual works as a collaborative team member to implement the academy’s 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; work cooperatively 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 individualized education planning; implement accommodations and modifications as indicated in student IEP's.

• 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; 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree required.

• State teacher certification required.

• Demonstrated capability in professionalism, instruction and classroom management.


TO APPLY:
Please email your resume to School Leader, Corey Smith, at corey@fwsafe.com and note what position you are applying for.
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