English Language Arts Teacher
Company: College Achieve Paterson Charter School
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Job Description Position Purpose Under the general supervision
of the School Principal, to develop students' skills in listening,
speaking, reading and writing, foster communication skills, develop
an understanding and appreciation of literature of all types,
motivate students to read a wide variety of publications to derive
information, comprehend and critically assess the reading
materials, and to promote the development of skills in the field of
English reading, grammar and syntax. Essential Functions
Administers English education curriculum consistent with school
district goals and objectives. Promotes a classroom environment
that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group
instruction, and student learning. Utilizes lesson plans and
instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning
experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge
students, and best utilize the available time for instruction.
Teaches knowledge and skills in English grammar and syntax,
sentence and paragraph structure, composition, vocabulary and
proper word usage, word denotations and connotations, creative
writing, independent thinking, communication and speaking. Develops
standards for critical analysis through group discussions on a
variety of reading materials, including the mass media, and a wide
range of literature. Works with students and others to prepare
materials for inclusion in literary publications, contests, etc.
Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and
modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs,
including students with special needs. Maintains familiarity with
district and New Jersey State standardized tests for the purpose of
adapting curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests.
Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete
record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities,
achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and
applicable laws. Encourages parental involvement in students
education and ensures effective communication with students and
parents. Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's
standards and school district policies, and establishes and
maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a
functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. Coordinates with
other professional staff members, especially within grade level,
and participates in faculty meetings and committees. Selects and
requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other
supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records. Additional
Duties Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal
and other central office administrators as designated by the
Superintendent. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of
current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as
differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and
connotations, spelling, literature and other content areas taught.
Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the
formulation of action plans. Knowledge of applicable federal and
state laws regarding education and students. Ability to use
computer network system and software applications as needed.
Ability to organize and coordinate work. Ability to communicate
effectively with students and parents. Ability to engage in
self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
with others contacted in the course of work. Qualifications Profile
Certification NJ State Certification as a high school English
Teacher or Language Arts Teacher. Education: Bachelors from an
accredited college or university in education discipline applicable
to teaching assignment.
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