Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Elementary Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250615 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Elementary Teacher Location or Department: Washington IrvingSummary of Essential Job Functions: Teaches elementary school students academic, social and motor skills in the public school settingTeachers will have excellent organization and communication skills, as well as possess the philosophy that "all children can and will learn."Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferredLicense: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6 or K-8 N/D)Experience: Required experience includes: 1) Must have excellent organization and communication skills while being flexible; 2) Possess no excuses philosophy; 3) Good management skills; 4) Must be able to adapt material; 5) Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff; 6) Must have a working knowledge of the five (5) areas of reading, balanced literacy, state standards, general education curriculum, and IPS curriculum/instruction framework.Major Responsibilities: - Demonstrate a high level of effectiveness - Have the courage and desire to establish community outreach programs.- Must be willing to collaborate with administration, the Special Education Department, and all staff (during Structured Teacher Planning Time, team building, etc.)- Prepare rigorous, engaging lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of all students.- Demonstrate use of scientifically-based research best practice instructional strategies.- Post assignments and input real-time data on IPS On-Line weekly, contact parents weekly, and arrange parent/teacher conferences after each grading period.- Use a variety of instructional methods and materials.- Assessment/Data: 1) Administer frequent assessments to see what is working and what is not working; 2) Analyze Data: Evaluate student work and assessment data to make instructional adjustments (error pattern analysis), evaluate social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.- Encourage parent involvement in the educational process.- Seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program.- Maintains control that is conducive to safety in the classroom and on the playground.- Resolves problems in a timely manner using reason even with emotional topics focusing on solving conflict, not placing blame.- Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and professional reading groups, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day - Responds promptly to customer needs and solicits feedback to improve service- Perform other duties as assignedSupervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of EducationPhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer:The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.Additional Job Information: This will most likely be Kindergarten or 1st grade position. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250615 Business Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250614 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Business Teacher 2017-18 Location or Department: John Marshall Middle School Job Summary: Teach business courses that acquaints middle students with business technology, economics, entrepreneurship, management, marketing law, and other basic topics that will prepare students for further education in business-related fieldsQualifications & Education:Bachelor's Degree requiredMust hold valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Business.3-5 years proven successful experience teaching business curriculum including career pathways, basic economics, business law, personal finance, keyboarding, etc.Good knowledge of Excel, Word, etc.Excellent written and verbal skills Major Responsibilities: Develop daily lesson plans and learning expectations for students based on required learning outcomes.Teach lessons and apply concepts to real business experiences; answer student's questions regarding application of lesson.Develop grading projects and assignments, and administer examinations of prescribed resource material.Keep appropriate classroom records and enter grades electronically.Establish and maintain communication with students and parents to discuss issues and accomplishments that support student progress.Participate in professional development opportunities that support quantifiable student growth and rigor of the turn around model.Implement best practices in instructional and behavioral management. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250614 6th Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250610 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 6th Grade Teacher Location or Department: Arlington WoodsSummary of Essential Job Functions: Teaches elementary school students academic, social and motor skills in the public school settingTeachers will have excellent organization and communication skills, as well as possess the philosophy that "all children can and will learn."Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferredLicense: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of Education Experience: Required experience includes: 1) Must have excellent organization and communication skills while being flexible; 2) Possess no excuses philosophy; 3) Good management skills; 4) Must be able to adapt material; 5) Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff; 6) Must have a working knowledge of the five (5) areas of reading, balanced literacy, state standards, general education curriculum, and IPS curriculum/instruction framework.Major Responsibilities: - Demonstrate a high level of effectiveness - Have the courage and desire to establish community outreach programs.- Must be willing to collaborate with administration, the Special Education Department, and all staff (during Structured Teacher Planning Time, team building, etc.)- Prepare rigorous, engaging lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of all students.- Demonstrate use of scientifically-based research best practice instructional strategies.- Post assignments and input real-time data on IPS On-Line weekly, contact parents weekly, and arrange parent/teacher conferences after each grading period.- Use a variety of instructional methods and materials.- Assessment/Data: 1) Administer frequent assessments to see what is working and what is not working; 2) Analyze Data: Evaluate student work and assessment data to make instructional adjustments (error pattern analysis), evaluate social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.- Encourage parent involvement in the educational process.- Seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program.- Maintains control that is conducive to safety in the classroom and on the playground.- Resolves problems in a timely manner using reason even with emotional topics focusing on solving conflict, not placing blame.- Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and professional reading groups, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day - Responds promptly to customer needs and solicits feedback to improve service- Perform other duties as assignedSupervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of EducationPhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer:The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250610 Social Worker at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250609 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Social Worker Location: Arlington WoodsSummary: Address barriers to student learning, including social, emotional and mental health challenges and provide services at the school-wide, family, small group and individual levelsAssists students with behavioral, mental, emotional, or physical issues.Qualifications: Requires a Master's Degree in Social Work.Licenses: Must hold a valid Indiana School Services Personnel License as a School Social Worker and Indiana Professional Standards Board license.Experience: Experience working in a school environment is preferred.Major Responsibilities:Utilizes student, school and community data to plan, identify and implement evidence-based, culturally competent prevention strategies to meet student needs.Provides assessment and instruction/intervention at the school wide prevention level, at the targeted classroom/small group level and at the individual behavioral/mental health level to address issues that prevent learning readiness.Works collaboratively with school professionals, parents and community leaders in a culturally responsive manner to support the optimum learning environment for students.Serves as a member of the educational evaluation multidisciplinary team with responsibilities that may include the preparation of a social and developmental history on a student.Assists in developing positive behavioral intervention strategies.Provides brief individual and group counseling to students and families who need help with personal concerns or development problems.Consults with school staff and parents regarding strategies for helping students cope with personal and social concerns.Accesses and links community resources to students, families and the school in response to identified needsTo accomplish this responsibility, home and agency visits are required.Counsels students whose behavior, school progress, or mental or physical limitation or condition indicates need for assistance.Consults with parents, teachers, and other school personnel to determine causes of problems and effect solutions.Arranges for medical, psychiatric, and other tests and examinations that may disclose causes of difficulties and indicate remedial measures.Attempts to alter attitudes and behavior of parents and teachers that cause or aggravate problems.Recommends change of class or school, special tutoring, or other treatment to effect remedy.Serves as liaison between student, home, school, and community resources such as family service agencies, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and clergy membersTo accomplish this responsibility, home or agency visits are required.Serves as consultant to school personnel regarding students or situations which are not referred for direct service.Leads group counseling sessions to enhance social development of individual members and provide peer support in areas such as grief, stress, or chemical dependency. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250609 Grade 4 Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250608 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Grade 4 Teacher Location or Department: Phoenix at William PennSummary of Essential Job Functions: Teaches elementary school students academic, social and motor skills in the public school settingTeachers will have excellent organization and communication skills, as well as possess the philosophy that "all children can and will learn."Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferredLicense: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of Education Experience: Required experience includes: 1) Must have excellent organization and communication skills while being flexible; 2) Possess no excuses philosophy; 3) Good management skills; 4) Must be able to adapt material; 5) Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff; 6) Must have a working knowledge of the five (5) areas of reading, balanced literacy, state standards, general education curriculum, and IPS curriculum/instruction framework.Major Responsibilities: - Demonstrate a high level of effectiveness - Have the courage and desire to establish community outreach programs.- Must be willing to collaborate with administration, the Special Education Department, and all staff (during Structured Teacher Planning Time, team building, etc.)- Prepare rigorous, engaging lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of all students.- Demonstrate use of scientifically-based research best practice instructional strategies.- Post assignments and input real-time data on IPS On-Line weekly, contact parents weekly, and arrange parent/teacher conferences after each grading period.- Use a variety of instructional methods and materials.- Assessment/Data: 1) Administer frequent assessments to see what is working and what is not working; 2) Analyze Data: Evaluate student work and assessment data to make instructional adjustments (error pattern analysis), evaluate social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.- Encourage parent involvement in the educational process.- Seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program.- Maintains control that is conducive to safety in the classroom and on the playground.- Resolves problems in a timely manner using reason even with emotional topics focusing on solving conflict, not placing blame.- Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and professional reading groups, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day - Responds promptly to customer needs and solicits feedback to improve service- Perform other duties as assignedSupervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of EducationPhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer:The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250608 Science Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250607 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Science Teacher (Middle School) 2017-18 Location or Department: Step Ahead Academy Summary: Teaches one or more Sciences to middle school students by performing the following dutiesEssential Duties and Responsibilities: include the followingOther duties may be assignedInstructs students using District-approved resourcesInstructional methods include: modeling, guided practice, lecturing, cooperative learning, integration of technologyPrepares daily lesson plans focusing on Indiana Science standards, course objectives, student performance and student assessmentsLesson plans should follow curriculum guidelines and requirements of the State, District and School.Administers frequent formal and informal assessments to monitor student learningExamples include: District Assessments, classroom exams, homework, projects, essays, classroom discussionAnalyzes data to make instructional adjustments to improve student learningCommunicates with students and parents concerning their progressEnters daily student attendance on District systemMaintains a positive classroom learning environment and records/reports discipline concerns via the District systemParticipates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshopsCompetency:To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information.Design - Translates concepts and information into images.Project Management - Develops project plans.Technical Skills Assess own strengths/weaknesses and strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations.Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction.Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.Professionalism - Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality.Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes assigned tasks correctly and on timeAdaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsEducation/Experience: Bachelor's degree from four-year college or universityLanguage Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manualsAbility to write routine reports and correspondenceAbility to speak effectively before groups of students, parents, or employees of IPSMath Ability: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of AlgebraAbility to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situationsReasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization existsAbility to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule formComputer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software and Database softwareCertificates and Licenses: Valid Current Indiana Teacher's License with appropriate Middle School Science endorsementSupervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilitiesWork Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather);toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderatePhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is- regularly required to talk or hear- frequently required to stand; walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel- occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl- frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds- occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250607 Media Specialist at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250606 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Media Specialist 2017-18 Location or Department: John Marshall Middle SchoolJob Summary: Collaborates with teachers to ensure that the core academic program is well supported, facilitates whole class, individualized and small group instruction with students to support increased achievement, and cultivates a love for reading across the school community.Qualifications: - Minimum Bachelor's degree, Master's degree preferred.- Valid Media/Library Specialist license and Elementary Education License; out of state applicants must be able to secure an Indiana teaching license.- Minimum three years of successful teaching experience in library/media centers plus elementary general education teachingEducational background with experience in problem-based learning, inquiry-guided units, cooperative and team teaching, interventions for struggling readers, positive disciplinary approaches, authentic assessment, online learning platforms, and social media integration.Major Responsibilities: - Plan and support direct instruction through the integration of library services and multimedia materials; work directly with teachers to meet academic requirements and promote student achievement.- Oversee media center support staff and volunteers to ensure quality library service and support.- Draft and implement policies and procedures that support access to and success of the library and media center; maintain an attractive and accessible facility.- Develop and deliver a rigorous and authentic research and library skills program aligned with standards for students in grades K-8.- Plan, direct, implement and evaluate the library program including budgeting, resource purchasing, maintenance and updating of records.- Use achievement data to plan interventions, facilitate inquiry-based instruction, and authentically assess and monitor progress for individuals and small groups of students in language arts and/or mathematics.- Lead and/or support the school-wide standardized testing coordination.- Manage both print and online resources as well as technology equipment; understand how technology alignment can support the core curriculum, interventions, and enrichment in language arts and mathematicsWork collaboratively with the technology teacher, district computer technician and IPS IT Department to ensure student internet protection.- Demonstrate respect for students and make their success a top priority within a supportive, caring and stimulating learning environment.- Demonstrate outstanding communication skills, both oral and written, including the ability to communicate openly and effectively within a diverse community and with a variety of stakeholders both within and outside of the school.- Utilize Responsive Classrooms protocols to promote respect, discipline, and collaboration in both classroom and school environments.- Recognize the importance of being a reflective practitioner, and possess a commitment to collaborate and share practices with colleagues and willingness to learn from others.- Actively participate in meetings, conferences, media events, and/or related activities within the school, community, and organization as requested by school administration.- Participate in and lead professional development opportunities, professional learning communities, grade level meetings, subject level meetings, and school wide committees.- Communicate with all shareholders (students, parents, teachers, administrators, district personnel) regarding student achievement, program scope and sequence (pacing), policies, classroom activities and opportunities, and current progress of the programs via meetings, letters, blogging and submission of articles to school newsletters and additional publications.- Adhere to the philosophies and practices of Center for Inquiry schools and the International Baccalaureate Programmes.- Perform other duties as assigned by administration, including non-instructional duties. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250606 5th Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250605 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 5th Grade Teacher Location or Department: Brookside Summary of Essential Job Functions: Teaches elementary school students academic, social and motor skills in the public school settingTeachers will have excellent organization and communication skills, as well as possess the philosophy that "all children can and will learn."Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferredLicense: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of Education Experience: Required experience includes: 1) Must have excellent organization and communication skills while being flexible; 2) Possess no excuses philosophy; 3) Good management skills; 4) Must be able to adapt material; 5) Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff; 6) Must have a working knowledge of the five (5) areas of reading, balanced literacy, state standards, general education curriculum, and IPS curriculum/instruction framework.Major Responsibilities: - Demonstrate a high level of effectiveness - Have the courage and desire to establish community outreach programs.- Must be willing to collaborate with administration, the Special Education Department, and all staff (during Structured Teacher Planning Time, team building, etc.)- Prepare rigorous, engaging lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of all students.- Demonstrate use of scientifically-based research best practice instructional strategies.- Post assignments and input real-time data on IPS On-Line weekly, contact parents weekly, and arrange parent/teacher conferences after each grading period.- Use a variety of instructional methods and materials.- Assessment/Data: 1) Administer frequent assessments to see what is working and what is not working; 2) Analyze Data: Evaluate student work and assessment data to make instructional adjustments (error pattern analysis), evaluate social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.- Encourage parent involvement in the educational process.- Seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program.- Maintains control that is conducive to safety in the classroom and on the playground.- Resolves problems in a timely manner using reason even with emotional topics focusing on solving conflict, not placing blame.- Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and professional reading groups, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day - Responds promptly to customer needs and solicits feedback to improve service- Perform other duties as assignedSupervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of EducationPhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer:The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250605 Grade 3 Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250604 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Grade 3 Teacher Location or Department: Brookside Summary of Essential Job Functions: Teaches elementary school students academic, social and motor skills in the public school settingTeachers will have excellent organization and communication skills, as well as possess the philosophy that "all children can and will learn."Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferredLicense: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of Education Experience: Required experience includes: 1) Must have excellent organization and communication skills while being flexible; 2) Possess no excuses philosophy; 3) Good management skills; 4) Must be able to adapt material; 5) Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff; 6) Must have a working knowledge of the five (5) areas of reading, balanced literacy, state standards, general education curriculum, and IPS curriculum/instruction framework.Major Responsibilities: - Demonstrate a high level of effectiveness - Have the courage and desire to establish community outreach programs.- Must be willing to collaborate with administration, the Special Education Department, and all staff (during Structured Teacher Planning Time, team building, etc.)- Prepare rigorous, engaging lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of all students.- Demonstrate use of scientifically-based research best practice instructional strategies.- Post assignments and input real-time data on IPS On-Line weekly, contact parents weekly, and arrange parent/teacher conferences after each grading period.- Use a variety of instructional methods and materials.- Assessment/Data: 1) Administer frequent assessments to see what is working and what is not working; 2) Analyze Data: Evaluate student work and assessment data to make instructional adjustments (error pattern analysis), evaluate social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.- Encourage parent involvement in the educational process.- Seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program.- Maintains control that is conducive to safety in the classroom and on the playground.- Resolves problems in a timely manner using reason even with emotional topics focusing on solving conflict, not placing blame.- Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and professional reading groups, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day - Responds promptly to customer needs and solicits feedback to improve service- Perform other duties as assignedSupervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of EducationPhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer:The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250604 Middle School Music Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250603 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Middle School Music Teacher (2017/18 School Year) Location or Department: John Marshall Middle School Summary of Essential Job Functions: Work collaboratively with District Curriculum Director, Building Administrator, and teachers to build a strong elementary music program.Qualifications:Education: Bachelor's Degree required in Music EducationExperience: - Required experience includes: Classroom experience teaching Music - Minimum 3 yrsteaching experience- Support multi-cultural, racial, gender, and economic diversity and an international focus within the curriculum- Ability to work in an inclusive environment- Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences- Develop and write curriculum proficiently in collaboration with peers- Evaluation of students using alternative forms of assessment- Use interdisciplinary curriculum to provide appropriate and motivating educational experiencesMajor Responsibilities: - Deliver content that meets state standards and use of best practice strategies- Maintain a model classroom environment supportive of student inquiry and music discovery- Actively encourage parent involvement in the educational program- Become an active member in the school community by attending conferences, collaborating and participating in District programs.- Participate ain professional development opportunities, professional learning communities, grade level meetings, subject level meetings, and school wide committees- Communicate with all shareholders (students, parents, teachers, administrators, district personnel) regarding student achievement, course syllabus and scope and sequence (pacing), policies, classroom activities and opportunities, and current progress of the programs via meetings, letters, and submission of articles to school newsletters and additional publications- Facilitate presentations, productions, competitions, events and/or activities as appropriate that showcase student learning and achievement- Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal.Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's License in K 8 Music or be able to receive a valid Indiana license.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer: The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250603 5th Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250602 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 5th Grade Teacher Location or Department: William McKinleySummary of Essential Job Functions: Teaches elementary school students academic, social and motor skills in the public school settingTeachers will have excellent organization and communication skills, as well as possess the philosophy that "all children can and will learn.Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred License: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of EducationExperience: Required experience includes: 1) Must have excellent organization and communication skills while being flexible; 2) Possess no excuses philosophy; 3) Good management skills; 4) Must be able to adapt material; 5) Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff; 6) Must have a working knowledge of the five (5) areas of reading, balanced literacy, state standards, general education curriculum, and IPS curriculum/instruction framework.Major Responsibilities: - Demonstrate a high level of effectiveness - Have the courage and desire to establish community outreach programs.- Must be willing to collaborate with administration, the Special Education Department, and all staff (during Structured Teacher Planning Time, team building, etc.)- Prepare rigorous, engaging lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of all students.- Demonstrate use of scientifically-based research best practice instructional strategies.- Post assignments and input real-time data on IPS On-Line weekly, contact parents weekly, and arrange parent/teacher conferences after each grading period.- Use a variety of instructional methods and materials.- Assessment/Data: 1) Administer frequent assessments to see what is working and what is not working; 2) Analyze Data: Evaluate student work and assessment data to make instructional adjustments (error pattern analysis), evaluate social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.- Encourage parent involvement in the educational process.- Seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program.- Maintains control that is conducive to safety in the classroom and on the playground.- Resolves problems in a timely manner using reason even with emotional topics focusing on solving conflict, not placing blame.- Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and professional reading groups, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day - Responds promptly to customer needs and solicits feedback to improve service - Perform other duties as assigned.Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of EducationPhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer: The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250602 Music Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250600 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Music Teacher (2017/18 School Year) Location or Department: Meredith Nicolson Summary of Essential Job Functions: Work collaboratively with District Curriculum Director, Building Administrator, and teachers to build a strong elementary music program.Qualifications:Education: Bachelor's Degree required in Music EducationExperience: - Required experience includes: Classroom experience teaching Music in a K-6 setting - Minimum 3 yrsteaching experience- Support multi-cultural, racial, gender, and economic diversity and an international focus within the curriculum- Ability to work in an inclusive environment- Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences- Develop and write curriculum proficiently in collaboration with peers- Evaluation of students using alternative forms of assessment- Use interdisciplinary curriculum to provide appropriate and motivating educational experiencesMajor Responsibilities: - Deliver content that meets state standards and use of best practice strategies- Maintain a model classroom environment supportive of student inquiry and music discovery- Actively encourage parent involvement in the educational program- Become an active member in the school community by attending conferences, collaborating and participating in District programs.- Participate ain professional development opportunities, professional learning communities, grade level meetings, subject level meetings, and school wide committees- Communicate with all shareholders (students, parents, teachers, administrators, district personnel) regarding student achievement, course syllabus and scope and sequence (pacing), policies, classroom activities and opportunities, and current progress of the programs via meetings, letters, and submission of articles to school newsletters and additional publications- Facilitate presentations, productions, competitions, events and/or activities as appropriate that showcase student learning and achievement- Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal.Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's License in K 8 Music or be able to receive a valid Indiana license.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer: The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250600 Social Worker at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250597 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Social Worker Location: John Marshall Middle SchoolSummary: Address barriers to student learning, including social, emotional and mental health challenges and provide services at the school-wide, family, small group and individual levelsAssists students with behavioral, mental, emotional, or physical issues.Qualifications: Requires a Master's Degree in Social Work.Licenses: Must hold a valid Indiana School Services Personnel License as a School Social Worker and Indiana Professional Standards Board license.Experience: Experience working in a school environment is preferred.Major Responsibilities:Utilizes student, school and community data to plan, identify and implement evidence-based, culturally competent prevention strategies to meet student needs.Provides assessment and instruction/intervention at the school wide prevention level, at the targeted classroom/small group level and at the individual behavioral/mental health level to address issues that prevent learning readiness.Works collaboratively with school professionals, parents and community leaders in a culturally responsive manner to support the optimum learning environment for students.Serves as a member of the educational evaluation multidisciplinary team with responsibilities that may include the preparation of a social and developmental history on a student.Assists in developing positive behavioral intervention strategies.Provides brief individual and group counseling to students and families who need help with personal concerns or development problems.Consults with school staff and parents regarding strategies for helping students cope with personal and social concerns.Accesses and links community resources to students, families and the school in response to identified needsTo accomplish this responsibility, home and agency visits are required.Counsels students whose behavior, school progress, or mental or physical limitation or condition indicates need for assistance.Consults with parents, teachers, and other school personnel to determine causes of problems and effect solutions.Arranges for medical, psychiatric, and other tests and examinations that may disclose causes of difficulties and indicate remedial measures.Attempts to alter attitudes and behavior of parents and teachers that cause or aggravate problems.Recommends change of class or school, special tutoring, or other treatment to effect remedy.Serves as liaison between student, home, school, and community resources such as family service agencies, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and clergy membersTo accomplish this responsibility, home or agency visits are required.Serves as consultant to school personnel regarding students or situations which are not referred for direct service.Leads group counseling sessions to enhance social development of individual members and provide peer support in areas such as grief, stress, or chemical dependency. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250597 Middle School Science Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250596 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Middle School Science Teacher 2017-18 Location or Department: John Marshall Middle School Job Summary: Provides science instruction that utilizes a variety of instructional methodologies, including project based learning and real life experiencesQualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree required License: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's License in applicable science content area (Life Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.) or be eligible for licenseMultiple licenses preferred. Experience: Knowledge of middle and high school science curriculum Experience/knowledge of Project Based Learning Strong background in alternative instructional strategies Demonstrated skills in developing strong positive relationships with students; seeking and using community resources to enhance instructional program; parent involvement; intrinsic student motivation; and developing positive relationships with students.Major Responsibilities: - Teach science based on Indiana's standards and the district's pacing guide.- Develop and implement content benchmarks based on the standards and pacing guide.- Establish an educational environment that is invitational, engages all students, and promotes high academic standards and leadership skills- Develop and promote positive self-esteem in students.- Be willing to engage a high degree of sensitivity and understanding of the behavioral needs and manifestations of at-risk students.- Actively encourage parent and community involvement.- Work with parents and involve them in their child's educational process.- Participate in the tutorial assistance program for students.- Provide and support supervision of students as assigned.- Attend and participate in school programs such as award dinners, parent meetings, and school-related after school activities.- Participate in all required staff development.- Be willing to engage a high degree of sensitivity and understanding of the behavioral needs and manifestations of at-risk students. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250596 Secondary Counselor at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250594 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Secondary Counselor 2017-18 SY (2 positions) Location or Department: John Marshall Middle SchoolReports to: Principal Summary of Essential Job Functions: Provide proactive leadership that engages all stakeholders in the delivery of programs and services to help students achieve success in high school and with post-secondary planningSecondary School Counselors align and work with the school's mission to support the academic achievement of all studentsThe mission is accomplished through the design, development, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive, developmental and systematic school-counseling program.They utilize leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, to promote student success, provide preventive services, and respond to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic, career, and persona/social development for all studentsRequirements: Education: Master's Degree required in school counseling License: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's school guidance counselor license.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: MAJOR FUNCTION: DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM- Discusses the comprehensive school counseling program with the school administrator.- Develops and maintains a written plan for effective delivery of the school counseling program based on current individual school data.- Communicates the goals of the comprehensive school counseling program to education stakeholders (i.e., administrators, teachers, students, parents, and community/business leaders).- Maintains current and appropriate resources for education stakeholders.- Uses the majority of time providing direct services through the Guidance Curriculum, Individual Student Planning and Preventive and Responsive Services, and most remaining time in program management, system support, and accountability as recommended by the American School Counselor Association.- Uses data to develop and implement comprehensive programs that meet student needs MAJOR FUNCTION: DELIVERY OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAMGuidance Curriculum- Provides leadership and collaborates with teachers to provide classroom guidance that supports academic achievement, college and career readiness and/or social/emotional success.- Incorporates into their programs the post-secondary skills that students need to be successful in the twenty-first century.Individual Student Planning- Assists all students, individually or in groups, with developing academic, career and personal/social skills, goals, and plans.- Accurately and appropriately interprets and utilizes student data.- Collaborates with parents/guardians and educators to assist students with educational, career, and life planning.- Student schedulingPreventive and Responsive Services- Provides individual and group counseling to students with identified concerns and needs.- Consults and collaborates effectively with parents/guardians, teachers, administrators, and other educational/community resources regarding students with identified concerns and needs.- Implements an effective referral and follow-up process as needed.- Accurately and appropriately uses assessment procedures for determining and structuring individual and group counseling services.- Communicate with students, parents, and other staff members concerning student academic progress, attendance, behavior.System Support- Provides appropriate information to school personnel related to the comprehensive high school counseling program.- Assists teachers, parents/guardians, and other stakeholders in interpreting and understanding student data.- Participates in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.- Uses available technology resources to enhance the school counseling program.- Adheres to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the school counseling profession.MAJOR FUNCTION: ACCOUNTABILITY- Conducts a yearly program audit to review extent of program implementation and effectiveness.- Collects and analyzes data to guide program direction and emphasis.- Measures results of the comprehensive high school counseling program activities and shares results as appropriate with relevant stakeholders.- Monitors student academic performance, behavior, and attendance and facilitates appropriate interventions.- Perform other adjunct duties as assigned by supervisor.Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memosAbility to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimalsAbility to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructionsAbility to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's school guidance counselor license.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hearThe employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlThe employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer: The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250594 Middle School Art Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250592 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Middle School Art Teacher (2017/18 School Year) Location or Department: John Marshall Middle SchoolSummary of Essential Job Functions: Instructs pupils in visual arts in media such as: drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, digital design, art history, art criticism, and sculpting, by performing the following duties.Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities.Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively.Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically.Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulnessJudgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree Preferred.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duties satisfactorilyThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Experience: Three years successful teaching experience preferred.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Prepares lesson plans according to District Pacing Guides and State Standards.- Selects art supplies for student use in the study of the visual arts curriculum, adhering to the school's budget.- Demonstrate a variety of instructional methods.- Observes and evaluates students' work to assess progress toward masteryAlso implements instructional plans for individual student improvement.- Maintains an orderly classroom conducive to creativity and learningThis includes organizational procedures for students, which is inclusive of individual portfolios, art word walls, and art history notebooks.- Contacts parents concerning student academic progress, discipline concerns, and offers learning opportunities for parents.- Participates in District and City student art contests and is responsible for displaying student art in the school, Central Office, and community.- Makes accommodations, as required, for students with disabilities.- Perform other duties as assigned.Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Indiana Teacher's License in ArtPhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer: The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250592 Middle School Physical Education Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250591 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Middle School Physical Education Teacher 2017-18 Location or Department: John Marshall Middle SchoolSummary of Essential Job Functions: Plan and implement an interdisciplinary, motivational physical education curriculumQualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree Required Master's Degree preferred. Certification: Valid Indiana Teacher's License in Physical Education Experience: Three years successful teaching preferred.- Familiarity with a variety of instructional methodologies.- Experience in cooperative learning, student learning styles, collegial teaching/team building, and technology preferred.- Ability to collaborate with a variety of people including community partners, parents, and other teachers to coordinate P.Ecurriculum development, instruction, and extra-curricular activities- Ability to integrate educational theory and practice- Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences.- Understanding of student learning styles and alternative forms of assessmentEssential Duties and Responsibilities: - Provide opportunities for students to develop positive self-images and leadership skills.- Work with teachers to plan interdisciplinary instruction.- Encourage and support parental and community involvement in the educational process and P.Eprogram.- Seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program.- Participate in innovative instructional and assessment activities.- As part of a demonstration site, accept visitors and observers to the classroom.- Assist students in developing life-long habits of exercise that are enjoyable.- Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and professional groups, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day.- Perform other duties as assigned.Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: NonePhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer: The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250591 Middle School English Language Arts Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250590 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Middle School English Language Arts Teacher Location or Department: John Marshall Middle School Summary: Teaches English Language Arts to secondary level students by performing the following duties.Education/Experience:Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.Valid Indiana Teacher's License in English or Language Arts.Ability to meet Highly Qualified Status according to IDOE guidelines.Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet software, student systems, and database softwareEssential Duties and Responsibilities: Instructs students using District-approved resources Instructional methods include: modeling, guided practice, lecturing, cooperative learning, integration of technology.Prepares daily lesson plans focusing on Indiana English Language Arts standards, course objectives, student performance and student assessmentsLesson plans should follow curriculum guidelines and requirements of the State, District and School.Administers frequent formal and informal assessments to monitor student learning Examples include: District Assessments, classroom exams, homework, projects, essays, classroom discussion.Analyzes data to make instructional adjustments to improve student learning.Communicates with students and parents concerning their progress.Enters daily student attendance on District system.Maintains a positive classroom learning environment and records/reports discipline concerns via the District system.Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, see and hear; frequently required to stand, walk, sit and use hands; occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 poundsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250590 Middle School Social Studies Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250589 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Middle School Social Studies Teacher Location or Department: John Marshall Middle SchoolSummary: Teaches one or more area of Social Studies to students by performing the following duties.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following Other duties may be assigned Instructs students using District-approved resources Instructional methods include: modeling, guided practice, lecturing, document based questioning, discussions, cooperative learning, and integration of technologyPrepares daily lesson plans focusing on Indiana Social Studies standards, course objectives, student performance and student assessmentsLesson plans should follow curriculum guidelines and requirements of the State, District and School Administers frequent formal and informal assessments to monitor student learning Examples include: District Assessments, classroom exams, homework, projects, essays, classroom discussion Adjusts lessons, based on assessments, to increase student learning and achievementAnalyzes data to make instructional adjustments to improve student learningCommunicates with students and parents concerning their progressEnters daily student attendance on District systemMaintains a positive classroom learning environment and records/reports discipline concerns via the District systemParticipates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information.Design - Translates concepts and information into images.Project Management - Develops project plans.Technical Skills Assess own strengths/weaknesses and strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations.Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction.Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.Professionalism - Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.Safety and Security - Observes safety and security proceduresInterpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality.Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes assigned tasks correctly and on timeAdaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstaclesQualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsEducation/Experience: Bachelor's degree from four-year college or universityLanguage Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals Ability to write routine reports and correspondence Ability to speak effectively before groups of students, parents, or employees of IPSMath Ability: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of AlgebraAbility to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situationsReasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization existsAbility to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule formComputer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software and Database softwareCertificates and Licenses: Valid Current Indiana Teacher's License with appropriate Social Studies endorsementSupervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilitiesWork Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderatePhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is- regularly required to talk or hear- frequently required to stand; walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel- occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl- frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds- occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250589 Middle School Mathematics Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250588 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Middle School Mathematics Teacher 2017-18 Location or Department: John Marshall Middle School Job Summary: The teacher will plan, carry out, evaluate, and supervise instructional activities in mathematics for groups and individual middle school and/or high school studentsThese teachers will also advise students in community internships, work experience, and academic activitiesQualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree required License: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Secondary Mathematics, or be eligible for license. Experience: Extensive training in and knowledge of current math instructional techniques Demonstrated effective teaching and computer skills Experience with high school studentsPreferred experience teaching Algebra for End of Course Assessment.Major Responsibilities: - Work with other teachers to develop and organize a technology-based, project-based, team-taught integrated humanities curriculum that meets state, district, and school standards.- Use rubric-based authentic assessment methods to evaluate student progress and adapt individual programs to meet student needs.- Maintain current and complete online records, projects, calendars, journals, and portfolios, and submit reports promptly.- Post syllabus, projects/lessons, and grades online to be accessible to students, parents, and community.- Maintain a classroom environment consistent with established codes of conduct and conducive to positive learning.- Establish and maintain excellent rapport with students, parents, staff members, and community members.- Work cooperatively with other personnel to improve instructional programs and the overall operation of the school.- Supervise classroom aides and volunteers effectively, when appropriate.- Attend and participate in required in-service activities and assist in planning and conducting such activities.- Communicate electronically with students, parents, and other staff members concerning student academic progress, attendance, and behavior.- Participate in all meetings called by supervisor(s), consistent with the current employer/employee agreement.- Perform other adjunct duties as assigned by supervisor http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250588 Math Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250587 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Secondary Mathematics Teacher 2017-18 Location or Department: Arlington Community High SchoolSummary of Essential Job Functions: The teacher will plan, carry out, evaluate, and supervise instructional activities in mathematics for groups and individual middle school and/or high school studentsThese teachers will also advise students in community internships, work experience, and academic activities.Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree required License: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Secondary Mathematics, or be eligible for license. Experience: Extensive training in and knowledge of current math instructional techniques Demonstrated effective teaching and computer skills Experience with high school studentsPreferred experience teaching Algebra for End of Course Assessment.Major Responsibilities: - Work with other teachers to develop and organize a technology-based, project-based, team-taught integrated humanities curriculum that meets state, district, and school standards.- Use rubric-based authentic assessment methods to evaluate student progress and adapt individual programs to meet student needs.- Maintain current and complete online records, projects, calendars, journals, and portfolios, and submit reports promptly.- Post syllabus, projects/lessons, and grades online to be accessible to students, parents, and community.- Maintain a classroom environment consistent with established codes of conduct and conducive to positive learning.- Establish and maintain excellent rapport with students, parents, staff members, and community members.- Work cooperatively with other personnel to improve instructional programs and the overall operation of the school.- Supervise classroom aides and volunteers effectively, when appropriate.- Attend and participate in required in-service activities and assist in planning and conducting such activities.- Communicate electronically with students, parents, and other staff members concerning student academic progress, attendance, and behavior.- Participate in all meetings called by supervisor(s), consistent with the current employer/employee agreement.- Perform other duties as assigned.Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: NonePhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer: The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250587 Elementary Principal at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250585 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Elementary Principal Location or Department: George BuckMission: The mission of the Indianapolis Public Schools is to prepare and empower all students for life.Vision: IPS will be the flagship in innovative urban education, preparing all students to be successful in the global economy.Job Summary: Serve as the chief administrator of a school in developing and implementing policies, programs, curriculum activities and budgets in a manner that promotes the educational development of each student and the professional development of each staff memberEssential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following Other duties may be assigned- Conceptualizes the broad goals of the school and plans accordingly to ensure that procedures and schedules are implemented to carry out the total school.- Ensures that the school program is compatible with the legal, financial, and organizational structure of the school system The principal defines the responsibility and accountability of staff members and develops plans for interpreting the school program to the community.- Provides activities that facilitate the professional growth of the school staff and enhance the quality of the instructional program- Identifies the annual objectives for the instructional, extra-curricular, and athletic programs of the school- Ensures those instructional objectives for a given subject and/or classrooms are developed, and involve the faculty and others in the development of specific curricular objectives to meet the needs of the school program The principal provides opportunities for staff participation in the school program.- Evaluates student progress in the instructional program by means that include the maintaining of up-to-date student data The principal supervises and appraises the performance of the school staff.- Maintains inter-school system communications and seeks assistance from central office staff to improve performanceThe principal maintains good relationships with students, staff, and parents The principal complies with established lines of authority.- Orients and assists new staff members and new students and provides opportunities for their input into the school program.- Encourages the use of community resources, cooperates with the community in the use of school facilities, interprets the school program for the community, and maintains communication with community members.- Directs and maintains records on the materials, supplies and equipment, which are necessary to carry out the daily school routine The principal involves the staff in determining priorities for instructional supplies.- Organizes, oversees, and provides support to the various services, supplies, materials and equipment provided to carry out the school program The principal makes use of community resources.Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topicsInterpersonal - Maintains confidentiality; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new thingsTeam Work - Gives and welcomes feedback; Recognizes accomplishments of other team membersManaging People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Fosters quality focus in othersEthics - Works with integrity and ethicallyOrganizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and valuesJudgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgmentMotivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.Professionalism - Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions.Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education/Experience:Master's degree required A minimum of three years' teaching experience and experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity Must possess successful experiences working with a diverse population of students and faculty.Language Ability:Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English Ability to write routine reports and correspondence in English Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees, parents, and students of IPS.Math Ability:Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volumeAbility to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometryReasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization existsAbility to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.Computer Skills:To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.Certificates and Licenses:Applicable Indiana Administration and Supervision license required.Supervisory Responsibilities:Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable lawsResponsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250585 Middle School Language Arts Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250584 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Middle School Language Arts Teacher Location or Department: Wendell PhillipsSummary of Essential Job Functions: Teaches Language Arts to secondary level students.To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information.Design - Translates concepts and information into images.Project Management - Develops project plans.Technical Skills - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations.Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction.Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.Professionalism - Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.Safety and Security - Observes safety and security proceduresQualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.License: Valid Indiana Teacher's License in English or Language ArtsAbility to meet Highly Qualified Status according to IDOE guidelines.Experience: - Extensive training in and knowledge of current Social Studies instructional techniques - Demonstrated effective teaching and computer skills - Experience Honors Social Studies instruction preferred.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Instructs students using District-approved resourcesInstructional methods include: modeling, guided practice, lecturing, cooperative learning, integration of technology.- Prepares daily lesson plans focusing on Indiana English Language Arts standards, course objectives, student performance and student assessmentsLesson plans should follow curriculum guidelines and requirements of the State, District and School.- Administers frequent formal and informal assessments to monitor student learningExamples include: District Assessments, classroom exams, homework, projects, essays, classroom discussion.- Analyzes data to make instructional adjustments to improve student learning.- Communicates with students and parents concerning their progress.- Enters daily student attendance on District system.- Maintains a positive classroom learning environment and records/reports discipline concerns via the District system.- Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.- Perform other duties as assigned.Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: NonePhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer: The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250584 Middle School Mathematics Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250582 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Middle School Mathematics Teacher 2017-18 Location or Department: James Whitcomb RileySummary of Essential Job Functions: The teacher will plan, carry out, evaluate, and supervise instructional activities in mathematics for groups and individual middle school and/or high school studentsThese teachers will also advise students in community internships, work experience, and academic activities.Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree required License: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Secondary Mathematics, or be eligible for license. Experience: Extensive training in and knowledge of current math instructional techniques Demonstrated effective teaching and computer skills Experience with high school studentsPreferred experience teaching Algebra for End of Course Assessment.Major Responsibilities: - Work with other teachers to develop and organize a technology-based, project-based, team-taught integrated humanities curriculum that meets state, district, and school standards.- Use rubric-based authentic assessment methods to evaluate student progress and adapt individual programs to meet student needs.- Maintain current and complete online records, projects, calendars, journals, and portfolios, and submit reports promptly.- Post syllabus, projects/lessons, and grades online to be accessible to students, parents, and community.- Maintain a classroom environment consistent with established codes of conduct and conducive to positive learning.- Establish and maintain excellent rapport with students, parents, staff members, and community members.- Work cooperatively with other personnel to improve instructional programs and the overall operation of the school.- Supervise classroom aides and volunteers effectively, when appropriate.- Attend and participate in required in-service activities and assist in planning and conducting such activities.- Communicate electronically with students, parents, and other staff members concerning student academic progress, attendance, and behavior.- Participate in all meetings called by supervisor(s), consistent with the current employer/employee agreement.- Perform other duties as assigned.Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: NonePhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer: The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250582 Counselor (Secondary) at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250579 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Counselor (Secondary) 2017-18 Location or Department: Arlington Community High SchoolReports to: Principal Summary of Essential Job Functions: Provide proactive leadership that engages all stakeholders in the delivery of programs and services to help students achieve success in high school and with post-secondary planningSecondary School Counselors align and work with the school's mission to support the academic achievement of all studentsThe mission is accomplished through the design, development, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive, developmental and systematic school-counseling program.They utilize leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, to promote student success, provide preventive services, and respond to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic, career, and persona/social development for all studentsRequirements: Education: Master's Degree required in school counseling License: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's school guidance counselor license.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: MAJOR FUNCTION: DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM- Discusses the comprehensive school counseling program with the school administrator.- Develops and maintains a written plan for effective delivery of the school counseling program based on current individual school data.- Communicates the goals of the comprehensive school counseling program to education stakeholders (i.e., administrators, teachers, students, parents, and community/business leaders).- Maintains current and appropriate resources for education stakeholders.- Uses the majority of time providing direct services through the Guidance Curriculum, Individual Student Planning and Preventive and Responsive Services, and most remaining time in program management, system support, and accountability as recommended by the American School Counselor Association.- Uses data to develop and implement comprehensive programs that meet student needs MAJOR FUNCTION: DELIVERY OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAMGuidance Curriculum- Provides leadership and collaborates with teachers to provide classroom guidance that supports academic achievement, college and career readiness and/or social/emotional success.- Incorporates into their programs the post-secondary skills that students need to be successful in the twenty-first century.Individual Student Planning- Assists all students, individually or in groups, with developing academic, career and personal/social skills, goals, and plans.- Accurately and appropriately interprets and utilizes student data.- Collaborates with parents/guardians and educators to assist students with educational, career, and life planning.- Student schedulingPreventive and Responsive Services- Provides individual and group counseling to students with identified concerns and needs.- Consults and collaborates effectively with parents/guardians, teachers, administrators, and other educational/community resources regarding students with identified concerns and needs.- Implements an effective referral and follow-up process as needed.- Accurately and appropriately uses assessment procedures for determining and structuring individual and group counseling services.- Communicate with students, parents, and other staff members concerning student academic progress, attendance, behavior.System Support- Provides appropriate information to school personnel related to the comprehensive high school counseling program.- Assists teachers, parents/guardians, and other stakeholders in interpreting and understanding student data.- Participates in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.- Uses available technology resources to enhance the school counseling program.- Adheres to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the school counseling profession.MAJOR FUNCTION: ACCOUNTABILITY- Conducts a yearly program audit to review extent of program implementation and effectiveness.- Collects and analyzes data to guide program direction and emphasis.- Measures results of the comprehensive high school counseling program activities and shares results as appropriate with relevant stakeholders.- Monitors student academic performance, behavior, and attendance and facilitates appropriate interventions.- Perform other adjunct duties as assigned by supervisor.Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memosAbility to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimalsAbility to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructionsAbility to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's school guidance counselor license.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hearThe employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlThe employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer: The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250579 Counselor (Secondary) at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250578 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Counselor (Secondary) 2017-18 Location or Department: Arlington Community High SchoolReports to: Principal Summary of Essential Job Functions: Provide proactive leadership that engages all stakeholders in the delivery of programs and services to help students achieve success in high school and with post-secondary planningSecondary School Counselors align and work with the school's mission to support the academic achievement of all studentsThe mission is accomplished through the design, development, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive, developmental and systematic school-counseling program.They utilize leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, to promote student success, provide preventive services, and respond to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic, career, and persona/social development for all studentsRequirements: Education: Master's Degree required in school counseling License: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's school guidance counselor license.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: MAJOR FUNCTION: DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM- Discusses the comprehensive school counseling program with the school administrator.- Develops and maintains a written plan for effective delivery of the school counseling program based on current individual school data.- Communicates the goals of the comprehensive school counseling program to education stakeholders (i.e., administrators, teachers, students, parents, and community/business leaders).- Maintains current and appropriate resources for education stakeholders.- Uses the majority of time providing direct services through the Guidance Curriculum, Individual Student Planning and Preventive and Responsive Services, and most remaining time in program management, system support, and accountability as recommended by the American School Counselor Association.- Uses data to develop and implement comprehensive programs that meet student needs MAJOR FUNCTION: DELIVERY OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAMGuidance Curriculum- Provides leadership and collaborates with teachers to provide classroom guidance that supports academic achievement, college and career readiness and/or social/emotional success.- Incorporates into their programs the post-secondary skills that students need to be successful in the twenty-first century.Individual Student Planning- Assists all students, individually or in groups, with developing academic, career and personal/social skills, goals, and plans.- Accurately and appropriately interprets and utilizes student data.- Collaborates with parents/guardians and educators to assist students with educational, career, and life planning.- Student schedulingPreventive and Responsive Services- Provides individual and group counseling to students with identified concerns and needs.- Consults and collaborates effectively with parents/guardians, teachers, administrators, and other educational/community resources regarding students with identified concerns and needs.- Implements an effective referral and follow-up process as needed.- Accurately and appropriately uses assessment procedures for determining and structuring individual and group counseling services.- Communicate with students, parents, and other staff members concerning student academic progress, attendance, behavior.System Support- Provides appropriate information to school personnel related to the comprehensive high school counseling program.- Assists teachers, parents/guardians, and other stakeholders in interpreting and understanding student data.- Participates in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.- Uses available technology resources to enhance the school counseling program.- Adheres to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the school counseling profession.MAJOR FUNCTION: ACCOUNTABILITY- Conducts a yearly program audit to review extent of program implementation and effectiveness.- Collects and analyzes data to guide program direction and emphasis.- Measures results of the comprehensive high school counseling program activities and shares results as appropriate with relevant stakeholders.- Monitors student academic performance, behavior, and attendance and facilitates appropriate interventions.- Perform other adjunct duties as assigned by supervisor.Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memosAbility to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimalsAbility to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructionsAbility to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's school guidance counselor license.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hearThe employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlThe employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer: The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250578 4th Grade / Class Size Reduction Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250577 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 4th Grade / Class Size Reduction Teacher (2017/18 School Year) Location or Department: James AGarfieldSummary of Essential Job Functions: Teaches elementary school students academic, social and motor skills in the public school settingTeachers will have excellent organization and communication skills, as well as possess the philosophy that "all children can and will learn."Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred License: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of EducationExperience: Required experience includes: 1) Must have excellent organization and communication skills while being flexible; 2) Possess no excuses philosophy; 3) Good management skills; 4) Must be able to adapt material; 5) Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff; 6) Must have a working knowledge of the five (5) areas of reading, balanced literacy, state standards, general education curriculum, and IPS curriculum/instruction framework.Major Responsibilities: - Demonstrate a high level of effectiveness - Have the courage and desire to establish community outreach programs.- Must be willing to collaborate with administration, the Special Education Department, and all staff (during Structured Teacher Planning Time, team building, etc.)- Prepare rigorous, engaging lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of all students.- Demonstrate use of scientifically-based research best practice instructional strategies.- Post assignments and input real-time data on IPS On-Line weekly, contact parents weekly, and arrange parent/teacher conferences after each grading period.- Use a variety of instructional methods and materials.- Assessment/Data: 1) Administer frequent assessments to see what is working and what is not working; 2) Analyze Data: Evaluate student work and assessment data to make instructional adjustments (error pattern analysis), evaluate social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.- Encourage parent involvement in the educational process.- Seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program.- Maintains control that is conducive to safety in the classroom and on the playground.- Resolves problems in a timely manner using reason even with emotional topics focusing on solving conflict, not placing blame.- Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and professional reading groups, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day - Responds promptly to customer needs and solicits feedback to improve service - Perform other duties as assigned.Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of EducationPhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer: The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250577 Special Education Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250576 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Location or Department: Northwest Community High SchoolJob Summary: Teach basic academic and functional life skills to cognitively impaired students, who require modified or adapted work, using special techniques or programs to improve behavior and/or academic achievement by performing the following duties.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Essential duties and responsibilities include the following Other duties may be assigned.- Develop and teach daily instruction in a flexible, inclusive program that meets both the academic and functional needs of students.- Implement behavioral plans, positive reinforcement, and service learning projects.- Utilize a variety of instructional methodologies including learning styles, hands-on, differentiation, and project-based experiences.- Work collaboratively and effectively with students, staff, and parents.- Utilize differential instructional strategies in all subject areas.- Seek and utilize community resources.- Analyze and evaluate student data to address specific learning needs.- Document ongoing skill development and use this data to adjust instruction.- Collaborate with school counselors, school psychologists, instructional coaches and staff.- Attend professional meetings, write reports, and maintain records.- Conduct case conferences to address the academic, social, and emotional progress for compliance with school district, state and federal guidelines.- Monitor and document progress on annual goals for each student every grading period. Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Special Education (B.Aor B.S.) from a four-year college or university.At least three (3) years of successful teaching experience with cognitively impaired students.Valid Indiana Elementary Teacher's License(s): Mild Interventions, Mild Disabilities or equivalent of Mildly Mentally Handicapped/Cognitively Impaired. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250576 International Baccalaureate Mandarin World Language Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250575 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): International Baccalaureate Mandarin World Language Teacher Location or Department: Center for Inquiry SchoolsJob Summary: Work collaboratively with middle school team of teachers to plan and implement an inquiry-based International Baccalaureate Primary Years and Middle Years Programs and build community within the school.Requirements: Briefly explain in your letter of application why you believe you meet or exceed the qualifications belowEducation: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferredLicense: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's License in K 8 Mandarin or be able to receive a valid Indiana licenseExperience: Required experience includes: InternationalBaccalaureate (IB) training and experience within an IB candidate or fully authorized MYP school Training in inquiry-based, process-centered curriculum, social action projects, performance-based assessments and technology integration Training/experience in cooperative learning, student learning styles, collegial teaching/team building Instructional philosophy compatible with CFI Option programPreferred experience and skills: Minimum 3 yrsteaching experience Support multi-cultural, racial, gender, and economic diversity and an international focus within the curriculum Ability to work in an inclusive environment Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences Incorporate TPR methodology in language teaching Understanding of PYP & MYP unit planning components and processes including unit questions, MYP objectives, integration of Areas of Interaction (AOI) concepts, and assessment criteria Develop and write curriculum proficiently in collaboration with peers Evaluate students using alternative forms of assessment Ability to integrate technology to enhance the teaching and learning process Willingness to co-teach Use interdisciplinary curriculum to provide appropriate and motivating educational experiencesMajor Responsibilities: Deliver content that meets state standards and IB subject guidelines through the use of best practice strategies; integrate technology as appropriate; use student achievement data to inform instruction Maintain a model classroom environment supportive of student inquiry and aligned with the standards and practices of the Primary Years and Middle Years Programs of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) Work with all other teachers in the Option Program to plan themes and projects for interdisciplinary instruction aligned with PYP and MYP Actively encourage parent involvement in the educational process Provide authentic assessments that are aligned with the IB practices and principles Become an active member in the IB community by attending conferences, contributing to the Online Curriculum Center (OCC), collaborating and participating in job-a-likes; serve on committees and work groups during the review processes Participate and lead professional development opportunities, professional learning communities, grade level meetings, subject level meetings, and school wide committees Communicate with all shareholders (students, parents, teachers, administrators, district personnel) regarding student achievement, course syllabus and scope and sequence (pacing), policies, classroom activities and opportunities, and current progress of the programs via meetings, letters, blogging and submission of articles to school newsletters and additional publications As part of a demonstration site, graciously accept visitors and observers to the classroom and mentor university interns Facilitate presentations, productions, competitions, events and/or activities as appropriate that showcase student learning and achievement Additional duties as assigned by the Principal http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250575 Music Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250574 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Music Teacher Location or Department: Robert Lee Frost Job Summary: Work collaboratively with District Curriculum Director, Building Administrator, and teachers to build a strong elementary music program.Qualifications:Education: Bachelor's Degree required in Music EducationLicense: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's License in K 8 Music or be able to receive a valid Indiana licenseExperience: - Required experience includes: Classroom experience teaching Music in a K-6 setting- Preferred experience and skills: - Minimum 3 yrsteaching experience- Support multi-cultural, racial, gender, and economic diversity and an international focus within the curriculum- Ability to work in an inclusive environment- Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences- Develop and write curriculum proficiently in collaboration with peers- Evaluation of students using alternative forms of assessment- Use interdisciplinary curriculum to provide appropriate and motivating educational experiencesMajor Responsibilities: - Deliver content that meets state standards and use of best practice strategies- Maintain a model classroom environment supportive of student inquiry and music discovery- Actively encourage parent involvement in the educational program- Become an active member in the school community by attending conferences, collaborating and participating in District programs.- Participate ain professional development opportunities, professional learning communities, grade level meetings, subject level meetings, and school wide committees- Communicate with all shareholders (students, parents, teachers, administrators, district personnel) regarding student achievement, course syllabus and scope and sequence (pacing), policies, classroom activities and opportunities, and current progress of the programs via meetings, letters, and submission of articles to school newsletters and additional publications- Facilitate presentations, productions, competitions, events and/or activities as appropriate that showcase student learning and achievement- Additional duties as assigned by the Principal http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250574 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!