Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Special Education Teacher Secondary - Severe Disabilities at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342015 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Secondary - Severe Disabilities Location or Department: Broad Ripple Magnet High School Performing ArtsJob Summary: Teaches basic academic subjects to students requiring modified or adapted work, using special techniques or programs to improve behavior and/or academic achievement by performing the following duties.Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/or Experience: - Bachelor's Degree in Education (B.Aor B.S.) from a four-year college or university.- At least three (3) years of successful teaching experienceValid Indiana Teaching License in Special Education.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Essential duties and responsibilities include the following Other duties may be assigned.- Teaches basic subjects such as reading and math, applying lesson techniques designed for short attention spans.- Administers achievement tests and evaluates test results to discover level of language and math skills.- Selects and teaches reading material and math problems related to everyday life of individual student.- Confers with school counselors, school psychologists, and teaching staff to, obtain additional testing information and to gain insight on student behavioral disorders affecting the learning process.- Designs special help programs for low achievers and encourages parent teacher cooperation- Attends professional meetings, writes reports, and maintains records.- Discusses pupils' academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements with parents http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342015 Social Studies Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342014 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Social Studies Teacher Location or Department: Northwest Community High SchoolSummary of Essential Job Functions: The teacher will plan, carry out, evaluate, and supervise instructional activities in Social Studies for groups and individual middle / high school studentsThe teacher will also advise students in community internships, work experience, and academic activities.Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree requiredCertificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Secondary Mathematics, or be eligible for license. Experience: Extensive training in and knowledge of current Social Studies instructional techniques Demonstrated effective teaching and computer skills Experience Honors Social Studies instruction preferred.Major Responsibilities: Work with other teachers to develop and organize a project-based social studies 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 project briefcases, calendars, journals, and online records Use procedures to post syllabus, projects/lessons, and grades to the server 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 team meetings, PLC meetings, and meetings called by supervisor 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=2342014 2nd Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342013 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2nd Grade Teacher Location or Department: Louis BRussellSummary 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=2342013 Behavior Specialist at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342012 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Behavior Specialist Location or Department: Graduation AcademyPurpose of Position: Highly qualified Behavior Specialists will utilize the knowledge and skills necessary to assist in the application of positive behavior supportsThe Behavior Specialist helps coordinate Functional Assessments of Behavior and Behavior Intervention Plans that address students' inappropriate behaviors, identify and teach replacement behaviors, and provide a means to help the students become more academically successfulBehavior Specialists also provide classroom and school-wide behavior management strategies.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: § Effectively support student acquisition of core curriculum and content standards identified by the Indiana Department of Education§ Assist staff in: defining and measuring behavior; understanding principles of reinforcement; teaching replacement behavior; implementing strategies for weakening inappropriate behavior; and identifying antecedents and functions of behavior.§ Facilitate team meetings with the identified student's teachers and parents for the purpose of completing a Functional Behavioral Assessment.§ Facilitate team meetings that: design Behavior interventions Plans§ Collaborate with individual teachers, groups of teachers and/or the entire staff on issues such as: crisis intervention, learning and collaboration issues, and factors that can affect development and implementation of interventions and/or student progress§ Promote highly specialized positive behavior interventions in which "at risk" students thrive by prioritizing behavior instruction that is explicit, intensive, accelerated, and provides ample practice§ Use ongoing assessments to maintain a record of student progress and the success or failure of planned interventions and systems§ Develop a repertoire of assessment strategies that are fair and equitable; assess higher-order thinking and problem solving§ Provide recognition of a variety of student accomplishments and positive behaviors§ Work cooperatively with building administrators to promote positive student behavior§ Continually supervise students to ensure a safe, non-threatening, nurturing environment where students can thrive§ Engage in on-going professional development to increase knowledge and skills of positive student behavior support for all students and targeted students§ Engage parents in the student behavior intervention plan process and empower parents by providing them with skills and techniques to support the positive behavior development of their child§ Conduct conflict resolution and peer mediation sessions§ Review behavior referrals and school wide data reports§ Participate in building level interdisciplinary team meetings, and/or grade level meetings, as appropriate§ Consult with school social worker, counselor, therapist, and teachers, when appropriate§ Comply with all safety policies, practices and proceduresCore Competencies:Critical core competencies for successful performance in this role include:§ Highly developed communication skills (written and verbal)§ Results-oriented§ Unwavering moral compass guided by personal ethics, integrity, tolerance, and trustworthiness§ Ability to successfully navigate within varying degrees of ambiguity in a fast-paced environment§ Willingness to support the classroom teacher and other building staff in a professional and collegial mannerQualifications:§ Minimum of five years successful elementary classroom teaching or social work experience in which the teaching of "at risk" and/or "behaviorally challenged" students§ Expert knowledge of function-based intervention planning for developing behavior-change strategies that focuses on reducing problem behavior and increasing more appropriate, replacement behavior§ Expert knowledge of techniques needed to successfully complete effective Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA), function based interventions, and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP)§ Exceptional knowledge in the use of assessment and assessment data to inform instruction, guide goal setting, and prescribe work plans for individual students§ Expert knowledge in research based instructional strategies and ability to implement them effectively§ Exceptional knowledge in the use of technology to support instruction and data collection§ Ability to plan and evaluate strategies for improving instruction§ Embraced mindset that all children can succeed and demonstrate the commitment to do what is necessary to make this a reality§ Demonstrate exceptional skill in the roles of a teacher leader: collaborator, action researcher, reflective practitioner, and learner advocateSupervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports: N/APersonal Work Relationships:This position requires a positive attitude and mindset when dealing with staff, students, and familiesGood judgment, discretion, and individual initiative are essential for the effective discharge of the positions' significant responsibilities.Physical Effort:The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterityGenerally the job requires 25% sitting, 10% walking, and 65% standingThe job is performed in a generally hazard free environmentWorking Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderateReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342012 6th Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342011 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 6th Grade Teacher Location or Department: Anna BrouchhausenSummary 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=2342011 5th Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342010 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 5th Grade Teacher Location or Department: Paul IMillerSummary 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=2342010 Special Education Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342009 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Location or Department: James Whitcomb RileyJob 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=2342009 Special Education Teacher Elementary at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342008 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Elementary Location or Department: William PennSummary of Essential Job Functions: Teaches basic academic subjects to students requiring modified or adapted work, using special techniques or programs to improve behavior and/or academic achievement by performing the following duties.Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education: Bachelor's Degree in Education (B.Aor B.S.) from a four-year college or universityAt least three (3) years of successful teaching experienceValid Indiana Teaching License in Special Education.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Teaches basic subjects such as reading and math, applying lesson techniques designed for short attention spans.- Administers achievement tests and evaluates test results to discover level of language and math skills.- Selects and teaches reading material and math problems related to everyday life of individual student.- Confers with school counselors, school psychologists, and teaching staff to, obtain additional testing information and to gain insight on student behavioral disorders affecting the learning process.- Designs special help programs for low achievers and encourages parent teacher cooperation- Attends professional meetings, writes reports, and maintains records.- Discusses pupils' academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements with parents.- 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=2342008 Special Education ED Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342007 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education ED Teacher Location or Department: Wendell PhillipsJob Summary: Teach High School emotionally handicapped special education students academic, social, and motor skills in the public school setting.Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education: Bachelor's Degree requiredLicense: Must hold valid Indiana Secondary Teacher's License(s): Mild Interventions or EH.Must have working knowledge of state standards, general education curriculum, IEP's, behavioral interventions, and IPS curriculum framework Excellent organization and communication skills Able to adapt material.Major Responsibilities: .Commit to implement Differentiation instruction, including Three Tier Instruction, whole group and flexible small grouping of students. Assessment/Data:Administer frequent assessments to evaluate students' continuous progressAnalyze data evaluate student work and assessment data to make instructional adjustments (error pattern analysis), evaluate social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports. Analyze classroom literacy strengths and weaknesses to formulate plans for improvement of student achievement in reading. Work collaboratively with other alternative education staff. Prepare rigorous, engaging lessons and other instructional materials to meet the individual needs of all students Provide direct, explicit comprehension instruction. Attend all professional development, including training that may occur during the summer. Maintain control that is conducive to classroom and campus safety. Hold parent conferences regarding academic achievement and behavioral issues. Keep attendance and grade records as required by the school. Carry out supervisory responsibilities related to monitoring students' behavior and activities in the classroom, on the campus, and during school events. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342007 Title I Non Public Teacher High School Math & ELA at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342006 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Title I Non Public Teacher High School Math & ELA Location or Department: Title Office Summary: To provide reading and math instruction to eligible Title I nonpublic school students.Qualification: Must be licensed in secondary math and/or language artsEducation: - A valid Indiana State Teacher's License- Must meet the highly qualified requirements for NCLB Experience: - Successful teaching experience including addressing the needs of under achieving students.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Identify the Title I nonpublic school students eligible for Title I services- Administer diagnostic and assessment instruments to determine student skill deficiencies and academic mastery- Actively engage students with minds on/hands on activities- Provide ongoing quality instruction- Utilize different methods and strategies than those used by the nonpublic classroom teacher- Maintain accurate student achievement records- Communicate students' progress to classroom teachers, parents and the nonpublic school administrator- Maintain accurate program documentation http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342006 Title I Non Public Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342005 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Title I Non Public Teacher Location or Department: Title Office Summary: Provides reading and math services to Title I nonpublic school students at a nonpublic school site.Qualification: Education: A valid elementary teaching license K-8 Applicants must meet the highly qualified standards for NCLBExperience: A minimum of three years of successful teaching experience Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching reading and math Applicants will need excellent communication and human relations' skills.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Identify the Title I nonpublic school students eligible for Title I services.- Administer diagnostic and assessment instruments to determine student skill deficiencies and academic mastery.- Provide ongoing quality instruction to Title I students in grades K-8 in reading and math.- Maintain accurate student achievement and programmatic records.- Communicate students' progress to classroom teachers, nonpublic school administrators, and parents.- Assist nonpublic schools in meeting the Title I Parent Involvement requirements.- Other duties may be assigned http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342005 Media / Library Specialist at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342004 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Media / Library Specialist Location or Department: Merle Sidener Gifted AcademyJob 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=2342004 Special Education Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342003 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Location or Department: Francis WParkerJob 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=2342003 Art Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342002 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Art Teacher Location or Department: Daniel Webster 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=2342002 Secondary Language Arts Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342001 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Secondary Language Arts Teacher Location or Department: James Whitcomb RileySummary 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 guidelinesEssential 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=2342001 Physical Education Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342000 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Physical Education Teacher Location or Department: George Washington Community High 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 EducationExperience: - 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 assessment.Essential 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=2342000 5th Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341999 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 5th Grade Teacher Location or Department: Merle Sidener Gifted AcademySummary 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.Additional Job Information: This position is a 5th Grade Teacher with a specialization in Reading, ELA, Writing, and Social Studies. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341999 Grade 4 Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341998 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Grade 4 Teacher Location or Department: Robert Lee FrostSummary 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=2341998 Special Education Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341997 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Location or Department: Charles Warren FairbanksJob Summary: Teaches elementary and secondary school subjects to students with emotional or learning impairments in residential settings by performing the following duties.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Plans curriculum and prepares lessons and other instructional materials, utilizing Indiana state standards, to meet individual needs of students, considering such factors as physical, emotional, and educational levels of developmentConfers with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and others to develop individual educational plan for studentInstructs students in academic subjects and social interaction skillsObserves students for signs of harmful or problematic behaviorCollects behavioral and academic data on studentsConducts case conferencesTeaches socially acceptable behavior employing behavior management techniques and positive reinforcementParticipates as a team member with facilities' staff to plan programs designed to promote educational, physical, and social development of students.Other duties may be assigned.Competency:To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Analytical - Collects and researches data.Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.Technical Skills - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service ; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.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.Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.Cost Consciousness - Conserves organizational resources.Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; 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.Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness.Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality.Quantity - Completes work in timely manner.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:Bachelor's degree in Education from four-year college or university.Language 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 customers or employees of organization.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 geometry.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formAbility to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situationsComputer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.Certificates and Licenses: Valid Indiana Teacher's License in Mild InterventionsSupervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.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. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341997 Special Education Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341996 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Location or Department: Louis BRussellJob 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.Additional Job Information: Collaborative Kindergarten - Special Education Teacher http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341996 Kindergarten Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341995 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Kindergarten Teacher Location or Department: Eliza ABlakerJob Summary: Teaches Kindergarten students academic, social and motor skills in the public school setting Teachers 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 preferredCertificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education to include Kindergarten Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of Education.Required 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.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Demonstrate a high level of effectiveness.- Implement the Read by 3 Initiative in K-3 grades.- 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.Supervisory Responsibilities: None.Language 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.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=2341995 Grade 2 Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341994 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Grade 2 Teacher Location or Department: Carl WildeSummary 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=2341994 Special Education Teacher Elementary at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341993 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Elementary Location or Department: Arlington WoodsSummary of Essential Job Functions: Teaches basic academic subjects to students requiring modified or adapted work, using special techniques or programs to improve behavior and/or academic achievement by performing the following duties.Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education: Bachelor's Degree in Education (B.Aor B.S.) from a four-year college or universityAt least three (3) years of successful teaching experienceValid Indiana Teaching License in Special Education.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Teaches basic subjects such as reading and math, applying lesson techniques designed for short attention spans.- Administers achievement tests and evaluates test results to discover level of language and math skills.- Selects and teaches reading material and math problems related to everyday life of individual student.- Confers with school counselors, school psychologists, and teaching staff to, obtain additional testing information and to gain insight on student behavioral disorders affecting the learning process.- Designs special help programs for low achievers and encourages parent teacher cooperation- Attends professional meetings, writes reports, and maintains records.- Discusses pupils' academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements with parents.- 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=2341993 Instructional Coach for Life Skills & Autism - Secondary at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341992 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Coach for Life Skills & Autism - Secondary Location or Department: Special EducationPurpose of Position/Summary: Provides educational and behavioral assistance and support to school staff working with students with autism spectrum disorder and significant disabilities in the general education setting Directly supports the implementation of all special education Life Skills and Autism supports, resources, and relationships with parents, school staff, and partner organizations.Qualifications: - Special Education Licensure;- Working knowledge of federal and state special education laws (IDEA and Article 7), rules, and practices;- Broad knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and methodology of special education;- Broad knowledge of Indiana and IPS special education policies, procedures and programs;- Ability to be creative in developing alternatives to meet special education needs at each school;- A track record of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with and among a diverse group of actors;- Excellent communication skills and strong analytical and writing capabilities;- Proactive nature; ability to work independently as well as collaborativelyEssential Duties and Responsibilities: - Plan/implement staff development & parent education relating to special education, incpost-secondary options- Participate in monthly Transition Team meetings- Work closely with staff to coordinate, manage, assess needs, and determine student assignment in regards to special education life skills programs- Serve as a resource for school staff and families, including Project SEARCH & IUPUI SITE- Community-based instruction opportunities- Assist in compiling data required by special ed programs- Support Case Conference process as needed- Coordinate & attend Manifest Determination conferences- Collaborate on developing Behavior Intervention Plans- Assist in planning of district Professional Development- Participate as a member of the Autism Team- Perform other duties assigned by the coordinatorCore Competencies: - Highly-developed communications skills (written/verbal) and interpersonal savvy- Results/action-orientation; project management skills- Organizational agility; developed negotiation skills- Unquestionable personal code of ethics, integrity, diversity and trust- Able to successfully navigate within varying degrees of ambiguity in a fast-paced environment- Strong strategic analysis skills Working Conditions: The employee is regularly required to use hands, talk, hear and seeThe employee frequently is required to stand and walkThe employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlThe employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 poundsThe employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.The 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=2341992 6th Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341991 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 6th Grade Teacher Location or Department: Stephen FosterSummary 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=2341991 5th Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341990 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 5th Grade Teacher Location or Department: Louis BRussellSummary 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=2341990 Art Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341989 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Art Teacher Location or Department: George BuckSummary 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=2341989 Grade 4 Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341988 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Grade 4 Teacher Location or Department: George BuckSummary 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=2341988 Grade 2 Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341987 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Grade 2 Teacher Location or Department: George BuckSummary 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=2341987 Language Arts Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341986 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Language Arts Teacher - High School Location or Department: Graduation AcademySummary: Teaches Language Arts to secondary level students Instructs students using District-approved resourcesInstructional methods include: modeling, guided practice, lecturing, cooperative learning, integration of technology.Qualifications and Education: 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: 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 learningCommunicates 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 systemParticipates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshopsStrives to continuously build knowledge and skills.Other Competencies: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formAbility to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situationsFocuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality;Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written informationAbility to write routine reports and correspondence in English; Ability to speak effectively before groups of students or employees of IPS in English.Ability to interpret basic mathematical dataAbility to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differencesTreats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or positionGives and welcomes feedback.Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values via policies and proceduresBalances team and individual responsibilitiesAdapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and outdoor weather conditions.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands, see and talk and hearThe employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sitThe employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smellThe employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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