Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Health Informatics Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267318 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Health Informatics Teacher Location or Department: Crispus Attucks MD Magnet High SchoolJob Summary: The Health Informatics Instructor will be responsible for instruction and supervision of students at Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet in the Health Informatics pathway coursesThis includes introducing students to health informatics and computer scienceHealth Informatics will appeal to students who have an interest in using technology and software to analyze data about health care and related fields, resulting in better decisions by consumers and health-care providers.Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectivelyHave three to five years of experience in the industryCandidate must have a strong math and science backgroundPrefer experience working or teaching in a high school or vocational school setting.License / Certifications: Must be available to participate in the Health Informatics course training in Columbus, OH June 19 June 30Must be eligible to apply for a non-standard course waiver license.Major Responsibilities: Duties and responsibilities include the followingOther duties may be assigned.- Provide detailed and regular feedback to parents on student achievement and concerns- Maintain student files, training records, and all reports concerning student certification- Plan and deliver pathway curriculum in a highly engaging classroom- Assist with preparing and maintaining equipment and resources required to meet the objectives of the lesson plans- Supervise and guide students in developing their knowledge of health informatics and computer science- Complete all data maintenance and entry required for student grades, attendance, and discipline- Create and maintain a positive learning environment for students.- Organize shadowing experiences and guest speakers to support student career exploration- Attend all required Health Informatics, district, school and CTE required meetings and professional development- Work cooperatively with other related pathway instructors and administrators.- Remain current in research and practice within the health informatics profession- Sponsor or Co-Sponsor a health science focused student organization- Conduct a minimum of two Advisory Committee meetings per year to drive improvement in the Health Informatics pathway.- Follow building and district rules and procedures when performing assigned responsibilities- Demonstrate positive interpersonal relationship by practicing good human relations with students, staff, parents, and the community partners- Other duties as assigned by the Principal and/or Academy CoordinatorCompetency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: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 resourcefulness.Judgment - 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 proceduresSupervisory Responsibilities: No direct supervisory responsibilities for adults, but is expected to carry out supervisory responsibilities related to monitoring student behavior and activities both in and out of classroom activities during the assigned working day and on field trips.Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memosAbility to write simple correspondenceAbility to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situationsMathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimalsAbility to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructionsAbility to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hearThe employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlThe employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267318 Certified Nursing Assistant Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267317 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Certified Nursing Assistant Teacher Location or Department: Crispus Attucks MD Magnet High SchoolJob Summary: The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Instructor & Director will be responsible for instruction and supervision in the CNA classroom and serve as the Director for that specific program In addition, the teacher will be responsible for teaching a section of Health Sciences I The Director will also oversee all operations and requirements related to student clinical experiences.Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectivelyIn addition, must have three to five years of experience as a Certified Registered Nurse in a hospital, clinic, or nursing home environmentCandidate must be knowledgeable of state CNA certification requirementsPrefer experience teaching in a high school or career center setting.License / Certifications: Must hold and maintain certification as a Registered Nurse and be eligible for a CTE or Workplace Specialist license in Health Occupations.Major Responsibilities: Duties and responsibilities include the followingOther duties may be assigned.- Provide detailed and regular feedback to parents on student achievement and concerns- Maintain student files, training records, and State CNA reports- Co-Plan learning activities with other Certified Nursing Assistant instructor and CNA Specialist- Assist with preparing and maintaining equipment and resources required to meet the objectives of the curriculum- Prepare and deliver engaging lessons that include theory, practical skill development, and student assessment.- Supervise and instruct CNA students during clinical activities- Complete all data maintenance and entry required for student grades, attendance, and discipline- Create and maintain a positive learning environment for students.- Serve as lead for all required reports concerning state CNA certification- Plan, teach, and assess student achievement in Health Sciences I.- Other duties as assigned by the Principal and Career Academy CoordinatorCompetency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: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 resourcefulness.Judgment - 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.Supervisory Responsibilities: No direct supervisory responsibilities for adults, but is expected to monitor and direct the activities of the CNA SpecialistThe Director is also expected to carry out supervisory responsibilities related to monitoring student behavior and activities both in and out of classroom activities during the assigned working day and on field trips.Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memosAbility to write informative correspondenceAbility to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimalsAbility to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Student Data software (ESchool), and electronic communication systems.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructionsAbility to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in a variety of 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 jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hearThe employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlThe employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 poundsThe employee must also be able to properly lift and move patients as required in CNA training exercisesSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267317 College and Careers Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267316 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): College and Careers Teacher Location or Department: Crispus Attucks MD Magnet High SchoolJob Summary: The College and Careers Exploration Instructor will be responsible for instruction and supervision of students for Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet Freshman introductory classThis includes introducing students to academy options and career pathways and helping students establish goals for high school, career training, and college preparation.Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectivelyHave three to five years of experience in the industryCandidate must be knowledgeable of high school culture and career pathwaysPrefer experience working or teaching in a high school or vocational school setting.License / Certifications: Must be eligible for a CTE: Marketing license, Business Services & Technology, Business & Information Technology, or Family & Consumer Sciences.Major Responsibilities: Duties and responsibilities include the followingOther duties may be assigned.- Provide detailed and regular feedback to parents on student achievement and concerns- Maintain student files, training records, and all reports concerning student certification- Plan and deliver pathway curriculum in a highly engaging classroom- Assist with preparing and maintaining equipment and resources required to meet the objectives of the lesson plans- Supervise and guide students in developing 4-year high school plan and introduce students academy options and pathways at Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet- Introduce students to basic industry safety standards and Microsoft Office Suite- Complete all data maintenance and entry required for student grades, attendance, and discipline- Create and maintain a positive learning environment for students.- Organize shadowing experiences and guest speakers to support student career exploration- Follow building and district rules and procedures when performing assigned responsibilities- Demonstrate positive interpersonal relationship by practicing good human relations with students, staff, parents, and the community partners- Other duties as assigned by the PrincipalCompetency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: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 resourcefulness.Judgment - 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.Supervisory Responsibilities: No direct supervisory responsibilities for adults, but is expected to carry out supervisory responsibilities related to monitoring student behavior and activities both in and out of classroom activities during the assigned working day and on field trips.Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memosAbility to write simple correspondenceAbility to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimalsAbility to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructionsAbility to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hearThe employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlThe employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267316 4th Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267315 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 4th Grade Teacher Location or Department: Indianapolis Public SchoolsSummary 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=2267315 4th Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267314 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 4th Grade Teacher Location or Department: Indianapolis Public SchoolsSummary 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=2267314 Special Education Teacher Secondary - Learning Disabilities at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267313 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Secondary - Learning Disabilities Location or Department: Longfellow Medical/STEM Magnet Middle SchoolJob 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=2267313 Literacy Coach at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267312 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Literacy Coach Location or Department: Broad Ripple Magnet High School Performing ArtsJob Summary: Literacy coach performs a variety of instructional support tasks in coordinating the effective implementation of reading and English Language Arts programsLiteracy Coach will primarily assist teachers with developing strategies and methods for assessing and addressing the literacy deficiencies of their students.Education and Experience Qualifications: - Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university- Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of Education or their last state of employment- Minimum of 3-5 years of successful classroom teaching experience and working with teachers- Strong organizational and management skills- Strong leadership abilities, particularly within a change process- Knowledge and expertise in the area of literacy instruction- Experience and expertise in guided reading- Experience in planning and facilitating professional development sessions either as a teacher or presenter- High level of expertise regarding the Indiana Academic Standards.- Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff members- Evidence of utilizing data to make instructional decisions Major Responsibilities: - Demonstrates an understanding balanced literacy- Participates in regularly scheduled staff, district, regional and school level meetings as required- Plans, schedules and facilitates teacher meetings focused on best practices in literacy instruction and student achievement- Facilitates meetings devoted to examining samples of student work and assessment data- Guides teachers in linking best practices and materials to standards- Develops and models mastery lesson plans- Works collaboratively with teachers in the development of ELA common formative assessments- Provides ongoing support of district-wide literacy initiatives- Implements coaching cycles to provide targeted support to teachers- Meets with the principals to monitor and support literacy implementation- Provides ongoing training and support for teachers- Participates in and seeks out professional development opportunities to improve knowledge and skills- Supports teachers in analyzing literacy data to improve instructional practices Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Teacher's License or Valid Teacher's License from another stateLanguage Skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to compose documents and tools for instructional use requiredThorough knowledge of grammatical rules, spelling, punctuation and formats required.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimalsAbility to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs and all other statistical measurement tools.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and involved written or oral instructionsAbility to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situationsAbility to utilize courtesy and tact when communicating with others to deliver clear and concise messages.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and armsThe employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk or hearThe employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 10 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust or focus. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267312 Language Arts Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267311 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): MS Language Arts Teacher (Temporary Contract) Location or Department: Center For Inquiry SchoolsAdditional Job Information: Temporary position to cover medical leave from 5/8/2017-6/9/2017Summary 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=2267311 4th Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267310 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 4th Grade Teacher Location or Department: Arlington WoodsSummary of Essential Job Functions: Teaches elementary school students academic, social and motor skills in the public school settingTeachers will have excellent organization and communication skills, as well as possess the philosophy that "all children can and will learn."Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferredLicense: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of Education Experience: Required experience includes: 1) Must have excellent organization and communication skills while being flexible; 2) Possess no excuses philosophy; 3) Good management skills; 4) Must be able to adapt material; 5) Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff; 6) Must have a working knowledge of the five (5) areas of reading, balanced literacy, state standards, general education curriculum, and IPS curriculum/instruction framework.Major Responsibilities: - Demonstrate a high level of effectiveness - Have the courage and desire to establish community outreach programs.- Must be willing to collaborate with administration, the Special Education Department, and all staff (during Structured Teacher Planning Time, team building, etc.)- Prepare rigorous, engaging lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of all students.- Demonstrate use of scientifically-based research best practice instructional strategies.- Post assignments and input real-time data on IPS On-Line weekly, contact parents weekly, and arrange parent/teacher conferences after each grading period.- Use a variety of instructional methods and materials.- Assessment/Data: 1) Administer frequent assessments to see what is working and what is not working; 2) Analyze Data: Evaluate student work and assessment data to make instructional adjustments (error pattern analysis), evaluate social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.- Encourage parent involvement in the educational process.- Seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program.- Maintains control that is conducive to safety in the classroom and on the playground.- Resolves problems in a timely manner using reason even with emotional topics focusing on solving conflict, not placing blame.- Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and professional reading groups, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day - Responds promptly to customer needs and solicits feedback to improve service- Perform other duties as assignedSupervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of EducationPhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer:The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267310 3rd Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267309 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 3rd Grade Teacher Location or Department: William McKinleySummary of Essential Job Functions: Teaches elementary school students academic, social and motor skills in the public school settingTeachers will have excellent organization and communication skills, as well as possess the philosophy that "all children can and will learn."Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree 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=2267309 PLTW Biomedical Sciences Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267308 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): PLTW Biomedical Sciences Teacher Location or Department: Crispus Attucks MD Magnet High SchoolJob Summary: The PLTW Biomedical Sciences instructor will be responsible for delivering the IDOE approved curriculum for the PLTW Biomedical Pathway of CoursesThe instructor will develop and implement intensive laboratory applications for this course that may be either school based or work based or a combination of the two All learning experiences and training will be standards in this field.Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectivelyCandidate must be willing to complete the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Principles of Biomedical Science trainingWe prefer a candidate with experience working with adolescents.License/Certification: Must hold and maintain certification or be eligible for a CTE Health Occupations, Workplace Specialist Health Science (4,000 hours in license related professions within the past 10 years) or a Life Science License.Major Responsibilities: Duties and responsibilities include the followingOther duties may be assigned.- Create quality lesson plans, deliver engaging instruction, and assess student mastery according to the state standards for PLTW Biomedical Sciences.- Complete all data maintenance and entry required for student grades, attendance, and discipline- Create and maintain a positive learning environment for students.- Provide detailed and regular feedback to parents on student achievement and concerns- Prepare lesson plans and accompanying resources required to meet the objectives of the IDOE pathway standards- Supervise and instruct students enrolled in Biomedical Sciences during school practical skill attainment.- Understand and communicate all requirements concerning student certification and dual credit attainment- Attend all required PLTW, district, school and CTE required meetings and professional development- Work cooperatively with other related pathway instructors and administrators.- Remain current in research and practice within the health professions- Sponsor or Co-Sponsor a health science focused student organization- Other duties as assigned by the CTE Director and/or Academy Coordinator- Conduct a minimum of two Advisory Committee meetings per year to drive improvement in the Biomedical Sciences pathway.Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: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 resourcefulness.Judgement - Exhibits sound and accurate judgement.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 Supervisory Responsibilities: No responsibilities with supervising other personnelInstructor is expected to carry out supervisory responsibilities related to monitoring student behavior and activities both in and out of the classroom during the assigned working day and on field trips.Language Ability: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memosAbility to write simple correspondenceAbility to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Math Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimalsAbility to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Student Data software (ESchool), and electronic communication systems (Outlook).Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructionsAbility to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hearThe employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlThe employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 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 jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267308 Kindergarten Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267307 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Kindergarten Teacher Location or Department: Wendell PhillipsJob 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- 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.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=2267307 2nd Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267306 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2nd Grade Teacher Location or Department: Wendell PhillipsSummary 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=2267306 Physical Education Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267305 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Physical Education Teacher 2017-18 Location or Department: Arsenal Technical 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 Education Experience: Three years successful teaching preferred.- Familiarity with a variety of instructional methodologies.- Experience in cooperative learning, student learning styles, collegial teaching/team building, and technology preferred.- Ability to collaborate with a variety of people including community partners, parents, and other teachers to coordinate P.Ecurriculum development, instruction, and extra-curricular activities- Ability to integrate educational theory and practice- Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences.- Understanding of student learning styles and alternative forms of assessmentEssential Duties and Responsibilities: - Provide opportunities for students to develop positive self-images and leadership skills.- Work with teachers to plan interdisciplinary instruction.- Encourage and support parental and community involvement in the educational process and P.Eprogram.- Seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program.- Participate in innovative instructional and assessment activities.- As part of a demonstration site, accept visitors and observers to the classroom.- Assist students in developing life-long habits of exercise that are enjoyable.- Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and professional groups, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day.- Perform other duties as assigned.Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: NonePhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer: The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267305 Grade 5 Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267304 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Grade 5 Teacher (2017/18 School Year) Location or Department: Daniel Webster SchoolSummary 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=2267304 Grade 4 Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267303 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Grade 4 Teacher (2017/18 School Year) Location or Department: Daniel Webster SchoolSummary 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=2267303 Title I Non Public Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267302 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=2267302 Special Education Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267301 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Location or Department: William ABellJob 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=2267301 Special Education Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267300 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Elementary Location or Department: Anna BrouchhausenJob 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: 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=2267300 3rd Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267299 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 3rd Grade Teacher Location or Department: Clarence FarringtonSummary 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=2267299 Media / Library Specialist at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267298 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=2267298 6th Grade Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267297 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 6th Grade Teacher (2017-18 SY) 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=2267297 Music Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267296 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Music Teacher Location or Department: Stephen Foster Summary of Essential Job Functions: Work collaboratively with District Curriculum Director, Building Administrator, and teachers to build a strong elementary music program.Qualifications:Education: Bachelor's Degree required in Music EducationExperience: - Required experience includes: Classroom experience teaching Music in a K-6 setting - Minimum 3 yrsteaching experience- Support multi-cultural, racial, gender, and economic diversity and an international focus within the curriculum- Ability to work in an inclusive environment- Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences- Develop and write curriculum proficiently in collaboration with peers- Evaluation of students using alternative forms of assessment- Use interdisciplinary curriculum to provide appropriate and motivating educational experiencesMajor Responsibilities: - Deliver content that meets state standards and use of best practice strategies- Maintain a model classroom environment supportive of student inquiry and music discovery- Actively encourage parent involvement in the educational program- Become an active member in the school community by attending conferences, collaborating and participating in District programs.- Participate ain professional development opportunities, professional learning communities, grade level meetings, subject level meetings, and school wide committees- Communicate with all shareholders (students, parents, teachers, administrators, district personnel) regarding student achievement, course syllabus and scope and sequence (pacing), policies, classroom activities and opportunities, and current progress of the programs via meetings, letters, and submission of articles to school newsletters and additional publications- Facilitate presentations, productions, competitions, events and/or activities as appropriate that showcase student learning and achievement- Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal.Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's License in K 8 Music or be able to receive a valid Indiana license.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer: The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267296 Special Education Teacher Elementary - Emotionally Handicapped at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267295 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Elementary - Emotionally Handicapped (2017/18 School Year) Location or Department: James AGarfieldJob Summary: Teach elementary emotionally handicapped special education students academic, social, and motor skills in the public school setting.Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree requiredLicense: Must hold valid Indiana Teacher's License in Elementary AND Mild Interventions or EH.Experience: 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.Essential Duties and 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 progress.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. 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 playground 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 playground, and during school events. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267295 Life Sciences Teacher (Grades 6-12) at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267294 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Life Sciences Teacher (Grades 6-12) (17-18 school year) Location or Department: Merle Sidener Gifted Academy Summary of Essential Job Functions: Teach Biology using a variety of instructional strategies that are highly engaging to middle school students.Qualifications: Education: Minimum Bachelor's degree, Master's degree preferred License: Valid Life Sciences and teaching license covering grades 6-12; out of state applicants must be able to secure an Indiana teaching licenseOut of state candidates must pursue an Indiana License upon hire Experience: Educational background extending into problem based learning, inquiry guided units, cooperative and team teaching, positive disciplinary approaches, six plus one writing traits, and authentic assessmentOutstanding communication skills, both oral and written, including the ability to communicate with a diverse communityFamiliar with current technology initiatives including online learning platforms, social media integration, one-to-one laptops, online textbooksEssential Duties and Responsibilities: - Perform teaching responsibilities including, but not limited to retaining attendance records, recording student behavior and achievement, facilitating lessons that are engaging, providing opportunities for reflection and growth.- Demonstrate respect for students and making their success a top priority within a supportive, caring and stimulating learning environment.- An open, transparent, and communicative style that will enable him or her to relate well to an unusually wide spectrum of constituencies.- Familiar with current technology initiatives including online learning platforms, social media integration, one-to-one laptops, online textbooks.- Assigns high importance to teamwork, communication and the building of relationships with all members of the school community.- Implement and apply educational technology software and hardware including virtual libraries and student resources, online grading and reporting systems.- Asynchronous learning platforms, laptops and production focused software.- Deliver content that meets state standards and subject guidelines utilizing best practices; serve as a language teacher regardless of content area; integrate technology as appropriate; use student achievement data to inform instruction.- Serve as an advisory leader teaching social, academic and behavioral norms for students.- Offer co-curricular activities or clubs that add value and depth to the current academic program.- Provide authentic assessments that are aligned with IPS practices and principles.- 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, course syllabus and scope and sequence (pacing), policies, classroom activities and opportunities, and current progress of the programs via meetings, letters, blogging and submission of articles to school newsletters and additional publications.- Facilitate presentations, productions, competitions, events and/or activities as appropriate that showcase student learning and achievement (specific expectations to be detailed during the interview process).- 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: None.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=2267294 International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme Magnet Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267293 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme Magnet Teacher Location or Department: Center For Inquiry SchoolsTitle: IPS Center for Inquiry International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme Magnet Teacher Intermediate level (70, 302, 327, and 384 sites)Primary Function: Work collaboratively with other teachers to plan and implement an inquiry-based model International Baccalaureate curriculum and build community within the classroom and school program.Qualifications: Briefly explain in your letter of application why you believe you meet or exceed the qualifications as outlined belowCertification: A valid State of Indiana Elementary Teacher's License is required.Licensing that includes grades 6-8 is preferred.Education and Training:Required: - Candidates that already have a certificate from IB attesting to training in the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program and/or have teaching experience within an IB candidate or fully-authorized school will receive priority over candidates without IB training/experience.- A personal instructional philosophy that is compatible with that of the Center for Inquiry Option program is required.- Training and experience in the following are required:- inquiry-based, process-centered curriculum- the use of literature based instruction and the writing process.- differentiated instruction, cooperative learning, student learning styles, collegial teaching/team building- computer-integrated technology in the teaching/learning process- development of IB unit planners in the PYP program including performance based assessments- Responsive Classroom trainingPreferred: - A minimum of three (3) years' successful teaching experience preferred.- A Master's degree preferredDemonstrated Skills:- Ability to address multi-cultural, racial, gender, and economic diversity and support an international focus within the curriculum.- Ability to use an interdisciplinary curriculum to provide appropriate and motivating educational experiences.- Ability to collaborate with a variety of people, as well as other CFI IB Magnet Program teachers to coordinate curriculum development, instruction and student support services.- Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences.- Proficiency in the development and writing of the curriculum.- Ability to evaluate students using alternative forms of assessment.- Ability to work in an inclusive environment.- Experience with or willingness to engage in co-teaching.Job Duties: - Maintain a model classroom environment supportive of student inquiry and aligned with the Primary Years Program of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).- Establish an educational environment with an international focus that provides opportunities for students to develop leadership skills and positive self-images.- Work with each of the other teachers in the CFI Magnet Program to plan themes and projects for interdisciplinary instruction aligned with IB- Actively encourage parent involvement in the educational process.- Actively seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program.- Willingly participate in innovative instructional and assessment activities including the design and preparation of proposals and reports.- As part of a demonstration site, graciously accept visitors and observers to the classroom and mentor university interns.- Participate in IB training, which includes traveling to regional sites.- Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops, and professional reading groups, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional dayThe successful candidate will be required to take part in staff and curriculum development workshops and IB training during the summer and/or after school hours.After school activities during the school year will not exceed four (4) hours per week.Salary: IPS teacher's salary scale in accordance with training and experience, plus designated services contract throughout the school year as required. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267293 Language Arts Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267292 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): HS Language Arts Teacher Location or Department: Broad Ripple Magnet High School Performing ArtsSummary 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=2267292 ENL Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267291 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): ENL Teacher (17-18 school year) Location or Department: Elder WDiggsSummary of Essential Job Functions: Works with English learners (ELs) in developing English skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listeningThe ESL teacher collaborates with classroom teachers in ensuring best practices for ELs are implemented throughout the school day and that the ILP is implemented with fidelity.Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree required.License: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's License in English as a Second LanguageExperience: Ability to read and comprehend instructions Ability to write correspondence and effectively present information as required.Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written or oral instructionsAbility to deal with problem solving effectively in a non-hostile manner.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Develop Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) for all ESL students.Monitor Fluent English Proficient (FEP) students who have exited from ESL services within the last two years.Maintain cumulative folders with required paperwork for English learnersRun student reports weekly to ensure accuracy of data.Assist in administering required language proficiency (W-APT/ACCESS) and academic achievement tests within the required time frame.Provide language development support via push in or pull out model.Utilize WIDA framework and standards in the development of lesson plans.Employ a variety of instructional techniques and teaching strategies to meet different aptitudes and interests of students, including whole group (co-teaching)/ small-group or individual learning.Attend IEP, Section 504, or other related meetings necessary for student assessment and/or compliance with federal and/or state law.Work towards building a positive self-image in English learners.Help the school staff to be aware of and sensitive to cultural differences.Assist in collecting and analyzing data for increasing student achievement.Establish and maintain communication with parents of students in the program.Develop and deliver building level professional developmentSupervisory 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: None.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=2267291 Middle School Science Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267290 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Middle School Science Teacher Location or Department: Frederick DouglassSummary: Teaches one or more Sciences to middle school students by performing the following dutiesEssential Duties and Responsibilities: include the followingOther duties may be assignedInstructs students using District-approved resourcesInstructional methods include: modeling, guided practice, lecturing, cooperative learning, integration of technologyPrepares daily lesson plans focusing on Indiana Science standards, course objectives, student performance and student assessmentsLesson plans should follow curriculum guidelines and requirements of the State, District and School.Administers frequent formal and informal assessments to monitor student learningExamples include: District Assessments, classroom exams, homework, projects, essays, classroom discussionAnalyzes data to make instructional adjustments to improve student learningCommunicates with students and parents concerning their progressEnters daily student attendance on District systemMaintains a positive classroom learning environment and records/reports discipline concerns via the District systemParticipates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshopsCompetency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information.Design - Translates concepts and information into images.Project Management - Develops project plans.Technical Skills Assess own strengths/weaknesses and strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations.Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction.Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.Professionalism - Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality.Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes assigned tasks correctly and on timeAdaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsEducation/Experience: Bachelor's degree from four-year college or universityLanguage Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manualsAbility to write routine reports and correspondenceAbility to speak effectively before groups of students, parents, or employees of IPSMath Ability: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of AlgebraAbility to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situationsReasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization existsAbility to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule formComputer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software and Database softwareCertificates and Licenses: Valid Current Indiana Teacher's License with appropriate Middle School Science endorsement.Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilitiesWork Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather);toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderatePhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is- regularly required to talk or hear- frequently required to stand; walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel- occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl- frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds- occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267290 Grade 3 Teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools, IN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267289 Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Grade 3 Teacher (2017-18 SY) Location or Department: Arlington WoodsSummary of Essential Job Functions: Teaches elementary school students academic, social and motor skills in the public school settingTeachers will have excellent organization and communication skills, as well as possess the philosophy that "all children can and will learn."Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferredLicense: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of Education Experience: Required experience includes: 1) Must have excellent organization and communication skills while being flexible; 2) Possess no excuses philosophy; 3) Good management skills; 4) Must be able to adapt material; 5) Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff; 6) Must have a working knowledge of the five (5) areas of reading, balanced literacy, state standards, general education curriculum, and IPS curriculum/instruction framework.Major Responsibilities: - Demonstrate a high level of effectiveness - Have the courage and desire to establish community outreach programs.- Must be willing to collaborate with administration, the Special Education Department, and all staff (during Structured Teacher Planning Time, team building, etc.)- Prepare rigorous, engaging lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of all students.- Demonstrate use of scientifically-based research best practice instructional strategies.- Post assignments and input real-time data on IPS On-Line weekly, contact parents weekly, and arrange parent/teacher conferences after each grading period.- Use a variety of instructional methods and materials.- Assessment/Data: 1) Administer frequent assessments to see what is working and what is not working; 2) Analyze Data: Evaluate student work and assessment data to make instructional adjustments (error pattern analysis), evaluate social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.- Encourage parent involvement in the educational process.- Seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program.- Maintains control that is conducive to safety in the classroom and on the playground.- Resolves problems in a timely manner using reason even with emotional topics focusing on solving conflict, not placing blame.- Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and professional reading groups, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day - Responds promptly to customer needs and solicits feedback to improve service- Perform other duties as assignedSupervisory Responsibilities: NoneLanguage Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6)Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of EducationPhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hear The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Disclaimer:The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classificationIt is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2267289 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!