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Social Studies Teacher

Summary Information:
Employer: Akron Public Schools
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Social Studies
School / Org: Buchtel Community Learning Center
Location: Akron, Ohio
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: 2234
Posting Date: Monday, 29 June 2020
Closing Date: Wednesday, 29 July 2020

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Akron Board of Education is seeking applicants for the following position:

Social Studies Teacher

The applicant must have a valid State of Ohio teaching licensure 4-9 or 7-12 in Social Studies.

Position Description:
Assist all students to meet or exceed 21st century knowledge and skills, including state academic achievement standards;
Articulate what students should know and be able to do, while working to help students achieve;
Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects to communicate these objectives to students;
Plan and deliver learning experiences that advance the learning of each individual student; show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor;
Design authentic learning experiences for students to learn core knowledge, 21st century skills and literacies, through, but not limited to, collaboration, problem–based learning and inquiry;
Partner with business and community organizations to create authentic learning experiences;
Organize and plan for learning based upon knowledge of subject matter, students, the community, and curriculum goals;
Assist in the planning for intervention and remediation in the areas of math, science and literacy for all students who have not mastered the content standards and implement appropriately;
Develop and implement differentiated instructional strategies for each student’s academic growth;
Use technology to develop student content knowledge and skills so students know how to learn, think critically, solve problems, use information, communicate, innovate, create and collaborate;
Proficient in using technology as an instructional and management tool;
Use continuous, authentic and appropriate assessment and evaluation measures that are evidence-based and use them to improve instruction and student learning and for feedback, including progress reports;
Be flexible, resourceful, innovative and can effective manage the design and execution of learning experiences, both formal and informal Environmental for Learning;
Create a classroom environment that incorporates Partners’ staff members as an ongoing presence and is conducive to learning, fosters engagement, self-motivation, student self-direction and positive social interaction;
Provide learning opportunities that support the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of the students;
Work closely with students and parents to guide students through school and future education and career choices;
Model the teaching expectations that students are to accomplish;
Contribute to and participate in ongoing professional development, including working with colleagues in a Professional Learning Community (PLC) model;
Maintain and improve professional competence;
Use evidence-based and best practices to inform instruction and to work with colleagues;
Work collaboratively to improve instruction and learning while sharing the responsibility for outcomes with school and community;
Use a variety of communication methods and technologies to interact with students, parents and staff;
Maximize opportunities for student success by creating positive working relationships with students;
Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations;
Develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner;
Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees as required;
Work closely with the building principal to collaboratively lead the school through a shared decision making process;
Use electronic tools for grading, both in New Tech applications and district applications;
Reports to and carries out any other responsibilities as assigned by the building principal.

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