Aug 01, 2019

Teacher (English, Math, Social Studies)

  • FLEX High School Michigan
Full time Teacher - High School

Job Description

Job Description

The Teacher at FLEX High School of Michigan in Flint is a caring, passionate, and collaborative school team member who believes that all students can learn and succeed. Our mission at Flex High is to engage opportunity youth and provide a safe environment, a personalized learning program, and college and career readiness within a flexible weekly schedule. The Teacher is the key stakeholder in ensuring all students participate in building a culture of mutual respect so that each learner is able to explore and prepare their own story of success in earning a high school diploma and positively serving the community. The Teacher will plan, organize and implement an appropriate personalized instructional program – working 1 on 1 (face to face) and in small groups - in a learning environment that guides, supports, and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential, completion of diploma requirements and post-secondary transition plan. The teacher will collaborate with other instructional staff and school personnel.

Qualifications:

  • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with appropriate endorsement(s) for all subject area(s) being taught
  • Bachelor’s degree with major or minor in designated subject
  • Satisfactory Live Scan fingerprinting and background check clearances
  • Except as otherwise provided by law, the Academy shall use certificated teachers according to state board rule

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, review and regularly update personalized academic plans based on students’ transcripts, assessment data, career pathway planning (CTE), post-secondary goals, and progress towards those goals
  • Create and maintain an effective learning environment by modeling positive and respectful behavior, upholding and supporting high academic expectations, and maintaining positive and professional relationships with colleagues, students and parents
  • Assign appropriate courses of study
  • Establish and communicate learning objectives and content standards to be assessed
  • Plan, prepare for and deliver instructional activities to facilitate learning experiences
  • Identify and implement instructional strategies and resources to meet students’ varying needs
  • Engage students in academic conversations that elicit critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication
  • Connect instruction to real-world experiences and students’ post-secondary goals
  • Regularly check for understanding and provide clarifying and/or enrichment information
  • Carefully observe, review and evaluate student homework and test results to assess and monitor progress
  • Provide students with meaningful feedback to enhance learning and improve achievement
  • Instruct and monitor student progress in the use of online learning materials and technology
  • Provide appropriate accommodations, modifications and interventions for English Learners, students with 504 Plans, and Special Education students
  • Model and guide students to develop strategies that foster independent learning skills such as, goal-setting, time management, and accessing/utilizing resources
  • Administer state standardized and school diagnostic assessments according to guidelines
  • Regularly communicate necessary information to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • Refer students to support structures and social services as appropriate
  • Prepare for and participate in school events: parent teacher conferences, open house, graduations.
  • Maintain student folders and records in accordance with school policies and state guidelines
  • Collaborate with colleagues to improve teaching practices through professional learning communities, student study teams, department meetings, and student retention meetings
  • Participate in professional development opportunities as directed by leadership

BENEFITS

We are committed to providing quality and affordable benefits to our employees. We offer a rich and generous comprehensive and flexible benefits program designed to meet the changing needs of our employees and their families. Some of our benefits include:

  • Medical (PPO and HMO)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death or Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Care (LTC)
  • Sick and Vacation Accruals
  • Eleven paid Holidays
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with a generous employer match
  • Supplemental Coverage: Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness and Short Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (i.e. Financial, Legal and Emotional Counseling)
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Education Assistance Program

Due to the volume of applications received, not all qualified applicants will be contacted.

Selected candidate will be required to complete and clear a Live Scan, background/reference check, and Tuberculosis test..

It is the policy of the Charter School to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, denial of family and medical care leave, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

City

Flint

State

CA

Level of Education

4 Year Degree

Experience Level

2+ to 5 Years

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