American Instituational Management Services, Inc.

Promoting Excellence and
Innovation in School Reform

AIMS designed programs improve education through reform, impacting public schools through direct involvement within the traditional system, and through alternative educational models, such as public school academies. We bring educational excellence and innovation to the academies we oversee, based upon our unique program design and capacity to implement and manage comprehensive and successful educational strategies.

AIMS is a leader in ensuring that each academy operates on a sound fiscal basis with programs such as summer school, after-school, supplemental services, bilingual instruction and assistance, foreign language instruction and assistance, library services, welcomed parent involvement, and state of the art technology.

Oct 29, 2018
The  Dearborn Academy is seeking an Administrator for Curriculum and Instruction. The Administrator for Curriculum serves with the Principal to ensure the development, delivery and evaluation of curriculum and instruction practices and to ensure quality learning by all students on state standards and Academy learning goals. The Administrator for Curriculum and Instruction serves as a member of the administrative team.   Common Administrative Behaviors:   The Academy expects all administrators to exhibit knowledge, skill and competence regarding certain common administrative behaviors and position-specific administrative behaviors. Listed below are the 12 common administrative behaviors: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and competence regarding effective communication procedures and processes with all audiences affiliated with the Academy. Facilitate, collaboration and teamwork by all audiences to ensure quality learning results by all students. Exhibit knowledge, skill and competence regarding the assessment and evaluation of staff, programs and policies. Demonstrate effective organization of the Academy to ensure successful learning results by all students. Proactively plan, implement, monitor and evaluate Strategic Improvement Plans and results. Must be knowledgeable regarding school law and effectively use the legal requirements for schools to develop and implement policies, procedures and processes to support teaching and learning. Demonstrate the knowledge, skill and competence necessary to solve problems, negotiate conflict resolutions and encourage ongoing professional growth by the staff. Model and encourage innovative behaviors in support of quality teaching and learning. Demonstrate knowledge, skill and competence to manage effective and efficient operations. Practice sound fiscal management of the resources of the Academy in support of quality teaching and learning. Demonstrate effective human resource leadership and management of the Academy staff. Practice strategic leadership of the Academy to ensure quality teaching and learning success.       Position-Specific Responsibilities: Direct, design, monitor and evaluate the curriculum to ensure alignment with State of Michigan requirements, vertical articulation of learning goals and horizontal grade level consistency. Supervise and evaluate teachers and other assigned support staff. Build the curricular and instructional budget and supervise the successful procurement of needed curricular and instructional resources. Collaborate with the Principal and other assistant administrators to develop an effective instructional calendar for the year, semester, quarter and day. Develop, monitor, implement and evaluate the results of a comprehensive assessment system for Academy students that are used to determine student achievement levels, areas of improvement, curricular and instructional changes and intervention strategies. Facilitate the development and implementation of effective intervention programs and strategies for fostering student academic success. Collaborate with the Principal, the administrative team and the professional staff in the design and implementation of Strategic Improvement Plans for the Academy. Routinely monitor and enforce the disciplinary code to ensure a safe, orderly environment for teaching and learning. Assist the Principal in the design and delivery of ongoing professional development for the staff. Develop effective oral and written communications for staff, the administrative team, the Principal, the President of AIMS, the Academy Board, the authorizing agency, State officials and parents regarding student academic progress at the Academy. Perform such other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal or the President of AIMS.  Qualifications: Michigan State School Administrator License Master’s degree in the area of leadership and/or curriculum and instruction. Except as otherwise provided by law, the Academy shall use certificated teachers according to state board rule. At least five years successful teaching and/or administrator experience and a background in administration. Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with professionals, parents and students. All administrators or other person whose primary responsibility is administering instructional programs or as a chief business official shall meet the certification and continuing education requirements as described in MCL 380.1246. Satisfactory criminal background check and unprofessional conduct check as required by School Safety Legislation.     
American Instituational Management Services, Inc. The Dearborn Academy, Ford Rd, Dearborn, MI, USA Full time
Oct 22, 2018
The Dearborn Academy, a K-8 Charter School located at 1930 Ford Rd. Dearborn, MI 48128, is seeking Elementary and Middle School Math Teachers.  The Dearborn Academy’s mission is to serve a multicultural community through individualized, focused instruction allowing each student to achieve academic excellence and exhibit social responsibility.   Teachers are responsible for planning and coordinating the elementary and/or middle school math program at the school level.   Position Specific Responsibilities Duties of this position include but are not limited to: Develop, administer, and/or facilitate assessments to determine student math levels. Create instructional math plans to match student ability and learning styles. Guide children through math activities to help them overcome obstacles. Consult with parents and teachers to recommend at-home strategies to improve math skills. Assist classroom teachers in planning math programs and instruction. Assist all teachers with teaching/learning strategies that promote math comprehension. Model math instruction in elementary and middle school classrooms. Maintain current and efficient records including the preparation of reports and presentations. Assist in the creation and implementation of after school math tutoring programs. Coordinate the school mathematics and primary program both horizontally and vertically. Assist classroom teachers in planning mathematics program and elementary and/or middle school programs. Model math instruction in elementary and/or middle school classrooms. Coordinate the developmental aspects of the elementary and/or middle school programs. Collaboratively select and coordinating (with the approval of the principal) all math materials used in the classrooms. Other related duties as assigned by Principal. Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience: Qualifications: Bachelors or Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university Elementary/ Middle Level Teacher Certification with E X Endorsement  Masters in Math (preferred) Two years of teaching experience Experience with elementary/middle programs dependent on area of assignment Must meet NCLB Highly Qualified Criteria (Major in content area, or Minor and Passed MTTC exam) Competitive pay and benefits. Satisfactory criminal background check and unprofessional conduct check as required by School Safety Legislation conduct check as required by School Safety Legislation Please email resumes to hr@aimsus.com .
American Instituational Management Services, Inc. The Dearborn Academy, Ford Rd, Dearborn, MI, USA Full time
Oct 22, 2018
The Dearborn Academy, a K-8 Charter School located at 1930 Ford Rd. Dearborn, MI 48128, is seeking   Middle School Language Arts Teachers   Teachers are responsible for providing instructional activities and educational skills to students to help them achieve academic success. Help students understand potential for educational, physical, intellectual and psychological growth.   Responsibilities Implement the assigned instructional activities and course of study to engage students in conductive learning. Utilize instructional and classroom management systems that increase student learning and maximize time on task. Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs. Monitor student progress towards achieving instructional objectives and goals. Communicate effectively within the educational community and with parents on a regular basis. Meet professional responsibilities. Maintain and upgrade professional skills. Promote and maintain positive school-staff and pupil-teacher-parent relationships. Other related duties as assigned by Principal.Teachers Qualifications and Experience Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution Michigan teacher’s certification Meet professional education requirements of school, district, state Relevant teaching experience
American Instituational Management Services, Inc. The Dearborn Academy, Ford Rd, Dearborn, MI, USA Full time