Old Redford Academy

Old Redford Academy is a pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade charter school district with more than 1800 students proudly serving families in the comeback city…. Detroit. This twenty-year-old organization is looking for unique urban education reformers with an unyielding commitment to excellence. Our professional educators will ensure Old Redford Academy scholars attain the academic outcomes and character skills that will allow them to become college and career ready. If you are an educator who never underestimates the potential of the children in front of you or your power to influence them, we invite you to join our professional learning community.

Oct 24, 2018
Elementary School Instructional Staff Job Description - Kindergarten Teacher  I   Position Summary: This position is responsible for the development of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.   II Major Duties: Curriculum Development: Align instructional methods/practices with curriculum as prescribed in the School improvement Plan. Align curriculum with GLCE or Content Expectations, with emphasis on writing and reading. Utilize standardized and non-standard assessment data through driven instruction, such as MEAP data, Ed performance, etc. Incorporate the writing process within lessons. Designs pacing charts for subject matter with teams for the school year Instruction: Validate principles of teaching. Learning must be delineated understood and applied to ensure that students comprehend. Differentiates lessons to meet all Students’ needs within classroom formatted with District expectations. Align long-range plans and lesson plans with the objectives of the State requirements. Ensure a safe and productive climate for learning to occur. Use a variety of instructional methods and resources to meet differing learning styles and abilities. Integrate technology into curriculum delivery. Focuses classroom time on teaching and learning. Link instruction to real-life situations of students. Follows a consistent schedule and maintains procedures/routines. Handles administrative task quickly and efficiently. Maintains momentum within and across lessons. Sets clearly articulated high expectations for self and students. Stresses student responsibility and accountability Carefully links learning objectives and activities Organize content for effective presentation. Consider student attention span and learning styles when designing lessons. Develops objectives, questions, and activities that reflect higher and lower level cognitive skills appropriate for the content and the students. Have daily objectives displayed on the board and center instruction around written daily objectives. Uses project based learning Has at least 10 grades entered in Skyward each quarter for each subject area. Enters attendance in Skyward on a daily basis. Evaluation: Establish curriculum goals and objectives, periodically access the instructional process to determine whether or not goals are met. Responsible for administering MEAP and other testing. Track and monitor students’ progress to determine how to guide instruction and student success. Make timely referrals for intervention or retention, when necessary. Develop appropriate assessments to measure individual student progress. Organization: Organize classroom day-to-day functions that support mission and school expectation. Handles routine tasks promptly, efficiently, consistently. Prepares materials in advance ready to use. Organizes classroom space efficiently. Keeps desk and classroom space neat and organized. Demonstrate effective classrooms management that fosters mutual respect and reflects student expectations outlined in school handbooks. Uses consistent and proactive discipline. Establishes routines for daily tasks and needs. Orchestrates smooth transitions and continuity of classroom momentum. Balances variety and challenge in student activities. Is aware of all activities in the classroom. Classroom Management: Interprets and responds to inappropriate behavior promptly. Implements rules of behavior fairly and consistently. Reinforces and reiterates expectations for positive behavior. Uses appropriate disciplinary measures as prescribed by Student Code of Conduct such as placing students in the hallway unsupervised. Use positive language when addressing students. Circulates throughout the classroom. Have total control of the classroom and students. Make sure you give all students respect and receive respect back from students. Leadership: Represent the mission of Old Redford Academy in an Effective manner generating public support for the school’s program. Role Model for the moral and ethical growth and socialization of the children-essential for the building of their character and moral fibers. Instill respect in students by consistently enforcing all School policies and procedures, in particular the dress code and Student Code of Conduct. Work with parents and citizens in resolving community issues; establish positive relationships that are in support of the school’s mission. Actively participate in all staff meetings, departmental meetings, in-service training, and parent/teacher conferences. Meet regularly with other departmental members to coordinate curriculum delivery and discipline. Develop positive parental relationships to support student achievement and school mission. Actively participate in coordinating after school extra-curricular activities or instructional support program
Old Redford Academy 17195 Redford Street, Detroit, MI, USA
Oct 23, 2018
SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER "Back to Basics, Putting Children First" The mission of Old Redford Academy is to provide a learning environment that develops children in reaching their maximum potential to become productive members of a peaceful global society. Through home and school collaboration, the Academy successfully educates all students providing them with stimulating and challenging experiences in a clean, safe, and healthy environment. PRIMARY FUNCTION School social work is a specialized practice area within the profession of social work. School social workers are a vital part of the total educational team of a school. The primary object of school social work is to improve student’s potential for improved academic. School social workers work collaboratively with teachers, administrators, counselors, psychologists, nurses, speech pathologists, other staff and families. School social workers attempt to integrate information from many sources along with a student’s overall social, emotional, behavioral and adaptive functioning in school, at home, and within the community in order to improve learning opportunities and develop educational resources. School social workers are bound by professional ethics and are responsible for their continued professional growth and development. Critical Components  Schedule and conduct parent interviews with regard to academic concerns, family crisis, behavioral issues and/or special education evaluations. Provide direct treatment or intervention for mental, emotional and behavioral disorders for students, their parents and groups of students. Provide interventions and support services in times of crisis, i.e. suicide, death, assaults, school violence and other catastrophic events. Evaluate and assess eligibility for students to receive special education services as Emotionally Impaired. Systematic observation and bio-psychosocial assessment of children and youth in order to formulate diagnostic impressions and provide recommendations for interventions. Complete Functional Behavior Assessments and Develop Behavior Intervention Plans. Administer, interpret, and report selected empirical based assessments of clients. Acts as an advocate for clients’ rights. Refer and link families and students to community resources and make agency contacts for information and services such as FIA, medical and psychiatric hospital and clinics, substance abuse centers, psychotherapist, legal aid, courts, ISDs, etc. Responds to all levels of supervision. School Social Workers also provide the following coordination and collaboration services. Crisis intervention and follow-up (home, school and community). Coordinate and develop classroom and community programs. Provide in-service education to school personal regarding parenting education, disability, awareness, violence prevention, and self- awareness. Coordinate, plan and conduct multidisciplinary team and IEPT meeting. Consultation with families, students, teachers, parents, administrators and other staff. Collaboration with community resources and agency personnel serving families. Responsible for punctual, regular and consistent attendance.   Must have School Social Worker Certification
Old Redford Academy Old Redford Academy - Elementary School, Redford Street, Detroit, MI, United States Full time
Oct 22, 2018
Old Redford Academy is a pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade charter school district with more than 1800 students proudly serving families in the comeback city…. Detroit. This twenty-year-old organization is looking for unique urban education reformers with an unyielding commitment to excellence. Our professional educators will ensure Old Redford Academy scholars attain the academic outcomes and character skills that will allow them to become college and career ready. If you are an educator who never underestimates the potential of the children in front of you or your power to influence them, we invite you to join our professional learning community. What You’ll Do Act as a brand ambassador committed to and promoting the vision and mission of Old Redford Academy Join a team of urban educators who are committed and equipped to close the achievement gap Create, monitor, and maintain a disciplined school and staff culture of high academic and behavioral standards Differentiate instruction to address multiple learning styles and the mixed-abilities of scholars Plan and implement the Academy’s rigorous college preparatory curriculum which is aligned with Common Core and the State of Michigan standards Actively participate in targeted professional development and collaborative planning sessions Be committed to continuously improving your instructional practices through coaching sessions, walkthroughs, data-driven reflection, and feedback Have high expectations for learners, teaching them on grade level with the goal of their achieving mastery of the standards Encourage scholars to become self-directed learners Establish and maintain positive relationships with the parents/guardians of scholars Strengthen the passion and joy that led you into teaching Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree (Required) Valid MDE teacher certification in the appropriate content area (Required) Minimum of one year of teaching experience  (Preferred) Compensation Highly competitive compensation $1500.00 signing bonus Medical Plan Vision and Dental Plan 401K Retirement Plan Generous Paid Time Off Full and Part-Time Positions Available Job Share Opportunities The Academy believes in the principle and practice of affording all individuals who have the necessary qualifications an equal employment opportunity. It is committed to ensuring that personnel actions are administered in compliance with federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status and any other characteristics protected by law. All personnel actions and programs will be administered without regard to any of the foregoing factors, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, transfers, compensation, benefits, demotions, and terminations.
Old Redford Academy Old Redford Academy - Elementary School Full time
Oct 22, 2018
Old Redford Academy is a pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade charter school district with more than 1800 students proudly serving families in the comeback city…. Detroit. This twenty-year-old organization is looking for unique urban education reformers with an unyielding commitment to excellence. Our professional educators will ensure Old Redford Academy scholars attain the academic outcomes and character skills that will allow them to become college and career ready. If you are an educator who never underestimates the potential of the children in front of you or your power to influence them, we invite you to join our professional learning community. What You’ll Do Act as a brand ambassador committed to and promoting the vision and mission of Old Redford Academy Join a team of urban educators who are committed and equipped to close the achievement gap Create, monitor, and maintain a disciplined school and staff culture of high academic and behavioral standards Differentiate instruction to address multiple learning styles and the mixed-abilities of scholars Plan and implement the Academy’s rigorous college preparatory curriculum which is aligned with Common Core and the State of Michigan standards Actively participate in targeted professional development and collaborative planning sessions Be committed to continuously improving your instructional practices through coaching sessions, walkthroughs, data-driven reflection, and feedback Have high expectations for learners, teaching them on grade level with the goal of their achieving mastery of the standards Encourage scholars to become self-directed learners Establish and maintain positive relationships with the parents/guardians of scholars Strengthen the passion and joy that led you into teaching Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree (Required) Valid MDE teacher certification in the appropriate content area (Required) Minimum of one year of teaching experience  (Preferred) Compensation Highly competitive compensation $1500.00 signing bonus Medical Plan Vision and Dental Plan 401K Retirement Plan Generous Paid Time Off Full and Part-Time Positions Available Job Share Opportunities The Academy believes in the principle and practice of affording all individuals who have the necessary qualifications an equal employment opportunity. It is committed to ensuring that personnel actions are administered in compliance with federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status and any other characteristics protected by law. All personnel actions and programs will be administered without regard to any of the foregoing factors, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, transfers, compensation, benefits, demotions, and terminations.
Old Redford Academy Old Redford Academy - High School Full time