Teacher - English - High


Job Description
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If you leave your computer and return later, you may time out.REMINDER: Current DCSD employees must apply through their district log-on, this application is for external candidates only!Job Posting Title:Teacher - English - High Job Description:Under supervision of the Principal and/or Assistant Principal, teaches and instructs students in academic subject matter, along with social, behavioral, and other educational or related skill areas; plans, develops, organizes, implements, and assesses a comprehensive educational program for students; assists in other school programs as assigned; creates a supportive and flexible program and environment conducive to learning and personal growth according to each student's ability and interests. Encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Occasional lifting five (5) to ten (10) pounds Frequent sitting and standing Occasional bending or squattingPosition Specific Information (if Applicable):The Legend EDGE instructional design emphasizes hands-on, interdisciplinary, project-based learning, personalized to student interest and exploration. We are committed to building a program culture where there is respect and cooperation among every student, adult, and family. Candidates should be open to a dynamic, collaborative, student-driven program where teachers have the freedom to design their curriculum in an innovative and responsive manner.Legend EDGE endeavors to attract passionate, highly qualified educators with a desire to instruct while incorporating interdisciplinary projects with colleagues, engage in learning opportunities with the broader community, and travel with students, creating memorable and lasting learning. Students are scheduled to take Concurrent Enrollment English and AP Seminar, so a Masters in English or a Masters in any area with 18 graduate hours in English would be preferred. Willingness to be virtually trained in AP Seminar will be a look for as well.Responsibilities: Our teachers are integral parts of their school and the school community, performing certain duties including but not limited to student support, counseling students with academic problems and supporting certain extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations, participating in department and school meetings, and parent meetings. As a teacher you would be expected to plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. You are challenged with new teaching methods and educational tools in an ever changing and strategic environment. You would plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences and establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities. You would utilize technology and integrate the use of technology to provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities, instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment, observe, evaluate, encourage and provide feedback on student's performance and development. You would maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development preparing required reports on students and activities. Teachers are responsible for managing student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures, maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school, and applying appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary.Certifications:Teaching License - Colorado Department of Education Education:Bachelor's Degree (Required) Skills:Position Type:Regular Primary Location:Legend High School One Year Only (Yes or No):NoScheduled Hours Per Week:40FTE:1 Approx Scheduled Days Per Year:(260 days indicates a year-round position. Time off [or Off-Track Days] are then granted based on the position. Any exceptions to the normal off-track time will be noted in the Additional Position Details section above, as scheduled work days.)185 Work Days Minimum Hire Rate: $43,680.00 USD Annual Maximum Hire Rate: $93,437.00 USD Annual Full Salary Range:$43,680.00 USD - $93,437.00 USD AnnualAll salary amounts listed above are based on a full-time (1.0) FTE. If applicable, part-time salaries will be prorated according to the assigned FTE. Click HERE to view the current DCSD Licensed Salary Schedules. Benefits:This position is eligible for health, vision, dental, health savings account (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), District paid and voluntary additional (supplemental) life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, short and long-term disability, critical illness and accident voluntary insurance, employee assistance program (EAP), voluntary 401(k), 403(b) and 457 retirement plan options.Time Off Plans:This position is eligible for paid sick and personal time.This position will be open until filled, but will not be open past:October 14, 2022