|Job Title||Language Arts Literacy Teacher|
|Posting Date||January 15th, 2013|
To implement the mission and education program of the Central Jersey Arts Charter School in a safe, peaceful, stimulating, and aesthetically pleasing classroom environmentTo design and execute engaging lesson plans and instructional materials with the intent of meeting whole-class, small-group, and individual student academic needs, in accordance with the broader curricular design and objectives of the schoolTo utilize formal and informal assessment data to accelerate, enrich, or intervene in students’ academic progress on a daily and weekly basisTo create and maintain an effective, print-rich environment for learning and community-building within the classroomTo engage in reflective practice by seeking out school leader and peer classroom visits and lesson feedbackTo design, revise, and implement, in conjunction with other staff and community members, the school’s arts-integrated curriculumTo develop and maintain each student’s portfolio of student work, long- and short-term learning goals, and overall progress goalsTo establish and maintain positive, open relationships with parents and families, and to communicate regularly with parents about the progress of learnersTo share information about student progress with other stakeholders, including school leaders and counselorsTo actively participate in school teams and meetings, with the goal of developing professional knowledge and collaboratively problem-solving with colleagues; all teachers are asked to participate in at least one committeeTo comply with district policies and administrative rules and directives, including but not limited to submission of instructional materials and curricular tasks, lunch/hallway/recess duty, attending parent meetings, administration of state, district, or internal assessments, etc.To undertake regular professional development in integrated artsTo attend and participate in school events (a minimum of 15 hours)
Excellent verbal and written communicationExcellent computer skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPointAbility to handle multiple tasksDemonstrated success in classroom teachingExceptional ability to analyze academic data and use it to drive instructionOutstanding ability to relate to urban children and their familiesUnflagging attention to detail and an uncompromising work ethicAbility to work collaboratively with other staff to accomplish goalsProficiency with Spanish a plus
Required Experience and Certification
Master’s degree with a GPA of 3.2 or higher
This position will be compensated commensurate with experience.