Full Time Innovative Programs/MTSS Support Instructor

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Charlotte Public Schools
Position Details: 

POSITION:      Full Time Innovative Programs/MTSS Support Instructor  

ASSIGNMENT/RESPONSIBILITY:      Charlotte High School is an innovative and forward thinking learning institution with numerous programs designed to meet the needs of all students. This position will allow the teacher to work in two of these: the freshman academy and Charlotte Public Schools Project Success.

Freshman Academy:  All 9th graders are scheduled into the freshman academy, and the teachers in the academy use multiple points of data to create learning experiences for students, based on their needs. Students move at a pace appropriate to their learning in a standards based system that awards credit based on competency.

Charlotte Public Schools Project Success:  This program is a true tier 3 intervention. Time is constant and learning is variable as students move through individually designed, competency based models. In addition, students work on self, school, and community improvement on a daily basis.

A teacher in this role will work as a co-teacher in both the freshman academy and project success, and carry a caseload comprised of mainly students in these programs. In addition, the caseload includes a few other students outside of these experiences, and the current schedule allows for time to meet with and support these students in a push in model.

  • Establish and maintain an instructional environment which will be supportive of positive behavior change and academic achievement for the students.
  • Develop and implement education plans, performance objectives, and daily instructional plans for students.
  • Implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences. 
  • Identify, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
  • Teach District approved curriculum.
  • Assist in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement.
  • Maintain effective and efficient record keeping procedures.
  • Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
  • Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
  • Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community. Assumes responsibility for meeting course and school-wide student performance goals.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor. 
  • All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established as part of the annual performance planning process or as the result of organizational planning.
  • Maintain attendance records and other data, records, and reports required.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures of the School District.
  • Establish and maintain constructive professional relationships with the school staff, parents/guardians, and others, if applicable.
  • Maintain classroom area and furnishings in appropriate condition.
  • Cooperatively work with any paraprofessional assigned and supervise participating volunteers and student trainees.
  • Adhere to the school schedule and calendar specific to the program
  • Attend and participate in all scheduled meetings.
  • Follow all laws, rules, and regulations as they pertain to carrying a special education caseload.
  • Provide assistance to substitute teaching personnel as needed.
  • Perform all job related duties as assigned


  • Valid Michigan teaching certificate / Opportunity for emergency Special Education certification.
  • Able to meet state and federal guidelines to be considered “Highly Qualified”.
  • Knowledge of the requirements of state and federal mandates which directly affect the program and teaching situation.
  • Ability to develop and carry out individual educational plans (academic and behavioral) for students
  • Understanding of the pedagogical and philosophical requirements of project and competency based learning systems
  • Ability to work with at risk students in a unique and individualized setting

DATE WANTED:               2018/2019 School Year
DEADLINE TO APPLY:     Until Filled
TO APPLY:                      Please visit our website at www.charlottenet.org and complete an online application.
Charlotte Public Schools complies with all state and federal laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and with all regulations of the U.S. Department of Education.  It is the policy of Charlotte Board of Education that no person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, or handicap shall be discriminated against, excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination in any program or activity for which it is responsible.

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