Secondary Teacher

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Blended Learning Academies
Position Details:

Blended Learning Academies is seeking highly qualified Secondary Certified Teachers for a Credit Recovery Charter High School located in Lansing serving the needs of the tri-county area targeting at-risk and dropout students.


General Purpose

To plan, organize and implement appropriate instructional programs in a project-based, 1:1, blended learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.


Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences in a blended learning, project based environment
  • develop schemes of work and lesson plans to support a 1-to-1 technology learning environment
  • establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
  • prepare learning environment for educational activities
  • provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
  • identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs
  • instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • use relevant technology to support instruction
  • observe and evaluate student's performance and development
  • assign and grade coursework, homework, tests and assignments
  • provide appropriate feedback on work
  • encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
  • maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development
  • update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations
  • prepare required reports on students and activities
  • manage 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
  • apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary
  • perform certain duties including but not limited to student support, counseling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement
  • participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations
  • participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings
  • use appropriate evaluation measures determined by the school to assess data to increase student learning and achievement
  • communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Meet professional teacher education requirements of school, district, state
  • Single subject teaching credential or certification if teaching a specialized subject
  • State certification
  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Knowledge of relevant technology
  • Experience with Project Based Learning preferred but not necessary

Key Competencies

  • self motivation
  • high energy level
  • verbal and written communication skills
  • attention to detail
  • high work standards
  • problem solving
  • decision making
  • organizing and planning
  • learning orientation
  • critical thinking
  • stress tolerance
  • flexibility
  • adaptability
  • initiative
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