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Holyoke Community Charter School English Teacher in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Job Purpose: Teachers have an oversight role for all students within the Academic setting to ensure a safe academic environment conducive to learning. Teachers ensure proper planning and follow up for the academic progress of all students and work cooperatively with the Student Life and Student Management teams. Teachers ensure accurate and timely reporting to the Academic Quality Controller, as required by SABIS? and governmental bodies, regarding students? performance and challenges, with recommendations for action and a summary of actions taken. Key Responsibilities: Teaching using the provided pacing charts for their subject(s) in order to be able to teach using the SABIS? point system. Marking of exams related to their subject matter in accordance with the schedule and material provided by the department. Discussing disciplinary and student performance issues with the Academic Quality Controller (AQC) and head of department (HOD) as needed. Implementing the SABIS? point system to ensure an environment conducive to learning in the classroom. Providing support by invigilating exams as needed in an adequate and properly managed exam environment. Providing support for the academically low performing students, to help improve and get motivated to reach their potential. Develop and/or follow external exams preparation by going through past papers as planned in the structured revision schedule ( When applicable to specific grade). Aiding in duties that may include testing children, substituting for absent teachers , organizing children for lunches and buses, controlling traffic (vehicles and people), and other administrative duties that may be assigned to him/her by the school SABIS? management. Preparing and participating in activity plans for all such student life related events such as but not limited to art, open house and physical education in coordination with the student life coordinator. Attending training sessions when needed and as per the request of school management in order to enhance their understanding of the SABIS? system improving their performance Performing such other related tasks or projects as they arise and as delegated by the school SABIS? management. Ideal Requirements: Bachelor degree in a related subject matter and/or equivalent Certification as required by state Leadership and team management skills Interpersonal and communication skills Organizational and self-management skills; ability to handle multiple responsibilities effectively Goal orientation; planning and execution skills Problem solving abilities Dependability; readiness to go above and beyond when necessary to reach goals Employment Requirements: Candidates must meet all employment requirements including, but not limited to, state and/or federal education and certification requirements, successful completion of criminal background and reference checks, and skills testing if required for the position. Additional details about this position will only be provided to short-listed candidates. Holyoke Community Charter School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religions, national origin, sexual orientation, creed, ethnicity, gender, mental or physical disability, age, ancestry, athletic performance, special need, proficiency in the English language or a foreign language, homelessness, or prior academic achievement. 603 CMR 1.06(l)