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Middle School Special Education Teacher - Far Northeast (2021-22) $3,500 Signing Bonus

KIPP Colorado Schools
Denver, CO
  • Expired: December 17, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Description

TEACHER RESPONSIBILITIES

INSTRUCTIONAL PLANNING AND DELIVERY

* Develop standards-based unit plans and daily lesson plans.
* Design and deliver rigorous, backwards-planned lessons.
* Design and implement assessments that are aligned with daily objectives.
* Use data to adjust short- and long-term plans in order to meet students learning needs.


CONSTANT LEARNING

* Collaborate with colleagues and seek feedback in the spirit of continuous improvement.
* Reflect on instructional practices to meet individual professional development goals.
* Assume personal responsibility for student achievement.
* Actively participate in professional development, grade level, and department meetings.


SCHOOL CULTURE ALIGNMENT

* Believe deeply in the mission of KIPP Colorado Schools and that all children can learn.
* Establish and maintain relationships with students and families based on trust and respect.
* Approach practice with a sense of urgency to maximize instructional time.
* Establish and maintain high expectations for academic work and classroom behavior.
* Establish and reinforce rules and consequences to maintain positive, focused classroom.
* Meet professional obligations such as meeting deadlines and honoring schedules.


ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

* Conduct periodic home visits to build strong relationships with students and parents.
* Communicate regularly with families about academic progress and behavior.
* Be accessible by school cell phone for homework help and student emergencies beyond regular school hours.
* Participate in parent meetings, conferences, and periodic evening events.
* Coordinate and lead overnight field lessons both in and out of state to extend student learning.
* Participate in daily duties (i.e. breakfast, lunch, dismissal) to support school operations.
* Maintain accurate records, grade book, and data tracking systems.
* Assist with both student and staff recruitment.

KIPP Colorado Schools

Address

Denver, CO
USA

Industry

Education

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