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Middle School English Teacher

Pine Bluff School District
Pine Bluff, AR
  • Posted: November 25, 2022
  • Full-Time

Position is responsible for creating a classroom environment that develops in each student skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing that are fundamental to effective communication and literate citizenship; that develops appreciation of good literature of all types; that motivates students to read widely for information and recreation; that develops standards for critical judgment of written and oral communications; and that discovers and develops special talents of students in the field of English.


  • Bachelor's degree with a valid Arkansas teaching license and applicable level/area endorsement
  • At least 1-3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Highly Qualified Status as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both children and adults both orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish effective rapport with pupils and maintain effective working relationships with administrators, teachers, parents, and other staff members

  • Implements the mission, goals, objectives, policies, and course of study of the district
  • Develops, obtains, and archives materials for the English program, including, but not limited to: primary source material, multi-media presentations, and lesson plans
  • Uses hands-on instructional methods and encourage critical thinking
  • Excellent organizational and personnel skills
  • Possesses creativity, able to inspire students' trust, understand students' individual needs, demonstrates cultural sensitivity and tolerates stress
  • Knowledge of State Common Core Curriculum and adopted guidelines
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with students, school & district staff, and patrons
  • Communicates with parents and school counselors on pupil progress
  • Participates in the subject curriculum and other developmental programs
  • Identifies pupil needs, and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve learning problems
  • Models instruction without being abrasive or judgmental
  • Uses a variety of technologies including appropriate software programs
  • Maintains professional competence through participation in professional growth activities
  • Participates in faculty meetings and committee works, as requested
  • Uses professionally accepted teaching strategies, techniques and materials to achieve identified lesson objectives
  • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve an atmosphere in the classroom conducive to learning and an orderly environment during group rehearsals and performance
  • Other duties as assigned by Principal or designee

Physical Demands:

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and use fingers, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.

Working Environment:

The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

Pine Bluff School District


Pine Bluff, AR



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