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Teacher - Spirited Girls

at PACE Center for Girls, Inc.

Posted: 6/7/2019
Job Reference #: *AC0D24D9D2AA8632
Keywords: teacher, teaching

Job Description

Requisition Number
19-0122

Post Date
6/6/2019

Title
Teacher - Spirited Girls

Type
Full Time

City
Jacksonville

State
FL

Description
Teach gender specific curriculum that focuses on the developmental needs of girls, communication, life and vocational skills, diversity and spirituality. Assures girls are provided the opportunity to learn and achieve academic success by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

PLANNING AND ASSESSMENT OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
• Keeps up to date regarding curriculum content.
• Understands how to plan for effective classroom instruction by utilizing higher level thinking/reasoning skills, central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structure of the discipline and developmental tasks.
• Creates learning experiences which foster meaningful learning experiences for girls.
• Creates lesson plans that effectively utilize all materials and resources available to achieve the objectives of the curriculum and adheres to Sunshine State Standards and district pupil progression.
• Plans assessment and monitors progress of student learning effectively.
• Monitors girls' understanding of the curriculum effectively and adjusts instruction, materials, or assessments when appropriate.

EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT
• Creates an environment that is conducive for student learning and involvement.
• Maintains appropriate standards of behavior, mutual respect and safety.
• Adheres to the PACE, Inc. (or center specific) Behavior Management System.
• Fosters a gender responsive classroom or learning environment.

EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTION
• Creates learning objectives that are clear and relevant to girls.
• Uses innovative, appropriate, and differentiated instructional techniques and strategies.
• Uses appropriate questioning techniques.
• Implements innovative approaches, evaluates and refines instructional strategies
including the effective integration of technologies to enhance learning opportunities.

ACADEMIC ADVISING – THE PROMOTION OF HIGH STANDARDS AND EXPECTATIONS FOR MEMBERS OF ADVISEE GROUP
• Develops reviews, modifies, communicates and updates learning goals, standards and expectations with the girls.
• Promotes confidence and perseverance in the student that stimulate increased personal student responsibility for achieving the goals of the curriculum.
• Promotes graduation requirements, necessity of obtaining credits, achieving a strong GPA, college readiness, etc.

PROMOTION OF EQUITY AND APPRECIATION OF DIVERSITY
• Strives to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning.
• Demonstrates appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among
individuals.
• Fosters and maintains a gender responsive environment.

FULFILLMENT OF PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
• Demonstrates professional and cooperative in interactions with parents while being receptive to their contributions.
• Shares responsibility, works collaboratively and constructively with colleagues for accomplishing the goals and priorities of his/her teacher assignment, center and school district.
• Takes on role of a reflective and continuous learner.

STUDENT OUTCOMES
• Facilitates student learning and growth by ensuring students are working towards meeting their IAP goals as well as mastering benchmarking/standards.

OUTCOME MEASUREMENT
• Utilizes data to assess the progress and academic growth of girls.
• Enters girl progress into ETO (using real time data entry timeframes and DAP2 Model of documentation).



Requirements
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s Degree. Major in subject being taught or related area. Education degree preferred.
• Current Florida State Teacher’s Certification.
• Attains and/or maintains certification and endorsements by required deadlines.
• Minimum one year teaching experience, preferably in an at-risk youth environment.
• Valid Florida ID or Florida Drivers License.
• Knowledge of state and school districts policies, preferred.
• Knowledge of laws relating to children and families.

Other Requirements:
• Must adhere to Agency Values and Principles.
• Upholds the ethical standards of the Agency and 6B-1.001 Code of Ethics of the Education Profession in Florida.
• Follows policies and procedures of the Agency.
• Must work evenings and weekends as required to fulfill workload requirements.
• Must be able to travel by automobile, plane, train, etc.; occasional overnight travel may be required.