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GEO Next Generation High School-Certified Secondary English Teacher (Grades 6-12)

GEO Next Generation High School

GEO Next Generation High School-Certified Secondary English Teacher (Grades 6-12)

Baton Rouge, LA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    ABOUT US:

    GEO Next Generation High School is a part of a network of high-quality charter schools managed by the GEO Foundation. It joins GEO Prep Academy and GEO Prep Mid-City, delivering a high-quality K-12 learning experience to parents and students in the Baton Rouge community. GEO Next Generation High School is a tuition-free, public charter school that will begin with 9th grade and adds a grade each year over the subsequent three years. Our teachers cultivate critical thinking skills students need to understand how the world works around them. Our dedicated faculty is committed to providing an outstanding education for students each day as they transition from elementary to middle school to high school and COLLEGE. Through our partnership with the local community college, our students will be able to take dual credit courses with the opportunity to earn college credit at no cost to the student. Our curriculum and our teaching methods are designed using Core Knowledge, Teach Like a Champion and blended learning model. We are a TAP school!

    Please join us if you are committed to excellence, mission-driven, and ready to take GEO Next Generation High School to uncommonly high levels of achievement!

    REPORTS TO/TERM:

    Principal and Administrative Team

    This is a full-time 10-month position.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    A bachelor’s degree or higher or at least 24 credit hours in the content area

    Valid Teaching Certificate/License for grades 6-12

    At least one (or more) of the following:

    o National Board Certification

    o TAP Experience (sign on bonus for TAP certification)

    o Core Knowledge Experience

    o Blended Learning Experience

    o At least two years of successful teaching in an urban environment

    Strong technical skills, particularly in integrating technology in the classroom to drive academic achievement

    Strong classroom management skills

    Demonstrated volunteer or community service

    ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:

    A secondary (6-12) teacher is required to perform the following duties:

    Plan and implement a blended learning environment, providing direct and indirect instruction in Spanish based on the Louisiana course requirements

    Participation in all TAP requirements, focusing on data-driven instruction

    Participate in all relevant Professional Development

    Maintain high behavioral expectations for all students

    Create an inviting, exciting, innovative and engaging learning environment that develops student critical thinking and problem-solving skills

    Prepare students for strong academic achievement and passing of all required assessments

    Communicate regularly with parents

    Continually assess student progress toward mastery of standards and keep students and parents well informed of student progress by collecting and tracking data, providing daily feedback, weekly assessments, and occasional parent/teacher conferences

    Work with the Special Education teachers and administration to serve special needs students in the classroom

    Attend all grade level and staff meetings and attend designated school functions outside of school hours

    Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom you are responsible

    Accept and incorporate feedback and coaching from the administrative staff

    Perform necessary duties including but not limited to morning, lunch, dismissal, after-school and early college student support duties

    Dress professionally and uphold all school policies

    Performs other duties, as deemed appropriate, by the principal