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GEOPrep Academy-Middle School ELA Teacher

GEO Prep Academy of Greater Baton Rouge

GEOPrep Academy-Middle School ELA Teacher

Baton Rouge, LA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    About Us:

    GEO Academy of EBR is a tuition-free, public charter school that serves students in grades K-6. Our dedicated faculty and staff are committed to providing an outstanding education for the students each day as they transition from elementary to middle school to high school and COLLEGE. We are committed to providing our students with instruction that is standards-based and challenging, that meets the needs of each individual student enrolled. We firmly believe that “through our doors walk college graduates”. Through our partnership with local community colleges, our students will be able to take dual credit courses with the opportunity to earn college credit at no cost to the student. Students who attend GEO Academy of EBR will graduate with a minimum of a Core-40 High School diploma and up to 60 college credits and their associate’s degree.

    REPORTS TO/TERM:

    Principal and Administrative Team

    This is a 10-month position.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

    Valid Louisiana Teaching License for Middle School

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

    Demonstrated volunteer or community service

    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 Experience with Blended Learning

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

    ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:

    An Elementary School teacher is required to perform the following duties:

    Plan and implement a blended learning environment, providing direct and indirect instruction in the areas of Social Studies, Science, Language Arts, Health, and Mathematics based on state standards

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

    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, and after-school duties

    Performs other duties, as deemed appropriate, by the principal

    Dress professionally and uphold all school policies