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Middle School Reading Teacher

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Who We Are

Polk County Public Schools is one of the largest school districts in the nation, encompassing more than 150 schools and serving more than 110,000 students through both traditional K-12 schools and a variety of other programs. While expanding its physical footprint, Polk County Public Schools has also built a reputation for educational excellence, as evidenced by its more than 20 nationally accredited workforce academies, five Florida Arts Model Schools, and a rising number of schools offering Advanced Placement and Cambridge International programs.

As it grows and innovates, Polk County Public Schools remains true to its mission of delivering a high-quality education to every student … because, at Polk County Public Schools, students always come first.

Qualifications

Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Must be certified in reading through the Florida Department of Education (temporary or professional certification).

What You'll Do

A. Instructional Process

Plans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals, and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of study. Makes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximize time on task. Plans and implements a program of study designed to meet the individual needs of students. Creates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategies. Encourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habits. Provides progress and interim reports as required. Prepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principal. Plans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as needed. Recognizes learning problems and makes referrals as appropriate. Demonstrates a strong grasp of subject matter. Uses effective oral and written expression.

B. Curriculum Development

Keeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculum. Assists in the ongoing curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of study. Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials. Become acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.

C. Classroom Management

Develops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently applied. Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities. Share responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the school. Provides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.

D. Public Relations

Upholds and enforces board policy, administrative procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the public. Maintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning time. Strives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deed. Works cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their children. Establishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.

E. Professional Growth

Continues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learning. Maintains membership in appropriate professional organizations. Cooperates with the administration in planning appropriate in-service training programs on a building or district level. Attends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.

F. Student Evaluation

Evaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher-made test, a sample of students' work, mastery skills checklists, criterion-referenced tests, and norm-referenced tests. Make appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed results. Performs duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principal. Respects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.

Who We Are

Polk County Public Schools is one of the largest school districts in the nation, encompassing more than 150 schools and serving more than 110,000 students through both traditional K-12 schools and a variety of other programs…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Tipo de Emprego
    Contrato / CLT
  • Data de Início
    3 de agosto de 2022
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    21 de junho de 2022
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
Salário
Pelo menos USD $45.487
/ ano

Benefícios

Medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance

No-cost employee health clinics

Paid sick time and holidays

Discounts to area businesses and attractions

Flexible spending account

New teacher support, including professional development and mentorship programs

Medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance

No-cost employee health clinics

Paid sick time and holidays

Discounts to area businesses and…

Localização

Presencial
Lakeland, FL, USA

Como se inscrever

Please email jobs@polk-fl.net your resume and any additional documentation that you would like to share.

Please email jobs@polk-fl.net your resume and any additional documentation that you would like to share.

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