Fifth Grade Teacher

Archdiocese Of Chicago, Office Of Catholic Schools Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

Join a thriving Catholic educational community! St. Vincent Ferrer is located in River Forest. Our school of 275 students is seeking a spirit filled, energetic, creative teacher to join the Intermediate Team to bring the high level of academics and thinking skills to the next level. This teacher is committed to raising student achievement and will work with students to deepen their understanding of their curriculum.

Qualifications

  • Belief in the mission and vision of the school

  • State of Illinois Elementary Education Certification

  • Relentless commitment to raising the academic achievement of all students

  • Ability to provide a structured, orderly, safe, and respectful environment for students

  • Experience working with diverse learners

  • Active practicing Catholic who attends Mass, is knowledgeable about the faith, and if married, is married in the Church

Experience intergrating technology into daily lessons using SMART Board and iPads

Responsibilities

  • Aligning curricular standards with state guidelines and Common Core

  • Monitoring student progress through standards-based assessments

  • Analyzing student data

  • Differentiating instruction

  • Providing after-school extra help on an as needed basis

  • Inputting academic and behavioral data on the school data management system (PowerSchool)

  • Hosting Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences two times per year and communicating regularly with families about academic and social issues

  • Building and maintaining strong school culture centered on achievement and Catholic ideals

  • Implementing common academic and behavioral procedures to ensure a structured, respectful, and achievement-oriented school

  • Working collaboratively with colleagues to ensure the success of the school mission

  • Participating in faculty meetings and professional development sessions (e.g, Grade level Teams, workshops, etc.)

If interested, please email cover letter and resume to Katie Cahill kcahill@svfschool.org.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Dual Language 1St Grade Teacher (Spanish)

Chicago Public Schools

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 5/23/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-08-21T00:00 CLASS TITLE: Bilingual Education Teacher CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Under the supervision of the school principal, responsible for instruction, specialized services and support to students for the purposes of developing the students' ability to effectively perform courses of study in the English language, discipline of all students in assigned classes, and performs related duties as required. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Responsible for instructional planning, including, but not limited to, providing lessons plans and preparation for each assigned student in accordance with the objectives of the instructional program, Chicago Public Schools' policies and procedures, Illinois Learning Standards, and state and federal law; administering tests and language assessments for the purpose of evaluating students' language ability; assessing students' progress, expectations, and goals in the bilingual program, developing and delivering lesson plans that utilize appropriate instructional techniques that enable limited English proficient students to overcome barriers that impede equal participation by these students in the district's instructional programs; establishing positive learning expectation standards for students, and evaluating students' progress and maintaining current and accurate records of students' achievements; implementing instructional methods, including, but not limited to applying contemporary principles of learning theory and teaching methodology, drawing from the range of instructional materials available in the school, participating in the development and implementation of new teaching techniques, and providing bulletin board and interest areas reflective of students' current work; exhibiting and applying knowledge of the curriculum content related to subject areas and instructional level; participating in programs to improve student attendance; promoting anti-vandalism programs in the schools; establishing and maintaining responsible rules of conduct within the classroom and on school grounds, including but not limited to, playgrounds, corridors, and lunchrooms, consistent with the provisions of the Chicago Public Schools' Uniform Discipline Code; maintaining accurate attendance records and seating charts, encouraging student growth in self-discipline and positive self-concept; ensures fairness in teacher-student relationships and exhibits and understanding and respect for students; initiating appropriate conferences with parents, guardians, administrators, and/or ancillary personnel, in accordance with school procedures; communicating with parents or guardians and counsels students on the student's academic progress, attendance, and conduct; participating in in-service meetings and professional staff meetings and using pertinent information and materials provided; may coordinate and attend class field trips; may work in extra-curricular and after-school activities; utilizing appropriate resources available in the community. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience:Successful completion of all student teaching requirements as well as all course work required to obtain the appropriate teaching license(s) issued by the Illinois State Board of Education. Licensure Requirements Must possess the appropriate Illinois State Board of Education issued educator license with a bilingual endorsement in the grade level being taught. Knowledge, Abilities, and Skill: Knowledge of subject matter consistent with state certification requirements, knowledge of contemporary principles and practices of teaching, knowledge of classroom and behavior management techniques which includes the following: Ability to modify instruction to meet student needs, ability to cooperate with the school faculty and administration in the development and implementation of an articulated program of instruction, ability to work effectively with students, parents, and guardians, staff members, and community representatives in providing an appropriate educational program; ability to understand the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional patterns of students. Skill in the application of contemporary principles and practices of teaching, good oral and written communication skills, good interpersonal skills, skill in exercising sound and professional judgment. Physical Requirements:Light Work: Exerting up to twenty (20) pounds of force occasionally, or up to ten (10) pounds of force frequently, or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Physical demands include the ability to stoop occasionally, reach frequently, handle objects occasionally, talk and hear constantly, frequent use of near visual acuity, and occasional use of far visual acuity. '254656 Chicago Public Schools Chicago IL

Fifth Grade Teacher

Archdiocese Of Chicago, Office Of Catholic Schools