Grade 2 Teacher

Lowell Community Charter Public School Lowell , MA 01850

Posted 2 weeks ago

ELEMENTARY TEACHER

JOB GOALS: To create an excellent and responsive elementary program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth, and one that establishes strong rapport with students.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Motivate students to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge.

  • Believe that smart is something you can get.

  • Partner with parents.

  • Work as a team with other staff members.

  • Teach reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, spelling, and health curriculums.

  • Lead Morning Meeting - develop Responsive Classroom approaches.

  • Familiarity with the Benchmark Assessment and Guided Reading a plus.

  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and provide individualized and small group instruction to meet the needs of each student.

  • Translate lesson plans into learning experiences for students with learning difficulties, second language needs, and students dealing with trauma.

  • Establish and maintain necessary standards of student behavior

  • Evaluate students' academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports

  • Create a safe, effective and engaging environment for learning

  • Participate in special school-sponsored activities that celebrate student achievement and cultural heritage

  • Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs

  • Participate on faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities

  • Maintain professional competence through educational activities provided by the school, and in self-selected professional growth activities

  • Comply with school policies and state laws.

  • Evaluate, select, and requisition books, instructional aids, equipment, and instructional supplies, and maintain required inventory records

  • Communicate with parents and school counselor on student progress

  • Provide a joyful learning environment.

  • Identify student needs, and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning barriers.

  • Complete other duties as requested

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university required; Masters preferred

  • Student teaching or real classroom experience required

  • SEI endorsement required.

  • MA Department of Education Certification required

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Grade 2 Teacher

Lowell Community Charter Public School