Interventionist (Paraprofessional Or Teacher)

Michigan Education Personnel Pontiac , MI 48343

Posted 2 months ago

The Arts and Technology Academy of Pontiac is currently hiring for an Interventionist - (Paraprofessional or Teacher). This position is full time. Must have paraprofessional or teacher credentials.

Competitive Medical, Dental, and Vision BCBS plans; Employer pays 100% of the single monthly premium; 401K plan available with employer contribution. Life, ADD, STD, and LTD 100% paid by employer!

This is a student support position. Duties include: Small group academic support, monitor student achievement progress, works directly with classroom teachers.

Are you passionate about teaching and want to work at the highest performing school in Pontiac? Do you want to work at a school where everyone loves coming to work each day? Are you looking for a school to enhance your teaching practice with high quality professional development?

Arts and Technology Academy of Pontiac (ATAP), located at 888 Enterprise Drive (near the intersection of Opdyke and South Boulevard), is a Pre-k through 12th grade tuition free charter school. We are expanding and are looking for high caliber teachers to join our team.

Since inception in 2001, the school has been an educational choice for local families in Pontiac and surrounding communities. Our mission is to educate and motivate our students to achieve their highest level academically and socially.

Superintendent Septembra Williams joined ATAP in 2010, with a vision for ATAP to become the Pride of Pontiac by increasing academic achievement, one student at a time, with individually focused educational program choices for students and families, as well as remarkable career and leadership opportunities for the schools exceptional faculty and staff. Williams vision for ATAP to become the Pride of Pontiac was realized in less than 3 short years with the diligent efforts of ATAPs talented teachers, hard-working students and supportive families.

ATAPs state Top-to-Bottom scores climbed from the 2nd percentile, to the 15th percentile, then increased remarkably again to the 31st percentile with momentum continuing. This sizable increase in the quality of education for our students resulted in substantial increased enrollment.

We are looking for energetic, talented and focused teachers or paraprofessionals who want to be part of our positive working team. If you want to be part of a school culture with high expectations for all, collaboration at every turn and generous benefits then you need to apply today!

Paraprofessional/Teacher Aide application:

Note: In order for your application to be considered for a paraprofessional/teacher aide position you must attach ONE of the following supplemental documents on the next page of this application: Original Transcripts (60 Credits), Copy of your college degree, Signed and notarized teaching certificate (front and back), Passing MTTC Basic Skills Test Score, Michigan Paraprofessional Portfolio, ETS Parapro Assessment (passing score of 460), Work Keys Test Results (passing scores of Reading=4, Math=4, Writing=3)


Teacher Application:

Note: In order for your application to be considered for a teaching position you must attach the following supplemental documents on the next page of this application: Signed and notarized teaching certificate (front and back), MTTC test scores, copy of your college transcripts.

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Interventionist (Paraprofessional Or Teacher)

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