Long-Term G.O.L.D. II Substitute Teacher Teacher (Graduation Opportunities For Learning And Development)Ii

Round Lake Area Schools Round Lake , IL 60073

Posted 2 months ago

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is accountable for providing direct instruction, supervision and management of students assigned to the District's Graduation Opportunities for Learning & Development (GOLD) Program. GOLD is a computer-based program utilizing the Edgenuity curriculum. Students in this program may not have been successful in the regular school environment and are in need of a different option.

DATES:

May 1, 2019 - June 3, 2019

$115/day

LICENSURES, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Preferred: Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with the required endorsements as provided in the School Code registered in Lake County.

Preferred: Previous experience with Edgenuity online software preferred.

Preferred: LBS1 endorsement

Preferred: High School Experience.

Required: Illinois substitute license or Illinois teaching license

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1.Considerable knowledge of alternative learning strategies and drop-out prevention programs;
2.Considerable knowledge of college/career readiness standards;
3.Considerable knowledge of core curriculum areas for which the teacher is responsible for instructing, including specialized knowledge in certain fields such as technology, as appropriate;
4.Considerable knowledge of educational philosophy, teaching methods and approaches, and currently researched best practices and strategies;
5.Considerable knowledge of instruction and interventions in blended learning environments;
6.Knowledge of and respect for the diverse backgrounds (cultural, linguistic, environmental) of students and how these characteristics affect the student's life and learning;
7.Knowledge of child development;
8.Knowledge of classroom management techniques;
9.Knowledge of community resources;
10. Knowledge of instructional technologies;
11. Knowledge of learner outcomes;
12. Knowledge of learning theory, students' learning styles and needs, both academic and affective, and theories of multiple intelligences;
13. Knowledge of multicultural, gender and disability fair curriculum concepts;
14. Knowledge of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Response to Intervention (RtI);
15. Knowledge of relevant laws, rules, regulations, and District policies and procedures;
16. Knowledge of the similarities and differences between cognitive, communicative, physical, social, and emotional needs of students and the factors that influence these different needs;
17. Excellent listening skills;
18. Interpersonal and social skills;
19. Oral and written communication skills;
20. Skill in classroom management and organization;
21. Skill in classroom presentation;
22. Skill in human relations, mediation, conflict management and interpersonal interactions;
23. Skill in maintaining and developing reports;
24. Ability and flexibility to interact effectively with students, parents, and other school staff, the administration, and community members of diverse ethnic/racial and socioeconomic backgrounds;
25. Ability to adapt teaching style to diverse student populations;
26. Ability to apply the principles of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Response to Intervention (RtI);
27. Ability to be sensitive and respectful in communications regarding all children and families, regardless of differences in cultural heritage, lifestyle, values, and home environment;
28. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
29. Ability to effectively employ a variety of strategies that reinforce positive behavior;
30. Ability to establish and maintain rapport with students;
31. Ability to evaluate student performance and to present these evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement;
32. Ability to participate as a member of the educational team when requested to attend conferences with families or primary caregivers, with an understanding of some of the concerns of parents;
33. Ability to plan and implement lesson plans based upon District and school goals, as well as the objectives, needs and abilities of students;
34. Ability to provide appropriate instruction in core subjects;
35. Ability to reinforce the development of student social skills by using appropriate strategies to modify the environment;
36. Ability to use ethical practices for confidential communication about students;
37. Ability to use strategies that promote the student's independence;
38. Ability to utilize computer and multimedia technology, as appropriate;
39. Ability to utilize learning styles theory in supporting instructional practices in an online setting;
40. Ability to work in a cooperative and virtual learning environment;
41. Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The following identifies the primary and essential functions of the position and is not intended to be an

exhaustive listing of all duties.
1.Addresses crisis problems and behavior management;
2.Advises, assists, and supervises students, as appropriate, with internships, volunteering and community service projects, securing training stations and employment including employment forms, and regarding various District, State and national competitions;
3.Assists students with the development of college/career goals;
4.Collaborates with administration, the PST, and students to assist in meeting student needs, including increase in credit acquisition, attendance issues and/or graduation requirements;
5.Collaborates with program assistants to guide and monitor student grades, progress and needs;
6.Composes a written mid-year and year-end report on the program outcomes as identified in the goals and objectives;
7.Coordinates and facilitates the Intake Parent Orientation Conference prior to the student's enrollment in the program and quarterly throughout enrollment in the program.
8.Develops personalized learning plans for all assigned students;
9.Ensures program curricula aligns with High School curricula, District and State standards and Common Core;
10. Establishes classroom objectives and/or modifications, and provides documentation;
11. Evaluates student performance through examinations, homework assignments, and other methods, promoting student achievement, maintaining the required student records, and, submits required reports, including report cards, to the principal or other school administrators, assessing students' academic, behavioral and vocational needs, determining student mastery of subjects, and facilitating District-wide testing of students;
12. Follows standard procedures for attendance and discipline established generally for the High School and/or specifically for this program;
13. Implements the goals, objectives and standards of the District, the school, and the program, following a prescribed course of study as delineated in curriculum outlines and authorized by the building principal, developing, adapting, and updating curriculum, and developing and implementing lesson plans;
14. Initiates frequent phone contact with parent (at least twice per quarter per student) and more frequently if the student has attendance, work completion or behavior issues;
15. Maintains contact and communications with parents of students, and works with them in the development of each student, scheduling and holding parent conferences, as well as conferences with county workers, as appropriate, recruiting students into classes and specialized programs, and enrolling students and maintaining classroom databases on students;
16. Manages students through use of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and other behavior management tools;
17. Monitors individual student progress weekly and update plans quarterly;
18. Observes, records, and charts academic and social emotional progress;
19. Oversees enrollment and completion of assigned program courses and provides guided instructional assistance as needed to students;
20. Participates in staff development and professional growth activities, as required and as requested, participating in appropriate in-service activities or educational opportunities to maintain current teacher certifications, and mentoring new teachers;
21. Performs classroom management duties, enforcing school rules governing the conduct of students, taking appropriate disciplinary action regarding students not adhering to school rules, ensuring the safety of students, and maintaining an appropriate classroom-learning environment, including displays;
22. Provides instruction in the core and age-appropriate curriculum, assessing initial knowledge or skills, making appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies, including computer technology, developing and implementing instructional activities for students, developing and coping instructional materials, and, orders instructional materials and supplies, collaborating with other teachers, staff resources, and volunteers regarding instructional and program activities; providing for remediation, when necessary, revising teaching methodology to accommodate students, maintaining instructional equipment, as appropriate; and team teaching, when appropriate;
23. Submits reports as required to parents and administrators on student's attendance, participation, grades, and credit acquisition;
24. Using standardized system established for the program, verifies final grade for students who complete required coursework, process grades in appropriate system;
25. Utilizes the program information system to retrieve data for enrolled students and process per directions/request of administrator;
26. Works with audio-visual equipment, computers and/or assistive technology;
27. Performs other related work as required.

Application Procedure:

Apply online http://www.applitrack.com/rlas/onlineapp/default.aspx


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