The Reconnection Center Program is primarily designed to provide recovery of credits for students who are currently failing, failed, or seek acceleration. The program allows students to remain enrolled as a student on their campus while engaging in online coursework. Additionally, acceleration is offered.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university required
Valid Texas teacher certificate with required endorsements for subject and subject level assigned
Three years of directly related experience
Demonstrate flexibility to cope with the challenges of a rapidly changing world
Demonstrate general knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Demonstrate knowledge of digital curriculum
Strong computer skills
Strong organizational and communication skills
Demonstrate ability to exercise considerable and sound judgment to instruct students and manage their behavior, under the general direction of the principal
Ability to self-manage in pursuit of an end goal and to perform responsibilities with minimal supervision
Strong interpersonal skills; natural relationship- and coalition-builder; ability to interact congenially with staff, parents, students, and community members
Ability to handle multiple priorities with frequent interruptions
Demonstrate knowledge of various routine tasks, duties, and procedures and the ability to follow specific instructions with little or no previous experience
Provide a school-witnin-a-school environment in which the staff forms an educational team (facilitator, core content teachers, counselors and adminstrators) to meet the instructional needs of the students enrolled in the Reconnection Center
Achieve annual program performance goals
Supervise the program at their campus
Structure a physical classroom conducive to learning
Communicate policies and procedures with school administration and guidance personnel
Assist students problem solve, set goals, plan and pace their learning
Provide encouragement and motivation to all students
Differentiate instruction using assessment results
Communitcate student performance regularly with students, parents, and school staff
Oversee course completion procedures
Teach within the course of study as prescribed by student needs using online resources provided by Apex Learning and district prescribed curriculum
Participate in professional development opportunities for Reconnection Center facilitators on research-based pedagogy, curriculum, and programs aligned to ensure success with at-risk students
Support the districtwide community of practice to support best practice sharing, problem-solving, and collaboration among educators seeking to implement digital curriculum as a supplement to direct teaching
Exhibit strong written and verbal commnication skills, technology proficiency and willingness to implement research-based instructional models
Maintain a flexible schedule that allows for the execution of a comprehensive educational program throughout the center's hours of operation
Provide professional consultation, direction, and assistance to faculty and students regarding program's best practices
Coordinate with counseling staff to confirm graduation requirements are met
Perform all other duties assigned
Minimum salary $ 58,636
Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines. A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the chief officer Human Capital Management.
A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.
No telephone calls please.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/H
If interested apply online at www.dallasisd.org
Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).
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