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English Teacher

Company: King Abdullah Academy
Location: Herndon
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

*The King Abdullah Academy (KAA) is seeking to fill the English Teaching position for immediate hire. Teachers are expected to continue their professional growth by identifying specific goals and pursuing them throughout the year. These goals include maintaining a valid teaching credential with standards equal to and/or greater than those of the states of Virginia or other nearby states, pursing graduate studies in their subject area, whether it be education, supervision, curriculum, or administration, and by attending professional seminars or workshops. The Academy strongly encourages membership in professional organizations and participation in professional enrichment opportunities. *Duties and Responsibilities:* The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address organizational needs and changing industry practices. --- Work with the Academic Leadership Team to ensure effective delivery of the curriculum to specified classes, including selecting resources and managing them efficiently in the classroom. --- Collaborate with other teachers to maintain horizontal and vertical alignment of the curriculum, to share new ideas and approaches, to create and develop unit plans, and as well as professional knowledge. --- Design, prepare and deliver high quality lessons to suit the individual needs of all students in line with the PYP, MYP, and DP Programs. --- Nurture meaningful relationships with students and provide the individual attention they need. --- Inspire mixed culture and ability classes, by creating challenging yet inclusive and engaging learning opportunities for all students --- Maintain constant awareness of and devise strategies to accommodate the needs of any students to whom English is an additional language. --- Assess and monitor student progress and provide targets so that all learners can see success and improve incessantly --- Perform any duties as assigned by administration and meet the expectations of those duties --- Build and maintain a successful Middle Years Program (MYP) or Diploma Program (DP) within the school by providing an educational atmosphere conductive to learning and developing through the process of inquiry. --- Create a classroom environment conducive to students developing a love of learning for enjoyment and promote and communicate programs and initiatives ensuring high levels of participation and engagement among-st students. --- A strong knowledge of and ability to implement differentiation and ESL strategies within the classroom and coursework framework. --- Manage student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment. --- Participate in a variety of meetings and professional development activities for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and to improve student achievement. --- Instruct students for the purpose of improving their success in academics through a defined course study. --- Prepare a variety of written materials for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements. --- Assess, monitor and evaluate students' academic and social development and maintain required and appropriate records of student performance as well as provide targets so that all learners can see success and improve. --- Communicate accurately and regularly with parents --- Contribute to the extra-curricular activities program and participate in school activities such as assemblies, evening events, parent conferences etc. --- Set clear goals and procedures for operations, programs and practices that ensure seamless integration of assets and services in classrooms and maximizes resource impact on student outcomes. *Qualifications* * B.A/B.S degree in teaching from an accredited institution or related field teaching. * Master's degree in the discipline being taught is preferred. * Meet professional teacher education requirements of school and state. * Computer literate with knowledge and proficiency of current word processing software. * Strong written and oral communication skills expected. * Successful experience in interacting with culturally diverse populations including International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Middle Years Program, Primary Years Program preferred. Stem experience a plus. * Deep belief in and passion for the mission, vision, and values of King Abdullah Academy * Professional and personal integrity are required * Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total school program. *The compensation package includes*: * Health, Vision and Dental Insurance, * Discount Tuition Benefits for staff family members, * Paid Vacations and Holidays, Personal Leave, * Competitive Private School Salary. * We offer continuing professional development opportunities focusing on collaborative models of teaching and learning practices where students are the Center of the learning. Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: King Abdullah Academy, Germantown , English Teacher, Education / Teaching , Herndon, Maryland

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