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Sage International School - a public school of choice - is seeking applicants to fill a Elementary K-5 Teacher position for the 2019-2020 academic year. Specific grade levels have not been determined at this time. Sage is an International Baccalaureate school, that follows the Primary Years Programme framework.
Prior to applying, please visit the Sage International School website - www.sageinternationalschool.org
MISSION: Sage International School engages students within an inclusive IB learning community, challenging all members to take risks and contribute locally and globally through open-minded inquiry.
Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Classroom Teacher > Elementary
Equal Opportunity Employer
Sage International School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
JOB SUMMARY To provide students with a daily and ongoing instructional program that will provide for them the best possible academic knowledge and skills. To promote academic, social, and citizenship development through leadership and classroom supervision.
QUALIFICATIONS 1. Idaho teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement(s) 2. Strong background in teaching methods, developmentally appropriate classroom activities, and effective classroom management 3. Demonstrated knowledge of subject matter and effective teaching methods 4. Strong background in curriculum and the Idaho Core Standards 5. Strong background in the integration of technology with instruction 6. Ability to maintain a positive learning environment 7. Work well with students, staff, and the public 8. Excellent organizational skills 9. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 10. Able to work under deadlines 11. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY TO Director
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Instruction 1. Prepare for assigned classes 2. Design lessons with an appropriate level of difficulty that provide content in a logical and sequential manner 3. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media, consistent with the physical limitations of the classroom and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved 4. Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated 5. Identify pupil needs and provide instruction appropriate to those needs 6. Analyze and interpret student data to develop and modify instructional activities 7. Follow modifications and accommodations as specified in Individual Education Plans (IEPs) 8. Implement the Idaho Core Standards, as well as the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives, in lesson plans, classroom instruction, unit planning, and assessments 9. Devise written and oral assignments and tests that require analytical and critical thinking as well as the reproduction of facts, and use them to evaluate student progress on a regular basis 10. Prepare students academically for district, state, and federal testing 11. Display command of the subject matter 12. Budget class time effectively
Other Duties to Students 1. Encourage students to strive to meet their highest potential 2. Establish and communicate classroom rules and encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior 3. Make provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms 4. Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students 5. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
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