Position Summary: Responsible for substitute teaching for grades 9-12 with proven results in student learning. The teacher will be expected to teach for an extended school year, consisting of approximately 190 student days and 200 teacher school days, with an optional summer program. The Teacher will provide student services to those students enrolled, ensuring the effective completion of the curriculum that they are responsible for. The Teacher will develop creative forms of instruction to meet the needs of a diverse urban student population, while establishing and enforcing non-instructional duties throughout the educational process. The Teacher will work collectively in a Professional Learning Community (PLC). In addition to teaching, the Teacher will be responsible for participating in interviews, maintaining lists and records, and coordinating other substitute teachers as needed by the school.
1) Provides a diverse perspective when working with students, parents, colleagues, and PLC members.
2) Maintains professional standards per HSCS in an urban environment.
3) Participates in PLC; daily participation and motivation to collaboratively improve PLC.
4) Engages in a diverse community based programming with regional colleagues and healthcare providers.
5) Observes and evaluates the students' performance, progress, behavior, social development and physical health.
6) Instructs students effectively through lectures, discussions, class activities, demonstrations and other creative forms of education of the curriculum their courses require and maintain a balance of these different educational strategies.
7) Implements teaching methods according to what is appropriate to students' needs and interests.
8) Establishes and enforces rules of classroom conduct throughout the educational process while adhering to all administrative policies and rules governing the students.
9) Prepares, administers and grades tests and assignments that are a reflection of what students will be evaluated on during NYS Regents, Advanced Regents and Advanced Placement testing.
- Teaching certification preferred
- Proficiency in Microsoft office, electronic management, grading, and other instructional technologies.
- Teaching in an urban setting is strongly desired.
- Strong verbal and communication skills.
Ability to convey information and ideas clearly and coherently through spoken word and writing that others will understand.
Strong active listening abilities.
Strong critical thinking skills through the use of logic and reasoning to identify the strength and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to a problem.
A strong social perspective to be aware of others reactions and perspectives.
Ability to work well with other faculty and staff members.