Middle School Music Teacher-Winthrop Charter School
Company: CHARTER SCHOOLS USA AT HILLSBOROUGH LLC
Posted on: August 1, 2022
JOB PURPOSECreate and implement a flexible program and classroom
environment favorable to student learning and personal growth.
Develops lesson plans consistent with established guidelines.
Establish effective rapport with students, staff members, and
parents. Motivate students to develop skills, attitudes, and
knowledge to provide an effective educational foundation, in
accordance with each student's ability.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
- Plans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to
the company's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the
adopted courses of study.
- Makes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for
effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on task.
- Presents subject matter to students to maximize learning
opportunity and provides real-world, application-based examples and
- Reviews student records in order to develop a foundation of
understanding regarding each student's abilities and needs.
Maintain accurate and complete student records.
- Strives to maximize the educational achievement of each
- Utilizes a variety/range of student learning modalities in each
lesson and uses differentiated instruction within those
- Utilizes diagnostic assessment of student learning on a
- Maintains accurate and completes student records.
- Assesses student strengths and weaknesses on a frequent basis,
provides appropriate activities to address student needs and
generates progress reports as required.
- Refers students with suspected learning problems to appropriate
- Assigns lessons, corrects student work product and reviews oral
- Coordinates class field trips (as required).
- Prepares students for state required achievement
- Keeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory
and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual
improvement of the school's curriculum.
- Assists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including
the revision of written courses of study.
- Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other
- Becomes acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to
students as an extension of regular classroom activities.Provide a
Classroom Environment Conducive to Learning
- Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning
and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
- Maintains positive rapport with students; demonstrates patience
and appropriate nurturing to assist in the growth of the
- Ensures classroom is clean, safe and includes student generated
work on display as appropriate.
- Implements all relevant policies governing student
- Develops reasonable rules of classroom/playground behavior in
accordance with CSUSA policy and guidelines and maintains order in
the classroom in a fair and consistent manner.Instructional
- Develops lesson plans consistent with established guidelines
Plans individual and group learning activities designed to meet
instructional objective and students' needs.
- Prepares for classes assigned and shows evidence of preparation
upon request of supervisory personnel.
- Participates with other staff members in curriculum planning
during designated meetings.
Incorporates into planning all diagnostic information as required
in the student's Individual Education Plan (IEP).
- Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect
supplies, equipment, materials and facilities needed to implement
effectively the planned instructional program.School/Community
- Strives to establish cooperative relations and makes reasonable
effort to communicate with parents/guardians when appropriate.
- Communicates clearly, consistently and positively with parents
via all appropriate mediums.
- Cooperates with members of the administration, other staff and
- Maintains confidentiality regarding student records.
- Participates in parent communication activities.
- Participates in extracurricular activities to ensure a positive
school culture and provide support for students and staff (as
required).**MAY PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED**DISCLAIMERThe
above statements are intended to describe the general nature and
level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required
personnel so classified.SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
- Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment toward the position and
the mission of the company; support the company's values in the
strategic areas of academic excellence, operational performance,
superior culture, and financial health and growth, as outlined in
the Employee Handbook.
- Possesses strong time management & organizational skills and
the ability to prioritize effectively.
- Has the ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with teachers, students, parents, the community, and
administrative staff. Is sensitive to sensitive to corporate needs,
employee goodwill, and the public image, as unique situations
- Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and displays such
between all stakeholders: being courteous, professional, and
- Possesses excellent communication skills: Oral (including
presentations), Written, Interpersonal (active listening),
Negotiating and Influencing.
- Has the ability to be at work consistently, to be on time, to
follow instructions, to respond to management direction and to
solicit feedback to improve performance.
- Demonstrates proficient experience with Microsoft Office (Word,
Excel, PowerPoint), Student Information System (SIS) and email
- Looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates
accuracy and thoroughness.
- Strives to implement best practices and positive character
education consistently.JOB REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor's degree (BA) from an accredited college or university
- Possession of valid teaching certification (as
- Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years successful teaching
experience (may include Student Teaching Internship
- Equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Command of grades/subject specific content and theoretical
knowledge of learning theory, including motivation, reinforcement,
evaluation and feedback techniques.
- Understanding of and commitment to company values.
- Successful results of criminal and employment background
- Effective instructional delivery techniques and excellent
- Adherence to the requirements of the Code of Ethics for the
- Such alternatives to the above requirements as CSUSA may find
appropriate and acceptable.WORK ENVIRONMENTWhile performing the
responsibilities of this position, the work environment
characteristics listed below are representative of the environment
the employee will encounter:
- Usual office working conditions.PHYSICAL DEMANDS
- No physical exertion required.
- Travel within or outside of state.
- Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move
objects.TERMS OF EMPLOYMENTSalary and benefits shall be paid
consistent with CSUSA salary and benefit policy. Length of the work
year and hours of employment shall be those established by Charter
Schools USA.FLSA OVERTIME CATEGORYJob is exempt from the overtime
provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.EVALUATIONPerformance
will be evaluated in accordance with Charter Schools USA's
policy.DECLARATIONThe Charter Schools USA Human Resources
Department retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to
this job description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by
Human Resources Department will be subject to disciplinary action
up to and including termination.
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