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Location: Phoenix
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

$1,000 Signing Bonus$50K - $58KPromotes and nurtures whole-child education of Paideia scholars by working collaboratively with parents, fellow educators, and campus leaders in planning and tailoring courses of study; using relevant data in monitoring, assisting with, and correcting, academic efforts; supporting the Leader In Me character program; and providing a safe environment conducive to learning.Duties:

  • Works collaboratively with parents, fellow educators, and campus leaders in nurturing the scholar to whole-child - body, mind, heart, spirit - excellence.
  • Utilizes the Paideia curriculum to plan and deliver excellent lessons according to the Paideia philosophy, curriculum map and guidelines, and state requirements:
  • Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum - Collaborate with fellow educators in lesson planning and following all curriculum maps
  • Excellent Lessons grounded in Didactic instruction - post learning objectives, teach embedded vocabulary, teach to the objective, use guided practice, check for understanding, give independent practice, and provide closure
  • Authentic Literacy - Unprecedented amounts of reading, writing, and discussion grounded in evidence from fiction/non-fiction texts across the disciplines to include rich amounts of scholar collaboration and intellectual dialog facilitated by open-ended questions within Bloom's taxonomy of higher order thinking skills within the methods of intellectual coaching, shared inquiry and the Paideia Seminar
  • Maintains and uses timely and relevant data to monitor, assist, correct, and grade scholar learning activities by preparing assignments and tests within the framework of the Paideia philosophy; administers academy assessments and standardized tests in accordance with school policies and state law; consults and collaborates with other professionals where there appears to be evidence of low academic achievement, learning disabilities, problems of social adjustment, or child abuse.
  • Creates and maintains healthy classroom culture through clear and consistent procedures, mindfulness practice and restorative consequences.
  • Creates and maintains a safe, secure, and healthy classroom environment by adhering to The Paideia Academy school-wide and classroom guidelines as outlined in the Curriculum Guide and Teach Like a Champion text.
  • Provides vigilant monitoring of halls, restrooms, labs, lunchroom, playground areas and any other school-related area of operation.
  • Keeps parents informed by maintaining records of academic performance, attendance, and social acclimation; reports on all elements of scholar development by holding regular parent-teacher conferences.
  • Updates job knowledge by attending faculty meetings; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances school's reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests by campus leaders; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.Skills/Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Elementary Education; Current Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
    • Excellent experience in teaching and working with diverse students in the field of Elementary Education unless entering teaching from an alternative certification program
    • Experience teaching struggling scholars of diversity and trauma
    • Working knowledge of Arizona state standards - All areas of Elementary Education
    • Ability to take and utilize feedback to improve teaching skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a high-stakes environment
    • Outstanding instructional skills, including the ability to motivate and challenge scholars and maintain an orderly classroom environment
    • Demonstrates expertise in elementary education instruction
    • Strong sense of personal accountability for scholar achievement
    • Belief that all scholars should be held to high academic and content standards
    • Ability to communicate effectively with scholars, parents, and other staff members
    • Demonstrates professionalism, responsibility, and a strong work ethic
    • Positive attitude and a drive for personal excellence
    • Problem solving abilityCompensation details: 0 Yearly Salary


Keywords: THE PAIDEIA ACADEMIES INC, Phoenix , 3RD GRADE TEACHER, Education / Teaching , Phoenix, Arizona

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