Classroom Teacher - La Salle Middle School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Language Arts (English)
Job Title: Middle School ELA Teacher (6th and 7th grade)
Job Location: La Salle Middle School
Beginning: Jul 01, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Language Arts
District: La Salle Middle School
St. Louis, MO 63113
Telephone: 314-531-9820 EXT 3002
Job Description:
La Salle Middle School seeks a motivated ELA teacher with a passion for introducing new topics to 6th and 7th graders. Prospective applicants must maintain a strong belief that they can help close the achievement gap for all students, and must be all in when it comes to La Salle’s mission to transform children and our community through innovative education.
Our students expect:
  • Develop instructional goals and systems to track progress toward goals
  • Create, utilize and revise long-term plans, unit plans and interim assessments using data to drive instruction while adhering to approved curriculum
  • Plan and deliver lessons to students targeting a variety of learning modalities to address the needs of all students and keep students engaged
  • Regularly use multiple data points to inform daily instruction, intervention, and re-teach week curriculum
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with students and parents through frequent communication, participation in the HomeWorks! program, and regular attendance at PTO and family events
  • Create and maintain a positive classroom environment that promotes our core values of care, inclusivity, community, service, justice and zeal
  • Participate in the coaching observation cycle with an openness to feedback
  • Participate regularly in professional development
  • Implement differentiated strategies to reach all learners, including those with different needs
  • Willingness to implement standards-based grading, and full participation in the data cycle
  • Participate in extended hour programming and events, including fundraisers, enrichment opportunities, and retreats
  • Other activities or duties assigned by the Principal to achieve the La Salle mission
We expect:
  • Bachelor’s degree, required
  • Three or more years of teaching experience in a traditionally underserved community, preferred
  • Demonstrated strong achievement results with documented growth
  • Full state certification in the subject area and grade level being taught
  • Documentation of content expertise; ability to attain designation as Highly Qualified Teacher promptly

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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