Classroom Teacher - Hogan Preparatory Academy Charter
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Reading
Job Title: K-5 Reading Interventionist
Job Location: Hogan Preparatory Academy
Beginning: Jul 31, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Special Reading, K-12
District: Hogan Preparatory Academy Charter
Kansas City, MO 64110
Telephone: 816-444-3484 EXT 1400
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Job Description:
****Must apply online at http://hoganprep.tedk12.com/hire

Job Title:  Reading Teacher                                                           
Reports To:  Principal
Contract Days: 10 Months          

JOB SUMMARY
The purpose of this position is to perform professional instructional work for reading classes and supplementing the reading instruction provided in regular classes by working with individual students or small groups of students who have been identified as needing specific reading instruction.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Provide a balanced literacy program for individual students and small groups of students, who demonstrate a need for intervention
  • Work as the Reading Specialist to coordinate reading tests at appropriate grade levels and assist teachers in analyzing the test results.
  • Provide intervention programs for students who have not achieved reading competency commensurate with their potential according to district and site priorities.
  • Refer students who need special interventions to professional personnel for specialized services, working closely with special education personnel.
  • Assist the Principal and teachers in planning the reading program for the school.
  • Develop a system of record keeping, coordinated with the Reading/Language Arts competency assessment to facilitate long and short term evaluation of pupil progress.
  • Inform parents and teachers of the reading program and the progress of pupils in that program, and ways in which parents may assist.
  • Establish and maintain two-way communication with parents, students, and other staff members in an honest, positive, and constructive manner.
  • Make provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes during the scheduled workday when required or requested to do so.
  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of established school curriculum goals, establishes and communicates clear objectives to the students for all lessons, and carefully monitors student progress toward learning goals.
  • Create an environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity, interest, and abilities of students; translate lesson plans into learning experiences to best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of each student.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
  • Attend building and charter meetings to promote communication and mutual decision making among the staff and schools.
  • Serve on building committees that develop curriculum and enhance instruction.
  • Participate in professional improvement activities; take advantage of courses, readings, in-service training, and conferences in his/her area of specialization and competency.
    Fulfill the requirements of punctuality, reliability, and responsibility with regard to school level and school district policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Regular and dependable attendance
NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in reading.
  • Hold a Missouri teaching certificate
  • Experience in a ‘reading program’ used for remediation of reading
Preferred:
  • Masters Degree in Reading
  • Special Reading K-12 Certificate
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices for effective teaching techniques and strategies in area of reading
  • Use of available instructional media
  • Use of modern techniques for classroom assessment
  • Use of effective interpersonal communications.
  • Skill in the use of a microcomputer and related software.
  • Provide consistent, effective interventions for students in the reading program
  • Ability to perform the following work activities with or without reasonable accommodations:
    • Develop lessons
    • Units and projects consistent with School curriculum goals and objectives.
  • Maintain typical classroom or clinic environment.

 


 

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