Classroom Teacher - Clayton School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Language Arts (English)
Job Title: English Teacher (0.67 FTE)/Learning Center Intern (0.33 FTE)
Job Location: Clayton High School
Beginning: Aug 06, 2019
Deadline: Mar 31, 2019**
Certificate: English
District: Clayton School District
Clayton, MO 63105
Telephone: 314-854-6000 EXT 6032
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Job Description:
The School District of Clayton is seeking a full-time English Teacher (0.67 FTE)/Learning Center Intern (0.33 FTE) at Clayton High School for the 2019-2020 school year.  
 
Our district values the ability to work with diverse students and colleagues; success in creating inclusive classrooms; and experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.
 
English Teacher (0.67 FTE) - Highly-competitive teacher salary

Students in Clayton High School English classes value the social nature and power of language.  Classes build a reading and writing community where students share meaning, influence others’ ideas, and create cultural connections with our shared literary heritage.  Clayton High School students learn that language is a tool for gathering information and a way to construct and disseminate knowledge, create beauty, and inspire others.  Students learn to recognize and use the structures and conventions of language as well as learn to struggle with ambiguity; through such struggle, thoughtful readers expand their personal perspectives and work to understand the unfamiliar.  Clayton High School English students value language as a tool for reflection and exploration of personal and intellectual concerns, and in doing so become critical readers, writers and thinkers.
 
The Successful Candidate:
  • Is knowledgeable about high school philosophy and the developmental needs of adolescents and will be able to present the curriculum using a problem-centered approach.
  • Demonstrates appropriate long and short-term preparation for classroom instruction.
  • Is knowledgeable about a broad range of literature - both classics and contemporary. 
  • Holds high expectations for all students and serves as a facilitator of student learning.
  • Possesses strong writing skills across genres.
  • Has experience leading student writers through the writing process.
  • Supports students in the development of individual goals that foster independence and efficacy in writing.
  • Organizes and uses a variety of teaching techniques, strategies, materials, and technology to maximize the learning of each child, individually and in group settings.
  • Assesses student progress, provides students and parents with specific feedback, and uses the results to adjust instruction as needed.
  • Provides opportunities for academic support and challenge.
  • Takes responsibility for teaching the District curriculum as outlined in the curriculum documents.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of how knowledge is created, organized, and linked to other disciplines and life experiences.
  • Keeps abreast of current developments in the field and continues to deepen understanding of the discipline(s).
 
Learning Center Intern (0.33 FTE)

Learning Center Instructional Interns provide academic support to students across the core curriculum (English, Reading, Science, Social Studies and Mathematics). This position will concentrate mainly on supporting students’ work within the English curriculum.
 
Education:  Bachelor's Degree required.  Major or Minor in content area required.  Master’s Degree preferred.
Certification:  Missouri teacher certification, with required endorsements for subject and level assigned
Experience:  Preferred.
Compensation:  0.67 FTE @ Highly-competitive teacher salary and 0.33 FTE @ intern salary
Benefits:  Comprehensive benefits package
FLSA Status:  Exempt, Professional Exemption-Teacher.
Work Calendar:  192 day calendar.  
 
To be considered as a candidate you must complete all steps in the application process.  These steps include completing the online application; uploading your cover letter, resume, and transcripts; listing three current references; and completion of the Teacher EPI Assessment. 

To apply, please submit your application online at claytonschools.net/employment.
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** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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