Classroom Teacher - Gateway Science Academy of St. Louis
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Art
Job Title: Elementary Art Teacher
Job Location: Gateway Science Academy South 6651 Gravois Ave St. Louis, MO 63116
Beginning: Aug 01, 2020
Deadline: Aug 01, 2020**
Certificate: Elementary Education
District: Gateway Science Academy of St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63139
Telephone: 314-932-7513
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Job Description:
About GSA South
Gateway Science Academy of St. Louis is a public charter school that provides its students with an innovative world class education, rich in math, science and technology focused on preparing students to become bold inquirers, problem solvers and ethical leaders, skill-ready for post-secondary education to meet the challenges of a competitive global workforce. Walk through the doors of our school and you would feel a palpable sense of something unique and strong. Students’ faces of all nationalities, races, economic backgrounds and scholastic levels exude unspoken confidence.  Hallways buzz with excitement and the moment you are introduced to the students and faculty, it becomes clear that this is a school that changes lives.
 
We have a culture built on a common set of values; student, teacher, and parent accountability, and high expectations all resulting in high levels of student achievement. Our administrators, teachers and guardians have high expectations of our students and students have high expectations of their teachers.
 
Gateway Science Academy of St. Louis is managed by Concept Schools, NFP.
 
Required Skills and Experience:
Essential functions of the job may include but are not limited to the following:
  • Plan, prepare and deliver instruction that connects the creation of art to history and culture.
  • Develops curriculum, lesson plans and assessments.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Provide appropriate and timely feedback on work.
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.
  • Prepare required reports on students and activities.
  • Participate in department, school, district and parent meetings.
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities that align with state and district standards.
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.
  • Assign and grade projects and assessments.
  • Showcase student art by displaying throughout the building and keeping displays fresh.
Other functions of the job include but are not limited to the following:
  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds, including immigrant populations.
  • Ability and willingness to work as a PLC (Professional Learning Community).
  • Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls and answer emails.
  • Participate in appropriate professional activities.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge Skills and Ability Required:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • B.A/B.S. degree in teaching from an accredited institution or related field teaching.
  • Missouri State certification in teaching in appropriate subject area or requirements to obtain.
  • Knowledge and implementation of relevant technology.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Must have the ability and proven ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis.
  • Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total school program.
 No phone calls, please use email: wgilliam@gsasouth.org

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