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High School Social Studies Teacher/Advisor (2023-24)

Company: Dayton Early College Academy
Location: Dayton
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

-HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER/ADVISORJOB DESCRIPTIONWho We Are:The Dayton Early College Academy (DECA) is an award-winning, high performing network of charter schools located in Dayton, Ohio. Serving grades K-12, DECA's three campuses are singularly focused on helping children from the city of Dayton gain the skills they need to be successful in college and beyond. -Mission:We prepare future college graduates today to become the leaders of our community tomorrow.Core Values:Put students first;Demand success;Invest deeply in relationships;Do what's right;Prove education changes lives;Find joy.Our Students and Results:We serve students in grades K-12 in the Dayton Public School area; academic proficiency is not considered during the admissions process. Admission is first come, first served. -

94% of our students are African-American and 72% are economically disadvantaged;Over 80% of our students will be first in their family to go to college;DECA is committed to providing a rigorous and engaging academic curriculum;Our campuses foster an awareness of social justice issues; -Strong community partnerships are at the core of our success;DECA alumni graduate from college at a rate nearly 5 times the national average for first generation college students and on par with their suburban counterparts. -Successful Applicants:
Are developing and practicing cultural competence in their teaching, teamwork, and leadership;Build relationships with students, families, colleagues, and community;Provide, seek, and act on feedback;Live our Core Values. -Job Summary: Social Studies Teachers/Advisors at DECA serve as advocates and guides for students' learning based upon individual student needs and gifts. -Teachers/advisors know their students well, help them plan and follow through on their learning goals, and work tirelessly to create optimal learning experiences for students in their advisory groups. Teachers/advisors report to the School Director. -Qualifications:
Valid -teaching license/certificate for the assigned grade, and/or subject(s);Effective interpersonal skills with children and adults;A broad range of interests and experience, with a passion for learning;Solid, basic knowledge in core content areas;Prior relevant experience preferred;Sound classroom management skills;Ability to improvise and problem solve;Experience with technology-integration in the teaching and learning process;Effective in an interdisciplinary, teamed environment;Demonstrated ability to take initiative, provide leadership, define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;Entrepreneurial spirit;An affinity for supporting students as individual learners;Dedication to the mission of assuring student learning and achievement.Duties/Essential Functions:
Serve as positive role model for students;Demonstrate a positive, supportive, enthusiastic, and encouraging attitude with all students;Implement, by instruction and action, DECA's mission and core values ;Advocate for, and on behalf of, students and families;Celebrate student accomplishments;Develop meaningful, appropriate relationships with each student and his/her parent/guardian;Be available to students and parents for education-related purposes, including, within reason, outside of the traditional prescribed times and day, when necessary;Facilitate student learning plans with each family or guardian;Forecast educational needs of each student;Know, understand, and implement DECA's goals and how they align to content area standards as defined by Ohio Department of Education;Plan a program of instruction that is both challenging and that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of each child;Employ a variety of educational techniques in pursuit of educational goals, and establish clear objectives for each student, and provide supplemental and educational activities that support student growth;Facilitate student learning outside the school building via a variety of field experiences;Assist in identifying, establishing, and monitoring learning opportunities for students;Ensure that each student employs materials prescribed by school staff (personal learning plans, planners, journals, etc. as applicable);Hold students accountable for their academic progress;Report each student's progress, both educationally and socially, through regularly scheduled reports, phone calls to parents, and weekly student meetings;Attend faculty meetings and other staff development and planning sessions as determined by the principal and school staff;Maintain accurate, complete, and factual records on each student as required by school law;Assess and facilitate the strengths and needs of the whole learner: physically, socially and emotionally, and intellectually/academically;Design plans and strategies for individual student's learning;Continue assessment of student progress and alter plans and strategies toward student learning success;Mediate student conflicts to the best of your ability;Work with the school team on academic and social/behavioral intervention strategies for student;
Periodically transport students complying with traffic ordinances and school transportation policy; -
Perform other duties as assigned by the principal; andStrive to continually improve professional competence.Terms of Employment:
195 daysSalary to be determined based on experience and education -level.All staff members are issued one-year contracts.Working Environment:Workplace locations include:
School, activity center, outdoor play areas;Retreat/field sites; andOther environments as deemed necessary/appropriate.Physical demands:
While performing the duties of his/her job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and/or hear.The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.The employee must occasionally lift and/or -move up to 50 pounds.Specific vision abilities required for this position include close -vision, distance vision, and depth perception.Additional Working Conditions:
The noise level in this work environment is quiet to loud depending on the activity and -location.Working conditions for this job include (1) possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and tissue; -and (2) occasional operation of a motor vehicle to transport students.The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those -employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable -accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. -The information in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) -and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for the position. Additional duties performed by individuals currently holding the position and additional duties may be assigned. -This position is exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act.Employee signature below constitutes employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.Employee:_______________________________________ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Date:_____________ -Powered by JazzHR

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