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High School ELA Teacher

Company: Wayne County Schools Employment Network
Location: Wayne
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
High School Teaching/English

Date Posted:

American international Academy-Jr/High School
(High-Needs School)

Date Available:

American International Academy
We are looking for candidates interested in collaborating with a team of positive, dedicated, and high-performing educators to inspire students and challenge them to achieve more than they thought possible!

AIA teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum, maintaining a positive classroom culture, using assessments to drive instructional practice, using district resources in an efficient and responsible manner, contributing to the educational and social development of all students, and participating in the professional development of the learning community.

Desired Competencies:

--- Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and assessment

--- Ability to nurture and sustain high-quality teaching

--- Experience in building positive relationships with colleagues, students, and parents

--- Ability to make decisions in a strategic way balancing building strong relationships and maintaining high academic rigor

--- Courage to make decisions in support of academic and cultural goals while maintaining a steady pulse of team and school goals

--- Meticulous organization and use of time

--- Excellent written and oral communication skills


--- Bachelors' degree or higher

--- Must have and maintain valid Michigan teaching certificate or a bachelors degree in the content area

--- Must meet highly qualified criteria in content area taught, which includes certificate endorsement in the appropriate area(s)

--- Desire to teach in an urban environment

Duties and Responsibilities:

The primary duties and areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to the following:

Professional Development

--- Actively contributes to a professional community that focuses on instruction and high student achievement

--- Seeks opportunities to develop their skills and knowledge

--- Implements recommendations and best practices acquired through professional development, continuing education, observation, coaching, and evaluation

--- Utilizes effective instructional practices responding to the needs of each student in the learning community

Curriculum/Learning Model

--- Utilizes data to implement learning model and modify instructional practices and daily lesson plans as needed

--- Coordinates curriculum within the team and school

--- Integrates all aspects of the learning model into classroom procedures, instruction

School Culture

--- Ensures a safe, supportive, and productive environment for students

--- Sets and maintains high academic expectations for students

--- Implements effective student discipline, conflict resolution, and helpful student support services

--- Promotes teamwork within the learning community

Community/Parental Outreach

--- Actively engages parents in the learning process and school functions

--- Communicates on a regular basis with families through newsletters, announcements, and updates

--- Resolves parent issues respectfully and effectively


--- Drafts, updates, and submits lesson plans and data analysis action plans on a consistent basis

--- Takes accurate attendance in a timely manner

--- Maintains professional credentials and submits updates to the Human Resources Department prior to expiration dates

Building Management

--- Implements classroom procedures that promote a safe, clean, orderly, and productive classroom environment

Keywords: Wayne County Schools Employment Network, Detroit , High School ELA Teacher, Education / Teaching , Wayne, Michigan

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