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General Education Teacher
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About Us

For nearly 120 years Volunteers of America has been the charity to step forward and help the most vulnerable in communities across the United States. Volunteers of America, Southwest inspires hope through its ministry of service by providing individuals and families with the tools they need to improve their quality of life. We operate twenty- eight human service programs in the areas of education and social development of young children, treatment and rehabilitation, housing, veterans and aging services. Each year, more than 13,000 lives are changed through our services. Our programs are located in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. To learn more visit us online at www.voa-swcal.org. Transforming vulnerable to vibrant!

Career Opportunity

The Elementary Charter School Teacher, under the direction of the site administrator, is responsible for providing instruction in content areas in which each assigned student can grow emotionally, socially intellectually, and physically according to his or her basic needs, ability, and maturity level. He or she works with the Principal to establish a wholesome learning environment and culture. He or she works in partnership with parents to endure the highest level of educational achievement for each child.


* Supports the implementation of the school vision, culture, and educational model.
* Provides instruction in varying groups and individually as prescribed by Ballington Academy of Arts and Sciences. This includes character development, Standards Based curriculum, science, arts, and enhanced learning activities.
* Diagnoses students needs and implements differentiated instruction to address needs of each student to ensure highest educational achievement.
* Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior and ensures learning atmosphere in classroom.
* Develops lesson plans and instructional materials as part of planned learning experiences to motivate
* Teach language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, music, physical education,
* Evaluates pupil academic and social growth, keeps accurate records, prepares progress reports, and communicates with parents.
* Creates a functional and enticing learning environment.
* Identifies students' needs and cooperates with other professional staff member to ensure academic
* Strong knowledge of Standards and Standardized assessments.
* Maintains professional competence through participation in in-service education and professional development activities.
* Completes all reports as required, including student evaluation, inventories, program evaluations, and lesson plans.
* Interprets the educational program to parents and community members through personal conferences, meetings, and various media.
* Attends faculty meetings, in service meetings, team meetings, and grade level meetings as required.
* Administers and scores standardized tests as required by the Department of Education
* Performs basic attendance reporting.
* Maintains good public relations with parent groups.
* Supervises students in out of classroom activities.
* Demonstrate depth of knowledge in curriculum frameworks, latest research based instructional methodology, and special education regulations on both the Federal and State levels.
* Initiate the use of new teaching methods and materials, initiate, encourage, and direct experimental and pilot programs of instruction.
* Ability to retrieve, analyze, and sort data to make instructional decisions to improve student
* Comply with State Curriculum Standards.
* Complies with state/federal mandates as they relate to curriculum, instruction, special education, and special projects.
* Assists in the selection, evaluation, and procurement of instructional materials for the state/and or federal programs with the assistance of staff.

Required Abilities, Credentials and Experience

* A Bachelor's Degree in related field and including all courses needed to meet credential requirement.
* Valid California teaching credential (Multiple Subject Teaching or equivalent. CLAD, BCLAD.) Consideration will be given to Single Subjects Credentials in areas related to Arts, Music, Agriculture and Sciences.
* Experience in elementary schools as teacher or student teacher. Elementary Charter schools experience preferred.
* Ability to meet District standards for physical and mental health.
* In depth knowledge of project based instruction, differentiated instruction, and convergence thinking.
* Knowledge of curriculum, California standards, and effective teaching practices. Competency in human relations and oral and written communication.
* Knowledge and experience with English Language Development.
* Knowledge and expertise with students with special needs.
* Ability to work well with people: broad grasp of educational planning and curriculum.
* Genuine concern for students and passion for quality education.
* Role model for students.

Desired Qualifications for Teaching Specialty Courses

* Arts, media, and entertainment. This could include theatre, television, music, dance, and orchestra.
* Information and Communication Technologies.
* Agriculture and Natural Resources
* Energy and Utilities
* Engineering and Design

Equal Opportunity Employer: Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran. This Employer participates in E-Verify. Applications are only accepted online. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, you may contact Human Resources.

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