Middle School English Language Arts (ELA) Teacher

Baltimore International Academy
Baltimore, MD
Nov 23, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
Baltimore International Academy East (BIA East), a K-8 public charter school, is looking for a Middle School English Language Arts (ELA) teacher for the current 2022-2023 school year. BIA East is located at 4410 Frankford Ave in Northeast Baltimore City, and is part of the Baltimore City Public School system. BIA East students are fully immersed in a target language (Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Russian, or French) and are formally introduce to English Language Arts starting in 2nd Grade. The Middle School ELA teacher will only be teaching English Language Arts to 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade students. The candidate selected will be sent to Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS) for processing and will become a BCPS employee. In addition to responding to this job post, candidates will need to also apply directly to Baltimore City Public Schools. Please see the job description below for an elementary school teacher at BCPS. You can also find out more about BIA East and BCPS at the following websites:with our union partners, we are now requiring all staff members to have received both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines or the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. There will be an opportunity for staff members to apply for a medical or religious exemption to this mandate.*Plans and implements an instructional program and provides related educational services for students in grades 1 through 6. Manages student behavior, assesses and evaluates student achievement, and modifies instructional activities as required. Carries out a variety of student monitoring and supports activities.Serves as general education classroom teacher (grades 1 through 6), or at the sixth grade in a middle school. Classes taught may be single or multi grade level, subject, skill, or specialty oriented. Performs duties within a team or departmental setting, or works independently in a unique teaching specialty. Some positions are assigned to reading or computer technology labs.*Essential Functions** Assesses student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives, and outcomes.* Plans and implements appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities, including determination of appropriate principles of learning, classroom organizational structures, and kind and level of materials which provide appropriate learning experiences for each student.* Develops, adapts, modifies, and individualizes educational materials, resources, techniques, methods, and strategies to meet the needs of students within the City Schools' curriculum framework.* Assumes direct responsibility for the development of appropriate behavior of students within the school setting by establishing and maintaining effective discipline and management procedures.* Manages the behavior of learners in instructional setting to ensure environment is conducive to the learning process and assists and participates in management of student behavior in other parts of the school and school grounds.* Coordinates instructional activities and collaborates with other professional staff both school and non school-based, as required to maximize learning opportunities.* Manages allotted learning time to maximize student achievement.* Utilizes a variety of instructional materials and available multimedia and computer technology to enhance learning.* Requests assistance of and works with resource personnel as needed.* Works in a self-contained, team, departmental, itinerant capacity, or at field work site as assigned.* Participates in in-service and staff development activities and staff meetings as required or assigned.* Continually assesses student achievement and maintains appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutional and individual reporting purposes.* Ensures continuous communication with parents or guardians, both written and oral, to keep them informed of a student(s) progress.* Provides age-appropriate communication with students on instructional expectations and keeps them informed of their progress in meeting those expectations.* Assigns work to and oversees paraprofessionals and parent and student volunteers, if applicable.* Ensures classroom and/or instructional environment is attractive, healthful, safe, and conducive to learning and that materials are in good condition and accessible to students.* May serve at two or more schools or/in a regular basis if itinerant.* Supports or participates in school wide student activities and social events and approved fundraising activities.* Monitors student behavior in non-instructional areas as assigned or required and intervenes to control and modify disruptive behavior, reporting to administrator as appropriate.* Collaborates with other professionals (guidance counselors, librarians, etc.) to carry out school wide instructional or related activities.* May sponsor or coordinate extracurricular activities such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests.* Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and non-discrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school board policies and the professional standards.*Maximum Salary*93279.00*Minimum Salary*52712.00*Desired Qualifications** Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education or eligible for a conditional certification in Elementary Education (12 credits in math, 12 credits in science, 8 credits in English and 8 credits in history)* Degree must be from an accredited college or institution.* Valid standard professional teaching certificate in Elementary Education appropriate to the grade to be taught.* Knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials, and equipment of grade level(s) or instructional specialty(ies) to which assigned* Knowledge of City Schools program of studies related to assignments and mission, goals, and organization as well as policies and procedures is preferred* Excellent oral and written communications and human relations skills* Ability to select instructional planning, management, and evaluation procedures that relate to student needs and the demands of the instructional environment* Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs and utilize multimedia and computer technology effectively* Ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned* Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with diverse groups of students, peers, and parents* Ability to move throughout the room to monitor students and check assignments with a variety of seating and desk organization*Full time or Part time *Full time*Additional Details*Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:* Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.* Two (2) official transcripts showing conferred degree; two (2) official transcripts from all other colleges attended* Three (3) professional references* Valid licensure/teaching certificate* A copy of Praxis test scores or other state teaching exams pertaining to your certification* Official verification of previous full - time teaching experience (if applicable)Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link: _of NondiscriminationBaltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its employment, programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact Equal Opportunity Manager, Title IX Coordinator Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208 Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).*This position is affiliated with the Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU) bargaining union.*Job Type: Full-timePay: $52,712.00 - $93,279.00 per yearBenefits:* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursementSchedule:* Monday to FridayCOVID-19 considerations:Staff must be vaccinated against Covid-19; students are tested weekly; masks available for students & staff who want themAbility to commute/relocate:* Baltimore, MD 21206: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education:* Bachelor's (Required)Experience:* Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* Teaching Certificate (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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