2020-21 5th Grade Self Contained Teacher
Position SummaryWe are looking for a 5th grade self contained teacher to join one of the ACE Middle Schools team! You are insatiably curious about how to motivate students to engage in learning through community building and rigorous, standards-aligned instruction. You integrate strategies for English Learners and students with disabilities seamlessly into your lessons. Above all, you are a patient optimist - you believe that every student is capable of graduating from college.Responsibilities:Maintain the unwavering belief in the extraordinary potential of every student. Maintain a growth mindset with all stakeholders. Build authentic relationships with students by serving as a mentor; consistently reinforce the belief that all students have the capacity to be successful through college. Build authentic relationships with families through school events, phone calls and conferences. Facilitate students’ mastery of academic standards through long-term planning, daily and weekly lesson plans, and execution of rigorous and engaging daily instruction. Collaborate with ACE Learning Specialists to support a full-inclusion model of Special Education to the greatest extent possible.. Create a warm yet firm classroom culture through consistent implementation of behavior ladders. Celebrate student growth, as well as proficiency Host office hours for students twice weekly (and as needed). Consistently integrate coaching feedback. Communicate effectively and respectfully with all stakeholders. Approach professional development (training, observations, coaching and feedback) with commitment and reflection.