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5th Grade Teacher (2022 - 2023 School Year)

Company: ACCEL Schools
Location: Akron
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

ACCEL Schools is hiring a highly qualified 5th Grade Teachers at Akron Preparatory School located in Akron, Ohio that is dedicated to providing a superior education for all students. We are seeking teachers who are passionate and dedicated to bringing the curriculum to life for each student. We want our teachers to be excited to create a positive classroom environment that prioritizes student learning and social-emotional development.Founded in 2014, ACCEL Schools is a K-12 public charter school management organization (CMO) across the United States. We manage a network of over 50 charter schools within Ohio and surrounding states. Akron Preparatory School, is located in the historic Goodyear factory building within the growing East End neighborhood of Akron. Focusing on student attendance and academic achievement, the school boasts the highest Performance Index score in a three-mile radius. In addition to core subjects, Akron Prep teaches PE and hands-on Art/Dance classes during the school day. The school offers a 1:1 Chromebook program to individualize student instruction as well as tutoring, after-school, and summer programs. Families additionally benefit from strong community partnerships including the Boys & Girls Club, Family First Counseling, National Youth Advocate Program, and local women's shelters.Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and deliver lesson plans with the ability to modify accordingly during the school year
  • Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all students
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development
  • Utilize research-based best practices in daily planning and classroom instruction
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom
  • Create a positive classroom environment for students to learn in
  • Utilize school approved curricula that reflects the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students
  • Implement school-wide culture expectations and norms
  • Communicate and meet with families regarding the academic and social-emotional growth of their child
  • Incorporate technology skills into daily classroom practice to support learning
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of non-instructional activities, as needed
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with colleagues
  • Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications:
    • Active and current state teaching license in appropriate content area
    • Bachelor's degree in education or related field
    • High level of comfort working in a growth-focused coaching environment based on frequent observations, debriefs, action planning, and progress monitoring
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to properly manage confidential information
    • Able to supervise students of various ages in different school settings (playground, cafeteria, etc.)
    • Ability to pass federal and state criminal background checks
    • Experience working within an urban environmentBenefits:
      • Salary based on previous experience and education
      • Benefit packages including medical, dental and vision - effective on date of hire
      • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options
      • Eligible to participate in applicable retirement plan (STRS or SERS), with company contribution
      • Company paid basic term life/AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance
      • Additional basic life/AD&D insurance and whole life insurance options
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Travel Assistance Program
      • Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays
      • Bonuses and stipend opportunities
      • Annual compensation adjustments
      • Employee development and leadership opportunitiesACCEL Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer - it is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Each applicant for employment is considered solely based on job qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, veteran status, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bonafide occupational qualification exists.
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Keywords: ACCEL Schools, Akron , 5th Grade Teacher (2022 - 2023 School Year), Education / Teaching , Akron, Ohio

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