Teacher for American Indian Model Schools in Oakland, CA

Teacher

American Indian Model Schools - Oakland, CA - Full time

AMERICAN INDIAN MODEL SCHOOLS (AIMS)-Oakland

K-8 Teacher: Multi-subject

OVERVIEW:

Provide a high quality instruction within a small school environment where every student is known and valued as an individual; uphold the mission and values of American Indian Model Schools (AIMS) and contribute to our goal that every student in California has access to a high quality public education.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish a culture of high expectations that includes the shared belief that every student will attend college.
  • Develop and implement lesson plans and classroom activities aligned with Common Core Standards and AIMS Instructional Guidelines.
  • Assess students regularly and analyze student results; refine and differentiate classroom instruction based on assessment data and student needs.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to improve instructional practices throughout the school; share best practices.
  • Communicate regularly with students and their families about classroom activities and student progress.
  • Involve parents and guardians as partners in their students’ education.
  • Manage student behavior to ensure every student is fully engaged.
  • Actively participate in professional development activities, and work closely with Head of School and Dean.
  • Maintain accurate student records including attendance.
  • Identify unique student needs and collaborate with team members to effectively address those needs.
  • Support the mission, vision, and core values of AIM Schools.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned from Head of School and Deans.
  • Flexibility of schedule to accommodate monthly Saturday School, Summer School, as well as additional after school tutoring
  • At the least, a 1 year commitment. A 3 year commitment is preferred and is eligible for a bonus at the end of the term.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.) Required knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Knowledge and application of child cognitive development and various learning styles
  • Knowledge of various subject matter, including Common Core Standards and subject-specific frameworks
  • Understanding and ability to create assessments according to standards every 6-8 weeks
  • Ability and willingness to implement AIMS Instructional Guidelines and Best Practices
  • Aptitude to analyze qualitative and quantitative student data to inform next phase of teaching
  • Capacity and willingness to reflect and improve instructional practices to better serve students
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues, parents and community
  • Computer and Internet search skills

2) Minimum educational level:

  • Bachelors’ degree
  • Valid California Teaching Credential: multi-subject required for K-8-English Language Learner Authorization required

3) Experience required:

  • 1+ year working with students as a teacher, teacher intern, or teaching assistant preferred

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Role

Teaching

Experience Level

Mid Level

American Indian Model Schools

Our mission at AIMS is to cultivate a community of diverse learners who achieve academic excellence. Our commitment to high expectations in attendance, academic achievement, and character development results in our students being prepared for lifelong success.

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