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Orenda Education - TEACHER, BELTON, TX

Job Details

Region: 13
School District/Employer: Orenda Education
District Category/Employer: Campus, Charter/Private
Position: Teacher
Assignment Level: Level
  • Elementary
  • Middle School
Core Subjects
  • Mathematics
  • Science
School: NOLAN CREEK SCHOOL - Orenda Education
Campus Description: Mission: To create new and innovative school choice opportunities for families seeking an alternative to the large, more traditional public school systems.

Vision: To be a leader in the school choice movement, providing life-changing academic instruction to students who may not reach their academic and human potential in the large, more traditional public school system.

Purpose: The Corporation is organized exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes. Orenda Education is also the not-for-profit sponsoring entity for Orenda Charter Schools, an “open- enrollment charter school” district. A charter school is a public school sponsored by a private, not-for-profit organization.
Date Posted: 9/24/2020
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: These positions will be for our Nolan Creek Campus located in Belton, TX.

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide students with rigorous learning activities and experiences in the academic subject and grade assigned to help students develop competencies and skills to be successful in post-secondary education.

• Work collaboratively with other members of campus and district staff to determine instructional goals and objectives and serve the needs of all students.
• Use a variety of instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
• Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
• Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
• Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
• Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
• Prepares and provides instruction based on accommodations as outlined in the student’s IEP.
• Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social and emotional development of students.
• Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
• Report and communicate student progress to parents.
• Resolve parent/student issues and concerns in a timely manner.
• Be a positive role model for students.
• Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and handbook.
• Assist in monitoring students and creating a safe campus environment by reporting to duty assignments as assigned by principal.
• Attend campus events and extracurricular activities, as assigned.
• Assist in selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials.
• Participates in all continuing professional development and relevant ARD meetings.
• Compile, maintain, and submit reports, records and other documents, as required.
• Analyze critical needs in assigned areas and work collaboratively to implement and improve programs.
• Promotes and contributes to campus-wide initiatives including AVID.
• Protects confidentiality of students and their families.
• Participates in performance improvement activities.
• Support the mission and vision of the campus and district.
• Adheres to policies and procedures of the campus and district.
• Comply with policies established by federal and state law, including but not limited to State Board of Education and local Board policy.
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Knowledge of: Principles, theories, methods, techniques, and strategies pertaining to teaching and instructing student in the subject and grade level assigned. Strong knowledge of developing curriculum and along with integrating technology into daily instruction.

Ability to: Design, develop, and implement subject area curriculum that is based on best practices. Provide effective and innovative learning experiences for students at a college preparatory level. Provide an attractive, inviting and stimulating learning environment and develop positive relationships with students.

Experience: Successful completion of student teaching at a recognized college or university or other applicable field/volunteer work.

Education: Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university and valid Texas Teacher Certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned.

* This position will be teaching MS Math and Science so experience in these core subjects is preferred.
Salary Range: Compensation is $45,114 - $56,991 annually depending on experience.

190 calendar days
Benefits: Should you enroll in TRS medical, Orenda Education makes a $378 monthly contribution towards employees' premiums.

* Active Care-HD
* Active Care Primary
* TX Schools Health Benefits HD
* TX Schools Health Benefits Co-Pay
* Scott & White HMO
How To Apply: Visit www.orendaeducation.org under careers to submit an application.

Please attach Cover Letter, Resume and References

Contact Person:

Name: Teresa Moreno
Email: teresa.moreno@orendaeducation.org
Address: 2951 Williams Drive
City: Georgetown
State: TX
Zip: 78628
Phone: (512) 869-3020