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3 Dec 2020

Full-Time High School Science Teacher – Posted by Learn4Life Public Charter Schools Tulare, California, United States

Job Description

The Teacher Position will plan, organize and implement an appropriate personalized instructional program in a learning
environment that guides, supports, and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential, completion
of diploma requirements and post-secondary transition plan. This Position will collaborate with other Instructional Staff
and school personnel.
• Develop, review and regularly update personalized academic plans based on students’ transcripts, assessment
data, career pathway planning (CTE), post-secondary goals, and progress towards those goals
• Create and maintain an effective learning environment by modeling positive and respectful behavior, upholding
and supporting high academic expectations, and maintaining positive and professional relationships with
colleagues, students and parents
• Meet with students at their scheduled appointment dates and times
• Conduct effective student appointments; preparing for and delivering instruction, engaging students in goalsetting, monitoring of progress and preparation for completion of graduation requirements
• Assign appropriate courses of study
• Refer students to core subject area teachers when necessary
• Establish and communicate learning objectives and content standards to be assessed
• Plan, prepare for and deliver instructional activities to facilitate learning experiences
• Provide a variety of learning materials and resources to support independent learning
• Identify and implement instructional strategies and resources to meet students’ varying needs
• Engage students in academic conversations that elicit critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and
• Connect instruction to real-world experiences and students’ post-secondary goals
• Regularly check for understanding and provide clarifying and/or enrichment information
• Carefully observe, review and evaluate student homework and tests to assess and monitor progress
• Grade course homework, projects, and tests
• Provide students with meaningful feedback to enhance learning and improve achievement
• Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
• Instruct and monitor student progress in the use of online learning materials and technology
• Provide appropriate accommodations, modifications and interventions for English Learners, students with 504
Plans, and Special Education students
• Model and guide students to develop strategies that foster independent learning skills such as, goal-setting,
time management, and accessing/utilizing resources
• Use relevant technology to support instruction
• Administer diagnostic assessments according to guidelines set forth by the Organization and site
• Regularly communicate necessary information to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress
and student needs
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• Refer students to support structures; tutors, intervention programs, labs, counselors, and other “wrap around’
services as appropriate
• Manage student behavior in the Resource Center by enforcing rules and disciplinary systems of the Center
• Prepare for and facilitate positive parent conferences
• Keep updated with developments in subject area curriculum, teaching resources and methods
• Maintain accurate and complete records of student progress and development
• Monitor credit completion rates of students
• Monitor student attendance
• Claim and report daily attendance
• Keep student work folders neat and organized
• Close out student folders in accordance to Organization/Charter procedures and guidelines
• Generate report cards in accordance to Organization/Charter procedures and guidelines
• Document and review student notes and parent/student contacts in Contact Manager
• Update all necessary records accurately and timely as required by law, Organizational policies, school
regulations, and independent auditors
• Collaborate with colleagues to improve teaching practices through professional learning communities, student
study teams, department meetings, and student retention meetings
• Participate in Professional Development opportunities as needed
• Follow established policies and procedures for reporting incidents (e.g., child abuse, substance abuse,
harassment, and violence).
• Attend all required meetings and graduation ceremonies
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Thorough knowledge of California Teaching Standards
• Knowledge of educational trends, research, and technology to support learning
• Knowledge of research-based instructional strategies necessary for effective instruction of all student
populations, including students at-risk of academic failure
• Ability to differentiate instruction to meet diverse student learning needs
• Ability to work effectively with students, parents, staff members, and community representatives in
providing a rigorous educational program
• Ability to work effectively with all racial, ethnic, linguistic, disability, and socioeconomic groups
• Ability to communicate effectively including giving clear and concise instructions, using academic language,
and appropriate level of delivery, and listening without bias and providing appropriate
• Ability to compose and comprehend written communication
• Ability to make independent judgements
• Ability to meet deadlines and maintain accurate records
• Commitment to the education of all students
• Planning and organizational skills
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• Valid California Single Subject or Multiple Subject in area of specialization or intern eligible
• Bachelor’s degree with major or minor in designated subject, including all courses needed to meet credential
• Successful passing of the California Basic Skills Exam
• Enrollment in a State approved teacher’s preparation program and student teaching
• Proficient in MS Word, Email
• Ability to meet California Standards of physical and mental health
• Visual ability to read handwritten or typed documents, and the display screen of various office equipment and
• Able to conduct verbal conversation.
• Able to hear normal range verbal conversation (approximately 60 decibels).
• Able to sit, stand, stoop, kneel, bend and walk. Sedentary work.
• Able to lift, carry, push, pull objects weighing up to 15 pounds frequently, and 25 pounds occasionally.
• Able to demonstrate manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer and other classroom equipment in a
safe and efficient manner.

Come join a fast-growing company and a recognized leader in education innovation. We Offer comprehensive and flexible benefits, Professional Development Programs and Career Growth Opportunities. The Charter School is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is family/medical leave compliant.


Due to the volume of applications received, not all qualified applicants will be contacted.

Selected candidate will be required to complete and clear a Live Scan, background/reference check, and Tuberculosis test.

We are committed to providing quality and affordable benefits to our employees.  We offer a comprehensive and flexible benefits program designed to meet the changing needs of our employees and their families. Some of our benefits include:

  • Medical (PPO and HMO)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death or Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Care (LTC)
  • Sick and Vacation Accruals
  • Eleven Holidays
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with a generous employer match
  • Supplemental Coverage: Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness and Short Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (i.e. Financial, Legal and Emotional Counseling)
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Education Assistance Program

The Charter School prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying based on the actual or perceived characteristics of disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, national origin, ancestry, race or ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, immigration status, potential or actual parental, family or marital status, age,  or association with an individual who has any of the aforementioned characteristics, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

In addition, the Charter School will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Education, high school, opportunity youth, public school, and Teacher. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

Job expires in 35 days.

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