Classroom Teacher - Vision Academy Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Social Studies
Job Title: Middle School Social Studies Teacher
Job Location: Vision Academy
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Grades 4-8 with Social Studies Concentration
Certificate: English 7-12
Certificate: Grades 4-8 with English/Language Arts/Reading Concentration
District: Vision Academy Charter School
Lansdowne, PA 19050
Telephone: 484-466-2630
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Job Description:
Responsible for instructing students on the emergence of global and American ideals and cultural heritage. Helps students understand and exercise his rights, privileges, and responsibilities as a citizen.
Primary responsibilities
  • Instruct students about global and national social issues.
  • Help students understand the geographical, historical, cultural, and political factors that influence the development of world regions.
  • Lecture on the operation of political and economic systems.
  • Teaches courses in social studies, history, geography, American government, political science, or humanities to secondary pupils, utilizing core curriculum and other appropriate learning activities approved by the Board of Education.
  • Create instructional resources for use in the classroom.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities.
  • Create positive educational climate for students to learn in.
  • Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.
  • Participate in ongoing training sessions.
  • Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year.
  • Maintain grade books.
  • Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed.
  • Write grant proposals to gain funding for further research.
  • Create projects designed to enhance lectures.
  • Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
  • Create lesson plans.
  • Utilize various curriculum resources.
  • Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
  • Develop incentives to keep participants in class.
  • Develop professional relationships with other agencies and programs.
  • Utilize public library resources.
  • Work with program coordinators to ensure initiatives are being met.
  • Tutor students on an individual basis.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Prepare and distribute required reports.
  • Observe and evaluate student's performance.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by invoking approved disciplinary procedures.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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