Chester Upland School District is in a historic period of change. We are uniquely poised to re-focus and transform into a student-focused district where each child is ensured the academic and personal skills to succeed in the college or career of his/her choice.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university.
Appropriate Standard Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate for the given subject area for which you are applying.
Preferred experience in an urban school setting.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides rigorous curriculum that aligns with Pennsylvania Department of Education Standards for teachers.
Demonstrates mastery of related subject matter, instructional skills, and resource materials for course(s) taught.
Creates lesson plans, aligned with current state and district standards, which drives instruction through formative assessment and differentiation.
Maintains a safe, organized classroom, which supports students’ independent learning, collaboration and choice.
Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management techniques.
Provides a variety of assessments and uses assessments for planning and instruction.
Monitors and maintains a positive classroom environment that supports the school wide behavior expectation, in which most students are engaged, incorporates mutual respect and provides cooperative learning opportunities.
Uses available technology/instructional media to enhance the students’ learning experiences.
Establishes and maintains appropriate relationships with students, parents, staff, and community members by communicating in a tactful, courteous, and confidential manner.
Communicates and interacts appropriately with other professional staff in academic planning and school committee work.