The Teacher leads students towards the fulfillment of their potential by translating district curriculum goals and objectives into learning experiences that will contribute to the development of skills necessary for becoming a mature and responsible individual.
Demonstrates knowledge of content and pedagogy in instructional practices. This shall include a solid understanding of the content and its prerequisite relationships and connections with other disciplines.
Applies knowledge of students’ backgrounds, strengths, needs, and interests to plan for groups of students.
Sets instructional outcomes that reflect high-level learning and curriculum standards. These outcomes are suitable for most students in the class and represent different types of learning which can be assessed. The outcomes shall reflect opportunities to show understanding across the curriculum.
Utilizes resources available through the school or district to enhance own knowledge, to use in teaching, or for students who need them.
Designs coherent instruction. Learning shall be aligned to instructional outcomes which coordinate knowledge of content, students, and resources, engaging all students in significant learning.
Develops student assessments which are aligned with the instructional outcomes and use clear criteria. Uses assessment results to plan for future instruction to meet the needs of students.
Qualified applicant must hold a valid/registered Illinois teaching license with appropriate endorsements.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong communication, both oral and written.
Strong classroom management.
Student learning focused.
Driver Education preferred.