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Posted: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 12:03 AM

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This is an opportunity of a lifetime to be part of the founding team for a pivotal new school in the Santa Clarita Valley. We are looking for leaders and innovators in the education field that are passionate about creating a school that uses a project based approach with an international focus. We will be small but public school and need people ready to roll up their sleeves and help shape the future of the school and student body. Teachers and administrators have increased job satisfaction in charter schools, because they feel part of the process. Two teachers and the Principal sit on the governing board of directors for the school. Join the founding team and help create something special and lasting for the community.

Santa Clarita Valley International (SCVi) is a California State chartered progressive public school located in Santa Clarita. We will serve up to 550 students in grades K-12. We open in fall with grades K-4 and 7th. Forming the foundation of our innovative teaching philosophy is that children learn best by doing. Therefore, we strive to provide a “hands-on” learning environment to all our students. Our classrooms are multi-age and teachers follow the progress of students for more than one year. Our students thrive in an environment, which is academically focused, tolerant of different learning styles and based on cooperative models of learning between students and between students and teachers.
Teacher Responsibilities:
• Plan, implement and instruct developmentally appropriate activities to promote overall academic and emotional growth of students, which reflects the school’s vision, mission and charter.
• Assess and monitor student achievement and growth utilizing school assessment tools.
• Modify teaching practices as needed per classroom assessments and individual needs.
• Meet with parents and students to construct Individualized Learning Plans.
• Ensure that all student needs are being met and if needed meet with the Inclusion Specialist, Lead Teacher and Director for additional support.
• Seek support from colleagues on an ongoing basis.
• Engage in meaningful professional development activities on a weekly basis.
• Communicate with parents on an ongoing basis.
• Review, understand and commit to the school policies and procedures and charter.
• Utilize state standards and school Curriculum Guide to develop classroom curriculum.
• Meet deadlines given by Lead Teacher and/or Director.
Qualifications:
• Teaching experience in a constructivist, multiage learning environment serving diverse student populations with a variety of learning styles and abilities or related education.
• Must have excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
• Team player!
• Must have valid California Teaching Credential.
• Ability to use discretion and good judgment when dealing with confidential and sensitive information.
• Must have current certification in First Aid and CPR.
Benefits:
• Competitive salaries with local districts
• Participation California Teacher State Retirement System (STRS)
• Health Benefits
Interviews
Interviews will be conducted starting April 15th. If you are interested in applying, please email your resume (cover letter optional) to personnel@scvcharterschool.org with the job position you are applying for in the subject line.

• Location: Los Angeles

• Post ID: 140310222 losangeles
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