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The Museum School of Avondale Estates – PT English Learner Teacher (DeKalb)

The Museum School of Avondale Estates seeks a qualified, dynamic, and passionate educator to become a part-time English Learner teacher.  The teacher will develop and implement lessons that incorporate the museum school model and are hands-on, interactive, and aligned with the Quality Core Curriculum.  Additionally, the teacher will work closely with other staff members to aid in integrating languages into the general curriculum.

The mission of The Museum School of Avondale Estates is to inspire students, teachers, and the community to collaborate to develop strong critical thinking, interpersonal, and academic skills in our students, which will prepare them for real-world success. The Museum School offers the accessibility of a public school with the organizational and curricular innovation of a museum school model. Beginning at the neighborhood level, students develop a strong sense of community, independence, responsibility, and respect for the impact of their decisions and actions on others. These skills will inspire them with the confidence to identify and manage problems at the local and global level. 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelors Degree; Degree in field of education preferred
  • In-field Georgia P-12 teaching certification; Certification/Endorsement in more than 1 field preferred
  • Experience with elementary aged students required
  • Knowledge of and experience implementing various instructional and teaching methodologies
  • Experience working with a diverse student population preferred
  • Experience integrating curriculum, Quality Core Curriculum, and effective instructional practices
  • Experience in creating standards-based lessons, units, and assessments
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills

Responsibilities

  • Develop lessons and activities focused on increasing academic achievement of EL learners
  • Collaborate with classroom teaches to provide instruction based on best practices
  • Providing instruction based on the museum school model, guidelines for differentiating curriculum, and best practices
  • Developing and implementing lessons and activities based on individual needs and learning styles
  • Planning collaboratively with school staff to enrich thematic units, support Learning Expeditions, and prepare for Exhibit Nights
  • Monitoring personal progress through reflection and creation of Professional Growth Plan
  • Implementing a pro-active, consistent classroom management system
  • Participating in Professional Development workshops and opportunities

How to Apply
The position will be for the 2014-2015 school year. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to: 

The Museum School of Avondale Estates
Attn: Katherine Kelbaugh
923 Forrest Blvd
Decatur, GA  30030

Visit: http://www.themuseumschool.org/

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