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Northstar Academy

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English Teacher - Middle & High School Northstar Academy is a unique and highly successful private, non-profit school serving children ages 5-21. We promote educational excellence and career opportunities for students with disabilities who have academic, physical and social challenges. Term: 10 Month Position Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The teacher is the core of the school providing enticing individualized lessons, charting data, participating in meaningful student meetings, and providing information to develop IEP’s/IAP’s. They must be energetic, flexible, organized, and possess a willingness to help all students succeed academically, physically, and socially by planning, delivering and evaluating instruction based on the curriculum and individual needs of the student. To apply: send your resume and cover letter to contact@northstarva.org and include “ English Teacher” in the subject line. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Develops and delivers differentiated daily lesson plans based on individual needs and learning styles; have readily available. - Observe and evaluate student performance in academics and social skill development. - Incorporate the use of technology as appropriate, in the learning process. - Keep data documentation as required by student IEP/IAP and provide it at data collection meetings. - Communicate regularly with constituent groups in a professional manner. - Maintain confidentiality and keep appropriate documentation of family contacts. - Complete grades and comments for interim reports and report cards adhering to the required timeline. - Provide meaningful information to assist with developing IEP/IAPs including annual and short term goals. - Demonstrates commitment to improving professional competence. - Collaborates with other faculty in planning and delivering instruction to students. - Teachers will be assigned a daily advisory in which social skills will be taught. - Each teacher will attend a minimum of 5 extracurricular activities per school year. - Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School or Assistant Head. Education Aug 2, 2022