POSITION DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE:
Lead Alternative Education Teacher- PART TIME
LOCATION: Tallassee City School’s Pride Academy
Director of Alternative Education and High School Principal
QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Must possess a current Alabama Teaching Certificate with appropriate endorsement to teach secondary school.
-Preferred experience in an alternative school setting.
Position is responsible for creating a classroom environment favorable to learning and personal growth of students enrolled in an alternative education setting; establishing effective rapport with students; motivating students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for becoming a responsible citizen in accordance with each pupil’s ability; and to establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the following functions/tasks:
-Works collaboratively with teachers, administrators, parents, school and agency counselors and related service providers in the over-all educational plan for students enrolled in the alternative education setting.
-Be able to successfully supervise an auxiliary teacher in the classroom setting.
-Assists in the development and implementation of an individual education service and transition plan for students enrolled in the alternative education setting.
-Instructs students in a program of study which meets state objectives and prepares students to master grade level standards.
-Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative Regulations and procedures of Tallassee City Schools.
-In collaboration with the teacher of record, develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the system’s instructional philosophy and congruent with the Alabama State Course of Study; provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and students with special needs.
-Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction and to actively engage students.
-Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom by providing positive reinforcement of acceptable behaviors and modifying unacceptable behaviors.