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Physical Education Teacher

Company: Prodeo Academy
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Start Date: 2022-2023 School YearLocation: St. Paul Campus
Reports to: Principal OVERVIEW
Prodeo Academy is a network of public charter schools serving the Twin Cities. It is a meaningful education solution that is closing the opportunity gap through data-driven instruction in a culture based on a foundation of five core values: Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Development, and Engagement. Shared expectations around these values enhance the opportunity for our scholars to reach their full potential. We are looking for team members committed to helping our students access greater opportunities, achieve future success, and contribute to the vitality of our community.
VISION FOR POSITION Specials teachers are committed members of a school team that is closing the opportunity gap by providing meaningful extension experiences and learning for our scholars. A Prodeo Academy Specials Teacher is intensely focused on each students growth. In order to do this, the Specials Teacher provides a loving, structured classroom rooted in high expectations for behavior and learning. The Specials Teacher will report to the principal and work in partnership with all school team members. The Specials Teacher also understands that their block provides a common planning period for teachers on each grade level team and is committed to excellent attendance. This opportunity is ideal for someone energized by challenging work, hungry for feedback, and able to work collaboratively across lines of difference with an emphasis on cultural sensitivity and inclusiveness.CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides targeted instruction to students
  • Adopts and articulates the most effective instructional practices
  • Works hard to be an expert in the curriculumClassroom Management
    • Radiates warmth; is a positive presence when standing in front of students
    • Speaks with leadership and confidence
    • Creates a safe, predictable environment for students; has high expectations for students
    • Values schoolwide consistency and implementation of the most effective practices, follows schools Common Picture routines, procedures, and expectationsData Analysis
      • Sets and achieves ambitious goals with students
      • Manages and shares data regularly despite specialized instruction, regularly assesses students (though assessment and data tool may be different than typical content areas such as Math and Reading)
      • Identifies strengths and growth areas in classroom/ grade level/schoolwide data and gets granular will pinpoint trends in small group and individual students data
      • Develops Data-Driven plans every 6 weeks for small groups and individualsProfessional Development
        • Attends all professional development offered by the school, including a 2-week training in August
        • Attends coaching meetings, is receptive to frequent observations, and implements feedback
        • Is organized and well-prepared for all sessions
        • Follows through on next steps from professional development
        • Works hard to achieve professional goalsCommunication
          • Recognizes when a students situation is urgent and prioritizes accordingly
          • Shares resources and plans regularly
          • Checks and responds to email and phone messages within 24 business hours
          • Speaks kindly of others at all times
          • Stays solutions-oriented when faced with complex challengesSKILLS
            • Outstanding attention to detail and willingness to get the job done
              • Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills
                • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with multiple stakeholders
                • Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environmentEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
                  • Education required: BA/BS degree
                  • Certification/Licensure Required: Licensure in the area of teaching assignment
                  • Record of exemplary results with students
                  • Knowledge and application of assessment tools and data managementCOMPENSATION Salary for this position is very competitive and commensurate with experience.

                    Prodeo Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.

Keywords: Prodeo Academy, St. Paul , Physical Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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