General Ed Elementary Teacher (Two Positions)

The Opportunity:

Laboratory Charter School is seeking a dynamic teacher to fill a General Ed Elementary Teacher (K-4) position. Our elementary teachers will  organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
Submit  weekly lesson plans
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all activities
Prepare classroom for hands-on activities
Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in instruction
Use various instructional methods to meet students’ varying needs
Use relevant technology to support instruction
Observe and evaluate student’s progress and development
Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
Provide appropriate feedback on work
Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development
Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by law and Laboratory Charter School regulations
Prepare required reports on students and activities
Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing norms and consequences
Maintain discipline in accordance with the student behavior code of Laboratory Charter School
Participate in Professional Development and parent meetings
Communicate necessary information regularly to students, the principal and parents regarding student progress and student needs
Keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities

Education and Experience:

Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited institution
Valid PA Certification for appropriate grade level and/or subject area assignment
Knowledge of relevant technology

Key Competencies:

Self motivation
High energy level
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Attention to detail

Laboratory Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.