Elementary Teacher - Roberts Academy
JOB SUMMARY: The Roberts Academy elementary teacher will work to create an environment favorable to learning and personal growth for children with dyslexia; plan and implement teaching strategies for children with dyslexia; establish effective rapport with students; motivate students to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge; establish positive relationships with parents, staff, and faculty members.
1. Earn the first level of Orton Gillingham certification during the first year of service at the school and follow the timeline for earning all remaining levels of certification.
2. Participate in Orton Gillingham professional development and other training as required.
3. Plan and implement developmentally appropriate leaning experiences using the Orton Gillingham Approach for teaching reading and language arts, social studies, mathematics, and science.
4. Evaluate student learning growth and maintain appropriate documentation tracking progress.
5. Communicate with parents through a variety of means, both written and oral, throughout the year.
6. Contribute to the success of the Roberts Academy by performing all other duties as needed to drive the vision, fulfill the mission, and abide by the values of the College
EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS
1. Valid Florida Department of Education teaching certification.
2. Earned bachelor degree in Education.
3. Fingerprinting clearance and background check including VECHS approval.
4. 3-5 years experience working with K-12 students in a teaching capacity.
5. Desire to work with students in a private school learning environment.
6. Professional dress and demeanor.
1. A major part of the job is performed while sitting, although the work does require regular standing and walking; talking and hearing, both in person and by telephone; use of hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard classroom equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds with or without assistance.
2. Near visual acuity necessary for reading computer screens and reading printed materials.
3. Ability to listen carefully to others while on the phone or in person.
1. Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions
2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to the typical office environment
3. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal but can often become loud.
4. Assignment is campus-based and not intended for work from home though some remote work may be performed through virtual services if determined necessary by the College.
5. During certain time periods, it may be necessary to work more than forty hours in a week to complete work by deadlines and/or to attend after hours meetings and events.