Employment Opportunities

  • Middle School Science Teacher

Ambassador Christian Academy (ACA), located in Gary, IN is seeking teacher candidates to lead a middle school science classroom beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. Candidates should be dedicated, hard-working, enthusiastic, and organized. Candidates will be responsible for planning and implementing a standard’s based instructional program while guiding students to reach personal learning goals. Ideal candidates will be able to create a flexible learning environment to support individual growth through the use of student data and a variety of instructional resources including technology. They will also have the capacity to establish positive relationships with students, families and other staffmembers.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Takes personal responsibility for the academic outcomes of every student to ensure outcomes result in measurable academic growth and increase every student’s achievement and potential

  • Sets and holds students to high academic and behavioral standards

  • Personally, embodies and demonstrates character that models positive and mission aligned behaviors that reinforce the same values in ACA students

  • Uses an effective system for tracking student mastery of curricular objectives for each unit throughout the school year aligned with ACA’s School Leadership Team academic goals and school mission

  • Maintains accurate and complete records, including but not limited to: attendance, behavior, student achievement data, grades, progress reports, parent communication, textbooks, etc.

  • Exhibits strong instructional and classroom management skills

  • Manages classroom routines and procedures without loss of significant instructional time

  • Use measurable, ambitious, and attainable goals for the year and each interim assessment cycle (content and NWEA) 

  • Develops and implements daily lesson plans aligned with the state standards as part of a long-term scope and sequence 

  • Tracks student progress, and performs regular data analysis to determine student mastery and diagnose areas of conceptual misunderstanding

  • Uses a variety of approved rigorous formative and summative assessments to evaluate individual academic progress and adjust instructional plans to meet the needs of students

  • Employs a variety of creative, differentiated, and research-based instructional strategies that ensure students are actively engaged in meaningful and rigorous learning experiences

  • Uses technology to support and personalize student learning

  • Records, tracks and submits student progress, attendance and grades on time

  • Carries out and follows curriculum established by school 

  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn, grow, and improve as a teacher 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Biology or other science related major with certification preferred but not required

  • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies and ability to instruct students on the use of technology tools, education applications and programs 

  • Experience and interest in working with young children, parents, and volunteers

  • Success in working as a member of a team

  • Effective and strong communication skills (orally and written)

 

Working Conditions and Requirements & Benefits:
Work is performed under the supervision of the principal.  You are regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer, hand-held learning devices and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Additionally, be able to walk up and down steps several times each day and physically respond quickly in an emergency. This is a full-time position that pays $32,000 per year.  The work days are Monday – Friday and the hours are 7:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Observed holidays, Christmas and Spring break are paid time off.  

 

To Apply:

All interested candidates should email a letter of interest, a resume with references and contact information to dharris@ambassadoracademy.net.

Address

900 West Ridge Road,

Gary, IN 46408, USA

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Fax: (219) 8871749

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