2023-24 ENGLISH TEACHER
COSSA •Southwest / Boise •English & Language Arts •Secondary •Full Time •Posted 13D ago
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7-12 Secondary Certified English Teacher for COSSA Academy. COSSA Academy is an alternative school that is a division of Canyon-Owyhee School Service Agency (COSSA). COSSA is a five district cooperative serving the special, career-technical, and alternativeneeds of kids from Homedale, Marsing, Notus, Parma, and Wilder School Districts.CANYON-OWYHEE SCHOOL SERVICE AGENCY Job DescriptionTITLE: COSSA Academy Certified Classroom TeacherTERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:The work schedule is to be established by the COSSA CEO and the COSSA Board.The employee/employment is at all times subject to the rules, regulations, and policies of the Agency as have been promulgated by theCOSSA Board of Trustees and each employee is held responsible for having knowledge of such rules, regulations, and policies.IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: COSSA Academy PrincipalQUALIFICATIONS:1. Criminal history check and fingerprinting as required by the Agency. 2. Certification as a Standard Secondary Teacher endorsed in aspecific subject area applicable to COSSA Academy 3. Working knowledge of student management software (Powerschool) supervisoryand office procedures. 4. Working knowledge on software applications and technology use. 5. Ability to relate to general public,teachers, administrators, board, and students.PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES1 - Student Performance and Growth – There is evidence students’ respond to instruction and student performance and/or grades are ata minimum, stable, demonstrate performance growth, or show proficiency.2 - Teaching Response to Student Performance - Shows evidence of student response to instruction. Teacher recognizes and adjustsinstruction appropriately when student learning needs have not been met.3 - Demonstrates Mastery of Subject Matter and Knowledge of Curriculum and Instructional Strategies – Teacher demonstrates athorough knowledge of the subject matter they are instructing as evidenced by alignment with State educational standards and studentsuccess on end of course exams and State assessments such as the ISAT.4- Demonstrates evidence of good subject matter background - uses both textbook and related materials as sources of information;adapts techniques and materials to varied abilities of students; makes effective choices of learning experiences and techniques in termsof goals sought.5 - Classroom Management and Discipline – Classroom procedures and routines are effective, control is evident, and disruptions areinfrequent. Manages discipline according to Agency policy and building procedures.6 - Grades, Reports, and Records - Punctual with grades, reports, and/or records. They are accurate and neatly done.7 - Classroom Organization and Learning Environment - Classroom appearance, organization, and environmental print are conducive tolearning.PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES EXPECTATIONSA. Enthusiasm – Evidence of enjoyment and enthusiasm in the work and the classroom.B. Professional Growth – Recognizes professional growth as a means to improve self and improve student performances. Actively andpositively participates in professional growth opportunities. Cooperates and takes advantage of mentors, coaches, and trainers.C. Judgment - Makes appropriate judgments in decisions, planning and carrying out plans with students and teaching staff.D. Rapport with Students/Parents/Staff - Students generally react favorably to teacher's leadership; evidence of a good understandingamong parents, students, and teachers; willing to listen to concerns; and establishes and maintains rapport with the staff.E. Out-of-Class Responsibilities/Cooperation - Readily gives out-of-class aid to students who need make-up work or extra time;participates in assigned out-of-class responsibilities. Actively seeks to promote cooperation.PERSONAL QUALITIES EXPECTATIONSA. Temperament/Tactfulness/Cooperation - At ease in the classroom; handles situations with patience and calmness; uses discretion inhandling confidential information. Effectively manages conflicts and difficult situations with students and adults.B. Dependability/Attendance/Punctuality/ Appearance - Shows a strong sense of dependability; completes all assignments inaccordance with time limits; regular attendance/punctual for assignments; can be depended upon; strives for accuracy. Properlygroomed and professional in appearance.C. Attitude Toward Constructive Criticism - Accepts suggestions and is willing to implement them.EVALUATION: Evaluations are conducted by the COSSA Academy Principal in accordance with Idaho Code.Position Type: Full-timePositions Available: 1• Job Category : Classroom Teacher > English & Language ArtsEqual Opportunity EmployerCOSSA is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion,national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status,veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, weprohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunityinvestigation.Job Requirements• Secondary Certification through the State of Idaho is required. Full-Time position for the 19-20 school year. Spanish (6-12)Endorsement a plus.• Bachelor degree preferred• Citizenship, residency or work visa requiredContact InformationPatricia Frahm , CEO109 Penny LaneWilder, Idaho 83676Phone: 208-482-6074The content you submit, offer, contribute, attach, post, or display (each a “Submission”) will viewed by other users of the service whomay or may not be accurately representing who they are or who they represent. 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COSSA is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.