7/8 ELA Teacher

Hayden Canyon Charter North Tip / Coeur d' Alene Classroom Teacher Middle Full Time Apply no later than 5/30/2022Posted 12D ago

About this job

The Classroom Teacher position is a part of a two-three person team that collaboratively plans curriculum within the core practices set by the EL Education model.
Essential Functions:
Individuals applying for this position must believe in high accountability and collaboration.
Be comfortable with both individual as well as group decision-making.
Knowledgeable in young children’s developmental milestones with the ability to foster academic and character growth while developing a cooperative crew.
In all subject areas, have the understanding of the importance of integrating cross-disciplinary subjects with differentiation.
In math instruction, have the understanding of the importance of taking students' ideas seriously, encouraging multiple strategies, promoting conceptual understanding through discourse, focusing on misconceptions and understanding the key structural ideas of the relevant mathematics.
Candidates need to be aware there are expectations that exist outside of the regular school day and hours (Back to School Night, Family Information Nights, Student Led Conferences, Music Performances, etc.)
Candidates must hold, or be eligible for, an Idaho K-8 Teaching Certificate and/or meet all Idaho State Department of Education standards for a Highly Qualified Teacher.
It is desirable that candidates possess a deep knowledge and understanding of the Common Core State Standards for the applied grade level.
Ideally, the candidate will have experience and background in Expeditionary Learning
Hayden Canyon Charter School may be a good fit for you, if you:
1. Flourish in a collaborative environment that deems alignment, consistency and fidelity to programs and school design integral to school and student success.
2. Thrive in a diverse, intellectually challenging environment where reflection and improvement of professional practice are regarded as hallmarks of individual and group growth and development.
3. Believe all children - regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, socio-economic status, or home language - can achieve at high levels, AND believe that the teacher must actively engage students to make that happen.
4. Have knowledge of a child’s cognitive, social, moral and ethical development as well as different learning styles and can implement this knowledge in a caring and collaborative community.
5. Demonstrate competence using qualitative and quantitative data to inform instruction and to assess students' progress over time.
6. Have the desire to work in a nontraditional, school environment.
7. Can develop curriculum that is engaging, rigorous and aligns with Common Core State Standards and school expectations.
8. Are passionate about what Hayden Canyon Charter has to offer staff, students and families.
About Our School:
Hayden Canyon Charter School, a public school chartered by the Idaho Public Charter School Commission demonstrates 2 years of successful operation. Hayden Canyon Charter (HCC) is focused on elevating student achievement and engagement through project based and investigative learning that tackles real-word challenges, and develops servant-leader character and habits of mind for inquiry, creative, critical and innovative thinking. HCC embraces a holistic approach to learning. This approach harnesses the creative catalyst within the arts and humanities, while also capturing discovery in the sciences, igniting the spark that fuels student engagement and investment in lifelong learning. Thus inspired, students build a cadre of skills for success, characteristics for achievement and fulfillment in life and work, and an ethic of excellence in the quality of work they create.
Desiring to provide students with engaging hands-on, personally relevant opportunities, the HCC founders determined that a school built on the principles and best practices of expeditionary learning would be the best fit. EL Education principles form the basis for HCC’s learning model. With roots in Outward Bound and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, expeditionary learning is a discovery-by-doing educational program that engages children in collaboration and innovation. Parental and community involvement are built into the educational model. HCC’s approach to expeditionary curricula will link real-world issues with challenging project-based learning. HCC will encourage students to investigate and solve socially relevant issues and affect meaningful change in communities outside the classroom. To learn more about the school please visit haydencanyoncharter.org.
All application requirements are due by April 15th, 2022.
Submit the following application materials through Hayden Canyon Charter’s website, under the careers tab.
Cover letter (recommended)
Three letters of recommendation (recommended)
Pursuant to Idaho Code 33-512(15), all first time employees of Hayden Canyon Charter must submit to a criminal background check. Hayden Canyon Charter is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation in the education programs and activities it operates.
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9 hour day Monday-Thursday
6 hour day on Friday

Work Location: Hayden Canyon Charter School

Education required

Bachelor's (Required)

Experience required

Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
Teacher Certification in Idaho (Preferred)


Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Pay: From $40,742.00 per year
Health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Personal time off
Sick Leave
Retirement plan

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Hayden Canyon Charter 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.