8th Grade ELA Teacher

Elevate Academy East Central / Idaho Falls English & Language Arts Middle Full Time Apply no later than 9/6/2024Posted 5M ago

About this job

Elevate Academy East is dedicated to providing hands-on learning opportunities for all students. The Elevate system is designed for students to engage in a hands-on world that links traditional academics to the trades that they will be studying. Students have the opportunity to explore many avenues and select a path that inspires them to pursue their passion. Students at Elevate Academy will also receive education in the soft skills. These are skills that employers are looking for when hiring new talent. These skills that promote healthy relationships, a sense of well being and purpose.

To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to:

Build Relationships
Create connections between all stakeholders to foster positive social interaction and establish an environment of trust to enhance the educational process and support the growth of all students.
• Identify members of the community and community partners that can provide opportunities to engage, inspire and ignite passion in students.
• Share and innovate with colleagues to collaborate on best options and pathways to provide opportunity for all students outside of the traditional classroom.

Engage in Collective Efficacy
Each staff member of Elevate Academy believes that through unified efforts we can overcome challenges and produce intended results for the students we serve. Staff believe in the mission and vision of Elevate and are willing to create the environment to make it a reality.
• Implement Next Step Ready (NSR) curriculum, which is a set of skills that was collaboratively developed with students, parents, and Industry Partners.
• Implement and design curriculum centered around Career Technical Education.
• Crosswalk standards to align with trades to provide context and purpose for all standards students are expected to master.
• Teach students skills that align with the trade to better equip them for success in the workforce.
• Scaffold instruction using the learning hook, identify where students are in their educational journey through assessment and engage them at the level that is appropriate for their growth.

Implement Tough Love
This is a strategy used to develop responsible behavior. Staff are tough on students by setting high expectations and follow through on actions that need to be taken when expectations are not met.
• Work with students using a variety of strategies that have been proven to move students on their personal timeline toward owning their own education.
• Create a hopeful environment.
• Be open to continuously learning.

Education required

Bachelor's Degree required, preferable in related field. Elevate can help with the teacher certification process.

Skills required

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.• Idaho State certification in teaching in the appropriate subject areas.• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.• Must have the ability and proven ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis.• Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and/or occasionally be required to lift objects. • Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total school program.• Knowledge and implementation of relevant technology.• Meet professional teacher education requirements of school, district, and state.


55,000 - 80,000 Full Benefits & PERSI

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Elevate Academy 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.