9-12 Language Arts Teacher

Richard McKenna Charter School Southwest / Boise English & Language Arts Secondary Full Time Posted 20D ago

About this job

Richard McKenna Public Charter High SchoolLanguage Arts Teacher (Grades 9-12)Richard McKenna Public Charter High School seeks a professional to fill the 9-12 Language Arts position in Mountain Home, Idaho. RMCHS is a Project-based learning school with a student centered focus. Our vision is collaborative education through exploration. We seek an individual who is student centered, self-motivated, passionate with high expectations for him/herself and for the studentsPosition PurposeUnder the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students' skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing, foster communication skills, develop an understanding and appreciation of literature, motivate students to read a wide variety of publications, comprehend the reading materials, and to promote the development of skills in grammar and syntax.Successful candidate will receive a $5,000 signing bonus, up to $5,000 relocation reimbursement, and an annual retention bonus

Education required

Bachelors in English

Experience required

No experience necessary

Skills required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities• Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.• Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, spelling, literature and other content areas taught.• Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.• Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.• Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.• Ability to organize and coordinate work.• Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.• Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

Benefits

Career ladderPERSI RetirementHealth, Dental, Vision Insurance

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Richard McKenna Charter School 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.