High School Business/Economics Teacher

North Star Charter School Southwest / Boise Business/Finance Secondary Full Time Posted 1M ago

About this job

POSITION: Secondary Business/Economics Teacher

FTE: Full Time

North Star Business and Economics Focus

North Star’s Charter has a heavy emphasis on Business and Economics as a differentiator of our school. This focus on citizenship, business and economics is a unique curriculum choice, which NSCS is proud to make available to its community. As students progress through the NSCS curricula, the emphasis is enhanced with an additional focus on community service and how students apply their understanding of and their contributions to the community around them. This teaching position would be an important leader in the overall success of the Business and Economics focus at North Star.


Purpose of Class

The classroom teacher fosters and enhances an educational environment conducive to the learning process of assigned students; develops instructional materials; establishes learning objectives and standards based upon curriculum and guidelines; provides instruction; disciplines and supervises students; evaluates student performance and progress and collaborates with department members, support staff, and/or grade level teachers to coordinate development and implementation of best practices within the classroom.

Classification Summary

This is a professional position with the primary function of facilitating student success in academics and interpersonal skills through approved curriculum and Charter; to document teaching and student progress and outcomes; to address specific needs of students, and to provide a safe and optimal learning environment with regular feedback to students, parents and others regarding student progress, expectations and goals. The professional educator establishes professional goals and pursues opportunities to grow professionally, and attends in-services and professional development opportunities to increase understanding of teaching and learning. The work is performed independently under the general guidance of the building principal or program administrator.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
● Provide an instructional program designed to meet individual student and whole groups needs;
● Effectively teach students of varying abilities; adapt curriculum materials and teaching techniques to meet the needs of all students;
● Assess students’ academic needs for the purpose of evaluating students; collect and interpret a variety of data; provide reports for administrative purposes and for parents where appropriate;
● Develop and Execute appropriate lesson plans, instructional strategies and materials to guide instruction on a daily basis to accomplish long-range goals; implement established program or curriculum objectives; integrate learning activities which stimulate the interest of the students;
● Participate in professional development opportunities, in-service training and Professional Learning Communities to improve professional growth and instruction;
● Coordinate and work with school personnel, such as therapists, special education and resource room teachers, and social workers, to meet the individualized needs of the student;
● Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers as appropriate to provide guidance and evaluation and to enhance Professional Learning Communities;
● Manage student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment;
● Prepare and maintain current and accurate student instructional, assessment and attendance records;
● Utilize data to modify and improve instruction and student learning;
● Establish and maintain standards of student behavior through proper control and supervision;
● Integrate technology into planning, learning, instruction and record keeping activities;
● Deliver instruction on topics such as the principles of marketing, how to operate a business, and the financial aspects of business.
● Improve students' knowledge of business practices.
● Teach business topics such as basic economics, resume writing, facts about business careers, account checking, computers, the stock market, accounting, and finance.
● Deliver the skills and knowledge necessary for students to function as responsible citizens in the business world.
● Keep records of grades, grade papers, and perform other administrative duties as needed.
● Create projects designed to enhance lectures.
● Read and stay abreast of current topics in business.

Education (Required):
• Current Idaho Teaching Credential
• Endorsement to teach Business and Economics

CLOSING DATE: Until filled

Please fill out Certified Application available at northstarcharter.org and send to contacts listed below.

CONTACT: Andy Horning, Head of School ahorning@northstarcharter.org , Joanna O’Donnell, HR jodonnell@northstarcharter.org

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

North Star 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.