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TX: 5th Grade English Teacher - BASIS Cedar Park [24-25 SY]

Company: Basis Ed
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

BASIS Cedar Park is seeking a 5th Grade English Teacher to join our bright, passionate team for the 2024-2025 School Year!We Are Nationally RankedBASIS Curriculum Schools have been consistently ranked among the best schools in the United States. It is a reflection of the quality of the BASIS Curriculum, dedication of our expert educators, and hard work of incredible students. Our schools offer students an education that prepares them according to the highest, most rigorous international standards.Our teachers are part of one of the nations most collaborative and professional learning communities. All of our schools use the acclaimed BASIS Charter School Curriculum. At the same time, our teachers are given the autonomy and academic freedom to teach in the manner that suits them. They choose how best to create dynamic lessons that foster student enthusiasm for new ideas and high-level learning. They help guide students to reach their greatest potential while preparing them for the demands of higher education, a rewarding career, and global citizenship. BASIS Charter School teachers spend their time teaching engaged students and teaming up with fellow educators - creating an intellectual, inspiring, supportive, and collegial school community.Position SummaryThe role of the English Subject Expert Teacher (SET) is to ensure the day-to-day exceptional education of students by preparing and facilitating subject specific lesson plans. Subject Expert Teachers implement the established BASIS Curriculum while tailoring specific topics to integrate their knowledge and passion for the subject.ENGLISH 5 COURSE DESCRIPTION:This course will review the topics covered in fourth-grade English, deepen student understanding of them, and introduce a range of new topics. In addition to reviewing the parts of speech, students will also develop a thorough understanding of clauses and phrases, both how to recognize them and how to incorporate them into their written assignments. Students will practice writing in a variety of modes (descriptive, narrative, persuasive, informative) and develop longer, more sophisticated pieces over the course of the year. In addition to more rigorous grammar and writing instruction, the literature component of the course will move beyond basic questions of plot and setting and begin to explore more nuanced questions of theme and character development. Comparatively more robust discussions of novels, poems, and essays will be the norm as students ascend another rung on the pedagogical ladder.Essential Functions:Preparing and facilitating subject and grade specific lesson plansProviding subject instruction on a higher level than grade-standard in an interactive learning environment to achieve exceptional results for all studentsImplementing the BASIS Curriculum by designing effective and creative lessons and assessments to ensure students' education is internationally competitiveManaging student behavior to foster academic achievement, personal responsibility, intellect, individuality, and respect in all studentsParticipating in extracurricular programs, such as clubs and sportsSubstituting/ duty coverage as neededOccasionally represent BASIS Ed Texas at designated school wide community events outside of typical school hoursSupervising individual students and/or groups of studentsOther duties as assignedReasonable Accommodations StatementTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Position Qualifications:Eligible for hire in Texas Public SchoolsHas deep knowledge of subject taughtAbility to differentiate instructionAbility to create positive classroom community and build relationships with studentsAble to engage students in rigorous content and well-planned, well-paced lessonsHas excitement, joy and passion for teaching kids and personal development/learningOpen to feedback and continuous growthHas a strong work ethic and do whatever it takes mind setRequired Education: Bachelors degree in English or related subject from an accredited college or university. Ability to obtain and maintain Department of Public Safety (DPS) clearance.Computer Skills: Microsoft Office SuitePreferred Education: Masters degree from an accredited college or university in English or related subject.Preferred Experience: 2+ years teaching/education experienceComputer Skills: Microsoft Office SuiteAdditional Job Information:Benefits and Salary: Starting Teacher Salary is $41,000 and is negotiable dependent on education and experience. BASIS Ed offers a comprehensive benefits package.Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act and applicable state law, BASIS* does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or any other classification protected by law in any of its business activities, including its educational programs and activities which comply fully with the requirements of state and federal law and Title IX. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding BASIS non-discrimination policies: Beverly Traver, Compliance and Equity Investigator, BASIS Educational Group, LLC., 7975 N. Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, (480) 289-2088.*As used in this policy, the term 'BASIS' refers to: BASIS Educational Group, LLC, BASIS Charter Schools, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public School, Inc., BBR Schools, Inc., and all affiliated entities.by Jobble

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