Middle School (Grades 6-8) ELA Teacher
Work closely with the middle school team to teach the English Language Arts standards and curriculum established by the Archdiocese of Omaha Catholic Schools Office. Ability to implement and modify approved curriculum for diverse learners. Utilize best practices with literature circles and Balanced Literacy to reach all students. Demonstrate a desire to meaningfully integrate technology into the classroom. Employ a variety of teaching models to engage different learning styles and ability levels. Prepare motivating and stimulating lessons that reflect knowledge of the curriculum, instructional strategies, and student abilities. Encourage an inclusive classroom that accepts the different perspectives and backgrounds of the students and elicits a greater understanding of the world around them with a global perspective. Utilize a variety of assessments and use data in the classroom to develop lessons and instructional activities as needed. Update curriculum and materials as needed. Integrate social-emotional learning within the classroom environment through teaching and classroom management. Use the STEAM program to bring science, technology, engineering, art, and music into the ELA classroom.
Instructors should hold a valid teaching license and be certified in middle school ELA.
Start date is August 1, 2023.
Candidates must have excellent writing, interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to work with independence in dealing with diverse elements of the academic environment.
Safe environment and background check.