Middle School Language Arts Teacher

Middle School Language Arts Teacher Job SummaryPosition is responsible for creating a classroom environment that develops in each student skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing that are fundamental to effective communication; that develops appreciation of good literature of all types; that motivates students to read widely for information and recreation; that develops standards for critical judgment of written and oral communications transmitted by mass media; and that discovers and develops special talents of students in the field of English. Essential Duties 1.Teaches content and skills in English language, literature, composition, reading, and journalism to middle school students. 2.Adapts language arts material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments and lesson plans that guide and challenge students. 3. Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials ; provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and subgroups of students. 4. Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, census forms, and other recordkeeping activities as necessary. 5. Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas. 6. Evaluates each student’s progress in meeting the course standards for English skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing). 7. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment. 8.Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve learning, health and attitude problems. 9. Communicates with parents and school administrators on student progress. 10. Supervises students in assigned out-of-classroom activities during the working day. 11.Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities. 12. Administers testing in accordance with approved testing practices. Other Duties1.Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings and other professional activities. 2. Participates in various student and parent activities which occur in school including SFA, student clubs and after-school activities. 3. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator. Job Specifications Certified to teach in NebraskaLanguage Arts Endorsement

Zone 5


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Contact Information

St. Michael Catholic School
9101 S. 78th St.
Lincoln, NE 68516

Mrs. Sue Braun
(p) (402) 488-1313

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