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Date Posted: 5/3/2019
Location: Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts
Date of Availability: 08/6/2019
Date Closing: until filled
Reports to: Principal
Department:General Education

Position Summary: Provide students with appropriate educational activities and experiences that will enable them to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth. Help students develop the skills necessary to be a productive member of society. In collaboration with other faculty and administration, the Teacher will support the School’s mission through curriculum development and instruction in alignment with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).

Essential Job Functions:

  • Design, write, and use lesson plans that conform to the charter’s curriculum, ensuring written plans are available for review
  • Ensure lesson plans show modifications for differences in student learning styles
  • Teach instructional subjects according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, charter polices, and administrative regulations
  • Implement appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials and equipment to ensure comprehension of learning styles and student needs
  • Design instructional activities by using data from student learning style assessments
  • Collaborate with special education teachers on student Individual Education Plans to ensure all modifications are met
  • Collaborate with staff to determine charter requirements for instructional goals, objectives, and methods
  • Produce and oversee teacher aide and volunteer assignments
  • Employ technology practices to strengthen the instructional process
  • Prepare classroom to enhance learning and to aid in physical, social, and emotional development of students
  • Control student behavior in agreement with the student handbook
  • Ensure necessary and reasonable measures are taken to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Keep up to date and abide by state and charter regulations and policies for teachers
  • Gather, manage, and file all reports, records, and other documents required
  • Be active in faculty meetings, assist in staff committees, create and maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members
  • Produce formal and informal testing to evaluate student success
  • All other duties as assigned
Essential Job Requirements:
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree, Teacher Certification, or working toward alternative certification; Master’s degree preferred. Teacher certification or Highly Qualified designation required.
  • Experience: Ideally a minimum of three (3) years teaching at the elementary level.
  • Required Skills and Capabilities: Understanding of subjects assigned; Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction; Capable of instructing students and managing their behavior; Exceptional organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Preferred Skills and Capabilities: Proven experience collaborating with others to develop interdisciplinary academic products/classroom activities.
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to carry up to 25 lbs.; valid driver license.

Position Category: Contract (10 month), exempt, full-time

Further Information / Apply Online

Date Posted: 5/3/2019
Location: Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts
Date of Availability: 08/6/2019
Date Closing: until filled
Reports to: Principal
Department:General Education

Position Summary: Provide students with appropriate educational activities and experiences that will enable them to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth. Help students develop the skills necessary to be a productive member of society. In collaboration with other faculty and administration, the Teacher will support the School’s mission through curriculum development and instruction in alignment with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).

Essential Job Functions:

  • Design, write, and use lesson plans that conform to the charter’s curriculum, ensuring written plans are available for review
  • Ensure lesson plans show modifications for differences in student learning styles
  • Teach instructional subjects according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, charter polices, and administrative regulations
  • Implement appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials and equipment to ensure comprehension of learning styles and student needs
  • Design instructional activities by using data from student learning style assessments
  • Collaborate with special education teachers on student Individual Education Plans to ensure all modifications are met
  • Collaborate with staff to determine charter requirements for instructional goals, objectives, and methods
  • Produce and oversee teacher aide and volunteer assignments
  • Employ technology practices to strengthen the instructional process
  • Prepare classroom to enhance learning and to aid in physical, social, and emotional development of students
  • Control student behavior in agreement with the student handbook
  • Ensure necessary and reasonable measures are taken to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Keep up to date and abide by state and charter regulations and policies for teachers
  • Gather, manage, and file all reports, records, and other documents required
  • Be active in faculty meetings, assist in staff committees, create and maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members
  • Produce formal and informal testing to evaluate student success
  • All other duties as assigned
Essential Job Requirements:
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree, Teacher Certification, or working toward alternative certification; Master’s degree preferred. Teacher certification or Highly Qualified designation required.
  • Experience: Ideally a minimum of three (3) years teaching at the elementary level.
  • Required Skills and Capabilities: Understanding of subjects assigned; Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction; Capable of instructing students and managing their behavior; Exceptional organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Preferred Skills and Capabilities: Proven experience collaborating with others to develop interdisciplinary academic products/classroom activities.
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to carry up to 25 lbs.; valid driver license.

Position Category: Contract (10 month), exempt, full-time

Further Information / Apply Online

Texas Center for Arts + Academics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, creed, color, religious belief, sex, age, national origin, disability, or any other classification protected by applicable law.