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Teacher - Science

Company: Pace
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Summary

At Pace we transform girls' lives through academic and counseling programs based on a gender-responsive, strength-based and trauma informed framework. Team members create a safe place for girls to learn, grow, and heal.

The teacher role is for educators who have a commitment and passion for educating girls. Our year-round program affords multiple benefits to students and their families, as they receive wraparound support in education and social services.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Required

--- Bachelor's Degree or higher

--- Must be certified 6-12th in the appropriate content area (or in the process of certification) to teach in Florida

--- Attains and/or maintains certifications and endorsements by required deadline

--- Valid Florida Driver's License

--- Knowledge of subject area.

Preferred

--- Minimum one-year teaching experience

--- Experience teaching in an at-risk youth environment

--- Education degree

Roles and Responsibilities

Curriculum and Instruction

--- Knows how to design and align instruction according to state standards

--- Uses formal and informal assessment to monitor progress and plan instruction to meet girls' individual needs

--- Plans for effective classroom instruction by utilizing innovative, appropriate, and differentiated instructional techniques and strategies

--- Creates a safe and trusting classroom environment that is gender responsive, trauma informed and strength-based

--- Maintains appropriate standards of behavior to support an environment that is conducive for learning

Progress Monitoring and Outcomes Measurement

--- To develop, monitor, and update Performance Monitoring Plan learning goals, standards, and expectations in collaboration with the girls

--- Promotes confidence, perseverance and responsibility in the students for their achievement of personal academic goals

--- Is knowledgeable about state of Florida graduation requirements and promotes college readiness

--- Utilizes data to assess girls' progress and academic growth, and documents girls' progress into Pace

Impacts

--- Works collaboratively with center colleagues to accomplish student, center, and school district goals

Promotion of Equity and Appreciation of Diversity

--- Strives to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning

--- Demonstrates appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individuals

--- Fosters and maintains a gender responsive environment

--- Other duties as assigned

Additional Qualifications and Requirements

Other

--- Must adhere to the Pace Center for Girls Values and Guiding Principles and upholds the ethical standards of the Agency

--- Follows mission, values and principles, policies and procedures of the Pace Center for Girls

--- Availability to work evenings and weekends as required to fulfill workload requirements

--- Must be able to travel by automobile, plane, train, etc.; occasional overnight travel

Competencies

--- Achievement oriented - action oriented.

--- Teamwork - collaborates.

--- Self-awareness - demonstrates selfawareness.

--- Functional expertise and usage - functional.

--- Accountability - ensures accountability.

--- Oral communication - communicates effectively.

--- Customer focused - focused on customer.

--- Integrity - instills trust.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics can bestressful, is fast-paced and requires alertness andflexibility. The noise level is usually quiet; however,noise can accelerate to moderate and high levels.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Pace, Lakeland , Teacher - Science, Education / Teaching , Lakeland, Florida

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