Middle Grades (4-8) Social Studies Teacher

Savannah Classical Academy, Savannah, Georgia

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Date Posted January 05, 2021
Industry K-12: Charter Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed Yes, Valid Georgia Teaching Certificate
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://savannahclassicalacademy.org/employment-opportunities/

Description:

General Information

Job Title: Grades 6-8 Combination
School System: Savannah Classical Academy
Subject: Social Studies
Grade Level: Middle Grades (4-8)
Closing Date: 01/31/2021
Start Date: 11/17/2020

 

Job Description

In anticipation of potential vacancies and planned expansion for the 2021-2022 School Year Savannah Classical Academy (SCA) is seeking candidates that are highly skilled and passionate about their content area. SCA is a K-12 public charter school. The FY22 school year will be the 9th year of our operation. Currently, there are 409 students enrolled in grades K-12. For grades 9-12, there are fifty three students currently enrolled. Once fully enrolled (2024) SCA will have 640 students in grades K-12.

The successful teaching candidate will be very knowledgeable in both content and proven instructional practices that result in successful student outcomes.

SCA teachers are members of the Georgia Teachers Retirement System (TRS) and are eligible to participate group medical, dental, vision, and supplemental coverages.

Salaries for certified positions are based on the local district's published salary scale.
  • PRIMARY FUNCTION: To provide appropriate learning experiences and educational opportunities for each student assigned to the class.
  • REPORTS TO: Executive Director
  • SALARY SCHEDULE: Teacher
  • WORK DAYS: 190

Send Resume and letter of Introduction to SCA's Executive Director- Barry K. Lollis, recruiter@scasav.org


REQUIREMENTS:
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university Preferred: Advanced degree(s)
  • Experience, Skill and Certification: Valid Georgia Teaching Certificate in the assigned teaching field or meet Georgia's Professionally Qualified standards for charter schools.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Teaching Tasks

  • Provides Instruction
  • Teaches at an appropriate instructional level
  • Provides content development
  • Builds for transfer
  • Assesses and Encourages Student Progress
  • Promotes student engagement
  • Monitors student progress
  • Responds to both adequate and inadequate student progress
  • Supports students
  • Manages the Learning Environment
  • Uses time efficiently
  • Maintains effective physical setting for instruction
  • Maintains appropriate student behavior in the classroom

 

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follows professional practices consistent with school and district policies in working with students, students' records, parents, and colleagues.
  • Complies with school, district, and state administrative regulations and Board of Education policies.
  • Demonstrates professional practices in teaching.
  • Acts in a professional manner and assumes responsibility for the total school program, its safety and good order.
  • Performs other duties as required based on the specific content area taught (such as content-area competitions, after-hours activities, and so on).
  • Plans and coordinates purposeful assignments for paraprofessional(s), other supporting staff, and volunteer(s), and provides input to the administrative staff on the performance of these individuals.
  • Performs other duties as required by the district, the school, or student need.

 

Non-Essential Responsibilities
A responsibility is considered to be non-essential (for the purposes of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) if:

  • it is shared between multiple incumbents in the job; or
  • it could be performed by an employee in another job within the workgroup.

Note the responsibility number from the list in the Duties and Responsibilities section for those responsibilities that could be considered non-essential based on this definition.

Certain limited aspects of General Duties and Responsibilities items referenced in Section 1 (b) and (d) might be considered non-essential in a specific situation. Any request for accommodation must be reviewed on an individual case by case basis.

 

Physical and Sensory Demands
Most jobs in the District have physical and sensory demands that can be described by one of the two categories noted below. For jobs that require more physical or sensory effort, please list the requirements in this section. The category applicable for this position is listed below.

  • CLASSROOM Employees in this category spend at least most of the workday in a typical classroom or related educational environment. There will be prolonged periods of standing or walking, and there may be frequent bending, stooping, or stretching. There are occasions that require the lifting or pulling of equipment or supplies. Reading, listening, writing, and speaking are requirements. There are few exceptional physical or sensory demands, but there may be occasions that require the lifting.

 


Barry K. Lollis
Executive Director
recruiter@scasav.org
912-395-4040

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