Gann Academy faculty are active members of the school community who are committed to collaborating and growing in their teaching practice, supporting diverse learners in the classroom, connecting with students outside the classroom, supporting other faculty and staff members, and who can self-reflect on their own practice. Commitment to professional development, growth, and collaboration are imperative to be a successful member of the Gann faculty.
Gann’s Teaching Fellows support Gann’s mission by supervising 9th grade Study Hall, substituting for absent faculty members, and generally learning from and serving as teaching assistants in various departments. They are an integral – and flexible! – part of our faculty community.
This is a part-time, non-exempt, temporary positions for the 2021-2022 school year. The salary range is $18.00 – $20.00 per hour depending on experience.
· Substitute teach classes (and/or modules) as necessary;
· Supervise daily study hall for 9th grade students
· May serve as a teaching assistant for a classroom teacher, familiarizing oneself with the content of the curriculum; teach, lead, and guide students; manage student behavior in and out of the classroom
· Enforce mask policy and health policies as needed
· As appropriate, for Arts faculty – plan and run rehearsals, open studio time, special events, and performances both during school hours and on nights and weekends.
· Attend weekly department and faculty meetings
· Work with students outside of classroom time as needed;
· Work collaboratively with colleagues across all departments;
· Assist colleagues with substitution when able; arrange class coverage as needed and communicate to instructional leader or department chair, reception, and HR regarding absences;
COMPETENCIES and SKILLS
· Knowledge of subject matter and ability and willingness to continue to learn, research, and grow;
· Possess strong collaboration and team-oriented working and leadership skills along with the ability to balance a pursuit of academic and institutional excellence with compassion and nurture for each individual;
· Possess an educational vision that aligns with the core principles of Gann Academy;
· Strong communication, planning, and interpersonal skills;
· Ability to work independently and effectively in a changing, fast-paced environment;
· Possess and exude a positive attitude, and a passion for teaching.
· Must be proficient in English to carry out work as assigned.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Physical demands include dexterity for office machine/supply operation including but not limited to computer, telephone, copy machine, and printers. Stooping, bending, reaching for files, lifting supplies, and sitting or standing for extended periods of time are common. The ability to lift and/or carry 50 pounds, as needed.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Gann Academy is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the school to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression), and pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or veteran status.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
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