Long Term Sub - Immediate Start (Daily)
Company: Lighthouse Academies
Location: North Little Rock
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Capital City Lighthouse Charter school is seeking applications
for Long-term Substitute Teachers. This position will start
immediately and will run up to 12 weeks. This candidate should be
Lighthouse Academy (LHA) teachers are more than instructional
staff members and classroom managers. They help transform
children's lives by creating opportunities for a brighter future.
We are seeking Teachers who will make the commitment to teach with
determination, integrity and purpose, embodying these essential
- Past experiences and actions reflect a commitment to the LHA
mission, vision, core values
- A passion and ability to build and sustain the LHA K-12 model
in a high need, urban environment
- Work in schools that demonstrates a sense of urgency and the
relentless pursuit of high academic student achievement
- Reflective, self-aware and adaptable to communication and work
styles of others
- Critical thinker and problem solver who takes initiative
- Belief in the power of collaboration and works to build a
collaborative culture with LHA network, community, staff, families
A Lighthouse Academy teacher works to create and enhance a
culture of achievement and respect where high expectations and
results are the norm. All teachers are responsible for
demonstrating significant and measurable academic gains with the
students they teach. All teachers' actions must always be aligned
with our mission, vision, core values and education program. The
essential functions for our Spanish teachers are as follows:
I. PLANNING for INSTRUCTION
- Use the state standards and curriculum to create a rigorous,
objective-driven, arts-infused Spanish program.
- Identify in each lesson what thinking skills will be explicitly
taught and practiced; what physical, social, or content skills
students will be able to do and how students will know if they can
- Differentiate for individual students based on their unique
learning needs so all students are appropriately engaged and
- Ensure students are engaged through activities and technology
that accommodate various learning styles, personality styles, and
the need for physical movement.
- Collaborate with classroom teachers to create interdisciplinary
units that teach grade level content knowledge and skills through
II. DELIVERY of INSTRUCTION
- Explicitly introduce learning objectives to activate students'
prior knowledge as it relates to the objectives, and conclude the
lesson by revisiting the learning objective and having students
apply it in context.
- Present content through a variety of instructional strategies
to reach all learners.
- Provide many and varied opportunities for students to achieve
mastery while working to promote achievement by all students
- Develop standards-aligned, measurable, ambitious big goals that
will increase student opportunities for achievement; assess and
track performance against these goals.
- Measure student achievement of, and progress toward, the
learning objectives and big goals with formative and summative
- Provide ongoing and timely feedback to students on their
progress towards meeting big goals by frequently checking for
understanding and listening.
- Use data to reflect on effectiveness of lessons and student
achievement progress in order to improve instruction and personal
- Create a focused environment of fairness and respect that
encourages students to take risks and strive to reach goals.
- Communicate and enforce high expectations and standards for
behavior and academic performance, aligned with the LHA School
Culture Guide and Responsive Classroom/DDMS, to create a strong
culture of achievement and respect.
- Establish, model, practice, and reinforce age-appropriate rules
and logical consequences; create and consistently use individual
behavioral management plans, as needed.
- Implement classroom procedures, systems, and routines that
provide structure for students and maximize instructional
FAMILY and COMMUNITY RELATIONS
- Communicate respectfully and thoughtfully with parent/guardians
remaining sensitive to different families' cultures, values and
- Initiate and maintain timely communication with all
parents/guardians concerning student progress and to provide a
clear picture of the curriculum and high expectations.
- Work collaboratively with parents/guardians, families, and
other members of the community to involve them in activities and to
support the success of the student.
- Collaborate with colleagues (school-wide meetings, professional
development days, the professional development institute) to
continuously improve personal practice, instruction, assessment,
and student achievement, as well as the overall goals and mission
of the school and the network.
- Access meaningful learning experiences (current theory,
research, and developments in relevant academic disciplines,
professional development opportunities, and ideas from colleagues
and supervisors) and exercises judgment in accepting findings as
valid for application in classroom practice and teacher
- Reflect critically upon teaching experience; identify areas for
further professional development as part of a professional
development plan that is linked to grade level, school, and network
goals; access meaningful learning experiences; and listen
thoughtfully to other viewpoints and respond constructively to
suggestions and criticisms.
- Use feedback to update Individual Professional Development
- Fulfill all outlined and related functions professionally,
timely and thoroughly.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, preferably
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
- Two (2) years prior teaching experience preferred
- Required state teaching certification/licensure; Highly
Qualified status under No Child Left Behind
- Strong desire to work within an innovative, urban educational
- Proven track record of success with students
- Ability to turn best practices into high quality, goal-driven
- Highly effective writing, oral and interpersonal skills for
communicating with a varied audience
- Data managements tools, organizational tools, computer skills
(Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)
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