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Elementary Co-Teacher- IDEA Travis Academy (Immediate Opening)

Company: IDEA Public Schools
Location: Midland
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Role Mission: IDEA Co-Teachers learn instructional strategies and develop their teaching skills in order to provide highly effective instruction to IDEA students. IDEA Co-Teachers implement Direct Instruction Curriculum (DI) and are responsible for student instruction under the guidance of an IDEA teacher and assistant principal of instruction. DI co-teachers use clear instruction and always teach to mastery. This means that teachers do not move on in the lesson until students have grasped the content they need to know. Groups are organized by level, so that every student can learn at their own pace.

What You'll Do -- Accountabilities

* Assist in the educational development of students under the direction and guidance of the classroom teachers
* Assist classroom teachers with maintaining student records.
* Successfully implement the Direct Instruction (DI) Curriculum
* Participate in lesson practice and delivery of our Direct Instruction (DI) Curriculum
* Communicate students' progress with student and family on a weekly basis
* Implement a clear and consistent behavior management system that aligns to campus- wide initiatives while developing students' character and sense of community in the classroom
* Help shape and develop a school wide culture that fosters a productive and enthusiastic learning environment for each student
* Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with students and families based on trust, understanding and respect for the communities in which they identify.
* Host necessary tutoring sessions to meet all students' needs
* Participate in weekly manager check-ins, grade-level meetings, before and after-school duties, and school wide meetings and functions
* Engage in summer and year-long district, school and personal learning and development
* Minimum of 40+ hours spent at school per week
* Additional responsibilities may include: after-school tutoring or Saturday school and are based on the needs of our scholars

We look for Team and Family who embody the following values and characteristics:
* Believes and is committed to our mission and being an agent of change: that all students are capable of getting to and through college
* Has demonstrated effective outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them
* Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quickly
* Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes
* Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change
* Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization
* Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships in order to achieve outcomes
* We believe in education as a profession and hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students

What You Bring -- Competencies

* Education: At least 48 college hours required or bachelor's degree
* Experience: Experience in a classroom setting or with children

Knowledge and Skills:
* Ability and motivation to master the Direct Instruction Curriculum
* Ability to instruct students and manage student behavior
* Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
* Ability to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school environment

What We Offer


* Compensation for this role is set at an hourly rate ranging between $16.83 for 0 years of experience and $21
* Hourly co-teachers earnings are paid out over a 12-month period

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.83 - $23.83 per hour

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Relocation assistance
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Midland, TX 79701: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)

* Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: IDEA Public Schools, Midland , Elementary Co-Teacher- IDEA Travis Academy (Immediate Opening), Education / Teaching , Midland, Texas

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