High School English Teacher

Northpoint Expeditionary Learning Academy

Prescott, Arizona

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details 33K - 47K
Deadline Jul 31, 2024
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

We are in need of a Qualified English teacher for high school. The start date would be July 29th. Certification preferred not required

English Teacher Requirements:

  • Valid and current Arizona teaching certification and driver’s license (or ability to obtain prior to start of school)
  • Deep understanding of high school ELA concepts instructional methodology
  • Willingness to collaborate with colleagues in planning and implementing investigations in other academic areas as needed
  • Competence with students and curriculum at the 9-12 grade levels
  • Interest in integrating literacy instruction to support subject area inquiry
  • Willingness to differentiate instruction and provide accommodations in a fully inclusive setting
  • Collaborate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of “intensives” (ten-day courses offered at the end of academic semesters)
  • Arrange and facilitate well-planned fieldwork experiences to support expeditions

Preferred Attributes:

  • Teaching experience at the high school level in an EL or similar program
  • Experience integrating literacy instruction to support students’ writing about math understanding
  • Experience pulling in outside experts in a particular field to support particular studies
  • Experience using fieldwork to support the content curriculum
  • Wilderness First Responder, Wilderness First Aid, CPR, or related safety training for field settings
  • Experience integrating the use of technology into the teaching of ELA
  • Masters Degree Preferred

Correlating Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with school leadership to revise calendars and schedules as needed
  • Utilize alternative assessment methods and grading systems
  • Actively participate and support all IEP and 504 plans as developed
  • Conduct 45 day screenings on new students and participate in student study teams to address concerns through-out the year as scheduled
  • Establish effective structures for classroom management and progress reporting for your classroom, that align with the Discovery Program and reporting systems. (grading and recording)
  • Flexibility to adapt to change and transition as educational opportunities present themselves
  • Willingness to operate a vehicle for student transportation (van or small bus)
  • Backcountry travel with leave-no-trace emphasis or willingness to participate and instruct
  • Periodic overnight travel-with a variety of lodging/sleeping conditions
  • Plan to deliver two Intensive courses per school year
  • Utilize provided record keeping software to record grades and attendance; update these records daily, weekly or as directed during training sessions

if you are intersted in applying contact Northpoint's Assistant Director, Robert Zinni.  

Email: robertzinni@northpointacademy.org

Office: 928-717-3272

The first day of school is August 5th, 2024. 

Northpoint offers compeeittive salary with teacher bonsuses and an comprehensive employer paid benefit package.

Northpoint is a small charter school serving grades 7th-12th in Prescott, Arizona.  We have about 150 students and is a mixture between outdoor education annd project based learning. 

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