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K-5 English Language Arts Lead Teacher

Company: Clayton County Public Schools
Location: Jonesboro
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:The K-5 English Language Arts Lead Teacher performs a variety of tasks to support the coordination of successful implementation of K-5 English Language Arts programs at the district level. Responsibilities include planning, developing and monitoring academic programs for the district. The K-5 English Language Arts Lead Teacher supports the Elementary English Language Arts Coordinator with ensuring instruction is aligned with the state approved curriculum for the respective subject areas and interprets changes to the curriculum. The Lead Teacher will assist the Coordinator in evaluating the e?ectiveness of instructional programs and developing strategies for improvement. This position reports to the K-5 Academic Languages Arts Coordinator.KEY RESPONSIBLITIES:Assists with the development and implementation of curriculum support documents; ensures district-level personnel, teachers and principals are familiar with any curriculum changes in the respective content areas; works collaboratively with teachers to develop quality curriculum resources to support instruction including instructional plans and assessments; monitors the implementation of curriculum.Assists with analyzing data and identifying e?ective instructional practices to support teachers; conducts observations of teachers for a speci?c academic program; conducts informational and professional learning sessions at school sites as needed; provides support to teachers in their classrooms through collaborative planning, coaching, modeling and mentoring.Serves as a facilitator for district-based professional learning for District academic program; supports various district-wide professional development opportunities; facilitates regularly scheduled department content lead meetings.Participates in regularly scheduled district and regional meetings; communicates e?ectively with internal and external stakeholders.JOB REQUIREMENTS:Master's degree in early childhood education, elementary education, core content area, or Educational Leadership required.Minimum of five (5) years of teaching and leadership experience in an education environment.Requires inter-division coordination. Makes decisions and recommendations which affect the assigned division, but at times affects others outside of the assigned division.Certification at level- 5 or higher in English Language Arts required. Reading Endorsement or Reading Specialist certification required. Leadership certification preferred. Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) certification and/or training preferred.Requires regular, frequent contact with internal and external personnel of influence and decision-making responsibility to discuss issues of moderate importance. Excellent interpersonal skills are required for interacting and working with various levels of individuals.Requires excellent written and verbal skills.Applies technology concepts to improve efficiency and effectiveness of District; must be proficient with computer.Responsible for the welfare of others constantly (daily).Normal office setting.Requires frequent travel to off-site training locations and school site visits.Light duty - On most occasions sitting at a desk or table; intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping. Light lifting or carrying 20 lbs. or less; may require lifting of 20 lbs. or more occasionally as related to work.NOTE: This is a grade 28, 225 day position.

Keywords: Clayton County Public Schools, Atlanta , K-5 English Language Arts Lead Teacher, Education / Teaching , Jonesboro, Georgia

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