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Teacher - 1.00 FTE High School (Career Development Teacher and Work Based Learning Advisor)

Teacher - 1.00 FTE High School (Career Development Teacher and Work Based Learning Advisor)

Teacher - 1.00 FTE High School (Career Development Teacher and Work Based Learning Advisor)


JOB SUMMARY: 


Hamilton Community Schools invites dedicated educators to apply for the open position of Career Development Teacher and Work Based Learning Advisor that’s available starting in the 2022-2023 school year.  We are excited to engage with quality candidates who are devoted to preparing high school students for life outside of school.  This important work will be performed under the supervision of the principal and in partnership with the Experiential Learning Coordinator and the High School Counselors. Classes that could be a part of this full-time position would include: Accounting, Business Innovations, and School Store Marketing, etc. 


LOCATION:  Hamilton High School


QUALIFICATIONS:


B.A/B.S degree in teaching from an accredited institution or related field teaching


Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate for grades 9-12 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


Work Based Learning Advisor:

Advise, guide, and mentor students regarding work based learning opportunities

Help students find work based learning opportunities.

Keep careful records of work based learning as it pertains to graduation requirements, attendance, and compliance.

Supervise co-op and teacher assistant program.

Work closely with Experiential Learning Coordinator and high school counselors to monitor work based learning requirements.


Career Development Teacher:

Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional material that facilitate active learning.  

Use Design Thinking and Project Based Learning as a method of instruction. 

Develops schemes of work, lesson plans and tests that are in accordance with established procedures.  

Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.  

Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.  

Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.  

Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.  

Provide appropriate feedback on work. 

Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.  

Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.  

Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations.  

Prepare required reports on students and activities.  

Participate in department, school, district and parent meetings.  

Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs.  

Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.  

Prepare classroom and/or learning environment for all learning opportunities. 

Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.  

Observe and evaluate student's performance and development using formative and summative assessments.  

Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments.  

Work with or understanding of Multi Tiered System of Support (MTSS).  

Work with or understanding of Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS).  

Previous work with or understanding of Standards Based Grading. 


Other functions of the job include but are not limited to the following:  

Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds.  

Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls and answer emails.  

Participate in appropriate professional activities.  

Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations as directed.  

Other duties as assigned. 


KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  


Knowledge of design thinking and project based learning or willing to be trained. 

Strong desire to connect students to the World of Work. 

Excellent organizational and record keeping skills. 

Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at once.

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.  

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.  

Must have the ability and proven ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis.  

Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total school program. 

Knowledge and implementation of relevant technology.  


REPORTS TO:  Building Principal


START DATE: 2022-2023 School Year


SALARY RANGE: Per HEA Master Agreement


BENEFITS:

Health insurance

Dental insurance

Vision insurance

$25,000 Life Insurance

Long-Term Disability

Cash in lieu option


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer, hand-held learning devices and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25+ pounds.


APPLICATION PROCEDURES: 

Submit an application, cover letter and resume using the online application system on the Hamilton Community Schools website www.hamiltonschools.us

Any questions can be sent to Matt Blood, Director of Human Resources mblood@hamiltonschools.us 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

Hamilton Community Schools is an equal opportunity employer and will provide equal

employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard

to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, color, height, weight, marital status, familial

status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status with

applicable state and federal laws.

 

DISTRIBUTION: Internal / External

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