Teacher - 2nd Grade - Welby Community School
- Partner Schools
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Out of District applicants must fill out a District application at: www.mapleton.us. Current employees must e-mail a letter of interest and resume to: Erica Branscum, Executive Director of Talent, Recruitment and Development at HR@mapleton.us
Colorado teaching license with an elementary endorsement required. Additional endorsement in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education also required. * *Or willingness to pursue endorsement or equivalent coursework.
SCHOOL DESIGN OVERVIEW:
Welby Community School, a PreK - 6th grade elementary school, is currently engaged in an active partnership with EL (Expeditionary Learning) Education. Expeditionary Learning is a comprehensive school model that emphasizes high achievement through active learning, character growth, and teamwork. The five Expeditionary Learning core practices: learning expeditions, active pedagogy, school culture and character, leadership and school improvement, and structures for positive school and classroom environment, all work in concert and support one another to promote high achievement.
The teacher is responsible for:Providing developmentally appropriate activities using a variety of materials and resources for children to explore and manipulate in order to meet the physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of the children.
Providing a Balanced Literacy program to build foundational literacy and language skills based on Expeditionary Learning Curriculum modules.
Planning and implementing an active and engaging integrated content block to build background knowledge in science and social studies while strengthening literacy skills.
Implementing a variety of screening and assessment tools appropriate for young children.
Planning and implementing differentiated strategies to meet the academic and language needs of each child.
Establishing and consistently maintaining standards of conduct that promote personal responsibility and reflect respect for self and others.
SPECIFIC TEACHER QUALIFICATIONS:
Willingness to collaborate with colleagues in planning curriculum and instruction Commitment to and passion for working with diverse cultures High sense of urgency for change and sustainable results in improving student achievement. Keen observation skills to support daily informal assessment.Commitment to our school model.