Elementary Teacher - 5th Grade - Vacancy ID: 138224

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Elementary Teacher - 5th Grade
Indian Community School, Inc.


Indian Community School, Inc.
Human Resources

Position Details

Competitive Wages & Benefits
Full Time
RECRUITMENT TIMELINE: Application Period - 04/13/2022 through 04/29/2022 Phone Screens - 05/02/2022 through 05/04/2022 In-Person Interviews - 05/06/2022 through 05/09/2022 ABOUT INDIAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL INC: Indian Community School, Inc. is a private, faith-based school located in Franklin, Wisconsin with a student population of approximately 360 American Indian students in K4-8th grades. ICS is proud of its distinguished learning environments that cultivate an enduring cultural identity and critical thinking with indigenous teachings. ICS is focused on student engagement, high quality teaching and learning, strong leadership, utilization of resources, rigorous coursework, language and culture, and the academic success of all students. ICS is dedicated to building relationships with families, strengthening the community, and connecting with the natural environment. For more details, visit the school website (ics-edu.org). DESCRIPTION: Indian Community School, Inc. is seeking a qualified 5th Grade Elementary Teacher (1.0 FTE). A successful teacher in this position will ensure a high-quality teaching and learning environment that utilizes best practices. The academic programming at ICS is offered in an equitable, multicultural setting and teaches all children to think deeply, critically, and creatively. The ideal candidate will possess strong background, knowledge, and skills that support a positive, engaging learning environment by demonstrating the following: -Knowledge of elementary and middle school aged children. -Knowledge in understanding the Wisconsin Academic Standards for Social Studies, Next Generation Science Standards, and Common Core State Standards. -Serve as grade level ELA team leader, including the planning, preparing, and teaching of two sections of ELA. -Utilize formative and summative assessment data to inform instruction and provide feedback toward student growth and improvement. -Develop and implement authentic assessment of student learning to support various learning styles and student voice and choice. -Collaborate with school staff to integrate American Indian culture into all curricular content through authentic learning experiences. -Develop effective lessons, units, and assessments that are aligned to ICS Learning Targets. -Knowledge or experience in inquiry-based practices such as Project Based Learning. -Incorporate outdoor learning environments into lessons and units. -Implement best instructional practices to provide student-centered learning environments that ensure the success of all students. -Implement effective classroom management strategies that focus on building positive relationships with students. -Demonstration of creativity and adaptability toward assisting the school with meeting the needs of all students. -Evaluate students' academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports. -Effectively communicate with families related to the learning environment and progress of individual students. -Demonstrate flexibility with use of changing technology both in the classroom and a part of professional planning. -Attend faculty meetings and lead/serve on appropriate academic committees as assigned. -Incorporate American Indian culture, language, traditions and the seven Sacred Gifts into the curriculum and educational programming. -Actively participate in learning about American Indian culture, language, traditions, and the Seven Sacred Gifts. -Integrate the Our Ways Teaching and Learning Framework™ into academic content areas. -Build and maintain professional relationships with students, families, staff, and administration that are positive, constructive, and focused on team collaboration. -Comply with State Laws in reporting suspected child abuse and neglect. -Demonstration of strong organization, time-management, and oral, written, technical, and interpersonal communication skills. -Commitment to ongoing professional growth and development. -Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head of School. QUALIFICATIONS: -Bachelor’s Degree -Possess, or be eligible for WI DPI teaching licenses (Elementary/Middle) -Successful teaching experience in urban school(s) preferred -Acceptable background check and drug screen

Candidate Requirements

  • Elementary/Middle Level Education
  • Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Custom Questions
  • Transcripts & Licenses/Certifications