Direct Instruction Teacher - Vacancy ID: 171802

Vacancy Details

Direct Instruction Teacher
Lake Country Academy
Open until filled


Katie Beine

Position Details

Full Time
Direct Instruction Teacher Position Summary The Direct Instruction Teacher is responsible for instructing ability-grouped reading, math, and spelling classes. Key responsibilities include: Instructing small break-out groups of reading, math, and spelling with enthusiasm and fidelity to the Direct Instruction curriculum. Direct Instruction training will be provided before and during the school year Working with a variety of students in age (Kdg-5th Grade) and ability. Clearly and consistently communicating and upholding school rules, values, and expectations in and out of the classroom Maintaining consistent communications with families regarding student progress in reading, math, and spelling groups Setting a caring, respectful, and positive tone in the classroom Displaying extraordinary time management to maximize student learning Building relationships with students that communicate the importance of academic and social success at school Taking on responsibilities outside of their content areas instruction such as Core Virtue presentations, lunch and recess duty, and various school committees Using a multitude of instructional strategies, especially Direct Instruction, that is academically rigorous and highly engaging Taking responsibility for student progress; constantly working to respond to students’ needs Teacher Competencies and Qualifications The successful candidate will also have: A Bachelor's degree in Elementary/Middle Education. Ability to maintain positive relationships with young children, school staff, and parents An understanding of Direct Instruction (Training Available) and Saxon Math. Strong classroom management abilities A strong belief that all students can learn and succeed in the classroom A do-whatever-it-takes attitude An exceptional ability to respond well to feedback and implement it immediately

Candidate Requirements

  • Elementary/Middle Level Education
  • Letters of Recommendation