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Summer Teacher - Grades 1-8 Summer Acceleration Academy - ESL Teacher

Company: Portland Public Schools Oregon
Location: Portland
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Position Details
THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION FOR THE PORTLAND SUMMER SCHOLARS PROGRAMESL TeacherProof of full COVID-19 vaccination is considered a minimum qualification requirement for PPS job applicants and this proof will be requested during the hiring process.
LOCATION, DATES, HOURSPROGRAM START DATE (First Day Students in Session): July 10th, 2023PROGRAM END DATE (Last Day Students in Session): August 4th, 2023EMPLOYEE START DATE: June 29th, 2023EMPLOYEE END DATE: August 4th, 2023TRAINING DATES: June 29-30th and July 5-7thDUTY DAYS/HOURS: Monday - Friday; 7:30 AM - 12:30 PMLOCATIONS: Atkinson, Chapman, Faubion, Grout, King, Lee, Lent, Peninsula, Rosa Parks, Scott, Sitton, Stephenson, Woodmere
CONTINGENCIES:All positions are contingent on enrollment of students. It is essential that applicants remain available until the registration process is complete. We will, however, make earlier commitments as definite positions become evident.
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:Summer Acceleration Academy will operate at 18 sites across this district this summer. Each of these sites will be considered a "hub" and will serve priority students from that site's student body and from neighboring school communities. Each school serving students in grades K-8 will have an opportunity to refer priority students to their nearest summer hub. Classrooms will be organized by grade-level and will each support about 15 students. Reading, math, and STEAM curriculum will be provided to teaching staff. In addition to classroom teaching staff, students and families will also be supported at each hub by an on-site administrator, mental health professional, special educator, floating classroom assistants, and a health assistant. PPS staff from any site can apply to work at a Summer Acceleration Academy hub. PPS staff supporting this program will lead the morning session and then we will work with community and SUN providers to provide extended day enrichment for participating students.
POSITION DESCRIPTIONThe classroom teacher performs under supervision of a principal or other designated supervisor and has major responsibility for the instruction and supervision of students. Instruction of students shall include individual skill development, expansion of knowledge, and development of ability to reason. Supervision of students shall include guidance, development and safety. The classroom teacher functions in accordance with the established policies, rules, regulations and the performance standards of the District/State and the performance goals established for the teacher.

  • Provide instruction to students at appropriate levels in the subject matter for which the teacher is assigned.
    • Provide instruction, organization, and management in the classroom, which creates an environment conducive to learning.
      • Evaluate the student's academic progress, maintain appropriate records, prepare reports, and communicate with parents or guardians on the individual student's progress.
        • May coordinate and lead classified employees who are assigned to assist the teacher.
          • Follow established curriculum programs and able to integrate the Common Core State Standards in the content area teaching.
            • Take proper care of furnishings and materials within the classroom, including instructional resources, technology, and media equipment.
              • Attendance and grades will be posted utilizing the Synergy Student Information System and grade book.
                • Perform related duties as assigned.
                  WORKING CONDITIONSThe conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Persons with certain disabilities may be capable of performing the essential duties of this class with or without reasonable accommodation, depending on the nature of the disability.Work Environment: Work is performed primarily in an elementary, middle, K-8, alternative and/or high school campus environment with extensive student, parent and public contact and frequent interruptions.Hazards: Potential conflict situations. Employees may be subject to temperature extremes, fumes, odors, dust and exposure to bodily fluids and blood.Physical Demands: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a school classroom, playground and campus setting; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other classroom, library and business equipment; sitting, standing and walking for extended periods of time; kneeling, bending at the waist; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying school equipment, supplies and materials weighing up to 25 pounds; repetitive hand movement and fine coordination to use a computer keyboard; emotional stability to work effectively under pressure and to keep all aspects of the job under control; hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone; seeing to read, prepare and assure the accuracy of documents.
                  LICENSURE/ENDORSEMENT REQUIREMENTS:All teachers must be properly licensed by the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission as a Professional Educator and endorsed in the subject area for which they are applying to teach.
                  PAY RATE: Current PPS employees who work the same summer position as their regular school year position will be paid their current hourly rate of pay, but not less than the hourly summer school rate. All other hires will be paid $44.66 per hour.
                  This posting is open until position is filled. Applications will be reviewed as received. The PPS Human Resources Department reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any point during the posting period.

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