Teacher Leader
Title:Teacher Leader

Education/ Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 1 year of successful classroom teaching
  • Valid Louisiana state teaching certification
  • Willingness to participate in year-long Teacher Leader development program
  • Demonstrated prior success in improving student achievement
  • Knowledge in research-based best practices and grade level-specific curriculum
  • Knowledge of Common Core-aligned instructional strategies
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication and presentation skills

Reports to: School Principal

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

We are looking for certified educators who:

  • Maintain open door policy in classroom in order to model best practices.
  • Believe that all students can learn and take responsibility for student growth.
  • Are passionate about working in historically underserved communities.
  • Have strong general and content area pedagogy.
  • Continuously grow and develop their skills.

Teacher Leader Program Requirements

  • Participating in year-long (August 2017 – May 2018) training program that will take place during bi-weekly off-site coursework sessions on Tuesday afternoons from 4 PM – 6 PM to learn best practices for their classrooms.
  • Participants commit to implementing and modeling best practices taught in evening PD sessions, as well as producing model instructional materials that may be used in school, department, grade-level, and/or district professional development.
  • Participants film classes on a bi-weekly basis to be used for program reflection and training purposes and, with their permission, for school-based or district professional development.
  • Participants’ classrooms have open-door policies for inter and intra-school visitations.
  • Participants receive a stipend of up to $1,500 per year for their successful completion of the development program.

Terms of Employment:  9 1/2 Months
Evaluation:  Criteria as established by Natchitoches Parish School Board Policy

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