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Co-Teacher - IDEA Tres Lagos Academy (21-22)

Company: IDEA Public Schools
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:



Description
Position at IDEA Public Schools

About IDEA Public Schools:

At IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are committed to ensuring that all our studentsgraduate from college. IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States sending 100% of our students to college. 50% of our students graduate from college in 6 years thats 8 times the national rate for students in our communities!

IDEA was founded in 2000 as a single school with 150 students in the Rio Grande Valley. When interest exceeded building capacity, to meet the demands, IDEAs co-founders committed to serving more students in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and beyond. We now serveover 65,000students across Texas and Louisiana. Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near youwith continued growth in our current regions and new launches inTampa Bay, FL(2021), Jacksonville, FL (2022), and Cincinnati, OH (2022)!

When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality.

To learn more about IDEA, check out this .

About the Rio Grande Valley:

Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a school of 150 students in Donna, TX,to the fastest- growing family of tuition-free, public charter schools in the United States. In the Rio Grande Valley, we are a nucleus of four counties (Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy Counties) that work as one unit to support our children academically and holistically.

RGV is home to a population of just over 1.3 million residents. Children across the region truly benefit from IDEAs mission of college for all,as only 1 out of 17studentscurrentlygraduatecollege ready. Our mission holds true as we haveover 5,000IDEA alumni that currently attend, or have graduated from,300 colleges and universities across the country.



Join our passionate team ofchangemakersin south Texas as we prepare to expand our home region to55schools, serving over38,000students in 2022.

Role Mission:

IDEA co-teachers learn instructional strategies and develop their teaching skills in order to provide highly effective instruction to IDEA students. IDEA co-teachers implement Direct Instruction Curriculum (DI) and are responsible for student instruction under the guidance of an IDEA teacher and assistant principal of instruction. DI co-teachers use clear instruction and always teach to mastery. This means that teachers do not move on in the lesson until students have grasped the content they need to know. Groups are organized by level, so that every student can learn at their own pace.

Responsibilities:

  • Assistin the educational development of students under the direction and guidance of the classroom teachers
  • Assist classroom teachers with maintaining student records.
  • Successfully implement the Direct Instruction (DI) Curriculum
  • Participate in lesson practice and delivery of our Direct Instruction (DI) Curriculum
  • Communicate students progress with student and family on a weekly basis
  • Implement a clear and consistent behavior management system that aligns to campus- wide initiatives while developing students character and sense of community in the classroom
  • Help shape and develop a school wide culture that fosters a productive and enthusiastic learning environment for each student
  • Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with students and families based on trust, understanding and respect for the communities in which they identify.
  • Host necessary tutoring sessions to meet all students needs
  • Participate in weekly manager check-ins, grade-level meetings, before and after-school duties, and school wide meetings and functions
  • Engage in summer and year-long district, school and personal learning and development
  • Minimum of 40+ hours spent at school per week
  • Additional responsibilities mayinclude:after-school tutoring or Saturday school and are based on the needs of our scholars


We look for Team and Family who embody the followingvaluesand characteristics:

  • Believes and is committed to our missionand being an agent of change: that all studentsare capable of gettingto and through college
  • Has demonstrated effectiveoutcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them
  • Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improvequickly
  • Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes
  • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change
  • Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization
  • Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationshipsin order toachieve outcomes
  • We believe in education asa professionand hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students.




Qualifications:

  • Education: At least48 college hours required or bachelors degree
  • Experience: Experience in a classroom setting or with children


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability and motivation to master the Direct Instruction Curriculum
  • Ability to instruct students and manage student behavior
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school environment


Compensation:

  • Compensation for this role is set at an hourly rate ranging between$14.11for 0 years of experienceand$19.45
  • Hourly co-teachers earnings are paid out over a 12-month period




IDEA Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the organization's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact IDEA Human Resources at (956) 377-8000.

Keywords: IDEA Public Schools, McAllen , Co-Teacher - IDEA Tres Lagos Academy (21-22), Other , Mcallen, Texas

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