Middle School English Language Arts and 6th Grade History Teacher
$45,000 - $50,000 yearly
Valor Christian Academy
Redondo Beach, CA, USA
K-12 School Jobs
Mission Statement: To provide each student with an uncompromising Christian education devoted to academic excellence in a family-friendly, safe, and nurturing environment.
Job functions and duties include:
Plan and teach Middle School English Language Arts & 6th Grade History.
Facilitate a dynamic learning environment that incorporates current best practices in English Language Arts & 6th Grade History education, focuses on inquiry, differentiation, and promotes that development of conceptual understanding and problem solving.
Collaboratively maintain and develop curriculum.
Plans broadly using the semester and quarterly plans and objectives, and more currently using the lesson plan book.
Integrates Biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum.
Plans through approved channels the balanced use of field trips, guest lectures, and other technology media.
Uses homework effectively for drill, review, enrichment, or project work. Follow school policy.
Assesses the learning of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
Maintains regular and accurate attendance and grade records to meet the demands for a comprehensive knowledge of each student’s progress.
Maintains a clean, attractive, well-ordered classroom, with attention to bulletin boards, chalk boards, book storage, and furniture arrangement.
Seeks the counsel of the principal, colleagues, and parents while maintaining a teachable attitude.
Develops and maintains rapport with students, parents, and staff by treating others with friendliness, dignity, and consideration.
Qualities and qualifications, we desire in a candidate:
A strong testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and evidence of faith in action.
Experience with Bob Jones University Press curriculum highly desired.
Uses acceptable English in written and oral communication. Speaks with clear articulation.
Demonstrates the character qualities of enthusiasm, courtesy, flexibility, integrity, gratitude, kindness, self-control, perseverance and punctuality.
Maintains a personal appearance that model cleanliness, modesty, good taste, and in agreement with school policy.
Minimum BA Degree Required.
California Credential desired.
Minimum 2 years of classroom teaching in Middle School education.
Current Infant/Child CPR/First Aid Certificate and certified training in safety, mandated report, sexual harassment prevention/reporting.
Valor Christian Academy is aWASC accreditedprivate transitional kindergarten through 8th grade Christian school in Redondo Beach, California, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Valor Christian Academy serves approximately 200 elementary and middle school students, as well as approximately 100 preschool students.
Here at Valor we are committed to providing each student with an uncompromising Christian education as we pursue excellence in academics, fine arts, athletics, service, and leadership, all from a Biblical worldview. Our desire is to partner with parents and families as we allow Christ to lead us in the awesome responsibility of teaching, modeling, shaping, and fostering the growth and progress in the lives of every child who walks through our doors.