Aspen Academy is searching for a long term Middle School Language Arts substitute teacher with experience in Readers & Writers Workshop. Our substitute instructors are hired on an as needed basis to cover regular classroom teacher's absence. All Aspen Instructors work collaboratively and enthusiastically with a team of faculty, colleagues, administrators, and parents to nurture children both inside and outside the classroom. Provides for the safety and well-being of all students at all times, models appropriate and ethical behavior, develops and teaches courses and curriculum, and assesses student learning. Through meetings, reports, and other vehicles, maintains communication with administrators, parents, and students. Supports the school community through academic and non-academic programs and activities and learns new skills on an ongoing basis.
Aspen Academy prepares students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from outstanding high schools. Aspen Academy is committed to providing an intentionally diverse student body an outstanding liberal arts education with a focus on leadership, character development, and service learning.
Teachers hold primary responsibility for the implementation and development of Aspen Academy’s curriculum and success of its students. Teachers play an integral role as leaders in the school community.
Demonstrate a relentless drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of school
To model the school’s core values with colleagues, students, parents, and larger community
To reinforce the school’s core values, guiding philosophy, rules, and school spirit consistently throughout the school environment and support and hold accountable colleagues in doing the same.
Exhibit mastery and enthusiasm for the assigned academic subjects and classes.
Plan and implement an appropriately focused and balanced curriculum for each student which adheres to the school’s curriculum and standards.
Pre and develop activities, materials and lessons to meet the learning objectives (skills and content) of the curriculum and standards.
Develop and maintain a well-managed classroom where 100% of the students are engaged, consistently challenged, and supported. Classroom policies should be consistent with school policies.
Integrate technology into daily classroom teaching and student learning.
Decorate classrooms appropriately and keep it neat and presentable.
Engage families in their children’s education and to communicate regularly and effectively with students and families.
Effectively utilize best practices in Teaching with Love & Logic, Inquiry Based Learning, and Readers & Writers Workshop.
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About Aspen Academy
Aspen Academy – Be Kind. Do Good. Make the world a better place. This is the only rule at our national model school and the focus of the work that we do every day. With a mindset towards entrepreneurial innovation, Aspen Academy develops and inspires extraordinary leaders who make a positive and lasting impact. We cultivate excellence in our students in the areas of academic rigor, character and leadership development, and community strength and service.