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Athlos Academies Middle School Math Teacher - 2019-2020 - AASC in St. Cloud, Minnesota

Company Overview

Athlos Academy of St. Cloud is a public, tuition-free K-8 charter school. Our school offers a unique approach that empowers students to live fulfilling, responsible, and successful lives by building on our three foundational pillars: Prepared Mind, Healthy Body, and Performance Character. Athlos students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills as well as a broad knowledge base and healthy lifestyle habits. Our school culture celebrates high academic achievement, fosters individual growth in fitness and Performance Character, and promotes regular family engagement.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver standards-based, student-centered instruction that engages all students and provides academic growth (following the mission, beliefs and strategies of Athlos Academies three pillars of performance)

  • Ensure student growth and achievement in accordance with grade level expectations

  • Differentiate instruction as needed to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of all students

  • Model the Athlos culture by exemplifying the 3 Pillars: Prepared Mind, Healthy Body, and Performance Character (demonstrating 12 character traits, exemplifying a growth mindset and modeling a healthy lifestyle)

  • Accurately track student attendance, student progress, behavioral concerns, and classroom events

  • Regularly and professionally communicate with parents/guardians and the community

  • Participate in regular professional development, the school?s professional learning community and staff meetings to improve instruction

  • Work collaboratively and communicate professionally with school leadership and other staff members to maximize effective instructional activities and build positive school culture

  • Meet professional obligations by honoring schedules, deadlines, and all professional responsibilities

  • Demonstrate the standards for effective practices of teachers

  • Any other assigned duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills

  • Education: Minimum bachelor?s degree

  • Experience: Teaching experience preferred, but not required

  • Certification: Valid teacher certification required or willingness to obtain certification

Characteristics of a Successful Candidate

  • Growth mindset

  • Reflective practitioner

  • Innovative

  • Creative problem solver

  • Willing to take risks

  • Highly organized

  • Effective at time management

  • Seeks out professional learning

  • Willing to continue to learn and try new strategies/protocols

  • Willing to plan and work collaboratively with a team

  • Able to build relationships with students from a variety of backgrounds

  • Good communicator and active listener