Menlo Park Academy is seeking an experienced educator with a 4-9, K-8, or K-12 license to teach ELA, Science, Social, Studies or Math to our middle grade students. Menlo is Ohio’s only public community school dedicated to the education of gifted learners, grades K to 8, and is seeking teachers with at least 0-3 years of experience who have the mindset and skills to teach collaboratively in a flexible space learning environment. Teachers must effectively collaborate with colleagues to plan and implement the program, be dedicated to designing and implementing engaging learning activities that are intellectually challenging. High Quality Professional Development promotes collaboration and informed knowledge about the implementation of our program and can be used for licensure advancement or renewal. A successful teacher at Menlo embraces the following concepts that are core to our mission:
Focus on the whole child, with positive behavior supports encouraging learning from mistakes and comprehensive social/emotional learning strategies. Teaching in flexible mixed-grade ability groupings for Language Arts and Math instruction. Implementing extension experiences such as field trips, assemblies, contests, competitions and clubs are used to enhance the curriculum. Beginning salary is based on experience and education. Benefits package includes health insurance, STRS contributions, tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities and conference attendance.
Additionally, faculty members are to:
Be innovative in their approach to curriculum Support efforts to use STEM and STEAM methods Use engaging, higher level learning activities to promote critical and deep learning
ABOUT MENLO PARK ACADEMY:
Highest performing public school in Cleveland Best charter elementary school and middle school in Ohio, Niche.com Most innovative teaching and learning environment in Northeast Ohio and beyond Opportunities for acceleration, advanced curriculum and differentiation Supporting the development of the whole child WE BELIEVE:
Teaching and learning is more than state tests and standards Children should be taught at their instructional levels Children should have opportunities to follow their interests and passions COMPETENCIES Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time-management skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel,Outlook, etc. Skill in exercising tact and discretion when communicating with students, parents, teachers, administrators, and support staff. Ability to interact with students to maintain discipline, order, and resolve disciplinary problems. Ability to assist students with various physical and intellectual needs. Ability to handle behavioral situations in a calm and effective manner. Ability to maintain accurate records and write reports and logs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Bachelor’s (or higher) degree from an accredited institution of higher education. Valid Ohio Teaching Certificate or License. Proper endorsements as required. WORK ENVIRONMENT This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office and classroom equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift classroom supplies, up to 20 pounds.
Submitted by: Menlo Park Academy