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  • Alvin ISD is currently looking for an ELA/SS teacher for the primary grades in the Alvin ISD WINGS Academy. The WINGS Academy is a school within a school designed to meet the needs of the highly gifted elementary students in Alvin ISD. Click this link ...

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  • Fort Worth, Texas, Job Summary: The Teacher Physical Education is responsible for planning and providing physical educational services for all of the students attending KinderFrogs (ages 18 months to 6 years) and Starpoint (ages 6 years to 12 years) Laboratory Schools on the campus of TCU. The individual will work with teachers and therapists to identify student needs and to apply a program consistent with identified needs and developmental levels; manage a collaborative teaching environment conducive to student learning; communicate student progress with parents; participate in planning and implementing parent education opportunities; and welcome TCU students for observation. Duties & Essential Job Functions: 1. Provides an appropriate and innovative PE Program designed to meet individual student needs as specified on the IEP, 504 Plan, or Learning Profile and by identifying student knowledge and skills at the outset of the school year through pretesting and reviewing prior records; identify specific student outcomes to be attained in relation to student needs and curriculum objectives. 2. Determines a sequence of learning experiences by developing written plans, both long term and daily/weekly, in physical fitness, gross motor skills, perceptual motor skills, and sports and games achievement; applying an appropriate teaching strategy consistent with student needs and time allocations. 3. Informs families of curriculum by initiating regular communications with parents about student progress through parent-teacher conferences, telephone calls, and written schedules and curriculum documents; conferencing with families regarding student achievement and behavior; receiving and responding to parent requests for information and assistance. 4. Improves teaching effectiveness by using instructional time appropriately; maintaining an appropriate physical education environment, and maintaining individual, class, and program records; responding to performance evaluation recommendations; participating in required school sponsored in-service activities. 5. Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Education & Experience : • Bachelor’s degree • 1 year of teaching experience in physical education. Preferred Education & Experience: • Experience providing specialized services to young children. • 3 years of teaching experience in physical education. Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training: • Valid Texas teaching credential authorizing service as a Physical Education teacher. • Other licensed professionals may be eligible to provide adaptive physical education services to students with disabilities under the scope of practice of the specific license held (from State Board for Education Certification; 19 TAC Chapter 231: Jan 2010) Preferred Licensure, Certification, and/or Specialized Training: • None Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: • Knowledge of CPR, basic first aid, Heimlich maneuver, safety, and hygiene techniques. • Knowledge of presentation techniques for adults and children. • Knowledge of child development stages. • Knowledge of adapted physical education program design, planning, development, implementation, and evaluation. • Knowledge of innovative teaching techniques and specialized equipment adapted to the needs of individual students. • Knowledge of effective classroom management techniques. • Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and assessment processes and how they operate in an effective school. • Knowledge of laws and regulations governing the position. • Ability to learn software programs used by the department. • Knowledge of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for physical education grades K-6. • Knowledge of basic customer service techniques. • Ability to clearly communicate in English. TCU Core Competencies: University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system. Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations): • Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information. • Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication. • Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions. • Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting. • Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs. Work Environment: • Work is indoors and outdoors and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours. • This role is an on-campus, in-person position. • There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job. • The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate. AA/EEO Statement: As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 
  • Fort Worth, Texas, Application Deadline Position Details The College of Education occasionally has openings for part-time temporary adjunct instructors with specializations in elementary teacher education (grades kindergarten through sixth grade). Applying for a part-time teaching appointment would add the applicant to a pool which is available to the departmental search committee for consideration in case the need arises for the 2022-2023 academic year. Department Details School/College Description The college, which is named for TCU alumnus and longtime CBS network TV correspondent Bob Schieffer, is the academic home for four departments: Communication Studies; Film, Television and Digital Media; Journalism; and Strategic Communication. About 1,200 undergraduate student majors complete coursework in areas that include: Advertising and Public Relations; Cinema and Media Studies; Digital and Social Media; Health Communication and Media; Interpersonal and Organizational Communication; Journalism; and Sports Broadcasting. About 30 graduate students pursue master’s degrees in Communication Studies or Strategic Communication, and about 60 full-time and 10 part-time faculty teach in the college. The college’s award-winning student activities include print, video and digital news media, a speech and debate team, an advertising and public relations agency, a radio station, and sports broadcasting productions. University & Fort Worth Description ABOUT TCU Founded in 1873, Texas Christian University sits on 302 acres nestled in a primarily residential part of Fort Worth, just minutes away from downtown. The University includes eight schools and colleges, in addition to the John V. Roach Honors College and the TCU School of Medicine. Currently, TCU enrolls more than 10,200 undergraduates and 1,700 graduate students. Twenty-eight percent of students self-identify as a member of a minority group, five percent are international students, and forty-five percent are from out-of-state. Our students are supported by more than 2,200 faculty and staff. The University has more than 700 full-time faculty members and is a top 100 National University as classified by US News and World Report and has a Carnegie Classification of R2: Doctoral Universities – High Research Activity. At TCU, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are an educational imperative directly tied to the University mission, vision, and strategic plan. Fulfilling TCU’s mission to develop ethical leaders and critical thinkers in a global community depends on the University’s ability to attract and retain students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. A diverse and inclusive campus leads to innovation, broadened perspective, and understanding—values that are foundational aspects of higher education. For the fourth consecutive year, TCU has earned the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, which highlights ongoing commitment to build a comprehensive DEI strategy that aligns with core values and creates a campus culture where everyone is respected and included. ABOUT FORT WORTH Like TCU, Fort Worth has the approachable, friendly charm of a smaller town, but offers the amenities, cultural activities, diversity and unique personality of a much larger city. Fort Worth, Texas, is the 13th largest city in the United States with an ever-growing population nearing 1 million. Fort Worth and TCU have grown together in a nearly 150-year relationship. You’ll find that many Horned Frogs remain here after graduation, thanks to the region’s thriving job market. Fort Worth is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States, and the number 1 tourist destination in Texas. In 2018, bizjournals.com ranked Fort Worth the 7th most affordable city to live and work in the United States and U.S. News and World Report named Fort Worth one of the Best Places to Live. Fort Worth, Dallas and Arlington all rank among the top 25 most diverse cities in the country. Fort Worth is known for its vast array of cultural, educational and entertainment opportunities. The city boasts three world class art museums—the Kimbell Art Museum, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The Bass Performance Hall is one of the premier performance venues in the country. Concerts, film festivals and other events are held regularly at Sundance Square, Panther Island and Near Southside venues. Required Application Materials & Application Instructions TCU only accepts online applications and documents. To apply for a part-time position, attach a letter of application and a curriculum vita to the online application. Additional documents may be required by the department at a later time. Letters of application and resumes will be kept on file until May 31, 2023. AA/EEO Statement As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
  • Waco, Texas, Piper Teacher Waco, TX, United States Job Identification: 13104 Posting Date: 06/10/2022, 8:11 AM Job Schedule: Full time Locations: Waco, TX, United States Degree Level: Bachelor Job Description: What We Are Looking For This position specifically supports the mission by creating, writing, and adapting developmentally appropriate curriculum for multiple levels of learning within the classroom and for conducting developmental screenings and portfolio assessments of children. The Piper Teacher serves within Family and Consumer Sciences and reports to the Director of the Piper Child Development Center. This position will work closely with other Piper staff, children and their families, student workers, practicum students, faculty and outside therapists (OT, PT, SLP, ABA). The position is responsible for creating, writing, and adapting developmentally appropriate curriculum for multiple levels of learning within the classroom and for conducting developmental screenings and portfolio assessments of children. The successful candidate will have the following: Bachelor's degree in related field A minimum of two years relevant work experience Experience working with a diverse group of people, including children with special needs and their families Ability to compose effective correspondence both written and verbally Experience with implementing positive guidance techniques in the classroom Ability to successfully partner with co-teacher to provide project-based, emergent curriculum *The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check and TB test prior to start date. First Aid and CPR are required, but can be completed after offer of employment if not already certified. What You Will Do Provide quality teaching in assigned classroom, which may include children from 8 weeks to 5 years of age Provide a model of appropriate teaching and caregiving practices to support academic experiences of Baylor students Collaborate in the planning and implementation of classroom activities Conduct developmental screenings as needed for children Observe and monitor groups of children daily Communicate and make learning visible to parents, students and faculty Act in a moral and ethical manner to reflect the purpose of Baylor University and the Piper Center Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission Comply with University policies, NAEYC regulations and Texas Minimum Standards Complete a minimum of 30 hours of professional development annually Maintain regular and punctual attendance What You Can Expect As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages. Explore & Engage Learn more about Baylor and our strategic vision, Illuminate . Also, explore our great hometown of Waco and the many opportunities to engage locally. If you are new to Central Texas, This is Waco! About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicants religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. To apply, visit https://ejof.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX/requisitions/preview/13104 Copyright 2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-58dbfd1cbc4c6c41b2fb021c54a64c3e

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