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Southwest Preparatory is always seeking qualified candidates in the areas of Secondary Math, Special Education, and Substitute Teachers 

 

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JOB TITLE: Intervention Specialist
REPORTS TO: Principal
 
EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of work experience in the classroom teaching Math, English, or Science is preferred or a Master’s degree with 3 years’ experience in the classroom.
 
BASIC FUNCTION: The Intervention Specialist (IS) works closely with the School Principal and Superintendent to ensure the quality of the Math and English instructional programs at the campus and to act as a resource to teachers in all aspects of instruction. The IS will work with identified students in small group settings to provide remediation and close gaps. The IS provides support and guidance to teachers to strengthen instruction across the campus and assists the school principal in ensuring that teachers are highly effective and produce outstanding results. The IS provides leadership on issues of curriculum, assessment, and staff development.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Builds relationships with parents, guardians, students, and teachers to meet NCLB and

Work with students in small group and individual settings to ensure students are progressing academically.

State Assessment requirements;
  • Collaborates with the district testing coordinator and other district officials as well as campus principal in working with student, parent, and faculty members in collecting, analyzing, and disseminating confidential academic data;
  • Strives to improve leadership, instructional and mentoring skills through self-initiated professional development activities, i.e.; professional reading, attending conferences, participating in training programs;
  • Ability to maintain and provide strategies for an effective learning environment;
  • Provides progress reports on classroom activities and instructional implementation to the campus principal;
  • Demonstrates awareness of all State and Federal requirements in Assessment;
  • Maintains high visibility in the classroom to provide active monitoring of teaching and the overall learning atmosphere; monitors teaching effectiveness to ensure the use of appropriate instructional methodology;
  • Monitors databases and develops reports on student progress to present to campus leadership;
  • Performs other duties as assigned
 
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to understand oral and written instruction
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
Working computer knowledge and ability to use a variety of software programs including MS Office Suite, PEIMS, and ACCESS
Above-average leadership and interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills
Ability to develop and lead meetings and staff developments
Develop appropriate evaluation tools to assess the achievement of course/TEKS
Objectives
 
WORKING CONDITIONS Maintain emotional control under stress; Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling, and pushing is required; Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment; Must be able to frequently walk up and down stairs; At times, must be able to lift 20 pounds repeatedly.
 
The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities and work conditions assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Southwest Preparatory School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Additionally, retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation is prohibited.

 

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Job Title: Assistant Principal
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Status: Full Time
Responsibility Level: Supervisory
Department Name: C & I
Reports to: Principal

Position Qualifications
Individual must be able to work well under pressure. Must have the ability to organize and set appropriate priorities to meet deadlines. Able to work as part of a highly functioning team. Ability to interpret data collected and makes appropriate and meaningful recommendations as required.
 
Job Specifications and Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Master’s Degree
 
Certifications and Licenses
• Teaching Certification
 
Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
• Ability to consistently implement the philosophy and policies of the district
• Ability to create a positive and cohesive environment for faculty, staff, and students
• Ability to evaluate instructional programs and teaching effectiveness
• Ability to exercise good judgment in decision making
• Ability to involve faculty and staff in consistent improvement efforts
• Ability to manage operations of the campus
• Knowledge in the selection, training, and supervision of personnel
• Knowledge of all laws and rules specifically related to charter school operations
• Knowledge of federal, state, and district employment laws, rules, and regulations
 
Position Summary
Assists the Principal in implementing the philosophy, policies, and procedures of SWPREP and Southwest Winners Foundation
 
Major Job Duties and Responsibilities
• Plays a primary leadership role in enrolling new students and maintaining positive student behavior on the campus
• Documents policy violations and initiates court proceedings when required
• Manages ISS and alternative education programs
• Monitors student progress
• Assist in the development of behavioral management strategies to identify, address, resolve, and document student positive and negative behavioral trends
• Reports disciplinary incidents into PEIMS
• Keeps parents/guardians informed, telephonically or by correspondence, of student’s inappropriate behavior or exemplary performance
• Maintains positive and effective front office activities and effective communication with students and parents
• Serves as campus testing coordinator at the campus level
• Monitors tardiness and attendance issues and designs and implements strategies and policies to decrease occurrences
• Assists with safety inspections and safety drills
• Assists in providing appropriate professional development for faculty and staff
• Substitutes for the principal as required
• Observes and insists that others observe professional ethical standards in accordance with generally accepted community standards and the Texas Educators Code of Ethics
 
Minor Job Duties and Responsibilities
Accepts and completes other duties as assigned by the principal or by the superintendent
Working Conditions

The physical demands and work environment 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 stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and phone and other equipment utilized by this position. The person in this position frequently communicates with students, parents, teachers, and administrators and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. Light to moderate lifting is required. Regular, predictable attendance is required. Noise level is consistently moderate but can be heavy during athletic activities, passing periods, and lunchtimes.
 
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Acknowledgment
I have read and received a copy of my job description. I understand that this overrides anything that I have been given in the past. I further understand that I am expected to follow my job as outlined above and if I have any questions concerning what is expected of me, I will speak with my immediate supervisor. I further understand that this job description may be changed at any time.
 
 

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Job Status: Full Time

Reports to: Campus Principal

Pay Grade: See Salary Scale 

                             

Time Distribution Requirements

Semi-Annual (Periodic) Certification: Not Required

Personnel Activity Report (PAR):  Not Required 

 

Position Qualifications

 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university; Must hold a Texas certification in the subject to be taught or applicable generalist certification or be "Highly Qualified" and enrolled in an Alternative Certification Program. At least one-year student teaching or approved internship.

Job Specifications and Requirements

 

Certifications and Licenses

 

    • Texas certification in the subject to be taught or applicable generalist certification
    • ESL Certification highly preferred
    • GT Certification highly preferred

 

Skills and Abilities 

 

  • Ability to understand oral and written instruction
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Working computer knowledge and the ability to use a variety of software programs 
  • Above-average leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills

 

Position Summary

Classroom teachers provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth.  Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities 

 

    • Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill campus expectations in alignment with appropriate pacing guide(s).
    • Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles as well as various levels of rigor appropriate for student success.
    • Present subject according to guidelines established by TEA, board policies, and administrative regulations.
    • Work cooperatively with other members of the staff as needed to determine instructional goals, curriculum objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
    • Work cooperatively with special education teachers as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in the Individual Education Plan (IEP).
    • Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
    • Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formative and summative assessments.
    • Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned.  Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
    • Be a positive role model for students; support the core values of the school district.
    • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
    • Manage student behavior in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and campus expectations.
    • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
    • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
    • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
    • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
    • Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
    • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
    • Attend and participate in staff meetings, unit meetings, PLC meetings and serve on staff committees as required,
    • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.

 

Minor Job Duties and Responsibilities 

 

Performs other duties as assigned

 

Partnerships and Communication

 

  • Initiate and maintain consistent communication and develop constructive partnerships with families communicating about student progress and ways the families can support the student while at home
  • Initiate and maintain consistent communication and develop constructive partnerships with community members and agencies, building on their strengths and recognizing them as co-educators

 

Professional Growth and Development

 

  • Establish and maintain a Professional Growth & Development Plan with the principal to ensure goals and objectives remain at the forefront of the teaching experience.  Pursue professional development in needed areas

 

Working Conditions

 

  • Maintain emotional control under stress 
  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing is required 
  • Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment
  • Must be able to frequently walk up and downstairs 
  • At times, must be able to lift 25 pounds to a height of five (5) feet repeatedly



Reasonable Accommodations Statement

 

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Southwest Preparatory School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable deferral, state, and local laws. Additionally, retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation is prohibited.

 

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Campus Principal

 

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Certified in any specific teaching area
  • TEKS based Mathematics expertise strongly preferred
  • Elementary level instructional expertise strongly preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience teaching, with a record of successfully impacting student achievement and working successfully with students who have the greatest needs
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively with colleagues, including the ability to create and nurture a professional community of adult learners
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and strong interpersonal skills, including giving and receiving constructive feedback
  • Proven ability in using student-level data to guide instructional decisions
  • Demonstrated Teacher Leadership
  • Strong pedagogical knowledge and content expertise
  • Demonstrated expertise in oral and written communication
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Models continual improvement, demonstrates lifelong learning, and applies new learning to help all students achieve
  • Demonstrates evidence of professional growth, including leadership and participation in a wide range of significant professional development activities

 

BASIC FUNCTION: 

The Instructional Coach is a critical lever in improving student achievement. The role of the coach is to build teacher capacity and their understanding of instructional practices as related to the EEP Rubric, TEKS, and Data-Driven Instruction. An instructional coach is a learner who models continuous improvement, lifelong learning, and goes above and beyond to ensure student success. All instructional coaches work collaboratively as a team with members of the Curriculum and Instruction team and campus leadership teams. Instructional coaches will promote reflection, provide guidance and structure where needed, and focus on strengths, collaboration, and common issues of concern. They are responsible for ensuring high-quality instruction in classrooms through modeling, co-planning, co-teaching, and providing feedback to teachers. The instructional coach will demonstrate and model a passion for education reform and leadership. This is NOT a supervisory position and DOES NOT include the evaluation of colleagues. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND GENERAL DUTIES: 

  • Model lessons in classrooms on a daily/weekly basis
  • Support the instructional development of all teachers in understanding the SWPS curriculum and varied assessments, the EEP Framework for Teaching, and data analysis
  • Build strong relationships with teachers, administrators, and other coaches
  • Provide direction and coordination for how the curriculum is taught consistent with the District’s initiatives and recognized best instructional practices
  • Create an articulated schedule with building administration
  • Assist teachers in understanding SWPS mission and core values
  • Provide technical support to collaborative teams within buildings
  • Assist teachers with resources, materials, tools, information and to support classroom instruction and planning, including new resources
  • Support teachers and administrators in using data to improve instruction on all levels
  • Assist teachers with planning and pacing of lessons, the development of differentiated lessons, and the selection of best practices to meet the needs of their students
  • Support teachers by helping with the ― strategic how of teaching -- share multiple instructional strategies/processes with teachers during planning times
  • Informally observe (non-evaluative) lessons and provide feedback for a teacher’s professional growth and students’ success 
  • Develop staff members’ knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors through a variety of professional development targeted topics and designs
    Develop coaching plans for teachers to ensure student improvement
  • Utilize Adult Learning Theory to motivate adult learners to improve professional practice 
  • Contribute to the development of systems and structures to improve teacher practice.
  • Provide job-embedded informal professional learning beyond the coaching responsibility. Submit a weekly coaching log and any pertinent data requests/coaching documentation.
  • Attend summer training sessions 

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Ability to understand oral and written instruction
  • Individual must have demonstrated the ability to organize and follow specific procedures to accomplish assigned tasks
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Working computer knowledge and ability to use a variety of software programs including MS Office Suite, PEIMS, and ACCESS
  • Above-average leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to develop and lead meetings and staff developments
  • Develop appropriate evaluation tools to assess the achievement of course/TEKS Objectives

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Maintain emotional control under stress

Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling, and pushing is required

Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment

Must be able to frequently walk up and downstairs 

At times, must be able to lift 20 pounds repeatedly

 

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities and work conditions assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

 

 

Southwest Preparatory School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Additionally, retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation is prohibited.

photoJob Title: Instructional Assistant
Job Status:​ ​Full Time​
Reports To:​ ​Teacher(s) and Principal​
Positions Supervised:​ ​None​ 
 
POSITION SUMMARY
Under direct supervision of the Principal, the Instructional Assistant will assist teachers in the preparation and management of classroom activities and administrative requirements.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.​

Essential Functions Statement(s)
• Promote the mission and philosophy of Southwest Preparatory School.​
• Assist teachers in the preparation and management of classroom activities and administrative requirements.
• Organize materials and adapt lessons for the specific academic needs of the students or assist teachers in preparing instructional materials.
• Demonstrate knowledge of the subject matter.
• Maintain classroom order and manage students in various classroom settings as directed by the Principal.
• Help maintain a neat orderly classroom.
• Maintain a positive working relationship with teachers, administration, and parents.​
• Respond to directives from teachers and administrative staff in an efficient and timely manner.
• Assist administration, counselor, and teachers in the review of student attendance and behavior issues related to overall student success.​
• Help supervise students throughout the day, inside and outside the classroom. ​
• Keep teachers informed of the special needs or problems of individual students.
• Utilize computers effectively in the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities.​
• Organize materials and adapt lessons for the specific academic needs of the students or assist teachers in preparing instructional materials.
• Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with staff and students.
• Perform other duties as assigned.​
 
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Competency Statement(s)
• Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.​
• Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.​
• Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.​
• Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.​
• Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.​
• Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.​
• Loyal - The trait of feeling a duty to the employer.​
• Friendly - Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others.​
• Enthusiastic - Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task.​
• Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.​
• Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company
procedures.​
• Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.​

SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Required At least two years of college preferred.
Experience: 1 plus years of experience in Education
Preferably, have worked with diverse populations within the education field and have experience in tutoring or mentoring students in subject areas.
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, such as word, and excel.
Certifications & Licenses: Para-professional certification or willingness to obtain certification is desired.
Other Requirements: Must have demonstrated the ability to organize and follow specific procedures to accomplish assigned tasks and able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and students.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is most of the time performed in a classroom environment in a controlled atmosphere building, and it will include some outside activities.​
 

 

Southwest Preparatory School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Additionally, retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation is prohibited.