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The primary purpose of the Classroom Teacher/Curriculum Coordinator is to guide and develop the emotional, behavioral, and academic growth of their students, and to work collaboratively with parents, colleagues, administrators, and school community members to support the mission of Niner University Elementary in Charlotte, NC. This is a teacher leadership position that will include facilitating collaborative conversations focused on teaching and learning, classroom support to promote instructional alignment and best practices, student support and supervision to promote social emotional learning, as well as, coordinating various support services to meet learner needs.The classroom teacher/curriculum coordinator will work closely with the principal to create a community of culturally responsive learners who work together to fulfill the mission and vision of Niner University Elementary. In addition, this position will be an integral part of the strategic planning and culture sustaining practices implemented at the school. These responsibilities include organizational leadership, compliance, and the operational administration of the school when the Principal is out of the building.
Instruct students individually and in groups using various teaching methods;
Observe and assesse students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health to appropriately meet needs;
Guide the learning process and create a classroom environment that responds to the needs of individual learners;
Structure a proactive classroom that appropriately manages the emotional and behavioral needs of students;
Design and implement environmental modifications and management procedures that successfully manage student behavior
Articulate and carry out the mission and vision of Niner University Elementary;
Utilize feedback from students during formal and informal conversations about their learning to determine necessary changes to the instructional focus of the school;
Promote a positive collaborative culture with and among the school staff;
Plan and implement a program of student learning that meets individual needs and is aligned to the mission/vision of the school;
Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests, including students with disabilities and limited English proficiencies;
Evaluate accomplishments of students using multiple assessment methods;
Monitor student progress, analyze data and develop plans for instruction;
Maintain attendance records, input grades, provide progress reports, etc.
Encourage and facilitate work of other staff members in a collaborative, supportive environment;
Communicate with parents in a timely manner and maintain positive and constructive communication with students, staff, parents, and community;
Minimum Experience / Education:
Bachelor's degree and 2-3 years experience in a K-5, elementary setting. Previous experience in a leadership role in an elementary setting.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Master's degree Evidence of skill working with at risk student populations; Demonstrated success with early literacy; Knowledge of social emotional learning
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.