Secondary English, Language Arts and Reading Teacher
Omaha Public Schools
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Salary: Starting at 49,500 per year
20 openings available.
Position Purpose: Plans for, teaches, and facilitates learning for all students. Creates a positive learning environment. Maintains academic progress, records, and discipline. Works collaboratively with students, parents and staff to provide and implement classroom education to meet the needs of all students.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Education: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in education from an accredited college or university.
A valid NE Teaching Certificate or the ability to obtain one with appropriate endorsement(s) in English/Lang Arts/ Reading
A demonstrated philosophy that all students can and will learn.
Excellent attendance record
Excellent communication skills oral and written
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Best Instructional Practices
Positive interpersonal skills
Professional verification of successful classroom teacher performance and/or student teaching experience.
Evidence of the willingness and the ability to comply with the standards for ethical and professional performance established by the State Board of Education.
This individual will exhibit skills pertinent to foster positive human relationships and the ability to work effectively with students, staff, parents and the community
A willingness and demonstrated abilities conducive to a continuous quest for quality education.
Essential Performance Responsibilities
Developing students’ cognitive capacity and respect for learning
Positively fostering students’ self-esteem
Working with and understanding a diverse student population
Integration of leadership, technology, and communication into the curriculum
Planning for and guiding the learning process to help students achieve program objectives
Maintaining a classroom atmosphere conducive to learning
Implementing useful diagnostic and progress assessment measures
Selecting and using effective instructional methods and learning materials
Establishing a cooperative relationship with all assigned students
Maintaining open lines of communication with parents/ guardians/ staff
Engaging in professional growth activities through an ongoing program of job related knowledge and skill development
Working collaboratively to achieve the overall purpose of the school’s program and support the District’s vision, aims and goals
Integrating of the themes of leadership, technology, and communication with a diverse population
Omaha Public Schools: where every child is known, loved, and inspired! Our mission is to prepare all students to excel in college, career and life. Our district consists of 65 elementary schools, 13 middle schools, 9 high schools, 1 virtual school, and 13 alternative programs. We enroll 52,000 students from various ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds. We serve more than 18,000 English Language Learners and 120 languages. #OPSProud