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D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy - Middle Grades Teacher
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Internal Number: 25015
Department: DC Virgo Prep Academy
Brief Summary of Work for this position:
The D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy Teacher plans and delivers instruction based on the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. Instruction will enable students to learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their educational and social development. This position will utilize a personalized student data management system to individualize learning experiences for students designed to help them reach their fullest potential. Ongoing formative assessment will provide necessary data to inform instructional decisions and design appropriate interventions. Teachers at D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy will operate as members of the school's kinship network, extended family unit. The kinship network will support the growth and development of all students. Staff will actively participate as members of professional learning communities with colleagues and faculty from the Watson College of Education.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
* Bachelor's degree. * Demonstrated success working with diverse populations and students who have historically struggled academically and socially. * Demonstrated evidence of professional development. * Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. * Ability to communicate well with school personnel, students, and parents. * Demonstrated functional knowledge of computers and all aspects of related software and collaborative environments (ex. Microsoft Office Professional software programs and Google Classroom). * Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and accomplish specific tasks as requested. * Demonstrated knowledge of content. * Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignment. * Ability to maintain a structured classroom environment that promotes and enhances inquiry-based learning. * Ability to constantly monitor the safety and wellbeing of students. * Comply with confidentiality requirements in local, state and federal policies and statutes. * Ability to co-teach, plan, support, and work collaboratively with candidate/ student teachers.
Valid North Carolina teaching license or eligible to hold such license.
Master's degree in middle grades education or related field;
Dual certification in additional core content area;
Experience mentoring pre-service or beginning teachers;
National Board Certified
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:
D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy supports the academic, social, and emotional growth of students in kindergarten through eighth grades. Our model creates kinship networks, extended family units that support student growth and development. Our learning community is personalized, inquiry-based, experiential, and reflective.
The Watson College of Education (WCE) is a rapidly growing college with over 65 tenure-track faculty members working in undergraduate and master's programs in the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education and the Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education, and master's and doctoral programs in the Department of Educational Leadership. It offers several international study programs, a newly developed laboratory school, and maintains partnerships with numerous school districts, community colleges, and colleges/universities in the region.
About The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.