Language Art Teacher

Language Art Teacher

Language Art Teacher

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Job Description

Education - Part-time


9930 Burlingame Ave. SW, Byron Center, MI 49315 Mark Kasmer, Principal Phone: (616) 878-4852 – Fax: (616) 878-7196 Email: 

Part Time (.6 FTE) MS Language Arts Teacher Position Available 

Date of Posting: October, 1 2022 

Deadline: November 15, 2022 or until filled 

Position Title: Part Time (.6 FTE ) Middle School 6-8 Language Arts Teacher 

Education: BA in Education from an accredited college or university required Certification: Michigan teaching certificate with Language Arts (BX/BA) or equivalent subject area endorsement required 

Work Experience: Experience teaching Middle School ELA preferred 

Job Description: 

The teacher will have the primary responsibility for planning, programming, and teaching MS English Language Arts. The teacher will be responsible for evaluating and reporting for all students in his/her classes. He/she will be responsible for establishing positive, supportive and appropriate relationships with students. The teacher will demonstrate effective professional skills and will work with other teachers and staff as a contributing team member to present a cooperative and positive adult work environment. The teacher collaborates with other staff to support all students, accommodate student needs and overcome instructional challenges constructively. The teacher possesses excellent subject area knowledge and a sound understanding of the Michigan ELA State Standards. The teacher will guide and assist students in developing the knowledge and skills that are consistent with the ELA state standards. 

Desired Skills

Possess a comprehensive knowledge of the state MS ELA standards 

Ability to effectively impart to students the necessary skills to read, write, speak and listen in the English Language. 

Ability to work effectively and collaboratively all stakeholders: students, co-workers and parents 

Strong communication, listening and organizational skills 

Ability to make personal connection with students, and maintain the philosophy that all children can learn at high levels when provided with the appropriate instruction Ability to integrate technology into lessons 

Ability to establish a positive learning environment 

Ability to adapt instruction to meet the need of all students 

Receptive to feedback and continuously in pursuit of improving classroom effectiveness and achievement of student outcomes 

Essential Job Functions

Instruct MS students in developing knowledge and skills of MS ELA in accordance with the course of study adopted by the Board of Education 

Encourage students to develop an appreciation of the English language Develop clear and concise instructional lesson plans and organize class time Use a variety of instructional techniques appropriate for the ages and skill level of students 

Establish and maintain standards of pupil behavior to create an effective safe, caring and orderly environment for learning 

Communicate effectively with parents, staff, parent organizations, and outside agencies 

Conduct ongoing assessments to monitor student performance 

Provide reteaching and/or interventions when appropriate 

Evaluate and track student progress and program effectiveness 

Maintain all student academic records associated with MS ELA and required student management actions 

Conduct parent-teacher conferences 

Complete assigned responsibilities within agreed upon or established timelines Adhere to and support BCCS’s policies and procedures 

Perform other duties as assigned by the principal 

Application procedure: 

Email Resume, transcripts and credentials to Erin Gregorski For questions about the position contact: Mark Kasmer 

Byron Center Charter School is a K-12 charter school founded in 1996, with a student body of approximately 220, located in Byron Center, MI. The focus of the school is academics, positive character traits , and an emphasis on personal connections and small class sizes. 


Charter HR Educational Services, LLC / Byron Center Charter School is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and does not discriminate based on age, sex, race, religion, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, height, weight, or other legally protected status. If you have a disability that impairs your ability to be considered, interviewed, or tested for a position, please let us know what accommodations you may require.