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Pathways In Education schools are a combination of academic recovery, experiential learning, and life and job skills development. This innovative and integrated approach led by caring and knowledgeable staff allows students to reach levels of academic and personal achievement that many, including themselves, may have considered impossible.

Pathways in Education's guided learning school program is an educational alternative for students who have fallen behind or have not found success in the traditional school setting. Our approach to distance learning is rooted in direct instruction through on-on-one mentorship. This approach enables our students to both master curricular knowledge and become inspired to achieve their dreams through education. Within this highly relational approach to distance learning, our students focus on two classes at a time and advance only when mastery of the subject matter is demonstrated. Our students are given the opportunity to matriculate at their own pace towards graduation.

We are currently looking for Teachers to join our growing team.

Status: Full Time, Exempt

Duration: Year Round

Pay: $46K (43K to start, 3K when out of training), +12K incentive

Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, 403B, PTO, Holiday

Please send resume to: rqt3m-4428039181@job.craigslist.org

General Summary:

The Teacher is our most important resource. His/her duties are to ensure that students receive quality instruction, make educational progress, and reach their academic goals. Teachers are primarily responsible for delivering Pathways educational program. Teachers will be responsible for all core subject areas (Math, Science, English, History).

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to the following:*

-Instruct students in subject area, using various teaching methods, audiovisual aids and other materials.

-Prepare outline for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines and state and school requirements.

-Assist pupils in selecting course of study.

-Counsel students in adjustment and academic problems.

-Participate in various community groups or functions, faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.

-Meet with students and parents to discuss student progress and challenges.

-Participates in related activities, such as student organizations or committees.

-Administer tests to evaluate pupil progress, assess student work productivity and record results.

-Keep attendance records and maintain student files and transcripts.

-Assist with State-mandated student testing.

-Assist Program Manager with monitoring and implementing Special Education requirements and IEP's.

-Assist with bi-monthly and year-end audits.

-Assist in maintaining a clean, inviting, professional center for students to attend.

-Perform other administrative functions and duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

-Ability to teach and delegate responsibility to students.

-Ability to work independently and efficiently, exercising reasonable judgment, in a fast-paced, multi-task environment with minimal supervision.

-Ability to synergize with field and corporate staff to implement the educational program.

-Ability to work effectively under pressure and demonstrate problem-solving skills, while maintaining courtesy, professionalism, and a customer service attitude.

-Strong interpersonal relationship skills.

-Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with students, parents, co-workers, and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner.

-Working knowledge of MS Office and database management.

Education and Experience:

-Minimum BA/BS

-Current IL type 9 teaching certificate

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