Tarrant County has long proved a magnet for families and young professionals looking to plant roots and create a home. Dallas-Fort Worth is ranked as #18 on the Best Places to Live list from U.S. News & World Report.
This fast growing region has experienced a larger jump in its student population than any other North Texas county. Tarrant County is now home to nearly 400,000 school aged children, and growth is expected to continue for years to come. IDEA Achieve and IDEA Rise will open their doors in 2019 to support the educational in closing the gap for college matriculation.
Only 10% of Tarrant County students attend and complete college while IDEA alumni have a record of 41% matriculation. Changing this statistic is part of the promise IDEA makes to current and incoming students.Role Mission: in order to provide highly effective instruction to IDEA students. IDEA co-teachers implement Direct Instruction Curriculum (DI) and are responsible for student instruction under the guidance of an IDEA teacher and assistant principal of instruction. DI co-teachers use clear instruction and always teach to mastery. This means that teachers do not move on in the lesson until students have grasped the content they need to know. Groups are organized by level, so that every student can learn at their own pace. Responsibilities: in the educational development of students under the direction and guidance of the classroom teachers Assist classroom teachers with maintaining student records. Successfully implement the Direct Instruction (DI) Curriculum Participate in lesson practice and delivery of our Direct Instruction (DI) Curriculum Communicate students progress with student and family on a weekly basis Implement a clear and consistent behavior management system that aligns to campus- wide initiatives while developing students character and sense of community in the classroom Help shape and develop a school wide culture that fosters a productive and enthusiastic learning environment for each student Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with students and families based on trust, understanding and respect for the communities in which they identify. Host necessary tutoring sessions to meet all students needs Participate in weekly manager check-ins, grade-level meetings, before and after-school duties, and school wide meetings and functions Engage in summer and year-long district, school and personal learning and development Minimum of 40+ hours spent at school per week We look for Team and Family who embody the following?values?and characteristics: are capable of getting to and through college Has demonstrated effective?outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships We believe in education as?a profession?and hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students. Qualifications: Education: At least Experience: Experience in a classroom setting or with children Knowledge and Skills: Ability and motivation to master the Direct Instruction Curriculum Ability to instruct students and manage student behavior Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Ability to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school environment Compensation: