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2023-2024 Art & Music Teacher (K-8) $5,000 Sign Bonus at Extera Public Schools

Application Deadline

8/13/2023 12:00 AM Pacific

Date Posted
8/2/2023
Contact
Brenna Horan
323-261-0059
Number of Openings
3
Add'l Salary Info
$60,099-$96,774 based on salary tables
Length of Work Year
10.5 month
Employment Type
Full Time

About the Employer

Extera Public Schools are tuition-free, public K-8 charter schools serving the communities of Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles. Founded in 2011, Extera operates two schools on four campuses that are co-located with LAUSD schools. Extera Public Schools currently serves approximately 900 inner-city, primarily Latino students who historically have had limited access to high quality public education options within their local neighborhood. More than 90% of Extera’s students come from low-income households and are eligible for Title I services, and nearly 50% are classified as English learners. The mission of Extera Public Schools is to prepare students for 21st century life and careers. Grounded in a program built upon excellence, equity, and engagement, Extera grows students into trailblazers who are conscientious change agents for their communities and beyond. With a focus on the natural world and the interconnectedness of all living things, children attending Extera Public Schools engage in learning that provides real world relevance and nurtures self-empowerment in order to develop students from local to global citizens. Project-based and place-based activities, personalized learning, the meaningful use of 1-1 technology in the classroom, and support for the “whole child” are all key aspects of Extera’s learning environment. Extera was founded on the firm conviction that all children, regardless of background or socio-economic status are entitled to high quality public education.

Job Summary

Job Summary

Extera Public Schools Mission and Vision The mission of Extera Public School is to prepare students for 21st century life and careers. Grounded in a program built upon excellence, equity and engagement, Extera will grow students into trailblazers who are lifelong learners and conscientious change agents for their communities and beyond. With a focus on the natural world and the interconnectedness of all living things, children attending Extera Public Schools engage in learning that provides real world relevance and nurtures self-empowerment in order to develop students from local to global citizens. Extera Public Schools personalize the instructional program to meet the needs of every child with a small school environment focused on the unique academic and social needs of each student. The school calendar offers 183 days of instruction, which exceeds state requirements and provides increased access to the school’s core instructional program. GENERAL SUMMARY: The Extera Art or Music Teacher is responsible for providing a high quality, personalized education program for students. This position will serve as a full time teacher on a 10 month calendar. This person must be collaborative, organized, and have a commitment to equity and inclusion. This person is a critical member of the school community as they directly impact the experience of students on a daily basis.

Job Description / Essential Elements:    Print   

Teachers at Extera Public Schools are expected to:

  • Commit to the vision and mission of Extera Public Schools as well as the goals and expectations described within the charter petition
  • Work in a committed way to advance the academic and social success of every student
  • Provide a quality, enriched and highly effective curriculum
  • Successfully achieve annual Classroom Teacher Performance Targets set by the School
  • Provide continual assessment of student progress using formative and summative assessment measures in order to plan and modify instruction, monitor student progress, and provide appropriate intervention and support when needed
  • Continually evaluate lesson outcomes in order to make data based instructional decisions that meet the needs of students
  • Maintain a professional portfolio that documents the features of his or her classroom program, including long- and short-term instructional planning, student assessment, student work, meeting the needs of all students, collaboration with colleagues, and parent communication
  • Provide a safe, nurturing and effective classroom environment that reflects and facilitates the academic program described in the Extera Public School charter
  • Provide peer assistance when appropriate and regularly collaborate with fellow teachers
  • Continually seek professional growth according to the instructional and programmatic priorities of the school
  • Utilize educational technology in the classroom when appropriate to facilitate learning and enrich the curriculum
  • Actively strive for continuous and open communication with parents and community members

 

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Resume


  • Single Subject Teaching Credential - Other (Art or Music)

  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Resume


  • Single Subject Teaching Credential - Other (Art or Music)