Elementary Music Teacher
Commonwealth Charter Academy
Working from one of our offices in Pennsylvania, certified Elementary Teachers will “virtually” manage instructional programs. Through use of the telephone, Internet and various curriculum tools they will consult regularly with learning coaches and students to ensure that each child successfully completes his/her instructional program.
The Elementary Teacher will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:
Attend field trips and other community activities implemented for families
Partake in student recruiting sessions and other marketing efforts that require teacher representation
Take an active role in Great Start Sessions for newly enrolled families in their effort to become acquainted with our cyber environment
Establish a set of norms for your class of students and establish a sense of culture and community within your virtual classroom
Support the instructional program with asynchronous web conferencing sessions and synchronous instruction
Review curriculum and devise alternate approaches to given lessons to increase student understanding (working directly with parents and students)
Develop a general knowledge of the entire program’s K-12 curriculum and a very detailed knowledge of the grades for which responsible
Consult with team members and staff learning specialists to develop alternate enrichment activities and modifications to students’ programs to increase student understanding
Participate in the organization and administration of the State Testing, as directed
Complete all grading, create progress reports and conduct parent conferences in a timely manner
Communicate with parents, students and other teachers on a regular basis to develop and update Personal Learning Plans and schedules, score assessments, provide feedback on student work, suggest instructional approaches and strategies, monitor completion of assignments and coach special projects
Support students and parents with alternate strategies and provide additional assistance with daily assignments and projects
Connect regularly with parents, students, and curriculum specialists through use of computer and telephone
Keep student records and data up-to-date, including cumulative files, online student and family information, attendance accounting, and logging of all student and parent contacts
Intrinsically motivated to serve families and students
Customer service approach with a high degree of flexibility with accountability
Highly qualified and certified to teach in the area of elementary (between K-6
Receptive to change
Strong technology skills (including learning new educational programs/websites that enhances instruction)
Ability to work collaboratively with multiple teams
Goal oriented, with motivation to improve skill set to remain a 21
Highly detailed-orientated and analytical
Accepts and seeks constructive feedback from a supervisor and/or teammate
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work remotely, if necessary
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
This is largely a sedentary role. Requires the ability to lift, squat, sit, bend or stand as necessary. Ability to travel to other sites/locations as needed.
Travel may be required for this position.
Required Education and Experience
Teaching certificate in subject area
Preferred Education and Experience
2 years of relevant work experience
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Valid PA Driver’s License
Appropriate Automobile Insurance Coverage
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Commonwealth Charter Academy
is an equal opportunity employment, educational and service organization.
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