Who are we?Kenilworth Science and Technology Academy is an open-enrollment, public charter school serving K through 8th grades.The mission of Kenilworth Science and Technology Academy will be to create a safe, healthy, and student-centered learning environment that cultivates the knowledge, skills, and competence in computer science necessary for academic excellence, STEM careers, and character development.Kenilworth Science and Technology Academy’s vision is to prepare students for high school, college, and competitive career opportunities through an innovative approach, computer science education for all, and a challenging STEM-focused curriculum with the goal of empowering students to become productive and responsible citizens. Our mission and vision are essential to driving our students’ success. Furthermore, we recognize a need for a pathway to academic excellence and a STEM-focused curriculum with computer science education that will increase future college and job opportunities for a population of students who are historically underserved.Why Kenilworth?Because;We believe being a teacher also means making a difference in a child's life. You will make a difference at Kenilworth!
Kenilworth teachers get unlimited support. Their only focus should be on educating their students, not worrying about limited resources.
Kenilworth provides teachers with opportunities to grow. Teachers are part of the leadership team and the decision-making process.
At Kenilworth, teachers don’t teach “blind.” They have all the necessary equipment and resources to give effective, data-driven instruction.
Kenilworth teachers are expected to be professional, positive, and dedicatedOur teachers are expected to be professional, which includes being punctual; ethical; professionally dressed; and respectful of students, parents, colleagues, and supervisors.
Kenilworth teachers must be willing to accept feedback, attend all professional development opportunities, make use of data to guide instruction, submit complete lesson plans on time and take responsibility for his/her students' results.
Kenilworth hires teachers with a positive attitude, which includes believing in their students, having high expectations of students, being a problem-solver, being passionate, and enthusiastic about work.
Kenilworth teachers maintain a calm, orderly, and clean classroom environment, support their colleagues & school management, and embrace change.
Kenilworth teachers must be accessible outside of the school, must support students with extracurricular activities, are willing to provide after school tutoring, small group instruction, teach at Saturday and Summer School, attend all events.
Kenilworth teachers must love their students and be willing to make a difference in their lives.
ResponsibilitiesSupporting the lead teacher: Assist the main teacher in managing the classroom, implementing lesson plans, and maintaining a positive learning environment.
Classroom management: Help maintain discipline and order in the classroom by enforcing rules, managing student behavior, and resolving conflicts when necessary.
Instructional support: Provide assistance during lessons by working with individual students or small groups, answering questions, and reinforcing concepts taught by the teacher.
Supervising students: Monitor students during various activities, such as recess, lunchtime, or field trips, ensuring their safety and well-being.
Grading and record keeping: Assist in grading assignments, tests, and homework, and maintain accurate records of student performance and attendance.
Material preparation: Help in preparing teaching materials, including setting up equipment, organizing supplies, and creating visual aids.
Individual student support: Provide additional support to students with special needs or learning difficulties, ensuring they receive appropriate attention and accommodations.
Collaboration with the teacher: Collaborate with the lead teacher to develop and implement strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners and to address any specific concerns or challenges.
Communication with parents: Assist in maintaining open lines of communication with parents or guardians, providing updates on student progress, addressing concerns, and participating in parent-teacher conferences when necessary.
Administrative tasks: Assist with administrative duties, such as maintaining files, organizing paperwork, and helping with general classroom organization and cleanliness.
Qualifications:Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year educational institution required
Experience in a K-12 classroom setting strongly preferred
Skills and Abilities:Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to navigate web-related applications and technology.
Ability to instruct students using a variety of technology applications and platforms.
Ability to instruct students and manage student behavior.
BenefitsHealth, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance – 100% paid
5% contribution to 403b Retirement Plan
Extra compensation for after school, Saturday and summer school.