Teacher, French HS (531600)

DeKalb Sch Of Arts (501)

Address: 1192 Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 30002
   Interviewees will be contacted

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DeKalb School of the Arts is seeking a French Teacher who utilizes best practices to increase student achievement.  The primary responsibility is to implement, deliver and promote high academic expectations to all students.  The ideal candidate must work collaboratively with team members and must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Job Description:
The material contained herein is subject to change. All open positions offered by the DeKalb County School District are subject to specific job requirements. The DeKalb County School District is an equal opportunity employer, and all hiring decisions are subject to federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.

Title: Teacher, General Education

Provides quality instruction and implements the curriculum for assigned students; establishes, fosters, facilitates and maintains a safe and secure classroom environment that is conducive to learning.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are representative for this position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

• Teaches grade relevant, subject matter specific and mandated curriculum.
• Prepares lesson plans, instructional aids, and supplemental teaching materials.
• Assesses, documents and prepares reports such as achievement progress, grade and classroom performance, and attendance.
• Participates in student development and achievement related conferences with parents, students, counselors, teachers, principal, and/or administrators.
• Performs general instruction coordination duties such as ordering materials, attending meetings, and engaging in various forms or correspondence.
• Attends professional learning sessions and/or required conferences.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

• Bachelor’s degree from a Professional Standards Commission approved accredited college or university in relevant educational field required.

• Valid Professional Standards Commission approved certificate in appropriate educational field at level T-4 or above required.
• Valid Professional Standards Commission approved subject-specific endorsements required.

(1) Select a job posting via the PATS website @ www.pats.dekalb.k12.ga.us; (2) Complete an on-line application; and (3) Submit the required documents. Please check your “To Do List” for a list of requirements. Documents underlined in blue can be attached. All other documents must be submitted to Human Resources.


Required Qualifications
The following information will be requested during the course of the online application. Failure to provide full information will disqualify your application from consideration.
Education and Training History - Please complete one section at a time and 'Save as Draft' until completed. If you have additional history to add, go back to your education/training section and continue.
Employment History - Please complete one section at a time and 'Save as Draft' until completed. If you have additional employers to add, go back to your employment section and continue.
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Have you ever received an overall unsatisfactory, ineffective or needs development rating on your “End of the Year” Summative Annual Evaluation (your end of year rating)? If yes, list the ratings and years on an attached explanation.
Have you resigned or been discharged from any position, including the Armed Forces, while under suspicion of having engaged in criminal, immoral, or unprofessional conduct, or are you now under investigation for any such charge or have you resigned in lieu of being discharged?
Have you ever been convicted of any felony or misdemeanor or have you ever pled Nolo Contendre or are you now under investigation for any such offense, or are there any pending charges against you for any such offense, other than a minor traffic offense? For the purpose of this application, Driving Under the Influence (DUI)/Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and Boating While Intoxicated (BWI) must be reported. If yes please explain.
Have you ever had any disciplinary action taken against you by a previous employer/credentialing or state licensing agency, including written reprimand, suspension, demotion, non-renewal other than Reduction In Force, termination, or any other form of disciplinary action in any state or country?
Have you ever surrendered an educator or teaching certificate/credential/license/permit, or had one denied, revoked, or suspended, or is any investigation or adverse action now pending against you?
Do you hold a valid Georgia Educator Certificate? (Teaching, School Counselor, Media Specialist, Social Worker, Leadership and School Psychology)
Do you possess a professional Out-of-State Educator Certificate?

Do you possess an expired Georgia Educator Certificate? (Teaching, School Counselor, Media Specialist, Social Worker, Leadership and School Psychology)
Are you currently completing your Student Teaching experience?

Do you hold a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution with at least a 2.5 GPA and have passed or exempted the appropriate basic skills and content area assessment(s) for this field?
Do you hold a Georgia Non-Renewable (NT) or Non-Professional Non-Renewable (NNT) Educator Certificate?
Are you a citizen of the United States?
If you are not a citizen of the United States, do you have the necessary documents for you to remain and work in the United States?
Have you completed the GACE Educator Ethics Assessment? (Do NOT answer 'YES' if you were not required to take the GACE Educator Ethics Assessment)
Did you obtain a Georgia Educator Certificate prior to January 1, 2015?

Do you currently have a valid Out-of-State Professional Educator Certificate?
Were you required by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission to take the GACE Ethics Assessment?
Regarding your work history, have you worked in a certified/instructional (teacher, school leader, etc.) position?
If yes, please provide two (2) copies of your most recent annual evaluations. If you have less than two years of certified instructional experience please provide one (1) year of evaluations.
References are required and must be requested using our Electronic Reference Option. References must be requested from your CURRENT and PREVIOUS SUPERVISORS. ACCEPTABLE REFERENCES must be listed in the Employment History of your application. Two (2) Professional work references are required for employment. PERSONAL REFERENCES ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
How many years of experience do you have as a teacher?
How many years of teaching experience do you have in the state of Georgia?
Are you receiving a monthly benefit from the Teacher's Retirement System of Georgia? If yes, please indicate your retirement date and the last school system for which you worked.
Please indicate your salary preference for this Job Posting:
How do you ensure that your students are engaged and learning while in your classroom?
Describe how you would differentiate instruction and implement real world activities into your lessons.
836 - French (P-12) - French (P-12) - Grade(s): ALL LEVELS - French (P-12)
The DeKalb County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status or disability in any of its employment practices, educational programs, services or activities. Individuals who desire accommodations on the basis of a disability should contact any Human Resources Administrator.