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The Dearborn Academy’s mission is to serve a multicultural community through individualized, focused instruction allowing each student to achieve academic excellence and exhibit social responsibility.

 

The Dearborn Academy’s following position listing represents positions at the Academy. Position openings in may or may not be available. However, we welcome all applications at any time. Qualified applicants will be contacted via email or phone upon available openings in any of the listed positions.

 

Teachers are responsible for providing instructional activities and educational skills to students to help them achieve academic success. Help students understand potential for educational, physical, intellectual and psychological growth.

 

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Available Positions

The Dearborn Academy, a K-8 Charter School located at 1930 Ford Rd. Dearborn, MI 48128, is seeking candidates for the following positions:

       

   

Curriculum Coordinator

The  Dearborn Academy is seeking an Administrator for Curriculum and Instruction. The Administrator for Curriculum serves with the Principal to ensure the development, delivery and evaluation of curriculum and instruction practices and to ensure quality learning by all students on state standards and Academy learning goals. The Administrator for Curriculum and Instruction serves as a member of the administrative team.
 
Common Administrative Behaviors:
 
The Academy expects all administrators to exhibit knowledge, skill and competence regarding certain common administrative behaviors and position-specific administrative behaviors. Listed below are the 12 common administrative behaviors:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge, skill and competence regarding effective communication procedures and processes with all audiences affiliated with the Academy.
  2. Facilitate, collaboration and teamwork by all audiences to ensure quality learning results by all students.
  3. Exhibit knowledge, skill and competence regarding the assessment and evaluation of staff, programs and policies.
  4. Demonstrate effective organization of the Academy to ensure successful learning results by all students.
  5. Proactively plan, implement, monitor and evaluate Strategic Improvement Plans and results.
  6. Must be knowledgeable regarding school law and effectively use the legal requirements for schools to develop and implement policies, procedures and processes to support teaching and learning.
  7. Demonstrate the knowledge, skill and competence necessary to solve problems, negotiate conflict resolutions and encourage ongoing professional growth by the staff.
  8. Model and encourage innovative behaviors in support of quality teaching and learning.
  9. Demonstrate knowledge, skill and competence to manage effective and efficient operations.
  10. Practice sound fiscal management of the resources of the Academy in support of quality teaching and learning.
  11. Demonstrate effective human resource leadership and management of the Academy staff.
  12. Practice strategic leadership of the Academy to ensure quality teaching and learning success.

 

Middle School (Grade6-8) Math Teachers

       

Responsibilities

  • Implement the assigned program of study.
  • Foster a classroom climate conducive to learning.
  • Utilize instructional and classroom management systems that increase learning and maximize time on task.
  • Monitor student progress towards achieving instructional objectives and goals.
  • Communicate effectively within the educational community and with parents on a regular basis.
  • Other related duties as assigned by Principal.

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Michigan Teaching Certificate with EX Endorsement

          

         Apply 

 

 

Middle School (Grade6-8) English Language Arts Teachers

       

Responsibilities

  •  Implement the assigned program of study.
  • Foster a classroom climate conducive to learning.
  • Utilize instructional and classroom management systems that increase learning and maximize time on task.
  • Monitor student progress towards achieving instructional objectives and goals.
  • Communicate effectively within the educational community and with parents on a regular basis.
  • Other related duties as assigned by Principal.

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Michigan Teaching Certificate with BA Endorsement

          

         Apply 

 

 

K-8 Paraprofessionals and Special Education Paraprofessionals

 

Qualification

  Meet No Child Left Behind requirement, or Associate degree or higher from an accredited institution, or Pass the Work Keys Test.

    
   Apply

 

GSRP-(PRE K) Third Person

 

Qualifications:

 

    1. Meets the Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing and the Department of Health and Human Services’ licensing requirements as a “caregiver.”

    2. Meet a rigorous standard of quality and demonstrate, through a formal state or local academic assessment:

      • Knowledge of, and the ability to assist in, instructing reading, writing and mathematics; or

      • Knowledge of and the ability to assist in, instructing reading readiness, writing readiness and mathematics readiness, as appropriate.

    1. Meet all requirements established by the DHHS.

    2. Previous classroom aide experience preferred.

    
   Apply

 

 

 

 

K-8 Special Education Teacher  

Special Education teachers are responsible for ensuring that student with special needs.

 

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the Development and implementation of IEPs.
  • Plan behavior management strategies for entire class and for individual students under his/her tutelage.
  • Assist individual students.
  • Prepare appropriate documentation and reports.
  • Implement the assigned program of study.
  • Foster a classroom climate conducive to learning.
  • Utilize instructional and classroom management systems that increase student learning and maximize time on task.
  • Monitor student progress towards achieving instructional objectives and goals.
  • Communicate effectively within the educational community and with parents on a regular basis.
  • Maintain accurate knowledge of special education rules and regulations.
  • Develop daily individualized lesson plans.
  • Supervise, direct, and train all special education Para-professionals.
  • Other related duties as assigned by Principal.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Endorsement with a Special Education (Emotionally Impaired/ Autism/Cognitive Impairment/Learning Disabilities/ Physical Education for students with disabilities/ Speech and Language Impairment, and/or Visual Impairment)
  • Elementary/ Middle Level Teacher Certification
  • Two years of teaching experience in servicing children and adolescents and an ability to effectively interact  and collaborate with professionals, parents, and students.
  • Experience with elementary/middle programs dependent on area of assignment
  • Must meet NCLB Highly Qualified Criteria (Major in content area, or Minor and Passed MTTC exam)

  

 Apply 

 

K-5 Teachers

     

Responsibilities

  •  Implement the assigned program of study.
  • Foster a classroom climate conducive to learning.
  • Utilize instructional and classroom management systems that increase learning and maximize time on task.
  • Monitor student progress towards achieving instructional objectives and goals.
  • Communicate effectively within the educational community and with parents on a regular basis.
  • Other related duties as assigned by Principal.

 

Qualification: Michigan Teaching Certificate with K-5 Endorsement

Apply

 

K-8 Arabic Teacher

 

Responsibilities

  • Implement the assigned program of study.
  • Foster a classroom climate conducive to learning.
  • Utilize instructional and classroom management systems that increase learning and maximize time on task.
  • Monitor student progress towards achieving instructional objectives and goals.
  • Communicate effectively within the educational community and with parents on a regular basis.
  • Other related duties as assigned by Principal.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution.
  • Meet professional education requirements of school, district, or state.
  • Michigan teacher’s certification with FK endorsement or

Candidates that do not have teaching certificate must possess a Bachelor’s degree from approved regionally or nationally accredited teacher preparation institution to meet Highly Qualified requirement and/ or above qualifications to acquire emergency certification for the Arabic Language.  For permit renewal, Arabic teachers must have completed some courses towards the MDE requirement for teaching Arabic. Candidate must complete six semester hours of satisfactory credit in a certification program before the school can apply for a permit.  The institutions approved to offer the Arabic certification program are: Eastern Michigan University, Michigan State University, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Wayne State University, and Western Michigan University.

 

 Apply

 

  
Position-Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Direct, design, monitor and evaluate the curriculum to ensure alignment with State of Michigan requirements, vertical articulation of learning goals and horizontal grade level consistency.
  2. Supervise and evaluate teachers and other assigned support staff.
  3. Build the curricular and instructional budget and supervise the successful procurement of needed curricular and instructional resources.
  4. Collaborate with the Principal and other assistant administrators to develop an effective instructional calendar for the year, semester, quarter and day.
  5. Develop, monitor, implement and evaluate the results of a comprehensive assessment system for Academy students that are used to determine student achievement levels, areas of improvement, curricular and instructional changes and intervention strategies.
  6. Facilitate the development and implementation of effective intervention programs and strategies for fostering student academic success.
  7. Collaborate with the Principal, the administrative team and the professional staff in the design and implementation of Strategic Improvement Plans for the Academy.
  8. Routinely monitor and enforce the disciplinary code to ensure a safe, orderly environment for teaching and learning.
  9. Assist the Principal in the design and delivery of ongoing professional development for the staff.
  10. Develop effective oral and written communications for staff, the administrative team, the Principal, the President of AIMS, the Academy Board, the authorizing agency, State officials and parents regarding student academic progress at the Academy.
  11. Perform such other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal or the President of AIMS. 

Qualifications:

  1. Michigan State School Administrator License
  2. Master’s degree in the area of leadership and/or curriculum and instruction.
  3. Except as otherwise provided by law, the Academy shall use certificated teachers according to state board rule.
  4. At least five years successful teaching and/or administrator experience and a background in administration.
  5. Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with professionals, parents and students.
  6. All administrators or other person whose primary responsibility is administering instructional programs or as a chief business official shall meet the certification and continuing education requirements as described in MCL 380.1246.
  7. Satisfactory criminal background check and unprofessional conduct check as required by School Safety Legislation.

     

           Apply

    

  • All positions are subject to satisfactory criminal background check and unprofessional conduct check as required by School Safety Legislation

Positions are immediate. We offer great pay and competitive benefits. 

Please email resumes to hr@aimsus.com or fax to 313.846.4514

 

 

OUR SCHOOL

The Dearborn Academy is a unique charter school serving a multicultural community through individualized, focused instruction allowing each student to achieve academic excellence and exhibit social responsibility.

              

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19310 Ford Rd.

Dearborn, MI 48128

Tel: 313-982-1300

Fax: 313-982-9087

support@thedearbornacademy.org

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