Offered Online This course is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission to meet the requirements of the Exceptional Children course required for certification. This applies to Elementary, Middle Grades, Secondary, Administration, and other certification fields as needed. The course is designed to facilitate the identification, curriculum modification, and instruction of exceptional children and includes the history, […]
Do you want to serve on a charter board? The Georgia Charter Schools Association is seeking qualified candidates who could potentially serve on a governing board at one of Georgia’s public charter schools. Candidates for Board Service GCSA’s goal is to help build diverse boards with the skills needed to successfully oversee Georgia’s public […]
Previously, GCSA only offered Governance Training for each board of directors in a customized seminar. As of August 1, 2017, this customized Governance Training will be available for a fee of $1500.00 per session. GCSA will also offer large group Governance Training seminars for a fee of $1000.00 (per board) on the following dates: August 19, 2017, at Drew Charter High School in East Lake […]
Charles R. Drew Charter School opened in 2000 as Atlanta’s first charter school and is an integral part of holistic neighborhood revitalization led by the East Lake Foundation. Drew Charter School serves over 1,600 children in Pre-K through 12th grade, growing ultimately to serve over 2,000 students from “cradle -to-college” with two onsite early learning partners. Drew’s innovative academic model of Project-Based Learning (PBL), incorporating a Science Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) theme, has effectively closed both the achievement gaps and the opportunity gaps for children from diverse backgrounds.
Utopian Academy for the Arts is an independent public charter school serving middle school children and families throughout Clayton County, GA. Utopian Academy was approved by the State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia and operates as a Local Education Agency. The rationale for the enrollment plan for Utopian Academy for the Arts is to provide a significant educational benefit of having a gender-based classroom environment, longer school day, longer school year, Saturday school, and classes in the dramatic, media, and culinary arts for students in Clayton County, GA.
Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) is troubled by the new report released today by the NAACP Task Force on Quality Education. We believe the report’s recommendations mirror the recent policy statement released by the National Education Association and further highlight the organization’s ties to union interests rather than its commitment to students of color. While GCSA […]
The Kindezi Schools is a, high-performing, charter group that has been operating innovative and successful schools in downtown Atlanta since 2010. At Kindezi, we are passionately committed to providing ALL children with a privileged education, including broad access and opportunities, support for differences, high expectations, and successful outcomes for all.
Kindezi is rapidly expanding and is now preparing to open its third location, Gideons Elementary as a turnaround project with Atlanta Public Schools in 2017-2018. To learn more about this project and our current charter schools please visit www.kindezi.org.
Confer with parents, K-8 special education coordinator, testing specialists, social workers, and teachers to develop individual educational plans designed to promote students’ educational, physical, and social development and prepare IEPs in accordance with state, federal, and any other applicable guidelines, regulations, and/or laws.
Collate and maintain accurate and complete student records, including preparing and delivering progress reports and report cards; creating and maintaining a weekly schedule that meets the hours of student support on your caseload; maintaining student work samples; and meeting with parents, guardians, and teachers to discuss these records.
Provide instruction, maintain a positive, safe classroom environment and organize the classroom so as to enhance student learning during the absence of the regular classroom teacher. Substitute must implement lesson plans as well as effectively manage classroom behavior.
At the commencement of the school day, substitute teachers are expected to report to the front office, turn in the appropriate materials and give account of any important information pertaining to the events of the day.
Educational Level: Bachelor Degree
Certification/License Required: Valid Georgia Teaching Certificate in Art
Physical Activities: Routine physical activities that are required to fulfill job responsibilities.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Communication; Instructional strategies that connect the curriculum to the learners; student management.
Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance and responsible use of leave.
Provides instruction that is appropriate.
Exhibits professionalism in all job related situations.
Follows professional ethics in all work related activities.
Communicates responsibly with all individuals and groups.
Assumes a fair share of outside-the-classroom school responsibilities.
Maintains plans according to policies and/or directives.
Promotes the responsible use of materials and equipment.
Submits accurate paperwork on schedule.
Prepares adequately for responsibilities to be assumed when absent.
Adheres to local school procedures and regulations in a supportive manner.
Demonstrates loyalty to the school and its leadership.
Avoids behaviors which detract from staff morale.
Works cooperatively with colleagues and the community.
Promotes a positive school environment that enhances student learning.
Accounts for student attendance and punctuality.
Directs the conduct of students in accordance with policies at all times.
Takes all reasonable measures to protect students’ health and safety.
Seeks to improve through professional development and evaluation activities.
Performs other duties as assigned by the principal.
The Middle School Mathematics Teacher 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. The primary goal is to provide an educational atmosphere in which students will move toward the fulfillment of their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and psychological growth and maturation in accordance with DeKalb Preparatory Academy’s philosophy, goals, and objectives.