5th Grade ELA Teacher


Teachers are entrusted with advancing the mission of Tulsa Honor Academy. Reporting to the Leadership Team,teachers are responsible for the development and execution of standards-aligned curriculum, continuous improvement of their instructional practices based on feedback and support, and collaboration on areas of instructional and/or curricular need at the school. Teachers will be held accountable by the Leadership Team regarding performance, growth, student achievement, and quality of curriculum. This position is a full-time position starting immediately.



·        Strong commitment to, belief in, and alignment with mission and vision of school

·        Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree

·        One year working in urban education with a history of significant gains in student performance and/or growth preferred

·        Excellent verbal and written skills

·        Experience or familiarity analyzing data and using data to inform decisions and/or instruction

·        Strong organizational skills

·        Openness to feedback, desire to continue development as professional, and willingness to take responsibility for student outcomes and achievement




·        Daily Instruction of scholars

·        Embody mission and vision of school

·        Create standards-aligned curriculum including scope and sequence,year-long calendar,unit plans, and lesson plans; develop interim, midterm, and final assessments as needed

·        Develop and implement ambitious, and standards-aligned lesson plans targeted with end goal of student performance at or above grade level expectations

·        Teach and enforce school-wide systems, rules and consequences, disciplinary codes,and rewards at all times

·        Provide engaging, motivating, and rigorous instruction in whole-class and individual settings

·        Provide academic support and tutoring to small groups or individual students as needed/scheduled

·        Analyze student achievement data in collaboration with instructional coach, content team, and grade level team.

·        Implement data tracking system and use data to inform instructional development and delivery

·        Communicate regularly and proactively with students and families

·        Keep current and up-to-date grades for scholars that reflect mastery on stated standards and objectives

·        Collaborate with other staff members and actively participate in all professional development and learning activities

·        Work to continuously improve effectiveness in all instructional practices, using school’s teacher performance rubric as a guide

·        Use feedback to make productive changes in performance

·        Complete all administrative requirements before given deadlines

·        Participate in additional activities including field trips, intensive academic support sessions, and other required programs as needed throughout the year



·        Have knowledge of both Common Core and PASS ELA standards and objectives.

·        Teach ELA classes focused on components of excellent reading, and writing:

- Analysis of texts

- Expressing arguments in written and verbal forms

- Identifying and citing textual evidence

- Vocabulary

- Research

·        Assign books to read that are grade and individual reading level appropriate

·        Expose students to various literary genres

·        Develop a strong analytical skill set in both informational and fictional texts

·        Collaborate with administrative team and families to support tremendous academic growth for ELL students and struggling readers


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