2nd Grade Classroom Teacher

Friday, December 8, 2017
Island City Academy
Position Details: 

Island City Academy, is accepting applications for a full-time, dynamic, 2nd grade Teacher.  Island City is a small rural charter school with a small class size, and amazing support from parents.  In addition to a small class size, we also offer the support of a Reading Intervention Teacher, and an intervention teacher to help support.  The successful candidate will maintain a positive learning environment, effectively hold high academic expectations, and create a student-centered classroom while building rapport with students, parents, and staff.  I

The person selected for this position will be the one who offers the best combination of training, experience, and attributes in accordance with the following:

  • Hold a valid Michigan Elementary teacher certificate (K-5).
  • Meet "Highly Qualified" teacher standard of NCLB/ESSA.
  • Successful experience as an elementary teacher, student teacher, or substitute teacher.
  • Experience implementing early literacy practices, such as literacy centers, guided reading, Daily 5, and Writer’s Workshop.
  • Knowledge of scope and sequence of curriculum.
  • Ability to recognize and respond to individual differences.
  • Ability to implement a variety of instructional and assessment methods.
  • Good classroom management skills and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Google preferred.
  • Demonstrated interest in personal professional development.
  • Experience as a collaborative team participant.


  • Plan and deliver the Michigan Academic Standards using evidence-based instructional strategies.
  • Provide and maintain an orderly classroom environment.
  • Possess a working knowledge of formative and summative assessment strategies that align with the Michigan Academic Standards and can be used to monitor student achievement and growth.
  • Work independently and cooperatively in the teaching mode.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by administrator.
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