• Alumni Teacher Resident

    Job Locations US-CA-Burbank
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/9/2018 3:56 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    School Instruction Support
  • Overview

    Description: The PUC Alumni Teacher Resident is a “teacher in training” who is admitted to the Alumni Teach Project teacher residency for one year. He/she must also apply and be admitted to the Loyola Marymount credential program which will run simultaneously with the teacher residency. The Alumni Teacher resident will be placed at a PUC school and paired with a mentor teacher for the residency year as a co-teacher. Upon successful completion of the residency and LMU credential requirements, the Alumni Teacher Resident will be eligible to be hired as a Teacher of Record after one year.



    The Alumni Teacher Resident commits to uplift our community, now and forever, by providing a high quality, personalized education program for all students. He/she upholds the mission and values established by PUC Schools and takes initiative for personal reflection and growth. The Alumni Teacher Resident is also an ambassador to the community and a role model for potential alumni residents to follow.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    In collaboration with mentor teacher:

    1. Organizes classroom systems/procedures and manages student behavior to ensure all students are fully engaged in learning
    2. Establishes a culture of high expectations that includes college preparation for all students
    3. Develops and implements lesson plans and classroom activities consistent with Common Core standards and PUC instructional guidelines
    4. Assesses students regularly in accordance with PUC guidelines, examines student assessment data, and refines classroom activities to differentiate instruction for each student
    5. Collaborates closely with PUC team members (grade-level, school-wide, and across sites) to align curriculum across subjects, improve own and others’ instructional practices and share best practices
    6. Actively participates in professional development activities, including: training sessions and working with lead teacher, principal, instructional coaches
    7. Provides students and their families with regular and timely information on classroom activities and student progress; finds ways to involve parents/guardians in their students’ education
    8.  Tracks critical student information and maintains accurate student records, including attendance, in accordance with PUC procedures
    9.  Identifies unique student needs and collaborates with other team members and outside service providers, diagnoses and address learning challenges
    10.  Demonstrates knowledge of, and supports,  PUC Schools mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior
    11.  Performs other related duties as required and assigned such as after-school intervention, inclusion minutes, or Saturday School.
    12. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. 


    Desired Qualifications:

    • Strong planning skills
    • Ability to relate to students and build relationships
    • Willingness to learn and try new strategies
    • Proven track record of collaboration, teamwork and achievement results
    • Passion for improving education to help all students prepare for college and beyond
    • Ability to attend professional development trainings or meetings outside the regular school day


    • Time-management: balancing work, school, and personal life
    • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Problem solving skills and solutions orientation
    • Ability to work collaboratively
    • Ability to reflect critically on practice and “think aloud” reflection process
    • Ability to multi-task and follow through on projects from start to finish
    • Attention to detail
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Occasionally required to kneel, climb and reach with hands and arms above shoulder level, lift up to 30 pounds. To bend, sit, stand, squat, stoop, walk, push, pull, and reach with hands and arms at shoulder level or below. Always required to wear the appropriate safety equipment for the task, which may include gloves, goggles, aprons, belts, etc.



    DISCLAIMER: This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of an incumbent. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between the Institution and its employees.


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