6th Grade ELA/Social Studies Teacher

MSAD 75 | Topsham, ME

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Posted Date 8/13/2019

Location: Mt. Ararat Middle School

2019-2020 School Year


  • General classroom responsibilities with major focus on teaching English Language Arts (ELA) and Social Studies on a 6th Grade Team
  • Work in a team-oriented environment to design engaging student-centered lessons based on clear Learning Targets and Learning Goals
  • Build positive relationships with students
  • Support a growth mindset in the classroom including how to learn from mistakes, persevere, manage impulsivity and develop grit
  • Use assessment data to find a student’s readiness level so they can be met where they are and advanced in their learning using feedback effectively
  • Participate in professional development in curriculum, instruction and assessment
  • Support non-instructional duties
  • Other duties as per Teacher contract


  • Demonstrated knowledge in the Common Core State Standards and Maine Learning Results.
  • Experience teaching ELA with an understanding of the Teacher's College Workshop Model.
  • Knowledge in the unique needs of the young adolescent and middle level philosophy
  • Experienced in a 1:1 computing environment, including how to effectively use technology as an input source for knowledge.
  • An understanding of a learner-centered proficiency-based education.
  • An understanding of the Response to Intervention (RTI) model of student growth and support.
  • Proven ability to function as a contributing member of a team.
  • Current State of Maine Teaching Certification.
Job Type
Teacher - Middle School Level
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