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Posted date
July 29, 2020
School level

Atlanta, GA

Employment Type

Job Title:
High School Lead Teacher

Job Code:


SUMMARY: The High School Lead Teacher oversees the implementation of grade-level operations, processes and policies, working in conjunction with school and district level departments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Lead Teachers Roles:
Review/Monitor content student learning and achievement through data driven instruction process
Manage Teacher Performance and Progressive Discipline (includes RTO, TKES, school trainings, and TKES Credentialed)
Completes TKES evaluations within timeframe and provides timely feedback
Complete five observations with teacher feedback (formal and informal) per week minimum
Monitor teacher promptness, attendance, and participation at meetings
Monitor completion and accuracy of teacher grading
Monitor completion and accuracy of teacher lesson plans/pacing guides
Assist and monitor department chair with planning and preparing assessments and ensure rigor
Ensures accuracy of instructional level identifications and updates per the engagement policy
Ensures appropriate child find information (RTI, Gifted, 504, EL)
Ensures school programs are used effectively by teachers to maximize student achievement
Monitor completion and accuracy of daily tasks (scheduling, contact log, teaching classes)
Monitor completion of trainings
Monitor content and grade level data and ensure instructional effectiveness
Assist teachers in developing best instructional practices
Develop teacher leaders
Ensures teachers build relationships with every student (individualized learning plans, documentation, etc.)
Ensures teachers are completing academic review board documentation in a timely manner
Create and export ad hoc reports as needed
Complete teaching duties as assigned
Communication Roles:
Parent communication for grade level by content (email, BBC, phone calls)
Handle student, parent, and teacher concerns within 24 hours
Provide academic support plans and academic support open offices for academic review board probation families
Maintain documents to assist teachers with organization, processes, and procedures (IC grade list for each content, important links/docs, teacher checklist)
Meetings and Outings Roles:
Attends school required outings
Attend all required meetings (leadership, data drive instruction, staff, department, PLC, 1:1)
Attend leadership professional developments
Host meetings as needed
Participates in planning committees
New teacher interviews
Attend or lead Parent Universities as needed
Leads will be assigned IEP meeting times to serve as LEA.
Serve in absence of teachers for meetings (504, IEP, SST, PLC as content chair) as needed.
Attend face to face IEPs as needed
Professional Roles:
Actively support collaboration of colleagues
Promotes a positive school climate
Maintain confidentiality as appropriate
Complete all required trainings
Participate in EOG/EOC Assignment
Comply with all written policies and procedures in teacher, district, and GCA handbooks
Stay logged on to Skype during working hours
Complete all LKES platform tasks and responsibilities
Maintains accurate and confidential student records
Participates in State Testing
Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises 20-30 Full-time Equivalent (FTE) regular employees and/or contractors. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

A bachelor’s degree;
A minimum of three years successful virtual teaching experience and/or a minimum of three years successful educational leadership experience;
Experience working with data from various types of student assessments including data analysis, interpretation, and display;
Possess strong communication, organizational, analytical, and written skills;
Demonstrate initiative and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously;
Ability to interact positively with teachers, administrators, and support staff;

Certificates and Licenses: Appropriate GA state teaching certification

Advance Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.); Web proficiency.
Ability to travel 25% of the time
Ability to pass required background check

Management experience
Leadership degree or endorsement
Proficient/Advanced knowledge of Infinite Campus
Experience using NWEA MAP, USA Test Prep, IXL, FLVS, BrainPOP, Canvas, Blackboard Collaborate

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is a home-based position that will require travel 25% of the time

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.