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  • Baton Rouge, LA, USA
  • 53500.00 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Serve as classroom teacher for the assigned subject(s). Ensure student improvement goals are achieved, as defined by the Principal. Assist in fostering adaptive and collaborative relationships across the Helix community. Support the vision of Helix Legal Academy and maximize the performance and impact of HLA's mission.


Instruction/Education Responsibilities

  • Teaches content and skills for the appropriate grade/subject standards.
  • Plans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the philosophy, goals, and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of study.
  • Makes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on task.
  • Presents subject matter to students to maximize learning opportunity and provides real-world, application-based examples and learning opportunities.
  • Reviews student records in order to develop a foundation of understanding regarding each student's abilities and needs. Maintain accurate and complete student records.
  • Strives to maximize the educational achievement of each student.
  • Utilizes a variety/range of student learning modalities in each lesson and uses differentiated instruction within those lessons.
  • Utilizes diagnostic assessment of student learning on a frequent basis.
  • Maintains accurate and completes student records.
  • Assesses student strengths and weaknesses on a frequent basis, provides appropriate activities to address student needs and generates progress reports as required.
  • Refers students with suspected learning problems to appropriate support personnel.
  • Assigns lessons, corrects student work product and reviews oral presentations.
  • Coordinates class field trips (as required).
  • Prepares students for state required achievement assessments.
  • Keeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculum.
  • Assists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of study.
  • Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  • Becomes acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.

Classroom Environment

  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
  • Maintains positive rapport with students; demonstrates patience and appropriate nurturing to assist in the growth of the child.
  • Ensures classroom is clean, safe and includes student-generated work on display as appropriate.
  • Implements all relevant policies governing student conduct.
  • Develops reasonable rules of classroom/playground behavior in accordance with school policy and guidelines and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and consistent manner.

Instructional Planning

  • Develops lesson plans consistent with established guidelines and goals.
  • Plans individual and / group learning activities designed to meet instructional objective and student's needs.
  • Prepares for classes assigned and shows evidence of preparation upon request of supervisory personnel.
  • Participates with other staff members in curriculum planning during designated meetings.
  • Incorporates into planning all diagnostic information as required in the student's Individual Education Plan (IEP).
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect supplies, equipment, materials and facilities needed to implement effectively the planned instructional program.

School/Community Relations

  • Strives to establish cooperative relations and makes reasonable effort to communicate with parents/guardians when appropriate.
  • Communicates clearly, consistently and positively with parents via all appropriate mediums.
  • Cooperates with members of the administration, other staff.
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding student records.
  • Participates in parent communication activities.
  • Participates in extracurricular activities to ensure a positive school culture and provide support for students and staff (as required).



  • Ability to learn and upgrade job skills in order to meet changing demands of the position
  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality and stay current with confidentiality requirements
  • Promote a harassment-free environment
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships; demonstrate a commitment to teamwork
  • Ability to learn and utilize office equipment, computers, and software, especially as systems are upgraded
  • Excellent computer and keyboarding skills
  • Ability to react well under pressure, handle and balance multiple demands at one time, work with frequent interruptions, and perform duties and tasks at expected levels of professionalism
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of and ability to perform duties in full compliance with all LA Board of Education, state and federal laws, methods, requirements, policies, procedures, and activities pertinent to the duties of this position
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Ability to use independent judgment and demonstrates initiative to act without being asked


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or subject, advanced degree preferred
  • Experience teaching middle school aged students preferred
  • State licensing and requirements for highly qualified status must be met and maintained
  • Experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the responsibilities of this position
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