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The Lead Teacher is a professional leader in organizing the Education Department in partnership with Program Director or designee. The Lead Teacher is responsible for curriculum development which facilitates instruction appropriate for students with a variety of academic competencies, backgrounds, skills, and learning needs. To design and implement daily instruction of all core subject areas to include: ESL, PE and Vocational Courses. The Lead Teacher is to promote a positive climate of learning and excellence where students have the opportunity to enhance their developmental growth.Ensure the initial Academic Diagnostic Assessment is administered to youth within 72 hours upon arrival to the shelter and administer the post Academic Diagnostic Assessment within 45 days from the date of the initial assessment.Monitor and ensure that Educators complete and submit weekly Individual Educational Plans for all youth assigned to their classroom.Review and approve all lesson plans for academic and vocational courses submitted by Educators.Coordinate Physical Education instruction with Shift Supervisor, Shift Leader or Program Director to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.Maintain a record of studentA?s academic progress (grade book) for the development of report cards.Review all report cards completed by Educators to ensure accuracy for submission to the case file.Coordinate the ordering, purchasing, and inventory of educational materials for distribution to all Educators.Review and coordinate Educators schedules and requests for leave with Shift Leader, Shift Supervisor and Program Director.Promote mentorship within the Education Staff to increase knowledge and skills in teaching practices.Create a safe and inclusive classroom environment of respect and rapport to ensure a positive learning experience for youth with diverse anize and prepare materials for daily instruction.Utilize the SWK adopted curriculum to ensure compliance with National Academic dividualize lesson plans to meet each students academic level. Develop Individualized Educational Plans to report and document studentA?s developmental progress (cognitive, emotional, social and physical).Use effective instructional strategies to meet the academic needs of the students.Provide a vocational course and curriculum in a subject area approved by program director or designee which introduces youth to career choices.Meet departmental and program deadlines to ensure contractual compliance with reporting requirements.Assist with the development of the Educational Domain Service Plan submitted initially at 21 days and 30 days thereafter as required by funding source. Attend all organizational required trainings.Create, identify and attend trainings that will enhance professional growth in the area of Education and/or Vocational curriculum and instruction with pre:approval from program director or designee.Attend all departmental and program meetings to ensure that up:to:date information is received and/or information of policy changes or practice are adhered to.Design and coordinate the implementation of the ProgramA?s Academic Schedule that incorporates all subject areas meeting state and federal requirements.Coordinate an Academic Ceremony to recognize student achievements every 8 weeks.Upon request from ISD (for youth reunified in the U.S.) will provide report cards, academic transcripts, and exit letter.Assist with the submission of monthly SWK reports, funderA?s quarterly reports, and end of year reports.Provide and facilitate information as needed for SWK and/or funders monitoring activities.Plan and coordinate special educational events (to include but not limited to: spelling bee, science fair, SWK Olympics), acculturation activities (to include but not limited to: Cesar Chavez Day, Thanksgiving, Chinese New Year, Fourth of July, Holi (Festival of Colors), 16th of September), Educational Outings (to include but not limited to: visits to museums, water co


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