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High School Teacher: English

Company: Calhoun Intermediate School District
Location: Marshall
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Lakeview School District is dedicated to organizational excellence while supporting and encouraging the development and implementation of multicultural perspectives across all areas of the organization, the celebration of diversity, and the assets that diversity brings to our organization.

Lakeview School District is located on the south side of Battle Creek, an economically and culturally diverse community of 53,000 located in south-central lower Michigan. The Lakeview School District is a highly respected, dynamic public school system, which seeks implantation of meaningful change with the goal of responsibly restructuring the District's educational programs.

Lakeview School District is a comprehensive school of approximately 4,100 students in grades K-12 with 500 faculty and support staff members with an annual General Fund Budget of $40 million. The District is comprised of six school buildings, four K-4 elementary buildings, one 5-8 middle school building, and one high school.

SUMMARY: Instructs students in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth in the subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible men and women.


  • Teach Lakeview School District approved curriculum.

  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.

  • Prepare for classes assigned.

  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs & capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.

  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to students.

  • Assist the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct. Develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, while maintaining order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.

  • Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.

  • Evaluate pupils' academic and social growth, keeping appropriate records and prepare progress reports.

  • Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.

  • Diagnose the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.

  • Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations.

  • Be available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day as necessary.

  • Regular, dependable attendance is a critical performance factor to ensure consistent, high quality services to children and families.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Works collaboratively with a culturally diverse community and student population

  • Contributes constructively to closing racial, ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic achievement gaps

  • Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues, staff, students and community groups of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, disability and ethnic backgrounds


  • Students, student aides, and parent helpers.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Possess a Bachelor's Degree from accredited college or university.

  • Experience working with students in a diverse, multicultural academic setting

  • Lifelong learner with a collaborative spirit

  • Bilingual preferred but not required


  • Valid Michigan teaching certificate with English 6-12 BA endorsement is required.


  • Master's Degree preferred
  • Experience working with students in a diverse, multicultural academic setting
  • Bilingual preferred but not required

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates must submit, via the Districts on-line application system, cover letter, resume, transcripts, and copy of current education credential.

Compensation Package:

A competitive salary combined with a comprehensive fringe benefit package will be offered to the successful applicant.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents; skill in oral and written communication. Ability to work with staff, parents and children.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds for example school supplies and books. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

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.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee is frequently required to interact with the public and other staff. The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of students.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.


Keywords: Calhoun Intermediate School District, Kalamazoo , High School Teacher: English, Other , Marshall, Michigan

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