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Company: Charter Schools USA
Location: Miromar Lakes, FL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education



The AVID elective teacher is a skilled educator grounded in relationships. Has the ability and know-how to address the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) framework and philosophy to support student achievement for all, will assist students with college and career readiness, and align their professional mission and vision to the AVID mission. The AVID elective curriculum features writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, reading, notetaking, and study skills. Because AVID elective students also enroll in at least one rigorous course in high school, including honors or AP, the AVID elective teacher is responsible for supporting students' academic success across content areas.



  • Collaborate with stakeholders (AVID students, families, Counselors, the AVID Coordinator, School Leadership Team, and Teachers) to develop strong relationships and impact instruction, systems, culture, and leadership schoolwide.
  • Well-respected teacher leader who uses data to inform instruction.
  • Works alongside the AVID Coordinator using the recruitment criterion for selecting students for the AVID Elective and holding interviews with the site team.
  • Establish and maintain high expectations for AVID students' achievement.
  • Collect and analyze AVID student data and regularly monitor AVID students' academic progress.
  • Advocate for AVID students' access to and success in rigorous courses.
  • Teach and promote the use of WICOR instructional strategies across content areas.
  • Culturally responsive practitioner who is committed to eliminating opportunity disparities.
  • Collaborate with tutors to effectively implement the tutorial process.
  • Attend summer institute, PATH, national conferences, regional trainings and other professional development opportunities and trainings required to increase AVID knowledge and systems of support for AVID students.
  • Other duties as assigned




The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


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 and with CSUSA.
  • 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).
  • Follow federal and state laws, as well as company policies.
  • Ensure adherence to best practice safety procedures.



  1. Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment toward the job and the mission of the company; supports company's goals and strategic priorities
  2. Works and interacts with staff and relates to individuals at all levels of the organization; relates to individuals at all levels. As unique situations present themselves, the incumbent must be sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill, and the public image.
  3. Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  4. Ability to consistently be at work, to arrive on time, to follow instructions, to respond to management direction and solicit feedback to improve performance.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of MN content standards.
  6. Experience in research-based instructional practices that will effectively and efficiently support learning.
  7. Deep knowledge of reading, writing, literacy and/or mathematics.
  8. Well-respected teacher leader who uses data to inform instruction.
  9. Culturally responsive practitioner who is committed to eliminating opportunity disparities.
  10. Time Management -- Prioritizing, Organizing, Scheduling
  11. Computer Basics -- Windows (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  12. Communication -- Oral (including presentations), Written, Interpersonal (active listening), Negotiating and Influencing.
  13. Proactive and takes initiative. Thinks creatively.
  14. Drives projects to completion. Insists on highest level of quality.



  • Minimum Bachelor's degree, Master's degree preferred
  • Valid Florida Department of Education License or ability to obtain one with an endorsement area in secondary (6-12) certified area
  • Demonstrates knowledge in the areas of lesson development, differentiation of rigor, reading and writing processes and strategies, language acquisition, culturally relevant teaching practices, and collaboration and organizational structures
  • Knowledge of best practices in virtual teaching and learning in a synchronous and asynchronous environment, with Canvas learning management system experience preferred
  • Demonstrates reliability, independence, leadership qualities and interpersonal relationship skills necessary to work effectively as a team with students, teachers, tutors, administrators across two different school sites
  • Successful teaching experience in a culturally diverse community and evidence of engaging social emotional and academic learning (SEAL) approaches to learning
  • Willingness to participates in ongoing professional learning opportunities with local AVID staff and AVID Center through online virtual training and AVID Center Summer Institute training.



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.

  • No physical exertion required.
  • Somewhat stressful due to frequent student activity.
  • Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects.



While performing the responsibilities of this position, the work environment characteristics listed below are representative of the environment the employee will encounter:

  • Usual school working conditions.
  • May be noisy during high student traffic.



Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with CSUSA salary and benefit policy. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by Charter Schools USA.



Job is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.



Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Charter Schools USA's policy.



The Charter Schools USA Human Resources Department retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this job description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by Human Resources Department will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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