Evaluated: An annual written evaluation is provided by the Secondary School Administration, which includes the Upper School Principal and the Director of Instruction.
Type of position: This is a contracted, exempt employee that is paid on a salaried basis.
Spiritually, the employee shall possess characteristics that reflect:
A strong clear Christian testimony
A mature, godly spirit
A person of faith and prayer
Personally, the employee’s life shall reflect:
A lifestyle of biblical integrity
A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness
The ability to listen and respond to counsel
Duties and Responsibilities
Contribute to the school system’s effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing directives
Establish and adjust course outlines and objectives by following curriculum guidelines and school goals; modifying plans on the basis of student diagnostic and assessment procedures
Convey information to students by using language concepts, examples, demonstrations, and teaching aids through such best practices utilizing the integration of technology with subject matter
Complete educational requirements by scheduling and assigning instructional activities; following up on results
Assess student learning by preparing, administering, and scoring tests; reviewing and correcting assignments; eliciting student questions and responses; evaluating application of learning to classroom project results
Maintain student-learning results by providing instructional feedback; coaching; counseling and disciplining students; planning, monitoring, and appraising learning results
Maintain records by documenting learning accomplishments, attendance, and behavior
Guide students’ personal and social development by establishing rules and procedures for administrative matters, student verbal participation, and student movement within the classroom, between classrooms, and within the school building
Help parents by providing academic information; suggesting available educational and social resources; addressing parents’ concerns; answering questions and requests
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish educational results
Other duties as assigned by the Principal
Mississippi Association of Independent School issued Teacher’s Certification in area of assignment
Bachelor’s degree in education and/or equivalent required subject hours
Physical, Environmental and Mental Requirements
Regularly standing and walking around the classroom lecturing and monitoring students
Regularly sitting at the computer requiring repetitive finger motion and manual dexterity
Close visual acuity required for viewing a computer monitor, preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing and reading
Hearing – ability to perceive sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction
Talking – expressing ideas by means of the spoken word to convey instructions to students, parents, and other workers
Ability to communicate effectively, even in stressful situations
Primarily inside, classroom environment
Occasional lifting of 5 to 20 pounds
Subject to frequent interruptions and frequent deadlines
Additional Salary Information: comprehensive benefits package available to all full-time employees
About Madison-Ridgeland Academy
Madison-Ridgeland Academy is a community of students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators and alumni—an extended family—who are committed to the school’s mission of developing the mind, body, and spirit of each child to the highest standards. This mission is manifested daily in our school life through outstanding academic offerings accompanied by a full array of artistic and athletic programs, a Christian emphasis in our school life, and a myriad of clubs and organizations with opportunities to lead and serve others. We are a college preparatory school serving students from K3 through graduation. MRA provides a pathway to a well-rounded learning experience which prepares students for lives of learning, character, and service.
MRA embodies everything that defines a family: supportive, loving, caring, encouraging, and welcoming. We are a community of students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni who value this family atmosphere and make maintaining it a priority especially as we continue to grow.
MRA has a Christian foundation with a multi-denominational student body and our choice of having a Christian emphasis in our school life reflects our desire to provide a foundation of growth—not just academically, but spiritually as well.
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