Waukee Community School District

Speech ELA Teacher (24)

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Job Details

TitleSpeech ELA Teacher
Posting ID24

Terms of Employment: 194 or 196 days, depending on excperience within WCSD


Position Criteria:

  • Valid State of Iowa teaching license.
  • 5-12 Speech and English Language Arts endorsement.
  • Previous classroom teaching experience at the 10-12th grade levels.
  • Masters Degree or other documentation indicating ability to teach concurrent-enrolled Speech

Performance Criteria:

  • Create and maintain healthy relationships with students.
  • Believe in, have experience with, and be able to demonstrate competence with the following principles for grading and assessment:
    • Differentiation of instruction & assessment is necessary for students to grow and progress.
    • Multiple data points are used to determine the summative grade.
    • Course grades accurately communicate only academic achievement of the standards. 
    • Independent practice is meaningful, purposeful, and tied to standards.
    • Students are given multiple opportunities to show proficiency through ongoing assessment. 
  • Demonstrate flexibility, high levels of motivation and enthusiasm when working with high school learners.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the elements of a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and by able to apply that understanding to a team situation.
  • Understand and apply in professional practice the Waukee Framework for Meeting the Needs of All Students, highlighted by a commitment to: differentiating instruction for learners, meeting the needs of diverse learners, including all special populations.
  • Understand and experience in using multiple teaching methods: co-teaching, collaborating, whole/small group and individualized instruction.
  • Commit to ongoing professional growth and development as described in the Iowa Professional Development Standards and support of the Iowa Teaching Standards as the foundation from which to build that ongoing growth plan.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to implement the RtI/MTSS process.
  • Articulate oral and written communications.
  • Serve and meet the expectations for being a WHS student advisor.
  • Maintain accurate and timely grades and provide measurable and adequate feedback on student work. 


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range196 Day Contract
LocationWaukee High School

Applications Accepted

Start Date02/10/2020
End Date02/24/2020