Instructor - Elementary Instructor (65609)
P.K. Yonge DRS
Oct 13, 2020
- P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School (DRS) is seeking to hire an experienced non-permanent status faculty elementary teacher prepared to work with 2nd/3rd grade students either remotely or in the classroom in response to local conditions. The instructor selected for this position will not be asked to teach in both settings simultaneously.
- Direct teaching of assigned students.
- Administer and analyze formative assessments to monitor student progress and plan instructional shifts to increase achievement and success for all students.
- Design appropriate curriculum, instructional, and assessment accommodations to support academic success for a diverse group of students including both striving and advanced learners.
- Incorporate effective and innovative uses of technology to support teaching, learning and collaboration in a 1:1 learning environment.
- Maintain regular parent communication (electronically, face-to-face).
- Engage in annual cycles of professional learning.
- Participate in practitioner inquiry (research) to support professional learning and inform continuous program improvement.
- Analyze impact of teaching practice and implemented curriculum on student learning.
P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School (DRS) is a public school established in 1934 with the mission to design, test, and disseminate innovations in K-12 education through serving a student population representative of Florida’s economic, racial, gender, and academic diversity. P.K. Yonge seeks to attract a faculty that reflects the diversity of our student population. Affiliated with the College of Education at the University of Florida, P.K. Yonge faculty may partner with members of the college to develop, and test teaching solutions grounded in our shared values of inclusivity, accessibility, equity, and student agency while educating the approximately 1150 students on campus.
P.K. Yonge boasts a small community-like atmosphere that fosters deep and impactful relationships with students and families over many years. Teachers work closely in a collaborative environment that cultivates open discussion about contemporary and enduring issues that face schools. As practitioner-researchers, P.K. Yonge faculty are constantly working to bridge theory and practice. To ensure the success of P.K. Yonge's mission, we seek and support teachers who find research and investigation inspiring, who value the opportunity to reach outside the bounds of the classroom, and who are open to sharing outcomes on a broader scale.
P.K. Yonge teachers enjoy greater professional autonomy. There are countless opportunities for growth and professional development. Teachers are fully supported to explore and learn within their subject areas; encouraged to present and attend national conferences; and inspired to refine and improve their current practices.
As an employee of the University of Florida, teachers have the opportunity and support to participate in the university promotion process with the potential to lead to higher rank and salary. Additionally, P.K. Yonge teachers have full access to UF benefits and are afforded use of the UF tuition assistance program to pursue advanced degrees at the University of Florida.
For more details about UF benefits, please visit www.hr.ufl.edu/benefits.
To learn more about P.K. Yonge, please visit www.pkyonge.ufl.edu.
If you are interested in being a part of this dedicated team of professionals, we invite you to submit your curriculum vitae or resume and application.
- A Master’s degree; candidates with Bachelor’s degree will be considered, but will be required to obtain a Master’s degree within three years of hire.
- Florida teaching certification
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and effective strategies for motivating and teaching students with differing abilities from a variety of backgrounds
3+ years of K-12 teaching experience
- A cover letter or letter of application
- A complete resume or curriculum vitae
- Three letters of recommendation providing evidence of effective teaching experience and ongoing collaboration with teaching colleagues
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/
If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
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