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Teacher, AVID Middle School

at Sheldon ISD

Posted: 7/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1372
Keywords: teacher

Job Description

This position is the 2019-2020 school year.


  • Bachelor's Degree from accredited university; Master's preferred
  • Texas Certified Secondary Teacher or in an Alternative Certification Program and eligible to be hired.
  • Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Knowledge of AVID methodologies
  • Knowledge of core academic subject assigned
  • General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated success with the targeted early college standards, as well as college entrance and placement exams
  • Pre-Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement experience preferred
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Flexibility, patience and perseverance
  • Willingness and ability to progress with a cohort and teach the same subject area at subsequent grade levels

The AVID elective teacher voluntarily supports the mission of AVID and participates in the AVID elective program:


  • Fosters collaborative problem solving among students and colleagues
  • Demonstrates effective classroom management and organizational skills
  • Serves as a student advocate and a proponent of equitable access to rigorous curriculum and programs
  • Provides social and academic support for students
  • Commits to personal and professional growth
  • Spends extra time outside the classroom setting to ensure the success of the AVID system schoolwide
  • Has or is willing to develop leadership roles on campus.
  • Mentors AVID students.
  • Promotes the AVID strategies and methodologies across grade levels, content areas and schoolwide

AVID elective teacher responsibilities include:

  • Implementation of the AVID curriculum
  • On-going monitoring of AVID students' progress
  • Training, coaching and debriefing the tutorial process with tutors and students
  • Collecting and analyzing AVID data and documentation of the AVID system
  • Participation in all AVID elective teacher and Site Team meetings
  • Assistance with and participation in AVID functions (e.g. parent meetings, AVID field trips, tutor recruitment, student recruitment/selection, and staff development)
  • Encouraging parent attendance at family workshops
  • Involving students in planning and presenting at family workshops
  • Dissemination of college field trip information to students and parents
  • Participation in college field trips.
    Contacting and organizing guest speakers
    Attending AVID professional development, including Summer Institutes

This position works a 187 day calendar.

Primary Location: Michael R. Null Middle School

Shift Type: Full-Time

Job Contact Information
Name Leroy Bradley
Title Principal

Applications will be accepted beginning
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 12:00 AM
(Central Standard Time)