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2021 - 2022 WCPA Substitute Teacher Pool

Company: Wonderful College Prep Academy
Location: Lost Hills
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Wonderful College Prep Academy is a charter network in California's Central Valley committed to providing a world-class education for all students. The Academy's mission is to graduate students prepared to earn a college degree and to put them on a promising career path for life. We believe this begins with a nurturing, engaging, community-centered school environment where students develop a strong and well-rounded academic foundation. Ultimately, this will prepare generations of leaders in the Central Valley who are critical thinkers and life-long learners.

The Academy's first school opened in Delano in 2009, serving students from across the Central Valley in grades 6-12. In 2016, we moved to our new, state-of-the-art college prep campus in Delano, and in the fall of 2017, added an elementary school in Delano and opened a second charter school in Lost Hills. In Delano, we serve over 2,000 students in grades TK-12, while in Lost Hills, we serve over 400 students in grades TK-10 and will grow to serve students through 12th grade over the next two years.

All students have access to technology, from hands-on-STEM learning for younger students in a fully equipped "maker's space" to one-to-one school-provided devices for all students. The Academy aims to provide every opportunity for our students that often is not found in public or charter schools, including the ability to graduate from high school with a free Associate Degree. Through a unique partnership with Bakersfield College, our students enroll in college classes starting in 9th grade and complete all their A-G requirements, in addition to their AS Degree requirements over the course of four years. In addition, all graduates are eligible to earn a four-year renewable college scholarship through the generous support of Lynda and Stewart Resnick.

Click here to learn more about the Wonderful Company's other great philanthropic partnerships

Job Description

We seek thoughtful, inclusive, skilled communicators, and creative problem-solvers who value continuous learning and who are excited to serve our students and families. Now is the time to join a team making enduring change within the Central Valley of California and beyond.

Here's what you'll do:

Shared Vision: Support a vision of excellence for all students, with an urgency to maximize every opportunity necessary to achieve ambitious student outcomes Substitute Teaching: Lead the classroom for both day-to-day and long-term assignments. Follow lesson plans, implement direct instruction and behavior management strategies Teaching and Learning: Push into classrooms to support student tutoring, enrichment, and small group differentiation in literacy and/or mathematics Support Classroom Data Tracking: Maintain blended learning data trackers for students to ensure all students are making adequate progress Campus Safety: Support campus supervision before, during, and after school dismissal. Follow all school policies and guidelines regarding safe school practices.

Qualifications

Meet minimum requirements for a valid California Substitute Teaching Permit
Previous substitute teaching, instructional aide, or other relevant experience, preferred
Bilingual Spanish speaker, a plus
COVID vaccination will be required for this position unless candidate has a legally valid exemption.
Committed to our organization's mission and educational philosophy
Organized and self-managed, able to handle many responsibilities simultaneously
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written
Able to collaborate and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Dependable and excellent at follow-through
Computer knowledge and skill; familiar with Microsoft office suite

Additional Information

Framed by the Sierra Nevada to the east and the Coast Ranges to the west, California's Central Valley is one of the world's most productive agricultural regions and the base of The Wonderful Company's agricultural operations. This vast area enjoys a moderate climate and offers residents a high quality of life, a low cost of living, and a host of diverse cultural and recreational activities. From wine tasting and hiking to rafting, fishing, skiing, and surfing -- all within a two-hour drive -- the family-friendly Central Valley has much to offer.

Wonderful College Prep Academy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

EEO is the law

Keywords: Wonderful College Prep Academy, Bakersfield , 2021 - 2022 WCPA Substitute Teacher Pool, Education / Teaching , Lost Hills, California

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