Please contact the district or school with any questions regarding this position.
The Waco Charter School Teacher Pay Scale can be found here. The candidate selected must possess the valid Texas teaching certificate with the required endorsements, including early childhood (EC-4, EC-6) and a valid ESL certification.
This position is located at Waco Charter School, 615 N. 25th Street, Waco, TX.
Why work for EOAC Waco Charter School (WCS)?
- Small class sizes! We only have 20 students per class, maximum. We have two classes per grade level.
- Each grade level (two classes each) has a dedicated teacher aide.
- In addition to TRS, after working for EOAC Waco Charter School for a full calendar year, EOAC will contribute 3% of an employee's annual salary into an individual 403(b) retirement fund, at no cost to employees!
- Eight local days
- An employer paid $50,000 Life Insurance Policy, and employer paid Long-Term Disability Insurance (LTD Insurance), provided at no cost to employees!
It is the responsibility of all EOAC employees to support EOAC’s mission and goals, to respect the confidentiality of all who come to us for information or assistance, and to personally maintain the dignity and integrity of one who is placed in a position of public trust. We all bear the responsibility of improving the organization, communicating openly and empowering each other to excel at our work and maintain confidentiality of client/agency information as required by State and Federal laws, appropriate regulations, and professional practice standards.
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
- Should have at least two years of teaching experience
- Valid Texas Teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject/level assigned or eligible for Emergency Certification
- To provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to develop their full potential intellectually, emotionally, physically and socially
- To keep parents/guardians informed of their student’s progress by conferences, phone calls, notes, progress reports, or report card comments. No student should fail without the parent’s or guardian’s prior knowledge of impending failure
- To be able to read, review and interpret student performance data
- To participate in staff development, training programs, staff meetings, and school sponsored activities, except as otherwise agreed upon with the School Director
- Must be able to interact with all students individually and in group settings. Job entails sitting, walking, bending, climbing stairs, and standing constantly throughout the day, as appropriate. Light lifting, mostly up to 15 pounds, occasional moderate and heaving lifting
- To assist in the pre and post assessment of students
- To develop and Individualized Educational Work plan for each student documenting the students’ strength and weaknesses as identified through assessment and evaluation
- To facilitate student learning by providing instruction to match the student’s learning styles with as much variety, creativity, preparation, and enthusiasm as possible
- To create a classroom environment and manage the class in such a way that the most desirable learning atmosphere is achieved and maintained
- To maintain the classroom and other physical equipment in a clean, orderly, and attractive fashion
- To prepare and turn in lesson plans each Monday morning for the week. These plans should include objectives, tests, and materials to be covered. They will be checked by the School Director.
- To maintain a complete record of the quality of a student’s work in the class
- To recommend students for tutoring and/or extra class assignments
- To plan and execute class sponsored assembly programs
- To report to the office all absentees and all tardy students in the class
- To document the progress or lack of progress on each student in their respective class
- To provide six-week progress reports for each student enrolled in their respective class
- To assign pertinent homework assignments based on students’ needs and grade all homework assignments turned in
- To prepare and send home for parent/guardian’s signature at the end of each month, all homework assignments, in class assignments and test results
- To report to the office any observed infractions of the dress code
- To use acceptable communications skills to present information accurately and clearly
- To assist in the development of the curriculum selection of textbooks, and other instructional materials
- To maintain a positive and concerned attitude toward academic direction and progress of students, and the goals, objectives and mission of the Waco Charter School
- To maintain a professional relationship with all students, staff, parents, and community members
- To establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, and other staff persons
- To present for students a positive role model that supports the goals, objectives, and mission of the Waco Charter School
- To notify the Principal as early as possible of an inability to be at school and to provide detailed instructions for a substitute teacher
- To comply with all Charter School, Texas Education Agency and Governing Board rules, regulations, and policies
- To assume responsibility for compiling, maintaining and filing all reports, records, and other required documents
- Knowledge of technology equipment
- Other duties as assigned
Immediate Supervisor: Charter School Principal
Compensation: $44,700.00 - $59,200.00 per year
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The Economic Opportunities Advancement Corporation is a private non-profit organization, chartered by the State of Texas on April 25, 1966. The purpose for which the agency was created is to implement and carry out the provisions of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. This act recognizes that the United States can achieve its economic and social potential as a nation only if every individual has the opportunity to contribute to the full elimination of poverty in McLennan, Bosque, Freestone, Limestone, Hill, Falls, Johnson, Ellis, and Navarro Counties. This is done by opening to everyone the opportunity to work, live in decency and dignity; and to strengthen, supplement and coordinate other efforts in the six counties.
Currently EOAC administers four major services that include: Community Programming, Waco Charter School, Weatherization, and Head Start/Early Head Start.