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Fort Smith Public Schools

FORT SMITH, Arkansas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4043534
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: September 21, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Open Until Filled


Out of state applicants please provide ADE's verfication of provisional licensure eligibilit


    Position Description


    POSITION TITLE: English Teacher


    FLSA: Exempt


    QUALIFICATIONS: Must meet AR licensure requirements


    REPORTS TO: Principal


    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: A full contract for this position is 190 days, with benefits as specified in employee contract. Contract will be prorated based on actual start date. 


    BEGINNING: October, 2022


    LOCATION: Northside High School



    • Plans an English program involving lectures, discussions, and other activities for optimum learning.
    • Evaluates each pupil’s growth in knowledge, skills, and scientific attitudes in course being taught.
    • Teach students about the structure and content of the English language, including proper grammar, spelling, and sentence structure.
    • Teach about different literary styles.
    • Use information technology to assist with lesson preparation, teaching and reporting set tests, exams, projects, assignments and homework; mark and correct assessments.
    • Evaluate and report on the progress of students, and discuss individual performance and problems with students and parents.
    • Establish and maintain good working habits and discipline in classrooms and throughout the school.
    • Ability to supervise extra classes when other teachers are absent and substitutes are not available.
    • Attend staff meetings, professional development activities as assigned.
    • Participate in other activities in partnership with parents and the school community, including parent-teacher nights, school council and other committees.
    • Actively utilizes education technology.
    • Assist in administrative support programs and the work of non-teaching staff in schools.
    • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
    • Enforcing rules and disciplinary action.
    • Lecturing and discussing concepts.
    • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.  


    • Maintain emotional control under stress.
    • Implement a variety of effective instructional strategies consistent with lesson objectives.
    • Diagnose and evaluates student abilities and progress in a timely and consistent manner.
    • Monitor student progress and adjust instruction accordingly.
    • Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
    • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
    • Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
    • Effectively implement district initiatives.
    • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
    • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.
    • Serve on committees as assigned.
    • Remain current on instructional practices in education. 
    • Must have the ability to lift at least 40 pounds occasionally.
    • Ability to endure prolonged standing, walking, sitting, kneeling, occasional reaching above the head or  the shoulders, bending, squatting.

    See Certified Staff Salary Schedule   

    For our salary schedule, click this link to visit our district website.


    If seeing this posting on a job site, please apply here

    https://fortsmithschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx if interested.

    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Fort Smith Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Christopher Davis
    • 3205 Jenny Lind
    • Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901

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