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Elementary School Teacher
High Point Academy Spartanburg is looking for a certified Elementary School Teacher for the current school year. Apply below or email your letter of interest, resume, and HPA Employment Application.

Job Summary:

Responsible for instructing students in an elementary school from grades 2-5. Creates lesson plans, administers praise and constructive criticism, instructs students on subjects such as science, english language arts, and math to create a well-rounded, comprehensive, instructional program.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities using school provided resources and pacing guides.

  • Create a positive educational climate for students to learn in.

  • Communicate with parents on a weekly basis.

  • Meet state and school-wide student performance goals.

  • Work with Instructional Coaches to ensure best practices are being implemented.

  • Participate in ongoing training sessions.

  • Maintain up to date gradebooks using PowerTeacher Pro.

  • Perform other administrative duties as needed.

  • Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.

  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.

  • Develop incentives to keep participants in class.

  • Develop professional relationships with other agencies and programs.

  • Tutor students on an individual basis.

  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

  • Observe and evaluate student's performance.

  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by following approved disciplinary procedures.

 

Qualifications & Skills:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • SC Teaching Certificate

  • Familiarity with Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop model of instruction

  • Project Lead the Way Trained or willingness to be trained

  • Knowledge of instructional technology and the ability to integrate it into the elementary curriculum

  • Willingness to work with other teachers to promote interdisciplinary studies

  • Skill in developing interpersonal relationships with pupils, parents, teachers, staff and the general public

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Outstanding references from current and former supervisors

  • Satisfactory SLED (SC Law Enforcement Division) report




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Substitute Teachers
High Point Academy Spartanburg is looking for energetic and motivated substitute teachers to fill our sub candidate pool. Candidates will have the opportunity to work with students at all levels, from kindergarten to high school. The best candidates will have teaching experience and enjoy working with children. A bachelor’s degree is beneficial but not required. 

Apply by completing our online application form and include a resume and any applicable certificates/licenses.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Follow regular teacher’s lesson plans in a way that ensures consistency and optimal learning, and that encourages students to participate
  • Assign classwork and homework as necessary, according to lesson plans
  • Modify teaching styles to fit the learning styles of various students
  • Maintain a well-managed classroom and a positive learning environment
  • Supervise students out of class such as in the hallways and the cafeteria
  • Create lesson plans, grade classwork, homework, and tests and attend parent-teacher conferences (only for long-term sub assignments)
QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must be appropriately certified and highly qualified. A successful candidate must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance check and maintain a valid fingerprint clearance card at all times when in the classroom.

SKILLS:
  • Strong communication skills
  • Competency in at least two subject areas (such as math and social studies); overall average competency in most or all subjects
  • Flexible, friendly, and good at establishing a quick rapport with students
  • Setting the proper tone from the beginning for classroom management


Athletic Coaching Positions
High Point Academy is looking to add Coaching Positions to our Athletic Department. The ideal candidates will have previous coaching experience (not required), good discipline and leadership skills, the ability to communicate effectively, and serve as a positive role model to our student-athletes. Although there are no teacher openings at this time, High Point Academy often has teaching positions available which could be paired with the coaching position. 

Apply by completing our online application form and include a resume and any applicable certificates/licenses.


Varsity Soccer Head Coach
Varsity Soccer Assistant Coach
Varsity Cross County Head Coach
Varsity Soccer Assistant Coach
Middle School Volleyball Head Coach
Middle School Volleyball Head Coach and Assistant




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Food Service Employee
High Point Academy Spartanburg has a current opening for a Food Service Worker. The position will prepare and serve food for students and staff. This position is also responsible for maintaining the cafeteria and dining area in a sanitary condition. 
 

Apply by completing our online application form and include a resume and any applicable certificates/licenses.


DUTIES:
  • Comply with safety and sanitation laws, policies and procedures
  • Assist in the preparation of student and staff lunches
  • Operate a computerized point of sale
  • Assist in clean up of the kitchen, dishwashing room, and dining room
  • Utilize at all times exemplary practices in sanitation and personal cleanliness
  • Receive payment from students and staff for lunches
  • Verify number and type of meals sold against cash received and free and reduced lunch list
  • Count and wrap money, record lunch count, a la crate, beverage, and free and reduced lunches
  • Separate working funds for the next day
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling, stooping, kneeling. Generally, the job requires 5% sitting, 25% walking, and 70% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and conditions with some exposure to the risk of injury.


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Bus Drivers
Candidates will safely transport students on field trips, sporting events, and any other activity requiring the utilization of a school bus. In most cases, drivers will have ample notice for other planning purposes. The position will start at $13 per hour and will be based on experience. Safety must be the number one priority. Qualified candidates should have a clean driving record and be able to pass a drug test. Drivers must also have a valid Class B CDL, with the following endorsements: School Bus, Passenger, Air Brakes.

Apply by completing our online application form and include a resume and any applicable certificates/licenses.


Responsibilities:
  • Drives a school bus within a prescribed route in accordance with time schedules
  • Maintains order an proper discipline of student passengers according to school policy
  • Conduct safety and operational inspection of assigned vehicle
  • Reports needed mechanical repairs when necessary
  • Performs periodical safety drills as required by law completing necessary reports upon request
  • Maintains cleanliness of vehicle to ensure the safe operating condition
  • Completes periodic mileage and other reports including passenger counts

Skills:
  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • CDL license required
  • 1+ year experience driving a school bus preferred
  • Ability to carry out assigned route on time
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 2+ years’ working with children preferred


Speech and Language Pathologist
High Point Academy Spartanburg is seeking an energetic Speech and Language Pathologist to join our family of parents, students, staff, and administrators. This person will be responsible for providing diagnostic and intervention services for students with speech, language, and hearing impairments, helping them adjust and access the general education curriculum. 
 
Apply by completing our online application form and include a resume and any applicable certificates/licenses.

 
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Assess, screen, and evaluate students and effectively share results with parents and educational staff, and participate in the eligibility determination process in accordance with state and school district requirements and best practice
  • Develop and implement Individual Education Programs (IEPs) for students with Speech/Language impairment and assists with IEPs for students with speech/language as a service on an annual basis or according to requirements
  • Comply with all Medicaid requirements for school-based claiming, including obtaining written Medicaid consent from parents of all students served and timely filing of claims that meet Medicaid standards
  • Demonstrate knowledge of child growth and development and individual student needs by providing relevant instruction according to the IEP and educational best practices 
  • Provide consultative services for school staff by sharing and demonstrating specific techniques and working with school teams to facilitate relevant and consistent interventions for targeted students
  • Maintain records and information concerning individual students in the prescribed confidential manner and using the records and information only for the purposes for which they are maintained according to FERPA guidelines
  • Provide direct and consultative therapeutic services related to articulation, expressive, receptive, and pragmatic language
  • Communicate and collaborate with parents and the school community for the purpose of fostering individual student success and growth while engaging the families in the therapy program
  • Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships with administrative and school staff
  • Participate in various meetings for the purpose of addressing student goals and needs, and to meet laws and policies
  • Maintain and submit information/records including student progress for all students 
  • Share with other staff members the responsibility for school activities and student supervision 
  • Maintain consistent attendance and conform to regular work hours specified under contract 
  • Implement and comply with District policies and procedures 
  • Perform related duties as assigned by the administration in accordance with school district policies and procedures
 
LICENSING/CREDENTIAL AND/OR EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  1. Master’s Degree 
  2. Valid South Carolina Educator Certification
  3. Experience in structured teaching, assistive technology, and positive behavior supports preferred.
  4. Successful South Carolina Patrol check and FBI Fingerprint Clearance Report and Disclosure Statement in accordance with state law. 

Special Education Teacher
High Point Academy is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic special education teacher to join our education family and assist students in learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Multicategorical certification preferred.
 
Apply by completing our online application form and include a resume and any applicable certificates/licenses.

 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Collaborate with students, parents, and other members of staff to develop IEP through the Multidisciplinary Team process for each student assigned. 
  • Implement an instructional, therapeutic, or skill development program for assigned students and show written evidence of preparation as required. 
  • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
  • Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to modify regular curricula as needed and assist special education students in regular classes with assignments. 
  • Participate in Multidisciplinary Team meetings on a regular basis. 
  • Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan for instructional activities.
  • Present subject matter according to guidelines established by IEP.
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media to meet the needs and capabilities of each student assigned. 
  • Plan and supervise assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s). 
  • Use technology in teaching/learning process. 
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing. 
  • Provide or supervise personal care, medical care, and feeding of students as stated in IEP. 
  • Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by campus principal. 
  • Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district. 
  • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students. 
  • Manage student behavior and administer discipline. This includes intervening in crisis situations and physically restraining students as necessary according to IEP and school and district policy. 
  • Consult with classroom teachers regarding management of student behavior according to IEP.
  • Consult district and outside resource people regarding education, social, medical, and personal needs of students. 
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities. 
  • Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials as required. 
  • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers. 
  • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members. 
  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.  
  • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  • Keep informed of and comply with federal, state, district, and school regulations and policies for special education teachers. 
  • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required. 
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required. 
  • Maintain confidentiality. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 
 
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university 
  • Valid South Carolina teaching certificate with required special education endorsements for assignment
  • Demonstrated competency in the subject area(s) assigned 
  • Knowledge of special needs of students in assigned area 
  • Knowledge of Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee, Multidisciplinary Team process and Individual Education Plan (IEP) goal setting process and implementation 
  • General knowledge of curriculum and instruction 
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Collaborate with students, parents, and other members of staff to develop IEP through the Multidisciplinary Team process for each student assigned. 
  • Implement an instructional, therapeutic, or skill development program for assigned students and show written evidence of preparation as required. 
  • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
  • Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to modify regular curricula as needed and assist special education students in regular classes with assignments. 
  • Participate in Multidisciplinary Team meetings on a regular basis. 
  • Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan for instructional activities.
  • Present subject matter according to guidelines established by IEP.
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media to meet the needs and capabilities of each student assigned. 
  • Plan and supervise assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s). 
  • Use technology in teaching/learning process. 
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing. 
  • Provide or supervise personal care, medical care, and feeding of students as stated in IEP. 
  • Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by campus principal. 
  • Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district. 
  • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students. 
  • Manage student behavior and administer discipline. This includes intervening in crisis situations and physically restraining students as necessary according to IEP and school and district policy. 
  • Consult with classroom teachers regarding management of student behavior according to IEP.
  • Consult district and outside resource people regarding education, social, medical, and personal needs of students. 
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities. 
  • Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials as required. 
  • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers. 
  • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members. 
  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.  
  • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  • Keep informed of and comply with federal, state, district, and school regulations and policies for special education teachers. 
  • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required. 
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required. 
  • Maintain confidentiality. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 
 
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university 
  • Valid South Carolina teaching certificate with required special education endorsements for assignments
  • English as a Second Language Certification preferred
  • Gifted and Talented Certification preferred
  • Demonstrated competency in the subject area(s) assigned 
  • Knowledge of special needs of students in assigned area 
  • Knowledge of Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee, Multidisciplinary Team process and Individual Education Plan (IEP) goal setting process and implementation 
  • General knowledge of curriculum and instruction 

 
 

Elementary Dance Instructor/PE Assistant
High Point Academy is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic dance teacher to join our Arts Program. The teacher in this role will also assist the Physical Education teacher with the bi-annual administration of physical fitness testing and other collaborative duties necessary for a successful physical education program.

Apply by completing our online application form and include a resume and any applicable certificates/licenses.

 
Responsibilities:
  
  • Assist the physical education teacher in performing specific duties as assigned or undertaking specialized tasks
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining standards of student behavior
  • Assist the physical education teacher in creating an environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students
  • Alert the teacher to special needs of individual students
  • Provide escort and assistance to children as necessary
  • Help maintain individual records for each student
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment,
  • materials, and facilities
  • Encourage safety habits in work and organized game activities
  • Assist in the maintenance and storage of equipment.
  • Set up equipment for class
  • Assist in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct
  • Maintain order in the classroom
  • Perform related work as required
  • Prepare and administer a standards-based dance classroom
     
      
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
 
  • Knowledge of dance techniques in accordance with:  https://ed.sc.gov/scdoe/assets/File/instruction/standards/Visual%20Arts/Dance_Design_and_Media_Arts_Standards.pdf
  • General knowledge of the practices, methods and techniques used in physical education teaching
  • Ability to maintain confidential files and information and to compile reports
  • Ability to deal effectively with students and teachers
  • Skill in the use of physical education equipment
  • Ability to operate standard office, word and data processing equipment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with teachers, parents, students and associates