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About Us

Toledo School for the Arts [TSA] is a tuition-free public “ community” or charter school focused on providing a college preparatory academic curriculum and an intense visual and performing arts environment. TSA was founded in 1999 and is open to all Ohio students in grades 6-12 who seek an educational community of peers who are serious about their artistic endeavors. TSA has received numerous local and national recognition for both academic and artistic achievement. We welcome qualified applicants for all of our open positions. Job openings are posted below.

Positions for the 2017-2018 School Year

Principal

Job Title: School Principal

Reports to: Director

Job Status: Exempt

Work Calendar: 205 Day

Description:

Primary Function:
The principal is responsible for providing strategic and instructional leadership and oversees
management of the day to day operations of the school.
Major Responsibilities:
The following are typical work responsibilities. Essential job duties are marked with an asterisk.
• Provide Strategic Management of the school, including analysis of student achievement, staff
development, and academic development plans consistent with policy and by-laws.*
• Provide supervision of academic faculty and staff, including recruiting, evaluating, and
disciplining members of the academic team.
• Monitor Ohio state curriculum standards to provide a high level of student achievement and
learning through rigorous and engaging coursework.*
• Maintain a strong and responsive special education program to ensure success in school for
students with special needs, including compliance with special education laws.*
• Evaluate assessment results to guide learning support and drive instruction, curriculum, and
professional development.*
• Maintain a culture of success that motivates students through a variety of activities integrating
the visual and performing arts.
• Oversee services, budget and spending requests for Academic-related activities.*
• Escalate issues to the Director as needed.
• Respect personal privacy and maintain the confidentiality of privileged information.
• Strive to develop rapport and serve as a positive role model for others.
• Maintain open and effective communication, promoting TSA’s mission, philosophy, and vision.
• Serve as an information resource, keeping stakeholders informed about emerging issues.
• Perform other specific job-related duties as directed.
Qualifications: (education / software/ physical demands)
• Maintain respect at all times for confidential information.
• Maintain current and valid Ohio Principal Licensure.
• Experience with or willingness to learn the following: PowerSchool, word processing,
spreadsheet, and database software, student device interfaces and Schoology; remain current
with this technology and other workplace innovations that support job functions.
• Professional tact, diplomacy and presentation with administrators, staff, teachers, students,
parents and the community.
• Strong Academic Curriculum and Curriculum Development skills.
• Conscientious and assumes responsibility for own work performance.
• High moral character and good attendance record.
• Effective organizational, planning, and project management skills.
• Meets all mandated health requirements (e.g., a negative tuberculosis test, etc.).

• A record free of criminal violations that would prohibit public school employment.
• Complies with drug-free workplace rules and board policies.
The following personal characteristics and skills are important for the successful performance of
assigned duties.
• Acknowledges personal accountability for decisions and conduct.
• Provides a fair, balanced, productive and supportive framework for teacher/family interactions.
• Establishes the highest expectations for student behavior and accomplishment.
• Averts problem situations and intervenes to resolve conflicts.
• Effectively uses listening, observation, reading, verbal, nonverbal, and writing skills.
• Engenders staff enthusiasm and teamwork. Promotes a positive work/learning environment.
• Interprets information accurately and initiates effective responses.
• Analyzes student and teacher performance in mandated and other testing for continuous
improvement.
• Maintains an acceptable attendance record and is punctual.
• Organizes tasks and manages time effectively to meet deadlines.
• Skillfully manages individual, group, and organizational interactions.
Working Conditions (i.e., location and hazards):
• Work is performed in school facility.
• May require occasional work off-site.

 

For a full copy of the job description in PDF format click here.

If you are interested in joining a progressive and an exciting team which meets the needs of creative students, please submit resume, cover letter, copy of licensure, and references to:

Email:employment@ts4arts.org
Phone:  419-246-8732
Fax:  419-724-4295

Student Services Coordinator

Job Title:                      Student Services Director           Reports to:                   Principal

Job Status:                   Exempt                                     Work Calendar:            205 Day minimum

Description:

The Student Service Director is responsible to provide oversight of student services including 504, IAT and Special Education services. The SSD provides direction to better facilitate access for all students in meeting common core standards as developed by the Ohio Department of Education.   This position oversees the Special Education program structure, 504 program and IAT process for the 2017-2018 school year.  Specific duties may still be determined, although the major responsibilities are outlined below.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervises Intervention Specialist and SPED Paraprofessionals
  • Attend all IEP, 504 and IAT meetings
  • Oversee the IEP, 504 and IAT documentation
  • Oversee and keep school compliant with delivery of educational services.
  • Coordinates team participation and assists in formulating assigned grade level Individual Education Plans (IEP) as defined by the Evaluation Team Report (ETR).
  • Facilitates, and oversees compliant student service delivery as defined by the each student’s ETR and IEP.
  • Works cooperatively with general classroom teachers and intervention specialist, interpreting the abilities and disabilities of each student receiving services through an IEP.
  • Works cooperatively with the development of effective classroom intervention strategies and assisting with modifying general education curricular as necessary.
  • Communicates regularly with parents and professional staff regarding the educational, social, and personal needs of students.
  • Assists the special education students in assessing his/her abilities and interests in establishing effective and compliant transition goals.
  • Facilitator of the Intervention Assistance Team (IAT) process.
  • Participates in professional growth activities through staff development, in-service, workshops, and higher education.
  • Strives to develop rapport with students, staff, and parents and serves as a positive role model.
  • Maintains open and effective communications.  Promotes TSA’s mission, philosophy, and vision.  Serves as an information resource.  Keeps stakeholders informed about emerging issues.
  • Attends State support meetings
  • Coordinates student support services: Psych, OT, SLP, IS and Para’s.
  • Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.

For a full job description, click here.

If you are interested in joining a progressive and an exciting team which meets the needs of creative students, please submit resume, cover letter, copy of certification, and references to:

Email:employment@ts4arts.org
Phone:  419-246-8732
Fax:  419-724-4295

2017-2018 Open Teaching Positions

  • Middle School English Language Arts Teacher – 6th Grade
  • Middle School Social Studies/English Language Arts Teacher –  7th Grade
  • High School Social Studies Teacher – American/World History
  • High School Math Teacher – Algebra 1/Algebra 1 Honors
  • High School Health Teacher (Part-Time)

Description:

The Highly Qualified teacher is responsible for the creation and execution of specified course content that meets the common core standards as developed by the Ohio Department of Education.

Essential Functions:

  • Create lesson/unit plans that meet the subject standards as stated by ODE.
  • Maintain current knowledge of class content and changing standards for your subject matter.
  • Present lessons to students in effective manner.
  • Report student progress and maintains fair and accurate grade book.
  • Complies with the needs of students with special needs.
  • Assists with all state testing requirements.
  • Communicate with parents on student progress
  • Holds students accountable to the student handbook and the culture of the school
  • Reflect upon lesson to make changes and improvements in the form of remediation, modifications, and enrichment based on various learning styles of students.
  • Maintain effective classroom management.
  • Reports student attendance to the office each period.
  • Strives to develop rapport with students, staff, and parents and serves as a positive role model.
  • Participation in staff meetings and committee assignments
  • Maintains open and effective communications.  Promotes TSA’s mission, philosophy, and vision.  Serves as an information resource.  Keeps stakeholders informed about emerging issues.
  • Escalates issues to the Principal as needed.
  • Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.

If you are interested in joining a progressive and an exciting team which meets the needs of creative students, please submit resume, cover letter, copy of certification, and references to:

Preferred via Email:employment@ts4arts.org
Phone:  419-246-8732
Fax:  419-724-4295

Positions for Immediate Hire

Health Teacher – Part Time

Job Title: Classroom Teacher Part time – Academics         Reports to: Principal

Description:

The Highly Qualified teacher is responsible for the creation and execution of specified course content that meets the common core standards as developed by the Ohio Department of Education.

Essential Functions:

  • Create lesson/unit plans that meet the subject standards as stated by ODE.
  • Maintain current knowledge of class content and changing standards for your subject matter.
  • Present lessons to students in effective manner.
  • Report student progress and maintains fair and accurate grade book.
  • Complies with the needs of students with special needs.
  • Assists with all state testing requirements.
  • Communicate with parents on student progress
  • Holds students accountable to the student handbook and the culture of the school
  • Reflect upon lesson to make changes and improvements in the form of remediation, modifications, and enrichment based on various learning styles of students.
  • Maintain effective classroom management.
  • Reports student attendance to the office each period.
  • Strives to develop rapport with students, staff, and parents and serves as a positive role model.
  • Participation in staff meetings and committee assignments
  • Maintains open and effective communications.  Promotes TSA’s mission, philosophy, and vision.  Serves as an information resource.  Keeps stakeholders informed about emerging issues.
  • Escalates issues to the Principal as needed.
  • Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.

For a full job description, click here. 

If you are interested in joining a progressive and an exciting team which meets the needs of creative students, please submit resume, cover letter, copy of certification, and references to:

Preferred via Email:employment@ts4arts.org
Phone:  419-246-8732
Fax:  419-724-4295

Substitute Teachers

Application Deadline:  ASAP, until filled
Application Requirements:

  • Must have teaching capabilities in all areas and able to follow oral and written directions.
  • Have the ability to establish effective working relationships with staff and students.
  • Ability to maintain effective classroom management strategies.
  • Candidate must hold a valid Ohio Substitute Teaching license.

If you are interested in joining a progressive and an exciting team which meets the needs of creative students, please submit resume, cover letter, copy of certification, and references to:

Email:employment@ts4arts.org
Phone:  419-246-8732
Fax:  419-724-4295

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