Summer School Credit Recovery Teacher: English- Western Albemarle High School – Summer 2024

Albemarle County Public Schools

Summer School Credit Recovery Teacher – English

Part-time, Temporary 

4.5 hrs/day

Dates/Times (No Breakfast or Lunch):

  • 8:30 to 12:30 (9 total days)
  • June 12 – June 13 (Wednesday and Thursday)
  • June 17 – June 20 (Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday) (Wednesday is a Holiday)
  • June 24 – June 27 (Monday through Thursday)


  • $180.00 a day Includes:
  • 4 hours per day 8:30 to 12:30
  • ½ hour planning daily

Teachers are essential to fulfilling the mission of Albemarle County Public Schools: Working together as a team, we will end the predictive value of race, class, gender, and special capacities for our children’s success through high quality teaching and learning for all. We seek to build relationships with families and communities to ensure that every student succeeds. We will know every student.


The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the following actions:

  • Builds strong relationships with students as a means of understanding their academic, developmental, and social-emotional needs;
  • Applies current knowledge of child development, cultural competency and family partnerships in daily practice;
  • Provides learning opportunities that support student learning styles and intellectual, social, and personal development through the understanding and implementation of culturally responsive teaching practices;
  • Demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of child growth and development and is able to apply this in the design of learning;
  • Knows students well enough to understand how their social-emotional needs impact their learning profile;
  • Develops positive student relationships through intentional practices to support social and emotional learning;
  • Develops and implements year-long plans for instruction that reflect state standards, division curriculum, and essential understandings;
  • Demonstrates a continued willingness to learn and apply new skills based on current research and best practices;
  • Effectively articulates the central concepts and understandings of a discipline and communicates content knowledge and processes used by adults working in the discipline as part of teaching to planned objectives daily;
  • Uses appropriate instructional strategies to promote student learning;
  • Provides differentiated instruction that is centered on increasing student engagement, relevance of content and rigor, and student choice/voice;
  • Delivers instruction through varied methods that: Aligns with the adopted curriculum; Uses of a variety of best practice instructional strategies; Uses knowledge of child growth and development for student success
  • Differentiates instruction in response to student differences, eliminating gaps in achievement;
  • Uses comprehensive materials, technology, and resources to promote the development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills;
  • Provides learning opportunities that support student learning styles and intellectual, social, and personal development;
  • Builds and facilitates a sense of community in the classroom;
  • Creates structures for students that fosters a climate conducive to learning, maximizing learning time, and integrating classroom procedures that always help maintain a safe environment for students;
  • Creates an atmosphere of mutual respect and caring that encourages social interaction, active engagement, and self-motivation;
  • Sets standards for classroom behavior and follows through consistently;
  • Creates a classroom environment that is culturally responsive to student needs;
  • Fosters the success of all students by communicating and collaborating effectively with colleagues, families, and community members;
  • Actively participates in school and Division meetings, to include but not limited to: faculty and department meetings, PLC meetings, school and Division professional learning opportunities;
  • Forges partnerships with students and families to support learning. Communicates frequently and through various means with families to facilitate a partnership in learning for their child;
  • Actively participates in Professional Learning Communities in order to collaborate with other members of the school community to make data informed decision to promote student success for all;
  • Abides by school and Division policies and procedures;
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative professional relations with others;
  • Models professionalism and ethical standards, as well as personal integrity, in all interactions, participates in meaningful and continuous professional growth including self-evaluation, and contributes to the school community;
  • Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules and administrative regulations;
  • Maintains records as required by law, system policy, and administrative regulations;
  • Performs related duties as assigned by the administration in accordance with the school/system policies and practices;
  • The work of the teacher results in acceptable, measurable, and appropriate student academic progress;
  • Sets high standards for student work and assesses achievement and monitors learning in the classroom, adjusting instruction accordingly;
  • Provides students multiple methods for demonstrating understanding of concepts and mastery, including the use of performance assessments;
  • Uses formative assessment results to guide instructional decisions and learning opportunities for students;


Current understanding of culturally responsive teaching practices; Strong communication skills with colleagues and families using a variety of methods; Effectively uses technology to support instruction; Understanding of current best-practices related to social-emotional learning; Uses and asset-based mindset when working with students; Sees themselves as a lifelong learner, consistently seeking new and innovative ways to help meet student needs; Uses problem solving strategies in all aspects of the work; Possesses a growth mindset and is open to new and innovative practices.


Candidates must hold or be eligible for a Virginia teaching certificate with endorsement in applicable subject area.


Duties performed typically in school settings to include: classroom; gym, cafeteria; auditorium; and recreational areas. Frequent walking, standing, light lifting to 40 pounds, and other limited physical activities are required. Occasional travel with students on field trips may be necessary. Occasional movement of students by wheelchairs and other mechanical devices may be required. Regular instruction differentiated for students with various learning needs (special education, English Language Learners, Gifted) is expected. Daily personal and close contact with children to provide classroom management and learning environment support is required. Regular contact with other staff members, and families is required. Occasional contact with medical professionals may be required. Frequent contact with families by phone and in person is necessary.

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