Jacksonville North Pulaski School District

Secondary English Language Arts Teacher 9-12 (517-20)

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TitleSecondary English Language Arts Teacher 9-12
Posting ID517-20

Position Title:   Secondary English Language Arts Teacher(s) (9-12)

Department:     Campus

Reports To:       Building Principal

Contract:          2020-2021 School Year (190 Days)

Closing:            Until Filled


SUMMARY: The role of the secondary English language arts teacher is to teach the English language through reading, speaking and writing and assist students in their development and understanding of the subject matter. 




  • Teach skills, knowledge and understanding through courses in English to secondary students, utilizing course guidelines aligned with Arkansas teaching/ learning standards and other appropriate curriculum pacing guides in teaching individual course content.
  • Implement and deliver quality instruction to students and execute the instructional program by demanding higher order thinking activities from students in a progressive manner.
  • Teach students about the structure and content of the English language, including proper grammar, spelling, and sentence structure.
  • Teach about different literary styles.
  • Design the curriculum that challenges the learning ability of students and ensures overall development of language.
  • Prepare assignments and test materials, evaluating the tests' results, and creating innovative methods of teaching as per the students' varying backgrounds, learning style, and grasping power.
  • Providing learning material and language reference books to the students, utilizing available resources in school curriculum to monitor, access, and evaluate students' learning abilities.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.
  • Communicate with parents and school counselors on student progress.
  • Supervise students in and out-of-classroom during the school day.
  • Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs.
  • Maintain professional competence through professional learning activities provided by the District, and/or in self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Participate cooperatively with the appropriate administrator in the evaluation process.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION/LICENSURE/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree required; field of study correlated to teaching assignment as a secondary English language arts teacher with the appropriate licensure code number of 166 or equivalent. Teachers with experience are valued; however, no prior experience is required. Certified for AP English Curriculum/ Instruction is preferred. 



OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of pre-employment background checks. Appropriate personal and professional conduct at all times around students, other staff members and the general public.



The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


It is the policy of the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District not to discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin or disability in its educational programs, activities or employment practices.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePlease see Salary Schedule on our website:
LocationJacksonville High School

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/04/2020

Job Contact

NameLaGail BiggsTitlePrincipal