Positions Available

 

Positions Available

human resources generalist

SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Operation Manager and in cooperation with other BHA administration, the HR Generalist is responsible for providing comprehensive personnel, employee, labor relations, and administrative services to staff and for responding to the emerging need for human resources development.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

  • Administers employee health benefits company-wide. Benefit programs include: medical/dental, vision, leave of absence, etc.
  • Acts as liaison between employees, insurance providers and to resolve benefit related problems and ensure effective utilization of plans and positive employee relations.
  • Provides administrative support to the human resources function as needed (e.g. correspondence generation, record keeping, and file maintenance).
  • Ensures plans are administered in accordance with federal and state regulations and plan provisions are followed.
  • Performs other HR generalist duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Administers health and welfare plans including enrollments and terminations. Processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions. Serves as the Cobra Administrator for company.
  • Conducts new employee orientations to ensure employees gain an understanding of benefit plans and enrollment provisions. Counsels employees (and potential employees/applicants) on plan provisions so that individuals can make informed benefit decisions. This includes all levels of employees including executives.
  • Manages annual open enrollment period during the month of May. Arranges for distribution of materials from carriers, assists with, communicating changes to employees and arranges for on-site representation by providers. Conducts employee presentations. Processes changes within deadlines.
  • Processes monthly billings from insurance providers. Reviews billings for accuracy, codes and advances for payment. Resolves discrepancies with carriers, payroll and the company. Completes reports for management as requested.
  • Strives to ensure employee understanding of benefit programs by, regularly generating communication and counseling employees/dependents as situations arise. Resolves employee complaints related to health and welfare plans, refers difficult or very complex complaints to manager as needed.
  • Acts as liaison with various insurance carriers and fosters effective relationships with client representatives.
  • Acts as a resource for Payroll/HR contacts to ensure their understanding and compliance with benefit and HR policies and regulations. Keeps management advised of potential problem areas and recommends/implements solutions as appropriate.
  • Performs recruitment activities, pre screenings, and evaluates candidates for select positions at headquarters. Maintains records related to same.
  • Assists with preparation of annual affirmative action plan.
  • Employee resource page maintenance
  • Monitors unemployment claims by reviewing claims; substantiating documentation; requesting legal counsel review.
  • Process documentation and prepare reports relating to personnel activities (staffing, recruitment training, grievances, performance evaluations, staff development etc.)
  • Process employee enrollment of staff development opportunities

 Secondary Functions

  • Prepares government reports related to EEO compliance and other HR functions.
  • Writes, revises, edits and proofreads company policies & procedures and related documents as needed. Uses electronic benefits bulletin board and other vehicles to communicate information. Produces the Company telephone directory.
  • Conducts exit interviews in absence of supervisor

 Performance Factors

  • Attendance and Dependability: The employee can be depended on to report to work at the scheduled time and is seldom absent from work. Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious, about assignments.
  • Communication and Contact: The employee communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.
  • Relationships with Others: The employee works effectively and relates well with others Including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works, to maintain constructive working relationships.
  • Compile payroll data such as garnishments, vacation time and insurance deductions.
  • Review electronic time clocks and review information for completeness and accuracy.
  • Contact various department supervisors for any missing times.
  • Process monthly payroll data to Payroll Company.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience administering employee benefit plans in the health and welfare areas.
  • Must have computer skills and knowledge of HR and payroll software. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Superior verbal/written skills and presentation skills.
  • Good punctuation, spelling, grammar and attention to detail a must.
  • Strong interpersonal skills essential.
  • Course work/seminar attendance in the benefits areas helpful (e.g. CEBS, ACA or related course work).
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of insurance regulations, plan designs and third party record keeping/administration required.
  • Familiarity with COBRA, ERISA, FMLA and related state and federal regulations required.
  • This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Some standing, walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, pushing, and pulling. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

behavioral counselor

SUMMARY

Provide comprehensive school social work services to parents, students and school staff, addressing barriers that limit a student from receiving full benefit from their educational experience. Respond to referrals from school administration, parents, teachers, and others by providing direct services and by assisting families in accessing appropriate community resources

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

  • Listen to students’ concerns about academic, emotional or social problems
  • Help students process their problems and plan goals and action
  • Mediate conflict between students and teachers
  • Improve parent/teacher relationships
  • Facilitate prevention programs including Character Counts Week while aligned with learner profile.
  • Organize peer counseling programs
  • Refer students to psychologists and other mental health resources
  • Work on academic boards to improve learning conditions
  • Review student records to identify previous barriers and/or interventions.
  • Analyze information gained through record reviews and interviews to determine environmental impacts and appropriate resource needs; integrate gained information into a written report and oral presentation.
  • Interview students and parents to discuss issues related to non-attendance and develop a plan of action.
  • Assist the school and student affairs department in following school policy for excessive absences and truancy; attend student support team meetings and court intervention.
  • Develop and implement professional development training for educational staff and parents, as requested.
  • Provide individual and/or group counseling in response to school-wide crises.
  • Respond to referrals requesting verification of residence.
  • Participate in professional development activities aimed at current trends and best practices for the provision of comprehensive school social work services.
  • Maintain an ongoing liaison with community agencies and other resources to meet student needs; refers parents and student to agencies when appropriate.
  • Attend collaborative meetings on Wednesday’s after school and once a week with team/coordinator.
  • Counselor to connect learner profile/attitudes to lessons.
  • Conduct lunch sessions with students regarding behavioral issues once a week and follow up on progress.
  • Develop and implement a plan for new student adjusting to the school from the beginning of the year (such as buddy program, big brother, big sister).
  • Develop activity with each theme and it must be integrated in the lesson plan.
  • Update board according to each theme just as the teachers do.
  • Counselor must try to change order off lessons to connect with themes when possible. This will allow for further connection and understanding.
  • Anti-bullying lessons/activities must be incorporated throughout the entire year and must be age appropriate.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge and skills for direct and indirect intervention including: counseling on an individual, group, or family basis; consulting with administrators, teachers, parents, and other professionals about student problems and appropriate change strategies; and networking with school programs and community agencies to provide essential services for families and children; understanding of the knowledge, skills, and processes for effective casework practice; understanding of the school social work profession including associated laws (IDEA, ADA, compulsory attendance, etc.), ethical issues, professional issues and standards; foundations of school psychology; and the role and function of the school social worker; understanding of child development, psychopathology, social and environmental conditioning, cultural diversity and family systems.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

BA in Social Work from an accredited school of social work. School Social Worker or Visiting Teacher license preferred. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Some standing, walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, pushing, and pulling. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

ib myp coordinator

SUMMARY

The Middle Years Program Coordinator is an informed, reflective practitioner who uses Inquiry learning strategies within the MYP framework to create positive learning environments which motivate and challenge all learners to become self-regulated, life-long learners and leaders.

Consistent with BHA policies, the Middle Years Program Coordinator, alongside the Principal, will act as the pedagogical leader of the MYP in the school. The position holder will have a commitment to collaborative planning and is responsible for ensuring that pedagogical aspects are discussed, information is disseminated and the MYP is planned, taught and assessed collaboratively.  The MYP Coordinator is responsible for:

  •  Liaison between IBO and school v Defining the culture of school (based on the MYP learner profile and Islamic Core Values)
  • Developing the programme and its whole-school implementation Grades (6-10). Phase 1: 6-8 grade.
  • Facilitating inquiry
  • Promote international-mindedness in the school
  • Articulation of the programme
  • Professional development: workshops, conferences, school visits, induction; IB networks
  • Supporting the IB authorization and evaluation processes
  • Recording, collating and archiving materials, including recording the MYP Personal Project
  • Developing assessment, language, and academic honesty policies

 Documentation

To be familiar with and promote understanding and use of all MYP documents

 

Key Tasks

  • Be fully conversant with all MYP publications
  • Ensure that copies of IB publications pertaining to the MYP section of the school are available to all staff members
  • Establish and maintain a record of completed IB Middle Years Planners
  • Publish the school’s programme of inquiry
  • Lead the process of developing or reviewing the school’s curriculum documents, scope and sequence documents
  • Model IB planning, assessment, and implementation by having up to 50% teaching load if needed for the AQI MYP coordinator
  • Ensure that agreements are formulated for teaching and learning and for assessment
  • Ensure the development of an action plan and, advise and support the formulation of the school’s strategic development plan Maintain the archive of MYP records from one year to the next, including the personal project
  • Ensure that the document entitled General regulations: Middle Years Programme is supplied to parents/guardians
  • Ensure that the document entitled Rules for IB World Schools: Middle Years Program shared with relevant staff.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Key Tasks

  • Ensure that staff members are made aware of professional development opportunities
  • Ensure IB teaching staff receive ongoing training in the delivery of the programme
  • Make recommendations regarding professional development opportunities on and off campus
  • Keep a record of workshop attendance and school visits to ensure equality of opportunity to identify ongoing needs, and to complete authorization and programme evaluation forms
  • Provide appropriate guidance and support are given to staff to implement the programme (for example, use of the MYP planner, use of an appropriate diversity of assessment strategies, planning the personal project)
  • Assist teams or individuals in developing and documenting units of inquiry and individual student inquiries
  • Support the teachers responsible for, and the students involved in, the PYP exhibition in the final year of the programme
  • Ensure that all MYP teachers are issued with passwords to access ‘MY IB’

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 

  • Make recommendations for the purchase of suitable resources to support the implementation of the programme
  • Be responsible for the establishment of an inventory of resources to facilitate efficient collaboration
  • Identify resources within the local community to aid the implementation of the MYP

Communication

Key tasks

  • Ensure that all requirements of the IB concerning the implementation of the programme are adhered to
  • Set up systems for communication and collaboration among all staff members involved in implementing the programme
  • Conduct parent information sessions
  • Develop, create a school news letter and publish articles pertaining to the programme in the school newsletter
  • Circulate all relevant information received from the IB and ensure that teachers and other staff are kept up to date with current developments in the programme
  • Prepare and submit any documentation required for authorization and evaluation
  • Respond to requests for information (for example, questionnaires) from the IB
  • Provide a liaison between the school and the IB
  • Provide outreach to the wider MYP community through MY IB discussion forums, email and hosting visits from other schools Promote the use of the MY IB within the school community
  • Recommend exemplary teachers to participate in curriculum development meetings

Further details of the role and responsibilities of MYP Coordinators are available from the IBO, in particular refer to the ‘Responsibilities of the pedagogical leadership team’ section of ‘MYP: Principles to Practice’.

While every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified. Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description.

This job description may be amended at any time following discussion between the Head of School and member of staff, and is to be reviewed annually.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 

  • IBO
  • Local and International MYP Coordinator Networks
  • School leadership team v Middle School teachers
  • Administration staff v Parents and learners Personal Specification Qualifications and Training
  • A degree plus teaching qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant area
  • Higher degree or recognized professional qualification (preferred)
  • Evidence of continued relevant professional development.
  • IB experience (preferred, not required)

EXPERIENCE

  • Two years administrative experience
  • Experience of teaching the MYP (preferred)
  • Experience in teaching learners with diverse needs, especially EAL
  • Experience and knowledge of curriculum design and development

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

 

  • Deep knowledge and understanding of conceptually based planning and learning
  • Practical understanding of effective teaching and learning strategies
  • Theoretical understanding of effective teaching and learning strategies
  • Relevant curriculum knowledge
  • Understanding and knowledge of principles and practice of inclusion

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • A demonstrated and genuine liking and appreciation of children
  • Inclusive
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Resilient
  • Sense of humor
  • High standards and expectations
  • Motivated, a go-getter.
  • Sound Islamic

CORE COMPETENCIES

 

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Establish and maintain good relationships with colleagues, learners and parents
  • Collaborate
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Deal effectively and non confrontationally with learners and staff
  • Positively influence others
  • Listen actively
  • Motivate and engage with colleagues

 

ib myp- aqi coordinator

SUMMARY

This job description is to be read in conjunction with the Middle School/High School classroom teacher’s job description and the MYP coordinator job description. The Middle Years Program – Arabic, Quran, & Islamic Studies Coordinator is an informed, reflective practitioner who uses Inquiry learning strategies within the MYP framework to create positive learning environments which motivate and challenge all learners to become self-regulated, life-long learners and leaders.

Consistent with BHA policies, the Middle Years Program Coordinator, alongside the Principal, will act as the pedagogical leader of the MYP in the school. The position holder will have a commitment to collaborative planning and is responsible for ensuring that pedagogical aspects are discussed, information is disseminated and the MYP is planned, taught and assessed collaboratively.  The MYP Coordinator is responsible for:

Consistent with BHA policies, the Middle Years Program Coordinator, alongside the Principal, will act as the pedagogical leader of the MYP in the school. The position holder will have a commitment to collaborative planning and is responsible for ensuring that pedagogical aspects are discussed, information is disseminated and the MYP is planned, taught and assessed collaboratively.  The MYP Coordinator is responsible for:

Key tasks:

  • Be fully conversant with all MYP publications
  • Have a solid understanding of Arabic, Quran, and Islamic Studies content and subject matter.
  • Establish and maintain a record of completed IB Middle Years Planners
  • Ensure resources are developed or secured to aid in the implementation of the MYP program
  • Lead the process of developing or reviewing the school’s curriculum documents, scope and sequence documents
  • Model IB planning, assessment, and implementation by having up to 50% teaching load if needed for the AQI MYP coordinator
  • Contribute to the MYP coordinator tasks as needed.

 

Qualifications and Training

  • IBO
  • Local and International MYP Coordinator Networks
  • School leadership team v Middle School teachers
  • Administration staff v Parents and learners Personal Specification Qualifications and Training
  • A degree plus teaching qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant area
  • Higher degree or recognized professional qualification (preferred)
  • Evidence of continued relevant professional development.
  • IB experience (preferred, not required)

 

Experience

 

  • Two years administrative experience
  • Experience of teaching the MYP (preferred)
  • Experience in teaching learners with diverse needs, especially EAL
  • Experience and knowledge of curriculum design and development

 

Knowledge and Understanding

 

  • Deep knowledge and understanding of conceptually based planning and learning
  • Practical understanding of effective teaching and learning strategies
  • Theoretical understanding of effective teaching and learning strategies
  • Relevant curriculum knowledge
  • Understanding and knowledge of principles and practice of inclusion

 

Personal Qualities

  • A demonstrated and genuine liking and appreciation of children
  • Inclusive
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Resilient
  • Sense of humor
  • High standards and expectations
  • Motivated, a go-getter.
  • Sound Islamic Core Values

 

Core Competencies

 

We are looking for someone who can:

 

  • Establish and maintain good relationships with colleagues, learners and parents
  • Collaborate
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Deal effectively and non confrontationally with learners and staff
  • Positively influence others
  • Listen actively
  • Motivate and engage with colleagues

 

While every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified. Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description.

 

This job description may be amended at any time following discussion between the Head of School and member of staff and is to be reviewed annually.

 

 

high school science teacher

Areas: Chemistry, Biology, AP Biology, Environmental Science

SUMMARY

Instruct through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations, adapting teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests in Science.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create instructional resources for use in the classroom
  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities
  • Create positive educational climate for students to learn in
  • Meet course and school-wide student performance goals
  • Participate in ongoing training sessions
  • Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year
  • Maintain grade books
  • Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed
  • Create projects designed to enhance lectures
  • Read and stay abreast of current topics in education
  • Create lesson plans
  • Utilize various curriculum resources
  • Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans
  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served
  • Develop incentives to keep participants in class
  • Work with program coordinators to ensure initiatives are being met
  • Tutor students on an individual basis
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
  • Prepare and distribute required reports
  • Observe and evaluate student’s performance

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Texas teaching certificate
  • Previous experience preferred but not necessary for hiring

Arabic Teacher

 

SUMMARY

The Arabic teacher is responsible for delivering the language acquisition course for selected grades, offering the best possible linguistic and academic educational experience to native Arabic students and to students with Arabic as another language.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, initiate and guide the units of study in Arabic which involve speaking, listening, writing, and reading
  • Create and evaluate assessments of each student’s work and keep records updated
  • Foster thought, discussion, reading comprehension, linguistic analysis and a consistent work ethic
  • Communicate regularly and constructively with peers, administrators, students, and parents
  • Set and assign appropriate homework on a regular basis to reinforce student learning and to prepare them for further class activities
  • Use teaching methods engaging students, stimulating intellectual curiosity including the use of effective questioning, presentation and resources
  • Set high expectations for students behavior, establishing and maintaining a good standard of behavior management through well focused teaching and through positive and productive relationships as in accordance with the School’s policy and the IB standards

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors Degree of related subject from accredited university
  • Texas teaching certificate
  • Experience is preferred

Islamic Studies Teacher

SUMMARY

The Islamic Studies teacher provides Islamic Studies instruction to students in grades ranging from Pre-K to 12th grade. This teacher creates an educational atmosphere where students are granted the opportunity to fulfill their potential of becoming knowledgeable and productive Muslims.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences
  • Plans lessons and coordinates with other instructional staff
  • Develops a deep knowledge of the various curricula and explores the best ways in which to deliver content to the students
  • Sets and implements rules of discipline in accordance to the schools policies and the principal’s directives
  • Organizes extra-curricular activities related to the Islamic events and holidays
  • Completes all grading, creates weekly lesson plans and report cards, and conducts parent conferences in a timely manner
  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and staff on a regular basis in order to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
  • Supports students and parents with alternate strategies and provides additional assistance with daily assignments and projects
  • Models spiritual maturity in leading students towards Islam and spiritual growth
  • Inculcates the kids with a sense of respect, order and self-discipline while encouraging them to be innovative and curious
  • Assumes responsibility for and demonstrates gains in student performance
  • Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating with others, etc.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors Degree of related subject from accredited university
  • Texas teaching certificate
  • Experience is preferred

Qur'an Teacher

SUMMARY

Qur’an Teachers Responsible for instructing students about Qur’an and the rules of tajweed for beginners, intermediate, and advanced Qur’an students.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teaching students to read Quran with proper Tajweed
  • Helping students memorize Surahs
  • Developing a positive relationship with the students within the Islamic guidelines
  • Evaluate each student and create teaching strategies based on the individual’s pace
  • Tracking progress of each child and maintaining records
  • Grade students’ work and perform administrative duties where needed
  • Tutor students on an individual basis
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by using approved disciplinary procedures
  • Maintain grade books

QUALIFICATIONS

Must have knowledge of Makharij and tajweed and be able to teach the students. Demonstrate the ability to teach basic Islamic curriculum. Must be proficient in English language. Must be legally authorized to work in United States. Bachelor’s degree of related subject from accredited university. Texas teaching certificate. Experience is preferred but not necessary for hiring.

Hall Monitor

SUMMARY

The hall monitor assists in the maintenance of orderly school environment for students and staff

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Patrol and supervise hallways, food service area, multipurpose hall, restrooms, entrance ways, and school grounds.
  • Check hall passes and escort students as necessary
  • Serve as a greeter at the main entrance ensuring that visitors follow proper sign-in procedures and offer assistance by giving directions and answering questions
  • Keep building and grounds clear of people not on official school business
  • Monitor students during bell periods or class changes
  • Escort violators or school policy offenders to school authorities and assists administration as needed
  • Assume evacuation drill/lock down responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
  • Assume traffic and parking lot responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
  • Assist, as directed by school authorities, in stopping disturbances and undue distractions
  • Confer with the Dean of Student Affairs on matters of concern
  • Attend safety and other meetings as requested by the Leadership Team
  • Prepare and submit written reports of security and discipline violations as required by any member of the Leadership Team
  • Assist in the supervision and execution of the loading and unloading of students on school buses
  • Perform all other duties as may be assigned by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to speak, read, write and understand basic English as well as to follow written and oral directions given in English
  • Required criminal history background check and proof of U.S. citizenship of legal resident alien status
  • Ability to work with students, parents and faculty
  • Knowledge and understanding of children
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Self-motivated

Administrative Assistant

SUMMARY

Manages a school office, performs administrative assistance for a school administrator and is responsible for the supervision of the clerical activities of a school.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans, establishes, and supervises the implementation of clerical procedures in a school office to insure timely preparation and submission of reports, records, studies, letters, and other materials
  • Supervises clerical work related to such matters as attendance, curriculum, personnel, organization, budgeting, accidents, student grades, and special programs
  • Performs secretarial duties for a principal by arranging appointments, maintaining an appointment calendar, receiving visitors, screening telephone calls and mail, and composing communications from general instructions or rough notes
  • Utilizes and supervises the use of applications software to conduct school business including attendance, personnel matters, and secretarial duties
  • Reviews communications, bulletins, reports, and other items and obtains information from a variety of sources as requested by the administrator in order to advise on necessary actions and to provide information to school personnel, parents, students, and others
  • Requests available teachers to cover classes during absences of regular or substitute teachers and maintains related records
  • Orients new and substitute teachers, parent groups, volunteers, and aides in school and office administrative policies and procedures and issues materials, such as daily bulletins, programs, and keys
  • Organizes and maintains files, records and guides
  • Performs miscellaneous clerical work, such as filing, typing, relaying messages, operating office machines, and opening and routing mail
  • Advises school administrators on office procedures, layout, equipment, and staffing, and on policies and procedures related to the clerical staff
  • May oversee students waiting in the main office of the school
  • May provide guidance to volunteers and others working in the school office
  • May prepare and proofread class schedules and other materials and supervise their mailing and distribution
  • Performs related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two years experience in an administrative position

P.E. Teacher

SUMMARY

The PE Teacher is employed to work closely with the school principals and or Athletic Director to develop and deliver a PE program across the school that is both educational and physically beneficial. They are expected to play a full role in both programs and contribute to the wider school community where possible.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To further raise the profile, participation levels and enjoyment of the PE program
  • Encourage students to develop their skills in a variety of sports and extracurricular activities
  • Conducting instructional classes
  • Help to organize and coordinate extensive programs of extracurricular activities
  • Responsible for the delivery and planning of quality skills-based PE lessons following the instructional methods developed in coordination of the principals
  • Responsible for equipment preparation for lessons, equipment inventory, and the maintenance of PE equipment and resources
  • Work as part of the teaching team; attend and contribute to team and staff meetings
  • Understand and apply school policies
  • Carry out safety procedures and help to safeguard students as prescribed by school policy
  • Attend training as requested by the school

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree of related subject from accredited university
  • Texas teaching certificate preferred
  • Experience is preferred but not necessary for hiring

Athletics Coaches

SUMMARY

As the first school to join TAPPS and compete against other Texas private schools, we are looking for coaches who can motivate our athletes to success. Sports for which we need coaches include boys and girls basketball, boys and girls soccer, volleyball, track and field, cross country, and golf.

QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Experience in the sport for which you are applying
  • Ability to motivate and coach students
  • Ability to travel with the team to away games
  • Commitment to practices
  • Ability to comply with TAPPS rules and regulations

Full-Time Substitute

SUMMARY

A Full-time Substitute (also referred to as “Super Sub”) is responsible for providing classroom coverage for a teacher who is absent. Also assigned tasks as needed by principal. This is a full time position.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensuring student safety.
  • Teaching when a teacher is absent.
  • Following lesson plans left by the teacher. This will assure continuity of instruction for the students.
  • Attending teachers’ meetings.
  • Helping homeroom teachers with lesson planning.
  • Helping homeroom teachers with grading and updating Sycamore.
  • Tutoring students in need of academic help.
  • Assisting homeroom teacher with small group instruction.
  • Maintaining accurate student attendance records.
  • Following school rules and regulations.
  • Leaving the classroom orderly and clean.
  • Enforcing student conduct and discipline codes.
  • Handling routine disciplinary problems, and contacting school administration if problem escalates.
  • Alerting appropriate personnel of any problems encountered.
  • Seeking relevant resources for teachers.
  • Maintaining professional attitude and loyalty towards the Academy.
  • Maintaining confidentiality about BHA students, their families, and employees.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the school’s principal (i.e. clerical work, lunch, recess, dismissal, monitoring, etc.)

Librarian / media specialist

SUMMARY

This position manages the library collection and performs a variety of media center responsibilities,

including working with groups of students in developing media skills and maintaining the school’s

literary collection.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Essential duties of this position include the following. Employees in this position perform some or all of

the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Follows and maintains knowledge of all District policy(ies) and procedures.
  • Troubleshoots all audio-visual (A/V) equipment.
  • Knows and uses Dewey Decimal System.
  • Catalogs and processes new books and equipment.
  • Repairs, covers and binds damaged books.
  • Screens, selects, orders, organizes and circulates all types of instructional material(s) and equipment.
  • Encourages staff and students to access library/media center and its resources.
  • Plans, develops and encourages selection and purchase of age/interest appropriate literary and media materials in collaboration with students and staff.
  • Evaluates continuously the media program and plans ahead for future growth and development
  • with the building administration and teachers.
  • Supervises students during library visits.
  • Prepares materials as needed for instruction.
  • Processes check-ins and check-outs of books, periodicals, reference materials and audio-visual
  • (A/V) equipment to staff and students before, during and after school.
  • Coordinates and sets-up of special events and book fairs in the library.
  • Works with students in groups or individuals in the development of media and computer skills
  • through help with reference work, selection of books and online reference searches.
  • Maintains circulation records for library books, reference materials, periodicals and textbook depository.
  • Inventories, orders and stocks library supplies, as needed.
  • Maintains current records, tracking over-due and lost books, creating accounts for patrons and
  • managing student library cards.
  • Performs general office duties including answering phones, directing calls and taking messages as
  • appropriate, greeting the public, typing, copying, filing, sorting materials and general correspondence. 
  • Takes all responsible precautions to provide for health and safety of the students and to protect
  • equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Promptly reports any serious accident or illness affecting students in the teacher’s charge or any
  • incident which might affect the school, teachers or students therein.
  • Assists administration in implementing policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
  • Professionally represents the school and the District in interactions with parents, staff and
  • students and resolves conflict in a professional manner.
  • Maintains appropriate certifications and training hours as required.
  • Complies with applicable District, state, local and federal laws, rules and regulations.
  • Attends work regularly and is punctual.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential

    functions.

    ƒ Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from four-year

    college or university or equivalent. Master’s degree (M.S. in Library Media or a (M.L.S.)

    Masters of Library Science) or equivalent strongly preferred. Must be highly qualified under

    the reauthorized ESEA. Prior successful experience working in a library or school setting and

    teaching students strongly preferred.

    ƒ Computer Skills: General knowledge of computer usage and ability to use database

    software, accounting software, internet software, e-mail, spreadsheets and word processing

    software. Ability to provide basic computer, A/V equipment and hardware troubleshooting.

    Ability to proficiently use the following programs strongly preferred: MS Word, MS Excel,

    Google Documents, and MS Outlook. Ability to type accurately and proficiently.

     

    Contact Us

    3145 Medical Plaza Dr.,
    Garland, TX 75044

    (972) 675-2062

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    Vision Statement

    Brighter Horizons Academy is a model educational institution that produces generations of leaders to be successful in this life and the Hereafter.

    Mission Statement

    Brighter Horizons Academy aims to develop practicing Muslim leaders who are lifelong learners that serve their diverse community and global society as respectful citizens.

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