7th/8th Grade English Language Arts Teacher

Edison School of the Arts

7th/8th Grade ELA Teacher


To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential through arts integration. 


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree required

LICENSE: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher’s License in Elementary and/or Middle School Education (K-8). Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of Education

EXPERIENCE: Required experience includes: 

  • Must have excellent organization and communication skills while being flexible
  • Possess no excuses philosophy 
  • Exceptional management skills
  • Must be able to adapt material to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff
  • Must have a working knowledge of balanced literacy, state standards, general education curriculum, and IPS curriculum/instruction framework.


  • Demonstrate a high level of effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with staff members.
  • Prepare rigorous, engaging lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of all students including arts integration.
  • Demonstrate use of scientifically-based research best practice instructional strategies.
  • Post assignments and input real-time data on Schoology.
  • Use a variety of instructional methods and materials.
  • Administer and analyze assessment data to inform instructional decisions that promotes student growth. 
  • Encourage parent involvement in the educational process. 
  • Resolves problems in a timely manner. 
  • Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and arts performances that are sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day.
  • Provides a positive, calm and supportive classroom environment which fosters social and emotional growth of all students.
Job Type
Grade Level
Middle School (6-8)
Grade Categories
Classroom Teacher
Job Subjects
English Language Arts