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Adult School Yoga Instructor

Company: Mountain View High School
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary

Lead and Teach Yoga class. Experience with older adults preferred.

Requirements / Qualifications

Clear Fingerprints with Department of Justice
TB test
2 letters of reference
1+year experience working with older adults community MVLA UHSD: MOUNTAIN VIEW-LOS ALTOS ADULT SCHOOL

Under the general supervision of a principal or designee, the teacher is responsible for the direct instruction of
students (their primary duty) assigned to them, as well as planning instruction and assisting students with setting
personal goals; implementing curriculum, clearly and timely communicating achievements and areas for
improvement to students, (parents, if a minor); teaching effective study habits; monitoring and assessing
academic progress; working with students, staff, and community partners to help students achieve their goals
and receive appropriate services.

In addition, the teacher sets an example for critical thinking, self-motivation, self-reliance and productivity
while modeling competence, honesty, personal responsibility and accountability. The teacher creates a learning
environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential and prepares
them for transitioning into postsecondary education, job skills training, or the world of work.


* Develop and implement a variety of best practice teaching methodologies based on student assessment, data
analysis, reflection, observation, implementation, and evaluation
* Guide students in identifying educational and postsecondary and vocational goals
* Plan, develop and implement activities and curriculum based on Board adopted curriculum standards or state
model standards to help students realize their individual potential
* Assess students regularly using a variety of appropriate methods and use data to differentiate instruction,
monitor, and evaluate student progress
* Communicate regularly with students, staff, and parents, (if a minor) regarding academic progress of the students
* Assess students using best practices that provide meaningful feedback to student and parent, (if a minor)
* Establish and maintain a positive classroom learning environment so that students are collaborative and self-
directed learners
* Understand and apply current research-based strategies for classroom instruction, including but not limited to
curriculum alignment, benchmark assessments, and California Standards for the Teaching Profession.
* Engage in meaningful professional development
* Participate regularly in department meetings and committees
* Identify students needing additional resources/support and effectively communicate that need to other staff
members, parents (if a minor), and collaborating agencies as appropriate
* Maintain records as required by state and local guidelines, policies, practices and laws
* Maintain safety of all students at all times


* A wide-range of effective teaching strategies and student assessment tools to ensure student learning and student
goal achievement.
* Working knowledge of technology and computer software applications relative to instruction, assessment and
teacher recordkeeping.
* Diversity in student backgrounds
* California Standards for the Teaching Profession - current version
* Current assessment methodologies, their use and efficacy
* Federal, state and local laws, policies and procedures related to duties as a teacher

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* Correct English usage, grammar and spelling, punctuation and vocabulary
* Oral and written communication
* Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, diligence and courtesy

* Work independently with appropriate direction.
* Manage and prioritize multiple activities and work with frequent interruptions
* Communicate orally, in writing and through technology to express ideas, thoughts, lesson materials, and
instructions to students, community, and staff.
* Work in multi-ethnic community and be sensitive to those with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
* Perform problem-solving tasks requiring independent judgment
* Maintain accurate records and prepare reports
* Work confidentially with discretion
* Integrate technology into instruction
* Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
* Meet personal and student schedules and timelines
* Understand and interpret rules and written directions and apply to specific situations
* Ability to operate office and classroom equipment including, but not limited to: computer, webcam, LCD
projector, copy machine, white board, and document camera.
* Work effectively as part of a school team.

* Valid California Teaching Credential that authorizes instruction in subjects for which you are hired and assigned.
Certification to teach English language learners as appropriate. High school experience preferred for those
assigned to comprehensive high schools and Adult Ed programs serving high school students.

* School environment; subject to frequent interruptions
* Ability to lift boxes of 15 to 20 pounds in weight
* Mental ability to teach the skills; skills and knowledge required to interpret and implement policies, rules and
regulations, and make determinations relative to the effective performance of the essential responsibilities of the
* Ability to sit, stand and/or walk for extended periods of time to monitor student progress
* Ability to see and read printed matter with or without vision aids
* Ability to hear and understand speech at normal room levels, and to hear and understand speech on the telephone
* Manual dexterity to carry out the functions of the above essential responsibilities.
* Ability to speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly
* Ability to bend, reach and walk
* Ability to comprehend visual and auditory input given by others
* Short term and long term memory ability is required in all tasks
NOTE: This list of essential functions and physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary
in accordance with the requirements of the job.

Licenses and other requirements:

* Criminal Justice fingerprint clearance
* Evidence of TB clearance

If required to operate a vehicle:

* Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License
* Acceptable driving record and qualification for insurability by the District's insurance carrier

Keywords: Mountain View High School, Mountain View , Adult School Yoga Instructor, Education / Teaching , Mountain View, California

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