Elementary School Teachers ( K-5) (#1313)

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Be a Teacher at Leadership Preparatory Charter School. Change the World.

Closing the achievement gap in education is hard work. It requires committed and dedicated teachers, with a relentless and unapologetic focus on scholar achievement. If that describes you – we want you to join the Leadership Preparatory Team!

Leadership Prep has launched an urgent search for committed, intelligent, and hard-working teachers. Our strongest candidates will demonstrate the following qualities:

• Unwavering belief in and commitment to fulfill Leadership Prep’s mission • Embodiment of Leadership Preparatory I LEAD character values— Integrity, Leadership, Enthusiasm, Achievement, and Determination • Belief that closing the achievement gap in education requires great teachers implementing data driven instruction • Ability to approach situations with optimism and perseverance • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks • Desire to work as a member of a collaborative team • Modeling lifelong learning by engaging in individual professional development • Goal-driven, analytical problem solvers, and embody a can-do spirit and strong work ethic • Willingness to have frequent and honest dialogue about job performance feedback Qualifications

Education: B.A. or B.S. degree required. Valid Tennessee or equivalent teaching license required.

Responsibilities • Develop and implement ambitious, rigorous, and standards-aligned curricula, lesson and unit plans, and activities to meet and exceed academic standards. • Design and implement rigorous assessments aligned to academic targets. • Provide engaging, differentiated, appropriately paced, and rigorous instruction in whole-class, small group, and individual settings. • Establish and maintain a culture of achievement in their classroom; uphold school-wide and class systems, rules and consequences, disciplinary codes, and rewards at all times. • Analyze student achievement data collaboratively with colleagues and Head of School to critically and strategically respond to the learning needs of students. • Implement school’s data tracking system and use data to inform instructional development and delivery • Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues. • Collaborate with other staff members and actively participate in training, professional development and learning activities. • Work to continuously improve effectiveness in all instructional practices. • Use feedback to make productive changes in performance. • Complete all administrative requirements by given deadlines. • Be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards. • Participate in additional activities including field trips, intensive academic support sessions, and other required programs as needed throughout year. Compensation We will offer a competitive compensation package and comprehensive health benefits

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