Science Teacher - Secondary - Chattanooga Center for Creative Arts (#1550085)

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Join our team for the 2019-2020 School Year as a Secondary Mathematics teacher!

About Us:

Hamilton County Schools, located in beautiful Chattanooga, TN, is on track to become the fastest improving school district in the state of Tennessee. We believe in success for all students and are dedicated to helping all students succeed to their highest potential.

The Chattanooga High Center for the Creative Arts is a 6-12, award-winning magnet school. CCA is a National Certified Magnet School, a TN reward school, and ranked #7 in US News and World Reports for best high schools in TN.

The position includes 3 classes of 6th grade and 3 classes of 8th grade science. CCA is a 1-1 school so candidates must have an understanding of how to use chrome books as a text, how to use technology in the classroom (Promethean Board), and be willing to attend school-based and district professional development. Responsibilities:

Plan, deliver and assess effective instruction that is tightly aligned with State standards. Designs lessons based on best practices with clear learning targets and measurable goals aligned with State standards and/or unit outcomes. Frequently plans collaboratively with colleagues. Conveys high expectations while using multiple effective strategies, materials, and classroom practices that involve and motivate students while differentiating instruction to meet students’ needs. Uses colleagues and own self-reflection on instructional practice to continually improve instruction. Classroom Management & Relationships: Fosters a well-structured and engaging learning environment by utilizing effective classroom procedures and routines while showing caring, respect, and fairness for all students. Family & Community: Consistently develops strong relationships with students’ families while diligently informing parents of expectations, positive news, and/or concerns about their children. Provides opportunities for parents to be involved in their children’s learning. Professional Responsibilities: Actively seeks out opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and other stakeholders in order to improve teaching & learning. Reflects on own instruction and leadership while contributing ideas, expertise, and time to the mission and goals of the school.

Compensation and Total Rewards:

Competitive salary range commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package includes multiple health insurance options, vision, dental reimbursement, short and long-term disability, and life insurance. Competitive retirement plans through Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, including a hybrid 401k and pension plan. In 2018, TCRS was ranked in the top four best funded State Pension plans by the Pew Charitable Trust. Three year induction program for new teachers to the district, including New Teacher Academy, a first-year mentor, and leadership pathways.

Posted By

Hamilton County School District

3074 Hickory Valley RD, Chattanooga, TN 37421

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,326 (USD)

State Average: $9,312 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 4%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.06

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 874