Elementary Teacher, K-6 or 1-8 Endorsement

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Required
Job Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
Base Salary
$40,000.00 - $70,000.00
Benefits
Offers 401K
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Deadline
Open Until Filled
Certification

Must hold a license issued by Utah State Office of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Elementary (APT only) (Level 1), Elementary (APT only) (Level 2), Elementary (APT only) (Level 3), Elementary (APT only) (ARL), Elementary Education (1-8) (Level 1), Elementary Education (1-8) (Level 2), Elementary Education (1-8) (Level 3), Elementary Education (1-8) (ARL), Elementary Education (K-6) (Level 1), Elementary Education (K-6) (Level 2), Elementary Education (K-6) (Level 3), Elementary Education (K-6) (ARL).
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Computers, Elementary Teacher, Success for All, Title I, Montessori Elementary I (6-9 years), Montessori Elementary II (9-12 years).
The license must be in one of the following grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.

Description

Seeking an innovative and motivated teacher with a grades 1-8 endorsement. This position is for a lead teacher position in a mixed-grade classroom. Potential positions available in Lower Elementary (Grades 1-3) or Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6). Ignite Entrepreneurship Academy's innovative approach to teaching is grounded in Montessori methodology, blended learning and project-based learning. The mission of IEA is to promote entrepreneurial success through academic rigor, while creating a culture of creativity, collaboration, adaptability, accountability, communication, and problem-solving.

At Ignite Academy, we believe that students in the 21st century require an expanded skill set beyond acquiring knowledge that will prepare them to operate within new, innovative companies or pursue their own entrepreneurial opportunities. The future of Ignite Academy holds limitless possibilities as students are encouraged to innovate and explore. We are looking for professionals who are excited to work in a unique charter school environment and who have at their core a deep appreciation for students. We expect our teachers to be leaders and to play an active role in realizing the school’s mission by building and shaping our school culture. IEA teachers will implement a high-quality, rigorous academic program that includes the Montessori methodology, blended learning, and the development of project-based, interdisciplinary units that lead students to demonstrate their understanding creatively and in a hands-on manner.

In this work, we: Prepare students to become productive and innovative citizens of the 21st century. Promote academic rigor and experiential learning to support and develop children’s natural intellectual curiosity. Embrace a hands-on and project-based learning approach. Develop each child’s potential to learn, explore, create, and problem-solve effectively. Reflect, welcome and celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship in our diverse community.

Responsibilities will include: Developing lessons and units of study that incorporate the multiple intelligences while incorporating the Montessori method, blended and project-based learning. Engaging in ongoing assessment of student progress using a variety of means, maintaining accurate records, and using assessment data to tailor instruction to individual student needs to increase student performance. Collaboratively planning with a grade team, co-teacher or associate teacher. Participating in extensive professional development activities, both internal (led by the directors, teachers and other trained consultants) and external (visiting similar schools, attending conferences, etc.). Maintaining frequent communication with students, students’ families, colleagues, and other school stakeholders.

If you are an educator who is passionate about building a learning environment that is innovative, collaborative, and rigorous, please consider applying for a position this upcoming year. For further inquiries, contact Heidi Long, Director at hlong@igniteutah.org.