Elementary Grade Teachers

For 2018-19, ICS will hire classroom teachers (gen ed) with experience in k-4th grade. For Special Ed (ICT), click here

Major Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide direct and indirect instruction to 20-25 students,
  • Establish and maintain a safe, effective physical and emotional classroom environment,
  • Maintain and build appropriate content and skills knowledge (e.g. Math, early grades reading skills, grammar, biology, geology, history, geography, assessment, positive behavior management)
  • Understand, utilize (and modify as needed) school-provided lesson plans,
  • Create long-term and short-term plans to address individual student needs,
  • Express and maintain high expectations for all students,
  • Coordinate instruction with art, music, Spanish, gym, Yoga and other teachers to build student knowledge across disciplines,
  • Participate and assist in the development of weekly professional development programs,
  • Collect and evaluate data on student progress to improve instruction and learning,
  • Communicating regularly with families to share student progress and help families support their child most effectively,
  • Incorporate feedback from observations by the Principal and other school leaders to improve one’s own practices,
  • Collaborate with the grade team leader, special education coordinator, social worker and SETTS teacher to design and monitor interventions for students with special needs (e.g. ELLs, IEPs, G&T),
  • Mentor any assistant teachers assigned to the classroom
  • Administer required state exams,

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The successful candidate is highly organized, detail oriented, energetic, committed to urban education and excited by the challenge of starting a new school. Qualifications are as listed below:

  • Bachelors degree (Master’s preferred)
  • Intellectual curiosity;
  • Dedication to the ICS mission, culture, and values,
  • Belief in one’s ability to grow professionally; desire to do so,
  • Sense of humor,
  • At least two years elementary school teaching experience, preferably in an urban school system;
  • Demonstrated ability to engage students and deliver effective instruction,
  • Commitment to understanding and using data to inform instruction,
  • Strong belief in the ability of all children to succeed;
  • Highly detail oriented;
  • Strong organization skills, demonstrated ability to set and manage priorities while working in a fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Valid State Certification is helpful but not required if you have a Master’s degree

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