ELEMENTARY GRADE TEACHERS
We hire classroom teachers (general education) with experience in k-5th grade. For Special Ed (ICT), click here.
Successful candidates are highly organized, detail oriented, energetic, committed to urban education and excited by the challenge of growing with a new school.
Provide direct and indirect instruction to 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
Bachelors degree (Master’s preferred)
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 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..
To apply please complete the form below and attach a pdf of your resume.