ELEMENTARY GRADE TEACHERS

 

We are seeking classroom teachers (general education) with experience in k-4th 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. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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 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.

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