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20 Apr 2020

Teacher 8th Grade Math Teacher

Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy

Job Description

Position Responsibilities: Responsibilities of a CGLA Middle School Teacher include, but are not limited to:

  • Curriculum Development and Instruction
  • Adapt and execute a rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum and assess students’ progress
  • Develop academically rigorous lessons, create unit plans, rubrics and assessments
  • Use data to inform instructional decisions
  • Provide students with daily feedback on mastery performance in character and academics and plan for individual learning needs
  • Demonstrate strong pedagogy
  • Commitment to School and Classroom Culture:
  • Work collaboratively with your grade level team
  • Help develop school-wide culture that best fits the needs of our students, teachers and families
  • Attend and participate in all faculty meetings and communicate openly with faculty/staff
  • Develop positive rapport with students
  • Create and foster a positive and calm learning environment
  • Enforce, uphold, and exhibit school’s values, student management policies and culture

Family Engagement:

  • Establish and maintain strong communication lines with all parents and share progress
  • Be available for open houses, parent teacher conferences and other events involving parents
  • Make him/herself available to students, parents and other faculty/staff members

Growth Mindset:

  • Pursue challenging professional goals each year
  • Willing to offer support and receive constructive feedback from colleagues in order to create a professional working atmosphere that is conducive to change and improvement
  • Participate in school-wide and individual professional development, including pre- service training over the summer and weekly during the academic year


  • Valid Tennessee teaching license with appropriate endorsement(s)
  • Commitment to working with under-served students
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Pass Criminal Background Check


Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience, and includes comprehensive benefits. Teachers receive funds for supplies and materials as well as a laptop computer.

How to Apply

Bureaus: Tennessee. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: teacher.