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23 Feb 2021

Teacher High School & Middle School Teachers (ALL SUBJECTS)

Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy

Job Description

Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy is a Title I school. Teaching at CGLA
CGLA invites outstanding educators to apply for the position of  School Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.  School teachers possess a deep passion for instruction and an enthusiasm for rigorous development in the honing of their craft. In addition to weekly professional development and team planning meetings, teachers receive consistent high- impact coaching and feedback from academic coaches and school administrators, as well as opportunities to be a coach themselves. This position is an opportunity to play a significant focused on academic achievement, character, and college-readiness. CGLA is committed to recruiting, developing, and keeping excellent teachers.

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

• Create a positive and structured learning environment that fosters both outstanding             academic achievement and personal character development
• Create a culture of high expectations in your classroom and throughout the school
• Revise and implement a rigorous curriculum aligned with state and national standards for college-readiness
• Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
• Collaborate with school team in planning meetings, grade-level activities, and school- wide functions
• Communicate regularly with students, families, and colleagues in a way that models CGLA’s values
• Involve and enlist parents and guardians as partners in their students’ education Special Education Services (if applicant holds appropriate endorsement):
• Review general education teacher lesson plans and provide detailed feedback to enable them to make necessary accommodations and modifications based on student learning needs and standards
• Work with students with IEPs to set high goals
• Review student 504 plans and IEPs and lead IEP meetings
• Oversees compliance of special education files
• Coordinates RTI procedures and implementation
• Assist principal in coordinating, managing, and administering state, MAP, and interim assessments with accommodations
• Monitor overall academic progress for students with IEPs


• Valid Tennessee teaching license with appropriate endorsement(s)
• Commitment to working with under-served students
• Relentless drive to teach until students learn
• Passion and enthusiasm for their given subject matter
• Superb personal organization skills
• Team player: demonstrates maturity, growth mindset, strong work ethic, follow- through, and flexibility
• Willingness to offer and respond positively to feedback
• Strong belief in the CGLA mission and educational model
• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree a plus


Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience, and includes comprehensive benefits.

Benefits   – 401(k) & 403(b) retirement plans (TCRS), dental insurance, flexible spending account, health insurance, life insurance, paid time off, vision insurance

Teachers receive funds for supplies and materials as well as a laptop computer.

How to Apply

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Bureaus: Tennessee. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: Salary based on experience. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.