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24 Mar 2021

Teacher High School Chemistry

Compass Community Schools
 Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

Position Overview

Compass Community Schools seeks science teachers in grades 6-12 for the 2021-2022 school year. We seek teachers who know their content backwards and forwards and are passionate about preparing Memphis youth academically and in character for college and life-long success. Our teachers will enjoy and benefit from our intentionally small school settings, which will help them to develop trusting, positive relationships with their students and colleagues.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Support and contribute to a school-wide focus on three pillars: academic excellence, values-based character education, and service learning in the community.
  • Claim ownership of the privilege and responsibility to ensure high levels of student learning.
  • Establish a supportive, joyful, and hopeful classroom culture that has high expectations for students’ individual and collective success.
  • Consistently teach with purpose, clarity, and urgency.
  • Carefully monitor student progress and make necessary instructional adjustments to ensure student success.
  • Communicate regularly with families as partners in the education of their children.
  • Welcome opportunities to develop professionally.



  • Affinity with, and passion for, the compelling vision of Compass Community Schools
  • Strong content knowledge
  • Driving commitment to advance student learning
  • Ability to lead students toward a joyful and productive learning environment
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to build productive relationships with students and colleagues
  • Desire to work hard in a balanced, extended school calendar
  • Utmost personal and professional integrity
  • Tennessee teaching licensing or eligibility to obtain one

What We Offer

  • Mission-driven, joyful, respectful working environments
  • Intentionally small school settings
  • Opportunity to positively impact the lives of Memphis youth
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

How to Apply

How to Apply Please send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to We ask that you include your preferred grade level or subject matter in the email subject line, and that you include your Tennessee teacher license number within the body of your email and/or on your resume.

Bureaus: Tennessee. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.