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3 Aug 2021

Teacher Jalen Rose Leadership Academy : ELA Teacher

Promise Schools
 Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States

Job Description

We are seeking :  High School ELA and College Bound Scholars Teachers

As an educator at Promise Schools you will:

  • Continuously improve your expertise in the classroom in collaboration with your peers, accelerating your time to mastery.
  • Jump-start your career growth potential. PS is a rapidly expanding network of schools, which means plenty of opportunity for you in the classroom or through our administrator pathway compared to other education organizations.
  • Get results. Our mission isn’t accomplished, but the early indicators of success propel us forward. As one example, 90+% of our scholars earn acceptance to a four-year college.

Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

1. Outstanding academic achievement and student character development

  • Live the American Promise Way and be the model of a renaissance learner.
  • Create an aspirational, positive, achievement-oriented, joyful, and data-driven classroom that excites and invests students.
  • Motivate student to reach and manifest high academic and behavioral standards.
  • Build learning environments of respectful, achievement-oriented, optimistic, persistent, team-oriented, and joyful learners.
  • Hold all students accountable for proper diligence and behavior in and out of school.

2. Professional learning, development, and growth

  • Collaborate with Deans, Captains, Chieftains, Gurus, and other members of the school team to improve instruction, culture, and results.
  • Utilize and maximize American Promise Schools’ Pacing Plan, quarterly assessments, data-analysis systems, professional development, and instructional strategies.
  • Enthusiastically participate in formal and informal learning and development opportunities.

Strong applicants will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • An active Michigan teaching endorsement or ability to demonstrate a clear path to obtain certification in the near future
  • At least two years of teaching experience with a proven track record of high student achievement or a new teacher with the demonstrated ability to contribute to closing the achievement gap immediately
  • Unrelenting, high expectations for student achievement
  • An openness to feedback and collaboration with a solutions-oriented mindset



Education and Experience:

  • Two years of teaching experience highly preferred with a proven record of high student achievement.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a competitive college or university.
  • Possess or is eligible for a valid Michigan teaching license and proper certification.

Experience and Skills:

  • Mission driven with extremely high standards for student achievement
  • Indefatigable will and spirit
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong belief in the Promise Way, mission, values, and model.
  • Problem-Solving attitude with incredibly strong work ethic and humility
  • A joy of learning and leading with a sense of humor
  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills
  • Professional level of personal organization and planning
  • Willingness to respond positively to feedback with a solutions-oriented attitude
  • Mastery of and enthusiasm for subject matter.



Starting pay is $55,000 for certified teachers. 401K Match (6%), free yoga classes

How to Apply

Dedicated, passionate, and inspiring? Raise your hand if that's you! Promise Schools is hiring English and College Bound Scholar Teachers at Jalen Rose Leadership Academy for the 21-22 school year with all of the above, plus we're including a sign on bonus and very competitive pay. Apply today for immediate consideration: Apply Here

Bureaus: Detroit. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher.