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25 Feb 2020

Teacher Lead Teacher

Explore! Community School
 Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

Department: Instruction

Supervisor: Principal

Type: Full Time

Position

In accordance with the Explore! Community School mission and values, Lead Teachers are valued as being instrumental in the development of Explore! Community School, leading students to phenomenal achievements and the creation of beautiful works as well as being integral partners to the leadership in the growth and decision-making processes of the school. Explore knows that schools are only as great as their teachers so we are seeking a diverse team of smart, passionate, driven educators who believe that all students can learn at the highest level. We look for teachers who are genuinely warm and kind, thrive in an entrepreneurial culture, care about having fun at work, have a track record of high performance, and are committed to high-quality, progressive instruction.

Responsibilities

  • Create a positive, supportive classroom culture that promotes joy, self-discipline and Explore’s Core Values
  • Plan and implement creative, organized, and engaging lessons based on Tennessee State Standards
  • Design and implement cross-curricular, project-based learning units of study
  • Differentiate instruction to support all students in the learning process
  • Work in partnership with your team and volunteers, providing rigorous and relevant instruction to enhance student learning
  • Maintain close relationships with families, including phone calls, conferences, and home visits
  • Support and collaborate with colleagues to share best practices and ensure school-wide success
  • Analyze assessment data and use it to inform your instruction
  • Provide a loving, exciting, joyful learning environment

Qualifications

  • Experience in teaching middle school students, preferably consistently incorporating Project-Based Learning
  • Demonstrated strong classroom and time management skills
  • Proven ability to work as a member of a team with a commitment to his/her own learning and professional development
  • Experience with prepping and planning curriculum materials
  • Desire to teach social emotional and executive functioning skills to young adults
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Holds or is eligible to secure a valid TN State teacher certification
  • Additional skills that enhance students’ academic experience (e.g. multi-lingual, musician, dancing, carpentry, knock-knock jokes, etc.) highly sought

How to Apply

Visit http://explorecommunityschool.com/join-the-team/ to apply today! Email info@explore.school for more information!

Bureaus: Tennessee. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: Community School, elementary school teacher, lead teacher, middle school teacher, and project based learning.