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Upper Elementary School Teacher (Grades 3-4) *Resume Drop*

Company: Maureen Joy Charter School
Location: Durham
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Thank you for your interest in joining our Maureen Joy Charter School family!

  • Please note, the application must be completed in one sitting, and your resume must be ready for submission upon applying. We look forward to receiving your application!

    Maureen Joy Charter School is seeking an upper elementary school teacher for the 2023-2024 school year.

    Our elementary school teachers lay the foundation for our students' academic success and character development by:

    • Planning thoughtfully and teaching joyously: You'll adapt our rigorous, standards-based curriculum to meet the particular needs of your students, thinking about both how to scaffold rigorous learning and how toinfuse your students' learning with joy. You'll engage in shared content planning, based on provided lesson plans for a core content areas. You'll partner with students to foster a mutual love of learning and growing.

      • Using data intentionally: You are constantly thinking about how to help students achieve ambitious goals. To track progress towards goals, you'll analyze academic and classroom culture data to inform your instruction and target focus areas for your students.

        • Investing in your own learning: You are committed to your own professional development through collaboration, reflection, giving and receiving feedback, and professional learning. You'll participate in ongoingprofessional development that aligns to our school goals and your development as a teacher on our team.You'll partner with your instructional coach in reflecting and refining practice with regular observation andfeedback conversations, lesson plan feedback, and data analysis.

          • Building a strong culture in your classroom: We know that building a positive, engaging, and supportive environment forstudents is an essential part of their learning and development. You'll set clear academic and behavior expectations for students in order to create a positive environment and maximize learning.

            • Meeting professional expectations: You are intentional about staying organized so you can work efficiently on teams, be prepared for teaching every day, and meet deadlines with high quality work. You are committed to being an effective teacher, communicator, and problem-solver.
              Coaching:Every teacher at Maureen Joy, regardless of prior teaching experience, is partnered with an instructional coach who has demonstrated a track record of excellence in the classroom. Your coach observes and meets with you regularly as a part of the school's observation/feedback cycle. Coaches also facilitate data meetings to help adjust your future instruction so you can best meet your students' academic needs the next day or week. Our overall coaching model focuses on improvement over evaluation and we take joy in seeing both our scholars AND teachers grow throughout the year.
              Maureen Joy Charter School is an equal opportunity employer. We hire without consideration of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. We strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply.

Keywords: Maureen Joy Charter School, Durham , Upper Elementary School Teacher (Grades 3-4) *Resume Drop*, Education / Teaching , Durham, North Carolina

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