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Exceptional Education Teacher (22-23)

Company: Intrepid College Prep Schools
Location: Nashville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

WHO WE AREIntrepid College Prep is a network of free, college preparatory public charter schools located in Antioch, Tennessee. We educate scholars at two campuses: Opportunity Academy Middle School and Independence Academy High School. Our 5-12 model ensures that scholars have the opportunity to engage in a rigorous, college-preparatory education for eight years prior to their transition to college and the professional opportunities that follow. We are an open-enrollment school, which means that our scholars do not have to take an entrance test or pay tuition to enroll.OUR MISSION Intrepid College Prep is committed to ensuring our scholars, educators, and families have the opportunity to unlock an unlimited future. By providing rigorous academic instruction and creating powerful relationships amongst our communitys members, we ignite passion, seek knowledge, and inspire the bravery needed to have a profound impact in our world.Our core values are Ignite Passion, Seek Knowledge, and Inspire Bravery. While we ground our instruction in these values, we also strive to live them out as adults in our interactions with one another. We believe that professional development and intentional coaching can allow any person to develop the skills necessary to be an effective team member, but we know that rests upon the bedrock of these essential values. WHO YOU ARECore Value: Ignite Passion What does this core value mean to Intrepid? You are DISCIPLINED. You hold yourself to a high standard and you take pride in your ability to take initiative. You have strong personal organization skills and are intentional about how you use your time. You are MISSION ALIGNED. You believe in helping to unlock the unlimited potential in all students through a college preparatory education. You believe that each and every student, regardless of race, socioeconomic status, gender identity, religion, or immigration status is deserving of an excellent education and capable of achieving it. Core Value: Seek Knowledge What does this core value mean to Intrepid? You are HUNGRY FOR FEEDBACK. You want to grow as a person and a professional. You want to learn from your peers and your coaches, even when it challenges you to put aside your ego. You are NERDY. You have a deep love for your area of expertise and a genuine excitement to share it with others. Core Value: Inspire Bravery What does this core value mean to Intrepid? You are DRIVEN BY EQUITY. You are committed to being actively anti-racist in your interactions with fellow staff, students and families. You believe that education is inherently social justice work that requires us to begin with ourselves and our own biases. You are INTROSPECTIVE. You are committed to personal development and prioritize your own wellness. You are reflective about your impact on others and feel comfortable acknowledging your own mistakes and quirks. Qualifications: - Tennessee Certification in the appropriate content area, with a track record of data-driven achievement.- Holds a B.A./B.S. degree with a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5.- Minimum of two years teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting (preferred, but not required).- Degree in subject area intended to teach (preferred, but not required).- Speaks Spanish or has experience working with bilingual students (preferred, but not required). WHAT YOULL DOOur lessons engage students in rigorous, grade-level conceptual understandings and critical thinking skills. We offer rigorous learning material in an equitable environment by planning targeted differentiation and thoughtful scaffolds to best meet the needs of our diverse learners. We communicate high expectations to the young minds in our classrooms, and we deeply believe they can meet those academic expectations.Responsibilities:- Provide direct, co-teaching instruction to students in need of EE services in an inclusion setting. - Advise teachers on modifying/accommodating curriculum for EE students.- Work specifically with EE students during assigned periods of the day. - Use RTI framework to conduct data-driven progress monitoring and Tier I, Tier II and Tier III interventions, as needed.- Manage components of the EE program including, but not limited to: completing of necessary paperwork and IEPs, management of parent and student communications, executing of student testing/screening, and upholding of general Department of Education compliance requests.- Utilize structured planning time (minimum of 100 minutes) and professional development opportunities built into the school day to plan the highest quality lessons.- Engage in a community where teaching is public (i.e. engaging in classroom visits, publication of curriculum, observation and feedback cycles).- Share teaching strategies, visit peer classrooms, and analyze academic achievement data to develop best practice pedagogy.- Commit to a school culture of consistency by implementing school-wide systems, structures, and procedures. Availability and willingness to participate in after-school programs.- Availability and willingness to engage in a limited number of optional, evening/weekend student recruitment and community outreach events.- Other duties as assigned. Position starts July 2022. For lead, certified teachers, the salary range is: $49,500 - $68,500. Salary is determined by years of related experience. Commitment to DiversityIntrepid College Prep is an equal opportunity employer. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.CompensationWe offer a generous compensation package, including full health benefits. All staff members are equipped with the tools needed to succeed, including a dedicated work space, laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, and all necessary supplies. Compensation is highly competitive; teachers are eligible to participate in the MNPS Retirement System. We are committed to an equitable pay scale. We do not negotiate salaries because of research that demonstrates the resulting impact of inequitable pay, primarily for women and people of color.

Keywords: Intrepid College Prep Schools, Nashville , Exceptional Education Teacher (22-23), Education / Teaching , Nashville, Tennessee

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