5th Grade Teacher

Location
Hixson, Tennessee, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 23, 2021
Ref
2086
Grade Level
Elementary School
Position Type

Full-Time with Benefits
Start Date

End Date

Overview

Hamilton County Schools, located in Chattanooga, TN, is building the best school district in Tennessee. We are committed to excellence for every student and are seeking outstanding teachers with the ability to inspire, engage, and who desire to make a difference in the lives of students. With nearly 80 schools located in urban, rural, and suburban communities, we are confident that you can find your place in Hamilton County.

Big Ridge Elementary is a K-5 school located in Hixson, TN, just north of Chattanooga. We believe that our school is the very best place to teach and learn, with our collaborative team working together to teach in creative and innovative ways. We are focused on creating a student-centered environment that fosters engagement. We celebrate and share the success of all learners and continuously strive for excellence while inspiring the leaders of today and tomorrow. In 2018-2019, we were a level 5 Reward School with high academic achievement.

We are looking for teachers who have a positive attitude and compelling nature.

Responsibilities

  1. Plan, deliver and assess effective instruction that is tightly aligned with State standards.
    • Designs lessons based on best practices with clear learning targets and measurable goals aligned with State standards and/or unit outcomes. Frequently plans collaboratively with colleagues.
    • Conveys high expectations while using multiple effective strategies, materials, and classroom practices that involve and motivate students while differentiating instruction to meet students' needs.
    • Uses colleagues and own self-reflection on instructional practice to continually improve instruction.
  2. Classroom Management & Relationships: Fosters a well-structured and engaging learning environment by utilizing effective classroom procedures and routines while showing caring, respect, and fairness for all students.
  3. Family & Community: Consistently develops strong relationships with students' families while diligently informing parents of expectations, positive news, and/or concerns about their children. Provides opportunities for parents to be involved in their children's learning.
  4. Professional Responsibilities: Actively seeks out opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and other stakeholders in order to improve teaching & learning. Reflects on own instruction and leadership while contributing ideas, expertise, and time to the mission and goals of the school.

Qualifications

We are seeking teaching candidates who are:

  • Committed to inspiring and engaging students
  • Committed to high academic achievement and high expectations for all students
  • Able to be a positive team-player and communicate effectively with colleagues, supervisors, students, and families
  • Open to being coached and receiving feedback in order to advance learning and growth for students
  • Experienced in high-need or Title-I School settings. Experience with English Language Learners is a plus.
  • Professionals with high personal standards and integrity


Additional details:

  • Teaching candidates must hold a valid state of Tennessee teaching certification in Elementary Education (K-5) or be upcoming graduates in an accredited teacher preparation program. If you are from another state, we will work with you to transfer your license to TN.
  • Candidates must hold a bachelor's degree.

Education Requirement

Bachelor's Degree
Years Experience Requirement

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