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2024-25 RI Elementary Teacher

Employer
Achievement First
Location
Providence, RI, United States
Salary
Competitive

Job Details

School Year : 2024-25 (July 1)

Teaching at Achievement First:

Achievement First invites passionate educators to apply for the position of Teacher . Teaching at Achievement First is an ideal position for an educator with deep passion for instruction who is eager to gain rigorous development to help perfect his/her craft. In addition to participating in weekly professional development and team planning meetings, teachers receive consistent high-impact coaching and feedback from a school administrator or teacher-leader. Furthermore, Achievement First has launched Teacher Career Pathway, a systematic, coordinated approach to recognizing and developing our teachers as they progress through five career stages.

These stages were developed to celebrate excellent teachers and are accompanied by increased compensation, recognition and professional development opportunities. Achievement First is committed to recruiting, developing and retaining excellent teachers.

Here, you will be the driver of high-quality instruction that enables our scholars to develop a lifelong love of learning. You will be your students' champion who believes all students are capable of greatness and achievement far beyond what society has been conditioned to accept. You will be a demander of excellence for yourself, and your students, an educator who helps create a vibrant school community where students have the type of powerful school experience that fosters their best and most thoughtful work.

Responsibilities of Achievement First Teachers will include but are not limited to:

Outstanding academic achievement and personal development
  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented and structured learning environment that excites and invests students to reach ambitious goals.
  • Build classroom community by partnering with families to facilitate children's academic success and personal development.
  • Utilize data from Achievement First's interim assessments to drive instruction and intervention.
  • Design and implement unit and lesson plans in collaboration with grade or subject team.
  • Exemplify AF's core values in all interactions with students, families and colleagues.
Professional learning, development and growth
  • Collaborate with coach, grade-level chair and school team to improve instructional, culture-building and leadership skills.
  • Attend all professional development, team planning and data analysis meetings.
  • Participate enthusiastically in structured and informal learning and development opportunities.
Skills and Characteristics
  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills.
  • High level of personal organization and planning.
  • Team player: maturity, humility, strong work ethic, follow-through, sense of humor, willingness to respond positively to feedback and a "roll-up-my-sleeves" attitude.
  • Strong belief in the Achievement First mission, core values, and educational model.
  • Mastery of and enthusiasm for subject matter.
Educational Background and Work Experience
  • Two years of teaching experience preferred with a proven record of high student achievement.
  • Bachelor's degree with a GPA of at least 3.0 ; Master's degree preferred.
    • If your GPA is between 2.75 and 3.0, you may submit additional recommendations to be considered .
  • New York, Connecticut or Rhode Island certified or in process of obtaining a certification.
    • NY: If you are not yet certified, you may learn more about the process at http://eservices.nysed.gov/teach/certhelp/CertRequirementHelp.do
    • CT: http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/cwp/view.asp?a=2613&q=321230
    • RI: https://ride.ri.gov/teachers-administrators/educator-certification
Compensation & Benefits
  • Employees at Achievement First are provided with a competitive salary. Our salaries are set through a lens of equity, and based on an individual's skills, education, and years of experience relevant to the role. Teachers' salaries range from $47,330-$78,482, based on experience.
  • As a regular full time employee of Achievement First, you will be eligible for benefits that include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as a 403(b) retirement benefit package with match and paid Family Leave.

#ZR

Achievement First is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity. People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish language proficiency is a plus. You can learn more about diversity at Achievement First here: http://achievementfirst.org/about-us/diversity/

Company

Our mission is to deliver on the promise of equal educational opportunity for all of America’s children. We know that every child—regardless of race, zip code or economic status—deserves access to great schools. At Achievement First, our students realize their potential and develop the skills they need to graduate from college, succeed in a competitive world and serve as the next generation of leaders in our community. We are a growing network of 37 non-profit, high-performing K-12 public charter schools in Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island. But we’re more than that. We’re changemakers. In order to make long-lasting and transformative change, we believe in focusing on what we know to work: serving all students, growing in our communities, sharing and learning from others, and committing to innovation. It makes us who we are. And who are we? We are high performing. We have some of the best schools in the country. Our students are outperforming kids across our cities and states. And they’re going on to college to become whatever they dream of. We care about people. We can help you become who you’re meant to be, whether you’re 8 or 38. Because at Achievement First, we know that taking care of kids means taking care of teachers, too. We are innovating & growing. We never stop learning and evolving. It’s a part of everything we do, from our bold new programs to the way our network of schools continues to grow in the communities we serve.

Company info
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Telephone
2037733223
Location
370 James Street
Suite 404
New Haven
CT
06513
US

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