1st Grade Teacher

Location
St. Louis, MO, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 20, 2019
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Grade Level
Elementary School
Position: 1st Grade Teacher

Reports To: School Principal
Position Overview
The teacher commits to upholding EAGLE College Prep's mission, instructional vision, and Commitment to Excellence. The teacher will work collaboratively with a Teacher Assistant and with other teachers in his/her grade level. The teacher will report to, and receive coaching from, the School Principal. He/she will demonstrate high expectations for the achievement and conduct of all students and foster a safe, joyful, and nurturing learning environment in which students can thrive.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Develop and co-teach an academic curriculum that adheres to Common Core standards, as well as to EAGLE College Prep's college readiness standards
  • Work collaboratively with in the spirit of teamwork and communication
  • Differentiate instructional techniques to meet the diverse needs of students
  • Consistently monitor levels of student engagement and understanding, exercising cognitive empathy to consider the learning experience from the student's perspective
  • Administer and analyze informal and formal student assessments, using quantitative and qualitative data to drive and inform instruction
  • Maintain collaborative and collegial working relationships with other teachers, staff members, parents, and community members
  • Contribute to positive classroom environment and school culture; manage student behavior in a calm, consistent, proactive, and warm-strict manner
  • Value and draw upon the experiences and backgrounds of students to enhance students' positive sense of self
Key Qualifications & Competencies:
  • Possess zest, grit, hope, love, social intelligence, gratitude, and a sense of humor
  • Possession of teaching certification as an elementary school teacher
  • ELL experience preferred
  • Consistent focus on results and demonstrated student progress
  • High academic and conduct expectations for all students and strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement and ongoing development
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and desire to contribute to building a school from the ground up
  • Self-aware and understands own strengths and weaknesses; commitment to continuous personal growth, professional development, and mentorship opportunities
Educational Background and Work Experience
  • 1+ years' experience in a similar role at a high achieving school
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Education
  • Certified Teacher
  • Highly Qualified Teacher under NCLB

Salary and Benefits: EAGLE -St. Louis offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience.

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