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23-24 RI Lead Teacher -Priority Application Due by 1/9

Company: Achievement First
Location: Providence
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Please read: This is an early application for our 23-24 school year instructional roles, the application will prompt you to share your grade and subject preferences. Candidates who submit their application here will have first priority consideration for interviews beginning in January 2023.School Year: 23-24 (July 2023 Start Date)Teaching at Achievement First:Achievement First invites passionate educators to apply for the position of Lead 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 developmentCreate 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 growthCollaborate 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 CharacteristicsStrong 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 Experience1-2 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 CT: RI: Compensation & BenefitsEmployees 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. Teacher salaries in CT/RI range from $46,040-$76,567.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.Achievement First is offering a $5,000 signing bonus for full-time, school-based new hires for the 2022-23 school year in all three of our regions (CT, NY, RI). Experienced Rhode Island educators in hard-to-fill seats may be eligible for an additional bonus of $2,500. Please note: This bonus does not apply to Principal positions.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:

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