STAR Academy College Preparatory Charter School is currently seeking a motivated educational leader to carry out the following duties: • Coach teachers in research-based best practices • Assist teachers with effective strategies for implementation of the Common Core Standards • Evaluate teachers, provide feedback, and follow-up to ensure growth • Monitor implementation of RTI • Facilitate professional learning communities/teacher learning communities • Facilitate professional development • Facilitate compliance with the school-wide Title I program
STAR Academy College Preparatory Charter School is currently seeking Highly Qualified, classroom teachers with an Apprentice or Professional Tennessee Teaching License in Education. Qualified applicants must have the following: • A genuine love for children • A Sense of passion and urgency for educating urban youth • High academic and social expectations for self and students • Excellent classroom management skills • In-depth knowledge and skill in alignment of instruction to the Common Core Standards • Effective use of evidence-based strategies for instruction • Evidence of skillful implementation of a balanced literacy program • Effective use of data to inform instruction • Experience with meeting the needs of ALL levels of students within a classroom setting and closing the learning gap with students performing below grade level • Highly skilled in student and parent relations • Highly collaborative, innovative, flexible, and adaptive • Experience/knowledge in preparing students for high levels of performance on state-mandated assessments-Provide data to display performance
ELL (English Language Learner)
STAR Academy Charter School is currently seeking a certified ELL teacher who is passionate about helping our English Language Learners become proficient in the English language and accessing their grade-level curriculum. Applicants must also be highly skilled in the following areas: • Administering diagnostic and state mandated assessments of English Language Learners. • Evaluating, determining goals for and tracking progress of individual English language learners, and communicating with faculty, students and families. • Maintaining ELL records. • Supporting students. • Providing direct ELL instruction to small groups of students and/or providing inclusion support for ELA classes containing ELL students, based on case load. • Working specifically with ELL students during assigned periods of the day on helping to access general education curriculum and build ELA skills. • Supporting student use of additional technology-enhanced learning tools to support ELL students’ language acquisition. • Advising teachers on modifying/accommodating curriculum for ELL students and sharing best practices to ensure high-quality content instruction and learning is attained.
Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter, electronically, by Friday, June 17, 2016, to Angela Holloway, school principal: firstname.lastname@example.org.