Principal Opening at STAR Academy Charter School
Principal Job Opening:

STAR Academy College Preparatory Charter School in Memphis, Tennessee, is now accepting resumes for the position of Principal for the 2016-17 school year. Our tuition-free, public charter school, founded in 2004, promotes strong ties to the community to help learners build their self, collective, and cultural identities within a holistic educational environment of social and academic excellence.

The Principal will be a strong, innovative leader with charter school experience preferred. S/he will be able to build strong relationships and articulate the school’s vision with a variety of stakeholders in a school community known for its warmth and family values. The ideal candidate must have an ability to support implementation of a vision and guiding principles to ensure a positive, achievement-focused school culture among teachers, staff, students and their families. Extensive Title 1 experience is definitely a “plus.”

Qualifications-
• Five or more years successful teaching experience
• A minimum of three years successful school leadership experience (provide evidence)
• Tennessee Teaching License with Highly Qualified Status
• Must possess or be eligible for Tennessee Administrative Licensure
• Masters’ Degree in Educational Leadership or Related Field, Doctorate Preferred

Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter to David Middleton at the following e-mail address: dmiddleton@staracademycharter.org .

Deadline to apply—Friday, June 24, 2016.
Full description, here:

Instructional Coaches

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

Elementary Instructors

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: aholloway@staracademycharter.org.

 

 

 

Certified Teachers for Upcoming School Year

Memphis Heritage Christian School is offering contracts for the upcoming school year.  We are looking for teachers who can make a 1 year commitment, certified/current licensed and/or endorsed in their area of profession.  We are interviewing for Infant/Toddler thru Grade 12.  Salary and hourly wage commensurate with experience.

Send resume by email to memphisheritage@yahoo.com.  Please include the position/age or grade for which you are applying.  We offer competitive salaries and partial benefits package.

Ephesians 3:20

“Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow

Tauris Nelson, D.H.L, BSOL, MCS, JD/MBA

Little Heritage Enrichment Center, Memphis-Heritage Christian School, Memphis International School ED

(IMMEDIATE OPENING) STAR Academy Charter School (Golden Gate Cathedral Memphis‘ elementary school) is currently seeking a highly qualified, paraprofessional to assist the classroom teacher with monitoring student learning, administering academic interventions, and managing day-to-day classroom operations.

Qualified applicants must have a passion for urban education, have high academic and social expectations for students, and enjoy collaborating with a team in an innovative environment. Experience with implementing Response to Intervention Programs and preparing students for state mandated tests is a “plus.”

Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by Friday, March 7, 2014 to:

Principal Angela Holloway, STAR Academy Charter School
3260 James Road Memphis, Tennessee 38128 / 901-387-5050 aholloway@staracademycharter.org

Parent Training Session

“COMMON CORE PRACTICES”…LaTisha Bryant, presenter…Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
“GRADUATION & TRANSITION OPTIONS”…for students with disabilities…Vickie Puff and Christene Lloyd-Burks, presenters

* Learn practical ways to help students in the home

 with Common Core strategies

 * Plan for transition to middle/high school

* Learn what happens after graduation

Teaching and Learning Academy (TLA) 
Room W116
2485 Union Avenue

Memphis, TN 38112 
February 11, 2014
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

To see the flyer, please click here or contact Department of Exceptional Children at (901) 416-5100.

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