Elementary School Teacher

  • School Staff
  • Atlanta, United States

Elementary School Teacher

Job description

About the School

Harriet Tubman School of Science & Technology (HTCSAT) is a new, rigorous, computer science K-3rd charter school located in Atlanta, GA that is opening its doors in August 2020. Its mission is to serve economically underserved students of color in the areas of computer science (CS) & technology. HTCS is proud to be the first elementary computer science school in the state of Georgia. We truly believe that all children should be exposed to CS & technology at early ages. With an ever-evolving world, computer science and programming will be an essential skill for any child to learn. We are searching for a results-driven Elementary School Teacher to join our charter school and be a part of our vision to be the "lighthouse in the community" for underserved families in Atlanta.

Job requirements

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Building a classroom culture in which students love learning

  • Closing achievement gaps through curriculum and technology

  • Teaching students through an inquiry-based, rigorous curriculum that inspires intellectual curiosity and enables all students to thrive

  • Developing strong relationships with parents and students to create investment in school culture and academics

  • Driving academic outcomes by analyzing data, studying student work and implementing high-leverage instructional moves to ensure dramatic gains for all students

  • Training with colleagues and school leaders to receive targeted, real-time feedback on instruction, as well as unparalleled support and professional development

  • A history of closing achievement gaps

  • A history of data driven results that demonstrate increase state test scores in English Language Arts (ELA) and math for underserved communities

  • Willingness to learn about new technologies

Successful candidates should also have the following experiences and characteristics:

  • Have a stellar teaching history with a proven record of propelling student growth

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree with an outstanding record of academic achievement and extracurricular leadership

  • Possess a GPA of cumulative 3.0 or higher (transcripts required) or equivalent of 3 years teaching experience with evidence of closing achievement gaps

  • Are a person of high moral character and strong work ethic

  • Are passionate about learning

  • Understands that all children can excel if the school and teacher provides proper instruction, compassion, and conditions

  • Strong Math and/or Science Skills

To join our team, please complete an application at this link and upload a cover letter, transcripts/data documenting improved class achievement and resume that outlines your candidacy. Your cover letter should explain in detail your qualifications for the position. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed.

The community and students that we serve are diverse. We are committed to reflecting that diversity in our staff and strive to have the most diverse applicant pool possible. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply for any position at HTCSAT. By fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, we provide the best educational experience to prepare our students for a future reflective of the world that we live in.

Harriet Tubman School of Science & Technology Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Harriet Tubman School of Science & Technology offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.