Literacy Teacher (k-1st grade, 2018-2019)
- 6688 Mableton Pkwy SE, Mableton, GA 30126, USA
The SAE School is an independent school which opened in August, 2013 in the Northwest metro Atlanta area. We offer preschool - 12th grades now in our fifth year (2017-2018) and have 40+ staff to include teachers, support staff and administrators.
We are a unique school. We do things much differently than most and we are proud of it. We expect teachers to do 3 things all of the time - 1) Push our kids every single day to reach the unimaginable, 2) Support your colleagues, and 3) Have a freakin' awesome time with your colleagues and kids. This describes our school culture.
Additionally, we expect our teachers to . . .
- go above and beyond for our kids without fail
- arrive on time for your work day
- communicate with parents continuously
- work after hours and on weekends when necessary
- control and manage our students at all times
- be creative
- provide solutions to problems/challenges
- enjoy our work environment and implement ways to make it better each day
Does this sound like a place you can thrive and enjoy?! Then please consider joining our team of awesomely committed teachers and staff.
-Designs effective and rigorous lesson plans with specific, measurable, and standards-based objectives in conjunction with content and grade level colleagues.
-Differentiates plans for individual students based on their unique learning profiles so that all students are engaged and challenged.
-Designs formative and summative assessments that are aligned with daily objectives.
-Uses assessment data to modify short and long-term plans in order to target areas for improvement.
-Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with students and families based on trust and respect.
-Communicates high expectations for behavior by teaching, practicing, and reinforcing rules and consequences so that students are focused on working hard, being respectful, and having fun.
-Approaches teaching and learning with a sense of urgency maximizing every minute.
-Proactively communicates with families about academic progress and behavior goals, with attention to social development.
-Collaborates with content and grade-level teams to promote an environment of critical thinking and academic rigor.
-Consistently reflects on instructional practices through formal and informal methods, and works relentlessly to meet individual professional development goals.
-Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines and honoring schedules.
-Assumes responsibility for student achievement.
-Embraces feedback and constructive criticism in the spirit of constant improvement.
-Actively participates in professional development, faculty meetings before or after school, as well as academic family, content and school improvement team meetings.
**Academic and Cultural Support
-Coordinates and leads college visits both in and out of state to extend student learning.
-Assists with both student and staff recruitment.
-Sponsors and maintains quality in a student club, extracurricular activities or organizations.
-Be available to students for homework help and emergencies outside of regular school hours.
-Participate in the daily functioning of the school – morning, lunch, and afternoon supervisory duties.
-Participates actively in developing individualized learning plans for students, parent meetings and conferences.
-Minimum of a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Reading/Literacy, Elementary Education or related field.
-Georgia Teaching Certification is not required, but considered favorably
-Must have an amazing ability to motivate children to reach their maximum potential
-Experience with coaching and/or leading extra-curricular activities a plus
-Must have experience and a history of success teaching children how to become exceptional readers. This is our most important focus at the primary level.
-A fully competitive benefits package will be offered to all employees.
-All applicants must pass a criminal background check.