Polaris Charter Academy

Full Time Explore Teacher (Art, Music, Drama, Technology, Movement/Dance)

A Polaris Charter Academy educator will:

  • Effectively build a positive classroom culture that promotes self-discipline
  • Design and implement cross-curricular units of study that utilize active pedagogy and expeditionary learning
  • Plan and implement creative, organized and engaging lessons based on the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards.
  • Differentiate instruction to support all students in the learning process
  • Plan, support, and collaborate with fellow educators and staff
  • Utilize the readers and writers workshop approach to teaching literacy
  • Provide an inviting, exciting learning environment

An ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Has demonstrated strong classroom and time management skills
  • Is committed to meeting the needs of every child in a diverse population and has demonstrated success working with urban students
  • Believes every child can learn and reach high levels of academic achievement
  • Has a clear understanding of curriculum, instruction, and child development
  • Has a proven ability to work as a member of a team with a commitment to his/her own learning and professional development
  • Has experience designing and implementing readers and writers workshop within a balanced literacy curriculum
  • Has the capacity to teach mathematics and science using inquiry-based and hands-on methodology
  • Believes children can make a significant contribution to the school, community, and the world
  • Understands that family involvement is integral to student success
  • Wants to be part of an organized, professional learning community
  • Is a self-starter interested in working in a fast-paced, start-up environment that requires flexible roles

Applicants should possess the following knowledge and experience:

  • A degree in education or equivalent
  • Three or more years of classroom teaching experience
  • Teaching certification is required
  • Those interested in the Kindergarten and Primary positions should have background and experience in early childhood.
  • State endorsement to teach in content area (math, social studies, science, language arts) for middle school grades (5th — 8th).

Employment Application

Please provide your responses to the questions below and click "Submit" to apply for a position with Polaris Charter Academy.
  • Please list the grade level(s) or specialization for which you would like to be considered. (e.g. 7th Grade Math Teacher, Technology Instructor, 3rd/4th Grade Teacher)
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Full Time Explore Teacher (Art, Music, Drama, Technology, Movement/Dance)