Where Learning Has No Boundaries.

Polaris Charter Academy

Where Learning Has No Boundaries.

Polaris Charter Academy

Where Learning Has No Boundaries.

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.
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