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8981 / High School College Prep Teacher (2019-20)
RePublic Schools

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Salary is competitive and commensurate based on experience. Compensation at RePublic includes a comprehensive benefits packag
At RePublic, we cultivate a cohesive community of families, staff, and scholars committed to doing whatever it takes to ensure our scholars succeed. We are looking for a dynamic, determined College Prep Teacher for the 2019-20 school year to lock arms with our school team at RePublic High School. Candidates must share our unwavering belief that all children can achieve at high levels and change the world. Sound like you?

What You’ll Do

RePublic’s mission is to ensure that 100% of our scholars are not only able to get accepted to and attend the highest-quality colleges and universities across the nation - but able to succeed once there, and graduate ready to serve as the change agents of their generation. The College Prep Teacher at RePublic High School is responsible for ensuring that our scholars and their families have the technical and interpersonal skills, resources and tools, and knowledge to apply to make this promise a reality.

Key Responsibilities

Bring it. Have the desire and the ability to set and achieve ambitious goals, and handle the intensity required to bring your best self to a very high-performing, dynamic, and collaborative school environment.
Own your content. Design and develop a rigorous College Prep curriculum that prepares students to research colleges and universities across the nation, perform excellently on high-stakes college entry assessments like the ACT and/or SAT, navigate the application and financial aid process, and research scholarship opportunities.
Deliver strong. Dynamically lead students in whole-class and small-group settings, cultivate intellectual curiosity and a love of learning in scholars, and adjust instruction using qualitative and quantitative data to ensure student understanding and meet differentiated student needs.
Paint the picture. Participate in and help create opportunities for students to explore colleges and careers firsthand, including bringing in guest lecturers, facilitating college trips/tours, and more.
Make it personal. Meet and consult with students one-on-one or in small groups to help identify schools that would be a great fit based on scholars’ academic performance, passions, and other personal preferences.
Bridge the gap. Create opportunities to foster a sense of community and engage families in the process of learning about college and the college application process, and find ways to shine the light on topics or processes that might otherwise be difficult or intimidating to navigate. Maintain strong lines of communication with families about student progress, and go above and beyond to support and collaborate closely with other RePublic teammates in the united pursuit of college and career readiness.
Never stop growing. Offer and receive constructive feedback from colleagues in order to create a professional working atmosphere that aspires to excellence and is conducive to constant improvement; dive humbly into school-wide and individual professional development, including pre-service training over the summer and weekly sessions during the academic year.

Who You Are
A steadfast believer that all students can achieve excellence, and a fighter for social justice who believes fundamentally that equity in access to a high-quality college education and a successful career should not depend on a child’s race, socioeconomic status, or zip code
A growth-minded tinkerer who is constantly learning, improving, and hungry for feedback
A gritty problem-solver who approaches challenges with smart solutions in mind
An eternal optimist who supports and motivates your teammates by having their back
A detail maven who plans backwards diligently to meet timelines and manage complex projects
A data-driven analyst who reflects and takes swift action based on results
A proactive communicator who reaches out to students, families, and teammates to communicate about both positive wins and setbacks or challenges
The Fine Print
Qualifications/Certification. All candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree is a plus. By the time outlined in offer letter, all full-time RePublic teachers must have either (a) a valid Tennessee teaching license and possess the correct content endorsements, (b) a teaching license that has successfully been transferred from another state that offers reciprocity with TN, and / or (c) demonstrated that he/she is on track to complete required steps to get certified while teaching full time (i.e. enrolled in a certifying program, registered for, taken and passed state-required teacher certification exams, etc.).
Prior Experience.
Prior experience teaching, experience teaching or working in a low-income community, and a demonstrated ability to raise achievement levels of traditionally underserved students highly preferred. Ability to demonstrate a deep commitment to addressing historic inequity along lines of race + class in the American South required.
Prior experience working in the K-12 space in roles that relate to college readiness, access, or persistence highly preferred

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Education/Teaching/Early Childhood
Professional Entry Level
Eligible to work WITHOUT employer visa sponsorship (i.e. U.S. Citizen/Perm. Resident)
Bachelor's, Master's
Accounting, Accounting, Macc, Administration & Supervision, EdS, Administration & Supervision, MED, Advance Studies in Teaching & ...

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