Classroom Teacher - Eagle College Preparatory Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: 2nd Grade Teacher
Job Location: EAGLE Gravois Park
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Elementary Education
District: Eagle College Preparatory Schools
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: 262-542-9546
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Job Description:
Position: 2nd Grade Teacher

Reports To: School Principal 

Position Overview:
The 2nd Grade Teacher commits to upholding EAGLE College Prep’s mission, instructional vision, and Commitment to Excellence. The 2nd Grade Teacher will work collaboratively with a Teacher Assistant and with other teachers in his/her grade level. The 2nd Grade Teacher will report to, and receive coaching from, the School Principal. He/she will demonstrate high expectations for the achievement and conduct of all students and foster a safe, joyful, and nurturing learning environment in which students can thrive.
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Develop and co-teach an academic curriculum that adheres to Common Core  standards, as well as to  EAGLE College Prep’s college readiness standards
  • Work collaboratively with  in the spirit of teamwork and communication
  • Differentiate instructional techniques to meet the diverse needs of students
  • Consistently monitor levels of student engagement and understanding, exercising cognitive empathy to consider the learning experience from the student’s perspective
  • Administer and analyze informal and formal student assessments, using quantitative and qualitative data to drive and inform instruction
  • Maintain collaborative and collegial working relationships with other teachers, staff members, parents, and community members
  • Contribute to positive classroom environment and school culture; manage student behavior in a calm, consistent, proactive, and warm-strict manner
  • Value and draw upon the experiences and backgrounds of students to enhance students’ positive sense of self
 
Key Qualifications & Competencies:
  • Possess zest, grit, hope, love, social intelligence, gratitude, and a sense of humor
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Possession of teaching certification as an elementary school teacher
  • Special Education credential and experience preferred
  • ELL experience preferred
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience with demonstrated results, preferably at an elementary school level and in urban setting at a high achieving charter school
  • Consistent focus on results and demonstrated student progress
  • High academic and conduct expectations for all students and strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement and ongoing development
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and desire to contribute to building a school from the ground up
  • Self-aware and understands own strengths and weaknesses; commitment to continuous personal growth, professional development, and mentorship opportunities

Educational Background and Work Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education and/or Masters from a accredited college or university
  • Certified Teacher in the state of Missouri. 
  • 2-5 years’ experience in a similar role at a high achieving school
  • If you are selected for an in-person interview you will be required to produce teaching credentials (if required for this position) and proof of your highest degree obtained in order to participate in the interview.
 
Anticipated Start Date: Immediately
 
Salary and Benefits: EAGLE College Prep offers a competitive compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience.
 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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