All Other Positions - Premier Charter School
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Job Title: Reading Specialist
Job Location: Premier Charter School
Beginning: Aug 01, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Premier Charter School
St Louis, MO 63139
Telephone: 314-645-9600
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Starting salary is $48,000 

Who we Are and Who we are Seeking
Premier Charter School is seeking a dynamic certified* teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. Potential candidates must demonstrate an ability to create safe, positive classroom environments for learning and personal growth. Strong and trusting relationships are at the heart of our work with and among our students. We utilize intentional processes such as class meetings and inquiry-based learning to build social connections that truly support learning.   *If you are certified in another area or finishing up a certification, but are interested, feel free to apply! We can work with you on getting you provisionally certified while you continue your certification process.
Premier Charter School is a public charter school in the city of Saint Louis that serves students from Pre-Kindergarten-8th grades. The first charter school operating in the city of St. Louis, Premier Charter School is focused on building both a strong academic foundation and the social-emotional skills needed for students to succeed in high school and beyond. At PCS, we develop curious and empowered learners through whole child development and research-based practices such as Project-Based Learning. 
  • National School of Character -We are the first charter school in the St. Louis area to be designated as both a state and national school of character.
  • Diverse community of students - We currently serve students who reside in 27 of the 29 zip codes in the city of Saint Louis. Languages spoken by our students include Albanian, Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, English, French, Italian, Lao, Oromo, Polish, Somali, Spanish, Thai, Tigrinya, Vietnamese, Yoruba and more!
  • Mission focused - Our work with students is guided by our North Star which focuses on both a solid academic foundation and the social-emotional skills needed for students to succeed beyond their time at PCS.
  • Supportive professional learning environment- Empowering our staff is critical to the continued professional growth of our team. With continuous education and resources specifically for our teachers and staff, we strive to build and foster leaders that will do amazing things at PCS and beyond.
We are seeking effective communicators and life-long learners who are culturally responsive, embrace project-based learning, and love building relationships with kids. 
Our staff members not only prepare our students with our five graduate aims (below) but they also possess these traits as well: 
  • Academically skilled - They demonstrate mastery in core content areas, with excellent literacy skills, math proficiency, and the habits needed to continue learning and growing.
  • Curious - They are genuinely curious about the world around them, and are critical thinkers with an insatiable desire to learn. They are creative problem-solvers who can effectively communicate ideas and are committed to working collaboratively.
  • Empowered - They are empowered to make choices that positively impact themselves and the community around them. They have a strong moral compass and are confident in making decisions aligned with their values. They treat other people with respect and stand up for what is right.
  • Emotionally Intelligent - They are able to identify, express, and manage their own emotions in challenging situations. They are deeply self-reflective, and they are able to authentically empathize with others. 
  • Appreciative of Difference - They investigate and seek out different viewpoints and perspectives. They display habits of character showing respect for and actively valuing others with belief systems and experiences different from their own.

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