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(2018-2019) Founding 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher


Achievers Early College Prep Charter School (Achievers) is New Jersey’s first public charter school designed to get students a STEM-focused associate's degree (or up to 60 college credits) by the time they finish high school. Achievers will launch in the summer of 2018 with its first class of sixth graders, setting them with the unique and challenging opportunity to take a two-year course of study in STEM fields following the 10th grade. Achievers wants to redefine the middle school and high school experience, enabling students to graduate with skills, experiences, and content mastery that’s significant to them in the marketplace and the world beyond.

  • Demonstrates a passion for and commitment to Achievers Early College Prep's mission
  • Thrives in a startup environment (comfort with change and ambiguity, takes initiative)
  • Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player
  • Experience in school(s) which rely heavily on intervention, literacy, and learning as a means to dramatically increase student achievement develop content knowledge and skills (preferred)
  • Exhibits a laser-focus on rigorous instruction by emphasizing student engagement with complex texts, critical thinking, and comprehensive literary analysis
  • Strong skill in analyzing student work and student data, coupled with a deep commitment to data-driven decision making
  • Unwavering commitment to feedback, improvement, and notion of “I’M ALL IN”
  • Belief in and alignment with Achievers core beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable!

Middle School Teachers hold primary responsibility for the implementation and development of Achiever’s curriculum and the success of its students. Therefore, Achievers Early College Prep seeks middle school teachers who are committed to continuously improving curriculum and instruction through collaboration as part of a grade level team. Teachers will have and be able to do the following:

  • Passion for current events, history, argument and writing
  • Solid content knowledge in English grammar and ELA strategies that deal with thinking and writing
  • Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards
  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
  • Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
  • Collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions
  • Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior
  • Will be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards
  • Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is preferred
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience in an upper elementary or middle school with an underserved population
  • Quantifiable track record of outstanding academic results
  • Valid State Certification is helpful but not required

(2018-2019) Founding 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher

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