Job:

Elementary Teacher (K-4)

Posted on: December 2, 2020 | |

ReGeneration Schools is a nonprofit school management organization that revitalizes schools through a college prep and character mission: We manage three K-8 campuses of Chicago International Charter Schools on the South Side of Chicago – CICS Avalon, CICS Basil, and CICS Washington Park – and opened our first school in Cincinnati, OH, in fall 2019. ReGeneration currently serves over 1,600 low-income students, with 93% identifying as African American.

We are looking for Elementary Teachers (K-4) to join our campuses for the 2021-2022 school year. The primary responsibility of our Elementary Teachers is the implementation of the ReGeneration curriculum and the success of their students. We seek teachers who have superior content knowledge, a track record of providing excellent learning experiences that deepens students’ understanding of multiple literacy concepts, and are committed to continuously improving their practice through collaboration.

Qualifications:
Believes low-income students can become college and career ready.
High expectations on personal and team performance.
Flexible to changing priorities and conditions.
Demonstrate initiative and creativity.
Organized and ability to multitask to meet deadlines.
Communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrate mastery of academic subjects and behavioral interventions.
1-5 years of teaching experience in an urban setting.
Valid State Certification (Type 03, Type 04, or Provisional license) preferred by not required.
Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution required.
Responsibilities:
Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards.
Design, implement, and use informal and formal assessments to measure progress of students.
Use data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices.
Work collaboratively with the school team to determine instructional and social needs of students that ensures success, and promotes students’ well-being.
Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions.
Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement.
Adhere to and support all school policies to enforce school core values, high expectations, and strict code of conduct.
Set and attain ambitious student achievement and social-emotional benchmarks.
Model and encourage appropriate student behavior (i.e. grit, self-control, social intelligence, optimism and curiosity).
Work with the school team to constantly evaluate and improve mastery of instructional, culture building, and leadership skills.
Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor.
Ensure that all students graduate ready for the next academic level.
Be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards.
Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues.
Reflect critically on teaching practice and implement improvement strategies as needed.
Participate in mandatory summer orientation (3 weeks) and training.
Other duties as assigned.

Compensation:
Competitive salary (based on education and experience) and generous benefit package.

*ReGeneration Schools is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability.