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Duties

• Maximize time on task by ensuring that all classroom lessons and activities are directly tied to standards

• Participate in collaborative curriculum development, frequent professional development, and feedback/coaching meetings

• Design and implement targeted daily whole group and small group lesson plans, as well as assessments that measure progress towards academic standards

• Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices

• Be accountable for scholars’ mastery of academic standards

• Ensure a structured, orderly, and calm classroom environment through the use of Teach Like a Champion, Calm Classroom, and Responsive Classroom techniques

Qualifications

• Drive to stay focused on scholar achievement and growth even when it is difficult

• Grit to be solution-focused and keep going until the desired results are achieved

• Growth mindset to see failures and setbacks as challenges to learn from and overcome

• Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player

• Bachelor’s degree is required

• Minimum of one year of teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting preferred, but not required

• Valid Illinois Certification is helpful but not required

• Belief in and alignment with Galapagos’ core beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable

Salary/Benefits

Starting salary offers are based on relevant experience, potential for growth, and overall fit. Instructors are eligible for medical and dental benefits, life insurance, flex spending plans, and paid vacation time. Certified staff members also receive matching contributions to the teacher pension fund. All staff members are equipped with the tools needed to succeed, including intensive coaching and professional development, a laptop computer, e-mail, high-speed internet access, and all necessary supplies.

How to Apply

Please apply online for consideration.

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.applitrack.com/galapagos/onlineapp

Job Posting Date

6/26/2020

Start Date

N/A