Website Aurora Collegiate Academy
Aurora Collegiate Academy is a college preparatory K– 5th grade public charter school for students across Memphis and the world- over 50% of our students receive ESL services. Aurora opened in August 2012 with the mission to prepare our students to enter and excel in a rigorous secondary school and eventually in a 4-year college or university. We serve 330 students and have consistently been ranked as one of the highest performing elementary charters in the city/state.
If you are relentless about seeing disadvantaged students achieve at high levels, this is a chance to build a school that does whatever it takes to ensure college success for all children.
Members of Aurora Collegiate Academy staff will work to prepare students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade with the academic, social, and character foundation necessary to compete in college and beyond. It is the expectation that Aurora staff will teach through our mission, instill our core values, and do ‘whatever it takes’ to provide students with the education they deserve.
We are looking for an elementary teacher to help achieve our mission. Our teachers:
•Adhere to the school policies around behavior expectations, with rewards and consequences.
•Work effectively and professionally with all school team members.
•Implement small group instruction.
•Align all teaching to our standards-based curriculum.
•Inform all instructional decisions with data as a classroom-planning tool.
•Submit weekly lesson plans for review.
•Participate in high frequency coaching.
•Follow all professional norms.
•Do whatever it takes to achieve the mission of Aurora Collegiate Academy.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university/college.
A state issued teaching license, or are in the process of obtaining a state issues teaching license.
A willingness to complete all duties and responsibilities to the fullest.
A belief that all students can succeed in college and a desire to lead students to that outcome.
Commitment to Diversity: Aurora Collegiate Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.