Upper Academy Teacher: 3-5 (2024-2025)

Website Beacon College Prep

Beacon College Prep opened in 2020 with two kindergarten and one first-grade class in the Raleigh area of Memphis and has since grown to educate 324 scholars in grades K-5.  The school was founded on the belief that all students, regardless of their previous education or the zip code they were born into, can learn and achieve at high levels when held to the highest expectations. Our mission is to create an academically rigorous, purposefully structured, and joyful community so we can prepare all scholars to succeed academically and contribute positively to their communities.

Job Description: A high-quality education is the right of every child, regardless of race, gender, socio-economic background, home language, or disability.  Our focus on rigorous academics and character development will provide our scholars with an educational experience that prepares them for success in school, college, and life.  Educators at Beacon are responsible for providing excellent Tier 1 instruction to our students. This includes preparing and expertly delivering all lessons, analyzing and responding to student data, providing a safe and joyful learning environment, providing necessary accommodations, modifications, and supports for all learners, actively participating in professional development, and collaborating with teaching and leadership team members.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Creates a classroom that is rigorous, engaging, structured, and joyful
  • Internalizes and executes daily lesson plans that are differentiated to ensure all students reach their end-of-year academic goals
  • Uses data to drive instruction by regularly analyzing data, studying student work, and implementing the highest leverage instructional strategies to maximize student achievement
  • Participates in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions
  • Regularly implements feedback with grace and urgency with scholar achievement in mind
  • Upholds a values-based approach to maintaining a positive culture among students and staff
  • Builds strong relationships with parents and students
  • Implements academic interventions for students that are tailored specifically to their needs to increase student achievement
  • Implements behavioral interventions for students to increase learning time and decrease time spent out of the classroom
  • Reinforces behavioral and operational systems across all classrooms and school spaces
  • Regularly submits lesson plans to ensure key academic student data and the highest leverage instructional practices are included to maximize student achievement
  • Eagerly participates and engages in weekly individual coaching meetings, weekly Professional Development, and Summer Professional Development with a positive attitude and growth mindset
  • Implements techniques in the classroom that have been learned during coaching meetings, Professional Development sessions, or in-the-moment feedback
  • Regularly grades student work and provides academic feedback to scholars and their families
  • Regularly communicates student progress to families with the mindset that “It takes a village.”
  • Assists with schoolwide transitions and routines

Job Qualifications 

  • By the time of employment, a Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Valid State Certification is highly preferred but not required
  • Experience in an urban public school is preferred but not required

Salary & Benefits: Beacon College Prep offers a competitive salary and comprehensive health and retirement benefits. Our staff members have a laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, and all necessary instructional supplies.  Beacon is also committed to offering professional development opportunities.

Start Date: All teaching staff will begin in July 2024.

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