Aurora Collegiate Academy
Aurora Collegiate Academy is a college preparatory K– 5th grade charter school for underserved children from across Memphis. Aurora opened in August 2012 with the mission to prepare each of our students to enter and excel in a rigorous secondary school and eventually in a 4-year college or university.
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 teachers will teach through our mission, instill our core values, and do ‘whatever it takes’ to provide students with the education they deserve.
In order to achieve our mission, Aurora teachers will:
• 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 by using 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.
As an ESL teacher, you will:
– lead small groups of students in literacy intervention curriculum with ESL modifications called Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI). This curriculum encompasses all aspects of literacy instruction including phonics, site words, comprehension, and writing.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university/college.
A state issued teaching license in the ESL subject area.
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.
Please complete the application and submit an updated resume.