K-12 Teacher (Elementary, Middle School Teacher)

Leadership Preparatory Charter School

Be an Educator at Leadership Preparatory Charter School. Change the World.

Closing the achievement gap in education and providing students a safe and emotional supportive school is hard work. It requires committed and dedicated teachers, with a relentless and unapologetic focus on scholar achievement and positive character development. If that describes you – we want you to join the Leadership Preparatory Team!

Open Positions:

Kindergarten – ELA

1st Grade – Math and Science

5th Grade – Science

7th Grad – Math

8th Grade – Science

8th Grade – Social Studies

SPED Educator

Behavior Support Specialist

Leadership Prep has launched an urgent search for committed, creative, intelligent, and hard-working Educators. Our strongest candidates will demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Embodiment of Leadership Preparatory I LEAD character values— Integrity, Leadership, Enthusiasm, Achievement, and Determination
  • Ability to approach situations with optimism and perseverance
  • Desire and ability to work in fast pace mission driven environment
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Desire to work as a member of a collaborative team
  • Modeling lifelong learning by engaging in individual professional development
  • Goal-driven, analytical problem solvers, and embody a can-do spirit and strong work ethic
  • Willingness to have frequent and honest dialogue about job performance feedback


Education: B.A. or B.S. degree required. Valid Tennessee or equivalent teaching license or enrollment and educator preparation program required.


  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
  • Maintains positive rapport with students; demonstrates patience and appropriate nurturing to assist in the growth of the child.
  • Evaluates each student’s growth, performance, and understanding in relationship to the level being taught; communicates on individual student’s progress.
  • Plans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the philosophy, goals and objectives outlined in the curriculum.
  • Makes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on task.
  • Presents subject matter to students to maximize learning opportunity and provides real-world, application based examples and learning opportunities.
  • Reviews student records in order to develop a foundation of understanding regarding each student’s abilities and needs. Maintain accurate and complete student records.
  • Assesses student strengths and weaknesses on a frequent basis, provides appropriate activities to address student needs and generates progress reports as required.
  • Assigns lessons, corrects student work product and reviews oral presentations.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $51,000.00 – $55,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Makes are optional but strongly encouraged.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Memphis, TN 38111: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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Leadership Preparatory Charter School

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