Part-Time Gifted Teacher

Aurora Collegiate Academy

Company Description

Aurora Collegiate Academy is a K– 5 college preparatory charter school for underserved children from across Memphis.  Aurora opened its doors in August 2012 with a mission of laying down a firm foundation of academic success and high expectations for our students so that they are prepared to make it into and through college.

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 with the academic, social, and character foundation necessary to compete in college and beyond.  It is the expectation that Aurora Collegiate Academy teachers will live our mission, instill our core values, and do ‘whatever it takes’ to provide students with the education they deserve.

Job Description

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.


Teacher must have be gifted certified by the state of TN.

Must be willing to work part time: 1 hour per day: Monday-Thursday.

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.

Additional Information

Please submit a resume and cover letter addressed to Grant Monda.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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Aurora Collegiate Academy

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