Classroom Lead Teacher
Courage Schools, a new independent school opening Fall 2021 in Sandy Springs, is in search of a Classroom Lead Teacher.
Courage Schools is committed to educating students in kindergarten through 5th grade with language based learning differences. The goal of Courage Schools is to enrich the inherent gifts these students bring to the classroom while supporting their language development through a multisensory approach.
We are in search of a Classroom Lead Teacher that envelopes the same values that will drive the success of both our school and its students.
- Courage to learn
- Courage to be yourself
- Courage to celebrate others
- Courage to take a risk
- Courage to persevere
To be successful in the role the candidate must have the ability to teach but should possess the following traits:
- Empathy - for both students and when engaging parents
- Loving of all their students
- Collaborative spirit – commitment to collaborative teaching
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Unwavering commitment to the education of their students
- Comforting communication style when engaging parents while discussing the students’ performance.
Classroom Lead teachers at Courage Schools are innovators and leaders who have a passion for working with children with language based learning differences and are always seeking new ways to meet the needs of their students. They are empathetic, loving, and provide a classroom environment that encourages students to take risks because they know they are valued, loved and supported. Classroom teachers are comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment where ideas/suggestions/ and risk taking are encouraged.
This position will start August 2021 and report directly to the Head of School.
- Collaboratively plan lessons in all subject areas including language arts, math, science, and social studies.
- Work in collaboration with support personnel (Speech and Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, and STEAM teacher)
- Differentiate by administering formative assessments that inform lesson planning so that each child’s needs are being met
- Provide timely and consistent feedback to parents regarding student progress
- Develop relationships with students that support a restorative practices approach to classroom management.
- Bachelor’s degree in education or equivalent
- Training in structured literacy (Orton-Gillingham, Wilson, Lindamood bell)
- Loves working with elementary aged children with learning differences
- Experience with and commitment to collaborative teaching
- An unwavering commitment to students
- Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.
- Experience working with and teaching students with language based learning differences
TO APPLY, SUBMIT YOUR RESUME AND LIST OF REFERENCES TO HR@COURAGESCHOOLS.ORG.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
Courage Schools admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. These inclusions are further extended to all persons regardless of sex, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation.