Specials Teacher

Alpha Public Schools - San Jose, CA - Full time


POSITION: Specials Teacher

REPORTS TO: Principal

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Alpha Students + Staff

LOCATION: San Jose, CA

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

Alpha Public Schools is a network of public charter schools that prepares students in low-income communities with the knowledge, skills and character traits they will need to succeed in college and career. Alpha students, families and teachers collaborate to develop the 21st century academic skills and character strengths students need for success in school, college and career. Together we create self-reliant leaders committed to making positive change in the world.

Position Summary: Cornerstone Academy Preparatory School is an elementary charter school serving students in grade K-6. We are seeking highly motivated, energetic individuals to serve our school as a Specials Teachers to run elective classes for the 15-16 school year. Specials Teachers who have demonstrated outstanding performance will be given first priority in the teacher hiring process.

Responsibilities:

● Embody the mission, vision and core beliefs of the school.

● Teach and enforce school-wide systems, structures and rules.

● Plan and execute specials classes for grades K-6

● Support teachers and leadership team in the execution of the academic program including but not limited to: running small group instructional push-ins and pullouts, conducting assessments, covering classes, managing technology, and assisting in the day to day operations of the school

● Communicate with parents in a productive and proactive manner

● Arrive at school by 7:00 am and remain on campus until 4:00 pm unless otherwise directed

Qualifications:

● Philosophical alignment with the college preparatory mission of the school

● High School Diploma (some college highly preferred)

● Commitment to continuous professional development and ability to apply feedback quickly

● High behavioral and academic expectations for all students

● Team-oriented and able to implement school-wide systems effectively and consistently

● Highly organized and self-motivated

Compensation and Benefits: Hourly rate of $15-20/hour, increases commensurate with experience, performance, educational qualifications, and credentials. Health and dental benefits offered for full time employees in this role.

Commitment to Diversity: Cornerstone Academy Preparatory School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Start Date: An exceptional candidate will assume a full time role August 1, 2016. The position will remain open until filled.

Application Process: Outstanding candidates should post a resume and a personalized cover letter answering the question, “Why do you want to work at Cornerstone?” to EdJoin.com

Cornerstone Academy Preparatory School prepares scholars in kindergarten through grade six to excel in college preparatory secondary schools and beyond.

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Experience Level

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Alpha Public Schools

Alpha Public Schools is a network of public charter schools that prepares students in low-income communities with the knowledge, skills and character traits they will need to succeed in college and career. Alpha students, families and teachers collaborate to develop the 21st century academic skills and character strengths students need for success in school, college and career. Together we create self-reliant leaders committed to making positive change in the world.

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