ID# 000554

2017-18 Multiple Subject Teacher K-6

Endeavor College Preparatory Charter School
126 Bloom Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
United States
323-947-7311 (Main Phone)
323-397-1402 (Mobile Phone)
Industry
Education
Job Start Date
8/1/2017
Employment Type
Charter School
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel
2017-18 Multiple Subject Teacher K-6
 

Job Description

Multiple Subject Teacher

School Overview
Endeavor College Prep is a kindergarten through eighth grade charter school serving children from the historically underserved neighborhoods of Boyle Heights, Lincoln Heights, and surrounding eastside communities. Our student population is 99% Latino, 97% free/reduced lunch, and among the highest performing in the state. We earned a 2013 API score of 870, are ranked 10 out of 10 for similar schools, became a California Distinguished School in 2012, and were ranked #8 in USC’s annual list of top charter schools in the state.

Our team is made up of a highly collaborative group of teachers and staff who share a passion for closing the achievement gap. We use a co-teaching structure in elementary grades modeled after the successful Uncommon Schools and Achievement First schools on the east coast. We have high expectations for academics and discipline, and simultaneously value joy in the classroom, making learning fun for our scholars and teachers.

Position Summary
Teachers in grade K-6 at Endeavor College Prep share responsibility of a class of 36 students with a partner teacher and are part of a four-teacher team for collaboratively planning lessons for both classes.

A teacher’s primary duties include:
• Participating in a collaborative curriculum development process
• Implementing curricula and activities to meet academic standards
• Collaboratively designing and implementing assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
• Using assessment data to refine curricula and inform instructional practices
• Reinforcing school-wide rules and expectations in classrooms and elsewhere on campus
• Being accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards
• Producing weekly lesson plans to share with administrators and parents
• Communicating frequently with parents, including bi-weekly progress reports
• Participating actively in grade-level meetings, faculty meetings, and other meetings
• Participating in staff development, including three weeks of orientation and training every summer
• Arriving at school by 7:15 a.m. and remaining on campus until 4:15 p.m. (slightly staggered by campus)
• Meeting with co-teachers on a regular basis to help each other improve as teachers
• Completing other tasks as directed by the Co-Director or Campus Director


General Qualifications for All Endeavor College Prep Faculty & Staff
All faculty and staff must possess a firm belief in our mission and core instructional beliefs, exemplary personal character, and critical professional qualifications. Ideal candidates for employment at Endeavor College Prep, regardless of their position, will consistently demonstrate the following:
• Unwavering belief in and commitment to fulfill Endeavor College Prep’s mission
• Embodiment of Endeavor College Prep’s PRIDE values -- preparation, respect, integrity, determination, and enthusiasm
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
• Ability to effectively handle challenging situations with students, parents, and faculty
• Desire to work as a member of a collaborative team
• Willingness to have frequent and honest dialogue about job performance
• Model lifelong learning by engaging in individual professional development
• Demonstrate commitment to academic excellence and high standards -- for themselves, their students, and their colleagues
• Experience working with urban student populations
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Use of data to inform decisions and drive continuous improvement
• Comfort with basic Microsoft Office applications
• Regular, punctual attendance, and professional appearance
• Appropriate California credentials and qualifications required by No Child Left Behind

Specialized Qualifications
• Philosophical alignment with the college preparatory mission of the school
• A “whatever it takes” attitude
• Valid California Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential or Intern Credential through a program recognized by the CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing, including authorization for instructing English Language Learners
• Highly Qualified under terms of NCLB
• Commitment to continuous professional development
• High behavioral expectations and strong classroom management skills
• The desire to work as part of a team
• Experience teaching in an urban setting with proven academic results (preferred)
• Facility with the Spanish language (preferred)


Required Application Documents

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