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Employment Opportunity

K-4 Elementary Teacher – Reading/ELA Focus



ABOUT GENESIS

Genesis Innovation Academy consists of two Atlanta-based, statewide charter schools: one for girls and one for boys.  Both are open to all Georgia families. We are committed to developing scholars into path-breaking innovators, using the Academy’s own E5 curriculum model, which teaches core subjects in applied contexts: Engineering, Economics, Ethics, Expression, and Entrepreneurship. We seek teachers who are proactive learners and problem solvers, who are committed to excellence from scholars and themselves, and who believe that teaching is a calling and not a job.

 

DESCRIPTION 

STEM-focused K-4 teachers will deliver instruction that helps young scholars become critical thinkers and innovative problem solvers. Movement and play will be learning tools.  Teachers will inspire learning by facilitating investigation and discovery in science, technology, engineering, and/or math. Teachers will primarily plan in their focus area and access team member plans in non-focus areas. 

 

GIRLS’ ACADEMY teachers should be creative self-starters who are committed to creating an environment in which our girls can become the empowered, accomplished young women they were meant to be.

 

BOYS’ ACADEMY teachers should be creative self-starters who embrace and appreciate the energy of elementary school boys, and who are committed to helping develop strong, scholarly young men of character and discipline.

 

Specific Responsibilities: In collaboration with instructional team faculty members will

  • Create/revise long-term plans: curriculum maps, scope and sequence plans, pacing guides, etc.
  • Develop and execute unit and lesson plans to ensure scholar mastery of standards
  • Differentiate instruction to support diverse learners and meet IEP and SST expectations
  • Ensure scholars are continuously engaged in meaningful work aligned with the Genesis E5 model
  • Assess scholar progress daily to drive strategic changes to curriculum and instruction
  • Implement school-wide behavior support process to create a positive learning environment
  • Communicate proactively and effectively with students, families, and colleagues
  • Participate in an annual two-week summer orientation and training
  • Participate in grade-level activities, and school-wide functions

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in field OR Certification in field
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and communication skills

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven track-record of raising scholar achievement
  • Passion for working with scholars in extra-curricular activities
  • High comfort level with technology and use of data
  • Evidence of creating learning environments that engage K-4 scholars
  • Experience working with urban populations and with girls/boys in a developmental role

 

The Genesis Commitment to Faculty

Our faculty members are highly valued as primary facilitators of scholar excellence.   They are viewed as professionals, fully capable of effective planning, instruction, and class management. Genesis commits to a collaborative process for developing individualized support and coaching plans.  We prioritize small-classes, and respectful scholar-peer and scholar-faculty interaction in support of teaching and learning