2021-2022 First Grade Teacher

Victory College Prep


Victory College Prep is home to a diverse, inclusive faculty and staff team that blends genuine passion and proven experience to better enrich the lives of the underserved children entrusted to our teaching and care. The VCP Lower Academy (grades K-6) emphasizes a small-group learning model across grade levels that creates more one-to-one instructional opportunities and greater potential for student impact. We promote a collaborative culture and commit to coaching and skills development in order to support our team members’ ongoing professional growth, regardless of years of experience or time in the classroom.

Our district benefits include:

  • Competitive salary (average 2% pay raise or more per year)

  • Competitive health care options

  • Employer contributions to retirement plans (match up to 4%, immediately vested)

  • Extra earning potential for leading professional development, clubs, and sports teams

  • Opportunity for performance and incentive bonus

  • Eligibility for Federal student loan forgiveness for teachers

  • Verizon cell phone plan

  • YMCA health club membership discount

  • On-site daycare for staff

The best candidates for this position will embody the values and beliefs at the heart of the VCP mission and vision.

 They will also meet the following qualifications and possess these preferred skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Valid Teacher License (or interest in a licensure program)

  • Competency in using technology in the classroom setting

  • Ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis

  • Strong desire to work within an innovative, urban educational program


  • Use the state standards and curriculum to create rigorous, objective-driven, arts-infused lessons aligned with curriculum maps.

  • Differentiate for individual students based on their unique learning needs

  • Develop standards-aligned, measurable, ambitious big goals that will increase student opportunities for achievement; assess and track performance against these goals.

  • Implement classroom procedures, systems, and routines that provide structure for students and maximize instructional time.

  • Use data to reflect on effectiveness of lessons and student achievement progress in order to improve instruction and personal practice.

  • Present academic content through a variety of instructional strategies to reach all learners; including the use of arts-infusion: songs, visual arts, presentations and drama.

  • Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, conduct home visits, and promptly return phone calls and answer emails.

  • Ability and willingness to work collaboratively; maintaining cooperative and effective working relationships.

  • Use feedback from the Principal and Director of Instruction to update the Individual Professional Development Plan.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


We will only consider applications that include the following:

  1. Current resume (e-mail address included)

  2. Contact information for at least three (3) professional references
    (References should include a supervisor in current position and most recent prior
    position, or student teaching supervisors.)

Email talent@vcpyindy.org and
use the job title as the subject line.

Victory College Prep is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Job Type
Grade Level
Elementary (K-6)
Grade Categories
Classroom Teacher
Job Subjects
Elementary, English Language Arts