WHAT WE ARE OFFERING
At Victory College Prep teachers are more than instructional staff and classroom managers. They help transform student lives by creating opportunities for a brighter future. Over 90% of our seniors have graduated with a Core 40 diploma or better for the past six consecutive years. We are seeking student life-coaches who will make the commitment to teach with determination, integrity and purpose, embodying these essential qualities. Being lifelong learners is extremely important to Victory College Prep. Teachers are supported by interventionists, instructional coaches, lead teachers, on-site social workers and counselors, and a staff that thrives on collaborating and improving within the school community.
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 (starting at $48,000) with an 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
WHAT WE ARE SEEKING
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:
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
WHAT THIS ROLE WILL ACCOMPLISH
Facilitate an advisory class of approximately 20 students that focuses on college & career readiness, social & emotional learning, and direct connection and communication with advisees’ families.
Demonstrate a desire for working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds.
Analyze college & career readiness curriculum to identify what thinking skills will be explicitly taught and practiced in each lesson.
Differentiate for individual students based on their unique learning needs so all students are appropriately engaged and challenged. This includes differentiating instruction for honors credit within a heterogeneously grouped class.
Present instructional content through a variety of instructional strategies (arts-infusion, Socratic seminar, Cooperative Learning and performance-based learning) and frequent integration of technology to reach all learners.
Work collaboratively with parents/guardians, families, and other members of the community to involve them in academic activities and to support the success of a diverse student population and to bring in volunteers and additional resources.
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.
Thank you for your interest in an open position.
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