Lead Elementary School Teacher

Adelante Schools at Emma Donnan Elementary and Middle School

As a Lead Elementary School Teacher you are responsible for the implementation of Adelante’s rigorous reading and math curricula in both small-group and whole-class instruction. You inspire intellectual curiosity, model the joy of learning, and enable your scholars to thrive. You are committed to continuously improving instruction through collaboration as part of a grade-level team. You are eager to develop meaningful relationships with scholars and families that drive scholars to love learning and make exceptional academic gains.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards
  • Implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards, and use assessment data to inform instructional practices
  • Engage in regular training with school leaders to benefit from targeted, in-the-moment feedback on instruction
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum internalization practices, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions
  • Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior
  • Be accountable for student’s mastery of academic standards
  • Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues
  • Attend and participate in events outside of normal school hours (e.g., family nights, student performances, field trips, report card nights, Teacher-Family Conferences, etc.)
  • Participate in an annual three-week summer staff orientation and training
  • Is present and engaged at the school from 7:10 AM to 4:20 PM, Monday-Friday
  • Other duties as assigned


Adelante Schools offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Aside from extensive professional development, all our staff members are equipped with a laptop computer, email, and all necessary supplies.

Adelante Schools believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization that enables our students and staff to thrive. We are committed to building a talented team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. At the same time, we work to ensure an inclusive community by creating a space for important dialogue about issues of race and identity for our staff and students. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Salary Band: $50,000-$80,000

Job Type
Grade Level
Elementary (K-6)
Grade Categories
Classroom Teacher
Job Subjects