HOPE Prima is seeking a strategic, dynamic, and passionate 2ndGrade Teacher. This is an exciting opportunity to set the vision and direction of a school within a larger network of high performing Christian schools. Our students work extremely hard and are held to very high expectations regarding both academic achievement and character development. A qualified person who achieves these high standards for our students will need to exhibit a commitment to loving our students, an unyielding belief that all children can and must succeed, a passion for developing the character of a serving leader in every child, and a belief that consistent high-impact coaching and feedback from a school leader is necessary for all.
Set and hold students to extremely high academic and behavioral standards.
Embody and demonstrate a loving, Christ-like character and ensure that students exhibit the same values.
Take personal responsibility for the academic outcomes of every student.
Set measurable, ambitious, and attainable goals for the year and each interim assessment cycle.
Develop and implement daily lesson plans as part of a long-term Scope and Sequence aligned to the curricular goals of HOPE.
Employ a variety of creative, differentiated, and research-based instructional strategies that ensure students are actively engaged in meaningful and rigorous learning experiences.
Develop a positive, achievement-oriented and structured learning environment so that all students are invested in their academic excellence and can fulfill their potential.
Set and reinforce clear expectations and routines that align to school-wide values and policies.
Build rapport with students, parents, and families so they understand that teachers love them.
Continually improve teaching skills by seeking out constructive feedback and professional development opportunities.
Use an effective system for tracking student mastery of curricular objectives for each unit and throughout the school year.
Collaborate with team members to ensure a loving, rigorous, and safe environment across the entire school.
Assume responsibility for every single scholar's success by holding all students accountable to school-wide behavioral expectations.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested by school leaders.
Strong instructional and classroom management skills.
Demonstrated mastery and enthusiasm for content knowledge.
Strong organization, planning, and time management skills.
A tireless work ethic, entrepreneurial spirit, and innovative solution finder.
Serving Leader able to continually confront the brutal facts, inspire, equip, and support the school to achieve its mission.
Open to feedback and committed to continuously improving.
Personal qualities: passionate, relentless work ethic, humility, positive in the face of incredible challenges, and loving.