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Principal Opening at STAR Academy Charter School
Principal Job Opening:

STAR Academy College Preparatory Charter School in Memphis, Tennessee, is now accepting resumes for the position of Principal for the 2016-17 school year. Our tuition-free, public charter school, founded in 2004, promotes strong ties to the community to help learners build their self, collective, and cultural identities within a holistic educational environment of social and academic excellence.

The Principal will be a strong, innovative leader with charter school experience preferred. S/he will be able to build strong relationships and articulate the school’s vision with a variety of stakeholders in a school community known for its warmth and family values. The ideal candidate must have an ability to support implementation of a vision and guiding principles to ensure a positive, achievement-focused school culture among teachers, staff, students and their families. Extensive Title 1 experience is definitely a “plus.”

Qualifications-
• Five or more years successful teaching experience
• A minimum of three years successful school leadership experience (provide evidence)
• Tennessee Teaching License with Highly Qualified Status
• Must possess or be eligible for Tennessee Administrative Licensure
• Masters’ Degree in Educational Leadership or Related Field, Doctorate Preferred

Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter to David Middleton at the following e-mail address: dmiddleton@staracademycharter.org .

Deadline to apply—Friday, June 24, 2016.
Full description, here:

Instructional Coaches

STAR Academy College Preparatory Charter School is currently seeking a motivated educational leader to carry out the following duties: • Coach teachers in research-based best practices • Assist teachers with effective strategies for implementation of the Common Core Standards • Evaluate teachers, provide feedback, and follow-up to ensure growth • Monitor implementation of RTI • Facilitate professional learning communities/teacher learning communities • Facilitate professional development • Facilitate compliance with the school-wide Title I program

Elementary Instructors

STAR Academy College Preparatory Charter School is currently seeking Highly Qualified, classroom teachers with an Apprentice or Professional Tennessee Teaching License in Education. Qualified applicants must have the following: • A genuine love for children • A Sense of passion and urgency for educating urban youth • High academic and social expectations for self and students • Excellent classroom management skills • In-depth knowledge and skill in alignment of instruction to the Common Core Standards • Effective use of evidence-based strategies for instruction • Evidence of skillful implementation of a balanced literacy program • Effective use of data to inform instruction • Experience with meeting the needs of ALL levels of students within a classroom setting and closing the learning gap with students performing below grade level • Highly skilled in student and parent relations • Highly collaborative, innovative, flexible, and adaptive • Experience/knowledge in preparing students for high levels of performance on state-mandated assessments-Provide data to display performance

ELL (English Language Learner)

STAR Academy Charter School is currently seeking a certified ELL teacher who is passionate about helping our English Language Learners become proficient in the English language and accessing their grade-level curriculum. Applicants must also be highly skilled in the following areas: • Administering diagnostic and state mandated assessments of English Language Learners. • Evaluating, determining goals for and tracking progress of individual English language learners, and communicating with faculty, students and families. • Maintaining ELL records. • Supporting students. • Providing direct ELL instruction to small groups of students and/or providing inclusion support for ELA classes containing ELL students, based on case load. • Working specifically with ELL students during assigned periods of the day on helping to access general education curriculum and build ELA skills. • Supporting student use of additional technology-enhanced learning tools to support ELL students’ language acquisition. • Advising teachers on modifying/accommodating curriculum for ELL students and sharing best practices to ensure high-quality content instruction and learning is attained.

 

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter, electronically, by Friday, June 17, 2016, to Angela Holloway, school principal: aholloway@staracademycharter.org.

 

 

 

Below are employment opportunities to serve within Agape:
1. Administrative Assistant (Development Department)—1 position available
2. Volunteer Coordinator—1 position available
3. Volunteer Services Specialist I—1 position available
4. Volunteer Services Specialist II (revised posting of Volunteer Services Specialist position in February 2016)—1 position available
5. Finance & Accounting Supervisor—1 position available
6. School-Based Connector (formerly known as ASD Connector)—4 positions available
7. Operations Technician—1 position available

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume to the Human Resources Department at Employment@AgapeMeansLove.org.  Please see attached descriptions for additional details of roles and expectations.

Agape Employment Opportunities-053116

 

Company: Tech901

Position: Technology Job Skill Instructor

About Tech901

Tech901 is a new non-profit technology talent and job development organization. A core strategy will be training young adults for an array of employer-selected information technology certifications. Tech901 is recruiting instructors to provide training for an on-going schedule of day and / or night certification courses, including: Foundation Architecture, Help Desk & Soft Skills Network & Security CompTIA A+ CompTIA Network+ CompTIA Security+.Tech901 is building a team reflective of the city we serve and is an equal opportunity employer. About Tech901 Tech901 is a new Memphis-based non-profit (501c3) technology job training, education and job development organization with a goal to help Memphis tech employment grow from the current 6,000 workers to 10,000 in 10 years. Tech901 programs will help adults, high school and college students connect with competitive job training, encourage or provide current students with technology career exposure and to grow or recruit Memphis technology employers. Beginning in 2017, Tech901 will offer classes from a base at the Crosstown Concourse.

About the Position

The course instructors may be hired for either part-time or full-time positions and will initially report to Robert Montague, the Executive Director.

Successful candidates are expected to have:

  • 3 years of teaching experience with demonstrated effectiveness in an urban context; a missional, self-starting, and team-oriented style;
  • and a passion for Memphis and technology.
  • Instructors with certifications in the currently planned offerings are preferred; although, training support will be considered for strong instructor candidates.
  • Compensation will be based on experience and at competitive rates.

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and a resume by email to Robert@tech901.org.

Daycare looking for three (3) qualified, hard workers that have experience in childcare. Please email sw@ctcanow.com to set up for an interview this week. Resume will be needed as well. Only serious inquiries, please!

STAR Academy College Preparatory Charter School Immediate Job Openings Email resume and cover letter to: aholloway@staracademycharter.org

Deadline to apply: Friday, November 20, 2015

Music Instructor (Part-time) STAR Academy College Preparatory Charter School is currently seeking a highly skilled music educator. Qualified applicants must have a passion for urban education, have high academic and social expectations for students, and enjoy collaborating with a team in an innovative environment. Experience in the elementary school setting and/or with elementary students, preferred.

Kindergarten Teacher STAR Academy College Preparatory Charter School is currently seeking a Highly Qualified, classroom teacher who possesses an Apprentice or Professional Tennessee Teaching License in Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education. Qualified applicants must have a love for young children, passion for urban education, have high academic and social expectations for students, and enjoy collaborating with a team in an innovative environment. Applicants must also be highly skilled in the following areas:

1. Classroom Management

2. Teaching children the foundational skills of reading—Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Sight Word Fluency, Comprehension, Oral and Written Language, etc.

3. Differentiating Instruction to accommodate all levels of learners

4. In-depth knowledge and skill in alignment of instruction to the Common Core Standards and Effective use of evidence-based strategies for Reading instruction

5. Evidence of skillful implementation of a balanced literacy program

6. Effective use of data to inform instruction

7. Experience with meeting the needs of ALL levels of students within a classroom setting and closing the learning gap with students performing below grade level 8. Highly skilled in student and parent relations

English Language Learners (ELL) Teacher (Part-time) STAR Academy Charter School is currently seeking a certified ELL teacher who is passionate about helping our English Language Learners become proficient in the English language and accessing their grade-level curriculum. Applicants must also be highly skilled in the following areas:  Administering diagnostic and state mandated assessments of English Language Learners.  Evaluating, determining goals for and tracking progress of individual English language learners, and communicating with faculty, students and families.  Maintaining ELL records.  Supporting students.  Providing direct ELL instruction to small groups of students and/or providing inclusion support for ELA classes containing ELL students, based on case load.  Working specifically with ELL students during assigned periods of the day on helping to access general education curriculum and build ELA skills.  Supporting student use of additional technology-enhanced learning tools to support ELL students’ language acquisition.  Advising teachers on modifying/accommodating curriculum for ELL students and sharing best practices to ensure high quality content instruction and learning is attained.

Teacher Assistant/Co-Teacher STAR Academy Charter School is currently seeking a Highly Qualified teacher assistant to assist the classroom teacher with monitoring student learning, administering academic interventions, and managing day-to-day classroom operations. Qualified applicants must have a passion for urban education, have high academic and social expectations for students, and enjoy collaborating with a team in an innovative environment. Experience with implementing Response to Intervention Programs and preparing students for state mandated tests is a “plus.” Associates Degree or Higher, preferred.

Substitute Teachers STAR Academy College Preparatory Charter School is currently seeking skilled individuals to substitute teach during the 2015-2016 school year. A college degree and experience in the elementary school environment is preferred. Qualified applicants must have a passion for urban education, have high academic and social expectations for students, and enjoy collaborating with a team in an innovative environment. Retired certified teachers are urged to apply.

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