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Evergreen Community Charter School - FIFTH GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS & SOCIAL STUDIES LEAD TEACHER

  • Date Posted
    • 3.22.19
  • Organization
    • Partner Schools
  • Region
    • Southeastern
  • Role
    • Teacher
  • Commitment
    • Full-Time
  • Location
    • Asheville NC

Organization

Located in Asheville, North Carolina, Evergreen Community Charter School is a tuition-free, public
school serving approximately 450 students in grades K-8. We follow the EL Education model, a
research-substantiated model for school reform with roots in the adventure and leadership
organization, Outward Bound. (For more information on EL Education, please see the national
organization’s website, www.eleducation.org). Our program embraces differentiated instruction,
curriculum integration, focused literacy and math, challenging performance assessment, environmental
education and character education.
We invite potential candidates for this position to learn more about Evergreen Community Charter
School by exploring our website, www.evergreenccs.org

Position Description

Teach fifth grade classes using the EL Education model, which emphasizes integrated, differentiated
instruction, experiential learning, collaborative planning and teaching, student responsibility,
environmental education, and community involvement. Responsible for teaching the North Carolina
Standard Course of Study standards for language arts and social studies to two fifth grade classes of
approximately 26 students each. Practice formative and summative assessment, provide critical
feedback and guidance, establish rapport with students and parents, and co-plan and work
collaboratively with the fifth grade team. Professional teachers with passion, flexibility, high
expectations, consistent classroom management, and a sense of adventure are encouraged to apply.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and North Carolina teacher licensure (or eligibility for
licensure) in Elementary (k-6) Education.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated expertise in the teaching of upper elementary grade students,
with additional skills/interests in one of the following areas: differentiated instruction, environmental
literacy, character education, social justice and/or service learning.
Evergreen recognizes the social and educational value of a diverse leadership, staff, and student
community. To that end, we actively seek and encourage employee applications from qualified
individuals representing diverse social, ethnic, and racial groups.

Application Process

Send letter of interest, resume, list of three professional references, copy of teaching license and
application to Jen Watkins at jen.watkins@evergreenccs.org. Applications can be downloaded from
www.evergreenccs.org/careers.


Full Time, NC Retirement Plan, NC State Health Plan
Start date: August 2019
Reports to: Associate Director
Salary: Based on NC State Salary Schedule