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Kindergarten Lead Teacher

  • Date Posted
    • 4.30.18
  • Organization
    • Partner Schools
  • Region
    • Southeastern
  • Role
    • Teacher
  • Commitment
    • Full-Time
  • Location
    • Asheville, North Carolina

KINDERGARTEN LEAD TEACHER 2018-2019
Position Description

Position: Kindergarten Lead Teacher
Full Time, NC Retirement Plan, NC State Health Plan

Start date: August 9, 2018
Reports to: Associate Director
Salary: N.C. State salary scale

Organization
Located in Asheville, North Carolina, Evergreen Community Charter School is a tuition-free, public school serving approximately 400 students in grades K-8. We follow the EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning) model, a research-substantiated model for school reform with roots in the adventure and leadership organization, Outward Bound. [For more information on EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning), please see the national organization’s website, https://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 Kindergarten class using the EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning) model, which emphasizes integrated, differentiated instruction, experiential learning, collaborative planning and teaching, student responsibility, environmental education, and community involvement. Responsible for teaching the NC Standard Course of Study for language arts, math, science, social studies to one first grade class with support from an Associate Teacher. Practice formative and summative assessment, provide critical feedback and guidance, establish rapport with students and parents, and work collaboratively with the Kindergarten 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 education.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated expertise in the teaching of primary or elementary grade students, experience administering NC Read to Achieve assessments, and additional skills/interests in one of the following areas: gifted/talented education, Orton-Gillingham-based literacy instruction, special education, environmental/outdoor education, 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 Cameron Brantley at cameron.brantley@evergreenccs.org. Applications can be downloaded from www.evergreenccs.org. Applications will be accepted through May 9, 2018.