Elementary School Lead Teacher (Immediate Opening)
Two Rivers Public Charter School is seeking a dynamic, dedicated lead teacher to become part of a vibrant educational community. This position is an immediate opening to fill a current vacancy.
Two Rivers Public Charter School serves a diverse group of 900 students in preschool through eighth grade. Staff at Two Rivers create an exciting educational environment in which students and staff become a community of learners on a journey of discovery. Two Rivers uses Expeditionary Learning, an educational model that emphasizes interactive, hands-on, project-based learning. The school focuses on the whole child, recognizing the importance of character education and the social-emotional needs of children while helping them achieve academic excellence.
The Two Rivers staff share a strong belief that all children can learn and be high achievers. The curriculum at Two Rivers is rigorous, standards-based, and provides opportunities for students to excel in all areas. An integrated arts program and a content-based Spanish program augment the school’s demanding academic program. These elements come together through learning expeditions that allow students to incorporate and apply their classroom learning through real-world experiences.
For more information about Two Rivers, please visit tworiverspcs.org and learnwithtworivers.org.
Teachers at Two Rivers are part of an energetic and caring team devoted to creating an incredible school. Ideal candidates will possess the following qualities/skills:
Demonstrated ability to integrate curriculum across academic disciplines
Demonstrated ability to teach in ways that are interactive, hands-on, project-based, and promote self-discovery and critical thinking
Demonstrated ability to guide students to achieve high academic expectations
Demonstrated ability to use data to inform instruction on an on-going basis
A clear understanding of curriculum, instruction, and child development
Commitment to meet the needs of every child in a diverse population
Demonstrated ability to establish an effective and efficient classroom culture
Capacity to create a classroom environment that emphasizes and supports literacy and math across all content areas
Capability to nurture students and work collaboratively with families
Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work as a member of a team
Commitment to develop and contribute to a community of educators
Flexibility, dedication, and enthusiasm
Candidates should have a degree in Elementary Education or an equivalent degree. Master’s degree in education and at least two years of classroom experience are highly preferred. Urban teaching experience preferred.
Two Rivers values its team of amazing educators. Teachers at Two Rivers receive:
A competitive salary and benefits package
The support of a welcoming and appreciative group of families
A class of students who are eager to learn and grateful for their school
A leadership team that values teachers and provides feedback, encouragement, and accountability
An administrative team that provides support for children with challenges
Professional growth opportunities on-site and off-site
Membership in a professional learning community that will challenge and excite eager educators—the staff’s work was featured in the book Data Wise in Action from Harvard University
A strong, established school culture that supports academic and social learning
Fun colleagues—people who care about their work, work hard, and want to have a good time while they’re doing it.
Two Rivers is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.