Jun 13, 2019

2019-20: English Teacher

  • Green Dot Public Schools
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Programs Education (K-12)

Job Description

OPPORTUNITY
Green Dot recognizes that high-quality instruction is central to the academic success of students. Our teachers effectively deliver a superior education built on the rigorous requirements of Common Core State Standards and the expectations of the state college systems. Simultaneously, the collaborative and flexible nature of Green Dot’s curriculums encourage teachers to develop creative lesson plans to personally and thoroughly engage each student in their classrooms. We are committed to ensuring that every student, regardless of background or circumstance, is not only provided with the opportunity to succeed, but empowered with the self-confidence and support networks necessary to transform opportunities into accomplishments. This mission has fueled our thriving professional development and growth programs, which support and challenge teachers to maximize their impact in the classroom and advance their careers as leaders in education. Recognizing the importance of professional empowerment, teachers are represented by the Asociación de Maestros Unidos (AMU), an affiliate of the California Teachers’ Association, and the National Education Association. Click here to learn more about what it is like to be a teacher at Green Dot.

If you are/will be eligible for a CA Intern credential (for the relevant subject) by July 2019, please apply now for our teaching positions.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
> Exhibit and uphold Green Dot core values
> Create a culture of learning in your classroom
> Engage in data-driven planning and assessment of student learning
> Establish a culture of respect and rapport with the students which supports the students’ emotional safety
> Facilitate rigorous learning by delivering cognitively engaging lessons that incorporate our instructional methodologies
> Engage in critical reflection, constantly revising practice to increase effectiveness
> Participate in a professional community across your school site and the Green Dot network
> Develop partnerships within the community by communicating with families and bringing to bear resources that support student success in college, leadership, and life

This job primarily operates on a school site and in classrooms, and utilizes typical office equipment (computers, phones, photocopiers, etc.). Physical demands include: positioning to lift (should be able to lift up to 50 pounds to waist high), carry, push, and/or pull, kneel, stoop, crouch and bend. Generally, the job is 60% Stationary and 40% moving/traversing. Normal business hours are approximately 7:00am – 4:00pm, Monday-Friday (although these hours may vary and may require occasional evening and weekend work based on organizational needs). Minimal or no travel required, other than visits to other local school sites or the Home Office (as needed).

QUALIFICATIONS
> A Bachelor’s degree is required
> You have a growth mindset and love of learning
> You have met the CA Basic Skills requirement
> You hold a valid CA Preliminary or Clear Multiple Subject* or Single-Subject credential OR be eligible for a CA Single Subject Intern Credential by July 2019
*Applicants with a multiple-subject credential are eligible for hire. However, Green Dot will require that you obtain your Single Subject credential or Subject Matter Authorization by June 30, 2020.
NOTE: Applicants with an out-of-state credential or no credential should visit the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing website before applying. Please check to see that you will be eligible to teach in a California public school by July 2019.
> You have strong content knowledge, pedagogical understanding, and the capacity to plan and deliver instruction to meet the needs of students
> You display a relentless commitment to and high standards for high quality execution
> You are passionate and demonstrate a high level of personal responsibility towards ambitious goals
> You have excellent collaborative and organizational skills
> You have excellent verbal and written communication skills
> You have a strong ethical base and self-awareness
> You are dependable, humble, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot’s mission and the communities we serve
> You will need to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.

COMPENSATION
Our 2019-20 annual teacher salary scale ranges from $51,873 - $98,862, based on education and experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including (but not limited to) medical, dental, vision, life insurance and STRS participation, as well as the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students.

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted, and we hire on a rolling basis. We are looking to fill these positions for the 2019-20 school year.

Title / Level of Responsibility

Coordinator, Entry Level

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