Georgia Charter Schools Association http://www.gacharters.org Plant a Charter. Grow a Kid. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:40:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Tapestry Public Charter School – Special Education Teacher http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-special-education-teacher/ http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-special-education-teacher/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:40:06 +0000 http://www.gacharters.org/?p=12928 Special Education Teacher – Tapestry Public Charter School, Atlanta, GA

NOTE: To apply for this position, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

Tapestry Public Charter School opened on August 11, 2014 for grades 6 -8 and will add one grade in each subsequent year, serving grades 6 – 12 by 2018. Tapestry seeks innovative, passionate, and energetic teachers to join our team for the 2015-2016 academic year.

The mission of Tapestry is to offer an inclusive, individualized learning environment that is academically engaging, both for neurotypical students and those on the autism spectrum, and to create a positive school culture that empowers all students to take possession of their innate talents and become creative builders of their own future.

Utilizing small, multi-age classrooms with flexible groupings and authentic hands-on learning experiences, Tapestry will provide a student-driven, experiential, sensory-based learning environment. All students will be respected, loved, and valued as the most important members of the school community. More about Tapestry may be found at tapestrycharter.org.

Special Education Teacher (grades 6-9)

Qualifications:                                                                                                                                      

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and a Highly Qualified T4-Certification in General Curriculum Special Education and the Special Education Academic Content Areas (Math, Science, Social Studies and ELA) required
  • Experience working with students on the autism spectrum
  • Experience writing and implementing IEPs
  • Willingness to teach other courses, such as related arts, PE, or foreign language as needed
  • Positive, inclusive, and welcoming attitude
  • Enthusiastic, creative, flexible approach to teaching
  • Ability to differentiate methodology to accommodate learning differences
  • Sound classroom management skills
  • Team player: ability to collaborate well with other members of the school community
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and listening skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful co-teaching experience
  • Familiarity with Universal Design for Learning, Constructivism in teaching and learning, Response to Intervention (RTI), and the Coalition of Essential Schools Common Principles
  • Relevant experience working in a middle and/or high school
  • Relevant experience working in a charter school
  • Experience working with students with various learning disabilities, cognitive profiles, sensory dysfunctions, behavior disorders, speech and language impairments, gross and fine motor difficulty, and medical conditions
  • Ability to develop and adapt curriculum and present lessons in various subject areas to students with disabilities
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working with diverse groups of students, teachers, service providers and families
  • Knowledge of the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards

Responsibilities:

  • Support the mission of Tapestry Public Charter School
  • Collaborate and plan with general education teachers in order to conduct co-taught and/or resource educational activities in a constructivist environment
  • Modify and differentiate the general education curriculum for students with disabilities, based upon a variety of instructional techniques and assistive technologies
  • Maintain excellent lines of communication with families
  • Confer with parents, students, and colleagues to develop individual educational plans designed to promote the student’s educational, physical, and social development, ensuring that IEPs are in accordance with state, federal, and any other applicable guidelines, regulations, and/or laws
  • Collate and maintain accurate and complete student records. Maintain student work samples and collect data toward student goals and schedule meeting with parents, guardians, and teachers to discuss these records
  • Administer informal and formal assessments, providing students with individual testing accommodations
  • Seek to empower students with disabilities to become self-advocates
  • Engage in continuous professional development and shared learning with other professional staff
  • Lead an advisory cohort of students
  • Regularly attend faculty meetings, work flexible hours, and perform other duties as necessary (willingness to “wear many hats”)
  • Work collaboratively with the entire Tapestry stakeholder community to advance the goals of the school

Compensation: Salary based on Tapestry’s teacher pay scale; full benefits package.

To apply for any of these positions, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann, at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

  • Application Deadline: Open until filled.
  • Tapestry Public Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and encourages applications from persons of all backgrounds.
  • Before hire, applicants must satisfy a background investigation including a criminal background check.
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Tapestry Public Charter School – Music/Band Teacher http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-musicband-teacher/ http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-musicband-teacher/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:39:14 +0000 http://www.gacharters.org/?p=12926 Music/Band Teacher – Tapestry Public Charter School, Atlanta, GA

NOTE: To apply for this position, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications and indicating if fulltime and/or part-time employment is desired; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

Tapestry Public Charter School opened August 11, 2014 for grades 6 -8 and will add one grade in each subsequent year, serving grades 6 – 12 by 2018. Tapestry seeks innovative, passionate, and energetic teachers to join our team for the 2015-2016 school year. Pending funding and school needs, this may be a fulltime or part-time position.

The mission of Tapestry is to offer an inclusive, individualized learning environment that is academically engaging, both for neurotypical students and those on the autism spectrum, and to create a positive school culture that empowers all students to take possession of their innate talents and become creative builders of their own future.

Utilizing small, multi-age classrooms with flexible groupings and authentic hands-on learning experiences, Tapestry will provide a student-driven, experiential, sensory-based learning environment. All students will be respected, loved, and valued as the most important members of the school community. More about Tapestry may be found at tapestrycharter.org.

Middle/High School (Grades 6- 9) Music Teacher – Pending Funding

Qualifications:                                                                                                                                      

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required; completion of a teacher preparation program and/or degree in music education or related field ; Georgia teacher certification in high school grades
  • Positive, inclusive, and welcoming attitude
  • A passion for music education and a love for children
  • Enthusiastic, creative, flexible approach to teaching
  • Ability to differentiate methodology to accommodate learning differences
  • Sound classroom management skills
  • Team player: ability to collaborate well with other members of the school community
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and listening skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Dual certified for high school and middle grades
  • Experience teaching music, chorus, and/or band to diverse populations of students, including those gifted and on the autism spectrum
  • Experience with the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS)
  • Familiarity with Universal Design for Learning, Constructivism in teaching and learning, and the Coalition of Essential Schools Common Principles
  • Relevant experience working in a charter school
  • Experience working with middle and high school-aged students
  • Knowledge of project-based, experiential learning
  • Gifted endorsed a bonus

Responsibilities:

  • Support the mission of Tapestry Public Charter School
  • Teach grade-level music standards to a diverse group of students
  • Seek maximum student engagement by developing enjoyable, hands-on, and student driven activities
  • Establish a strong working partnership with special education teachers to develop an exceptional learning environment for all students
  • Maintain excellent lines of communication with families
  • Consistently implement the school’s educational program, utilizing Universal Design for Learning and Constructivist learning theory in classes
  • Work to develop course content driven by student interest and aligned with the CCGPS
  • Model behavior and practices that reflect the Coalition of Essential Schools common principles
  • Demonstrate prompt and regular attendance
  • Engage in continuous professional development and shared learning with other professional staff
  • Regularly attend faculty meetings, work flexible hours, and perform other duties as necessary (willingness to “wear many hats”)
  • Work collaboratively with the entire Tapestry stakeholder community to advance the goals of the school

Compensation: Salary based on Tapestry’s teacher pay scale

To apply for this position, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; Please also indicate if you are seeking fulltime or part-time employment; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann, Hiring Committee Chair, at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

  • Application Deadline: Open until filled
  • Tapestry Public Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and encourages applications from persons of all backgrounds.
  • Before hire, applicants must satisfy a background investigation including a criminal background check.
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Tapestry Public Charter School – Middle/High School Foreign Language Teacher http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-middlehigh-school-foreign-language-teacher/ http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-middlehigh-school-foreign-language-teacher/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:37:28 +0000 http://www.gacharters.org/?p=12924 Middle/High School Foreign Language Teacher – Tapestry Public Charter School, Atlanta, GA

NOTE: To apply for this position, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications and indicating if fulltime and/or part-time employment is desired; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

Tapestry Public Charter School opened August 11, 2014 for grades 6 -8 and will add one grade in each subsequent year, serving grades 6 – 12 by 2018. Tapestry seeks innovative, passionate, and energetic teachers to join our team for the 2015-2016 school year. Pending funding and school needs, this may be a fulltime or part-time position.

The mission of Tapestry is to offer an inclusive, individualized learning environment that is academically engaging, both for neurotypical students and those on the autism spectrum, and to create a positive school culture that empowers all students to take possession of their innate talents and become creative builders of their own future.

Utilizing small, multi-age classrooms with flexible groupings and authentic hands-on learning experiences, Tapestry will provide a student-driven, experiential, sensory-based learning environment. All students will be respected, loved, and valued as the most important members of the school community. More about Tapestry may be found at tapestrycharter.org.

Middle/High School (Grades 6- 9) Foreign Language Teacher

Qualifications:                                                                                                                                      

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required; completion of a teacher preparation program and/or degree in foreign language education or related field ; Georgia teacher certification in high school grades
  • Positive, inclusive, and welcoming attitude
  • Enthusiastic, creative, flexible approach to teaching
  • Ability to differentiate methodology to accommodate learning differences
  • Sound classroom management skills
  • Team player: ability to collaborate well with other members of the school community
  • Effective use of technology in teaching and learning
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and listening skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Dual certified for high school and middle grades
  • Experience working with diverse populations of students, including gifted and those on the autism spectrum
  • Experience with the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS)
  • Familiarity with Universal Design for Learning, Constructivism in teaching and learning, and the Coalition of Essential Schools Common Principles
  • Relevant experience working in a charter school
  • Experience working with middle and high school-aged students
  • Knowledge of project-based, experiential learning
  • Gifted endorsed a bonus

Responsibilities:

  • Support the mission of Tapestry Public Charter School
  • Teach grade-level Foreign Language standards to a diverse group of students
  • Seek maximum student engagement by developing hands-on, student driven, and project based lessons
  • Establish a strong working partnership with special education teachers to develop an exceptional learning environment for all students
  • Maintain excellent lines of communication with families
  • Consistently implement the school’s educational program, utilizing Universal Design for Learning and Constructivist learning theory in classes
  • Work collaboratively to develop course content driven by student interest and aligned with the CCGPS
  • Model behavior and practices that reflect the Coalition of Essential Schools common principles
  • Demonstrate prompt and regular attendance
  • Engage in continuous professional development and shared learning with other professional staff
  • Regularly attend faculty meetings, work flexible hours, and perform other duties as necessary (willingness to “wear many hats”)
  • Work collaboratively with the entire Tapestry stakeholder community to advance the goals of the school

Compensation: Salary based on Tapestry’s teacher pay scale; full benefits package.

To apply for this position, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; Please also indicate if you are seeking fulltime or part-time employment; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann, Hiring Committee Chair, at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

  • Application Deadline: Open until filled.
  • Tapestry Public Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and encourages applications from persons of all backgrounds.
  • Before hire, applicants must satisfy a background investigation including a criminal background check.
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Tapestry Pubic Charter School – Middle Grades Math & Science Teacher http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-pubic-charter-school-middle-grades-math-science-teacher/ http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-pubic-charter-school-middle-grades-math-science-teacher/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:34:58 +0000 http://www.gacharters.org/?p=12922 Middle Grades Math and Science Teacher – Tapestry Public Charter School, Atlanta, GA

NOTE: To apply for this position, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann, Hiring Committee Chair, at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

Tapestry Public Charter School opened August 11, 2014 for grades 6 -8 and add one grade in each subsequent year, serving grades 6 – 12 by 2018. Tapestry seeks innovative, passionate, and energetic teachers to join our team for the 2015-2016 school year.

The mission of Tapestry is to offer an inclusive, individualized learning environment that is academically engaging, both for neurotypical students and those on the autism spectrum, and to create a positive school culture that empowers all students to take possession of their innate talents and become creative builders of their own future.

Utilizing small, multi-age classrooms with flexible groupings and authentic hands-on learning experiences, Tapestry will provide a student-driven, experiential, sensory-based learning environment. All students will be respected, loved, and valued as the most important members of the school community. More about Tapestry may be found at tapestrycharter.org.

Middle Grades (6-8) Math/Science Teacher

Qualifications:                                                                                                                                      

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required; completion of a teacher preparation program and/or degree in education or related field and/or Georgia teacher certification in middle and/or high school grades preferred
  • Positive, inclusive, and welcoming attitude
  • Enthusiastic, creative, flexible approach to teaching
  • Ability to differentiate methodology to accommodate learning differences
  • Sound classroom management skills
  • Team player: ability to collaborate well with other members of the school community
  • Understanding of the Common Core math standards and effective implementation of the standards in the classroom
  • Ability to integrate math and science standards in an interdisciplinary teaching block
  • Effective use of technology in teaching and learning
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and listening skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success co-teaching with special education teachers
  • Experience working with diverse populations of students, including gifted and those on the autism spectrum
  • Experience with the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS)
  • Familiarity with Universal Design for Learning, Constructivism in teaching and learning, Response to Intervention (RTI), and the Coalition of Essential Schools Common Principles
  • Relevant experience working in a charter school
  • Experience working with middle and/or high school-aged students
  • Knowledge of project-based, experiential learning
  • Gifted endorsed

Responsibilities:

  • Support the mission of Tapestry Public Charter School
  • Co-teach interdisciplinary blocks of Math and Science
  • Teach other courses as needed, such as related arts, PE, or foreign language
  • Teach other grades as needed
  • Establish a strong working partnership with special education teachers to develop an exceptional co-teaching learning environment for students
  • Maintain excellent lines of communication with families
  • Consistently implement the school’s educational program, utilizing Universal Design for Learning and Constructivist learning theory in co-taught classes
  • Work collaboratively to develop interdisciplinary course content driven by student interest and aligned with the CCGPS
  • Model behavior and practices that reflect the Coalition of Essential Schools common principles
  • Engage in continuous professional development and shared learning with other professional staff
  • Lead an advisory cohort of students
  • Regularly attend faculty meetings, work flexible hours, and perform other duties as necessary (willingness to “wear many hats”)
  • Work collaboratively with the entire Tapestry stakeholder community to advance the goals of the school

Compensation: Salary based on Tapestry’s teacher pay scale; full benefits package.

To apply for any of these positions, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann, Hiring Committee Chair, at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

  • Application Deadline: Open until filled.
  • Tapestry Public Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and encourages applications from persons of all backgrounds.
  • Before hire, applicants must satisfy a background investigation including a criminal background check.
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Tapestry Public Charter School – HS Social Studies Teacher http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-hs-social-studies-teacher/ http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-hs-social-studies-teacher/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:34:00 +0000 http://www.gacharters.org/?p=12919 High School Social Studies Teacher – Tapestry Public Charter School, Atlanta, GA

NOTE: To apply for this position, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann, Hiring Committee Chair, at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

Tapestry Public Charter School opened August 11, 2014 for grades 6 -8 and will add one grade in each subsequent year, serving grades 6 – 12 by 2018. Tapestry seeks innovative, passionate, and energetic teachers to join our team for the 2015-2016 school year.

The mission of Tapestry is to offer an inclusive, individualized learning environment that is academically engaging, both for neurotypical students and those on the autism spectrum, and to create a positive school culture that empowers all students to take possession of their innate talents and become creative builders of their own future.

Utilizing small, multi-age classrooms with flexible groupings and authentic hands-on learning experiences, Tapestry will provide a student-driven, experiential, sensory-based learning environment. All students will be respected, loved, and valued as the most important members of the school community. More about Tapestry may be found at tapestrycharter.org.

High School (Grade 9) Social Studies Teacher

Qualifications:                                                                                                                                      

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required; completion of a teacher preparation program and/or degree in social studies education or related field; Georgia teacher certification in high school grades
  • Positive, inclusive, and welcoming attitude
  • Enthusiastic, creative, flexible approach to teaching
  • Ability to differentiate methodology to accommodate learning differences
  • Sound classroom management skills
  • Team player: ability to collaborate well with other members of the school community
  • Understanding of the Common Core social studies standards and effective implementation of the standards in the classroom
  • Effective use of technology in teaching and learning
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and listening skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success co-teaching with special education teachers
  • Dual certified for high school and middle grades
  • Experience working with diverse populations of students, including gifted and those on the autism spectrum
  • Experience with the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS)
  • Familiarity with Universal Design for Learning, Constructivism in teaching and learning, Response to Intervention (RTI), and the Coalition of Essential Schools Common Principles
  • Relevant experience working in a charter school
  • Experience working with middle and high school-aged students
  • Knowledge of project-based, experiential learning
  • Gifted endorsed

Responsibilities:

  • Support the mission of Tapestry Public Charter School
  • Co-teach grade-level Social Studies standards to a diverse group of students
  • Seek maximum student engagement by developing hands-on, student driven, and project based lessons
  • Teach other courses as needed, such as ELA, related arts, PE, or foreign language
  • Teach other grades as needed
  • Establish a strong working partnership with special education teachers to develop an exceptional co-teaching learning environment for students
  • Maintain excellent lines of communication with families
  • Consistently implement the school’s educational program, utilizing Universal Design for Learning and Constructivist learning theory in co-taught classes
  • Work collaboratively to develop interdisciplinary course content driven by student interest and aligned with the CCGPS
  • Model behavior and practices that reflect the Coalition of Essential Schools common principles
  • Engage in continuous professional development and shared learning with other professional staff
  • Lead an advisory cohort of students
  • Regularly attend faculty meetings, work flexible hours, and perform other duties as necessary (willingness to “wear many hats”)
  • Work collaboratively with the entire Tapestry stakeholder community to advance the goals of the school

Compensation: Salary based on Tapestry’s teacher pay scale; full benefits package.

To apply for any of these positions, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann, Hiring Committee Chair, at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

  • Application Deadline: Open until filled.
  • Tapestry Public Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and encourages applications from persons of all backgrounds.
  • Before hire, applicants must satisfy a background investigation including a criminal background check.
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Tapestry Public Charter School – HS Science Teacher http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-hs-science-teacher/ http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-hs-science-teacher/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:30:16 +0000 http://www.gacharters.org/?p=12917 High School Science Teacher – Tapestry Public Charter School, Atlanta, GA

NOTE: To apply for this position, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann, Hiring Committee Chair, at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

Tapestry Public Charter School opened August 11, 2014 for grades 6 -8 and will add one grade in each subsequent year, serving grades 6 – 12 by 2018. Tapestry seeks innovative, passionate, and energetic teachers to join our team for the 2015-2016 school year.

The mission of Tapestry is to offer an inclusive, individualized learning environment that is academically engaging, both for neurotypical students and those on the autism spectrum, and to create a positive school culture that empowers all students to take possession of their innate talents and become creative builders of their own future.

Utilizing small, multi-age classrooms with flexible groupings and authentic hands-on learning experiences, Tapestry will provide a student-driven, experiential, sensory-based learning environment. All students will be respected, loved, and valued as the most important members of the school community. More about Tapestry may be found at tapestrycharter.org.

High School (Grade 9) Science Teacher

Qualifications:                                                                                                                                      

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required; completion of a teacher preparation program and/or degree in science education or related field; Georgia teacher certification in high school grades
  • Positive, inclusive, and welcoming attitude
  • Enthusiastic, creative, flexible approach to teaching
  • Solid content knowledge
  • Ability to differentiate methodology to accommodate learning differences
  • Sound classroom management skills
  • Team player: ability to collaborate well with other members of the school community
  • Understanding of the Common Core science standards and effective implementation of the standards in the classroom
  • Effective use of technology in teaching and learning
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and listening skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated successful co-teaching with special education teachers
  • Dual certified for high school and middle grades
  • Experience working with diverse populations of students, including gifted and those on the autism spectrum
  • Experience with the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS)
  • Familiarity with Universal Design for Learning, Constructivism in teaching and learning, Response to Intervention (RTI), and the Coalition of Essential Schools Common Principles
  • Relevant experience working in a charter school
  • Experience working with middle and/or high school-aged students
  • Knowledge of project-based, experiential learning
  • Gifted endorsed 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the mission of Tapestry Public Charter School
  • Co-teach grade-level Science standards to a diverse group of students
  • Seek maximum student engagement by developing hands-on, student driven, and project based lessons
  • Teach other courses as needed, such as Math, related arts, PE, or foreign language
  • Teach other grades as needed
  • Establish a strong working partnership with special education teachers to develop an exceptional co-teaching learning environment for students
  • Maintain excellent lines of communication with families
  • Consistently implement the school’s educational program, utilizing Universal Design for Learning and Constructivist learning theory in co-taught classes
  • Work collaboratively to develop interdisciplinary course content driven by student interest and aligned with the CCGPS
  • Model behavior and practices that reflect the Coalition of Essential Schools common principles
  • Engage in continuous professional development and shared learning with other professional staff
  • Lead an advisory cohort of students
  • Regularly attend faculty meetings, work flexible hours, and perform other duties as necessary (willingness to “wear many hats”)
  • Work collaboratively with the entire Tapestry stakeholder community to advance the goals of the school

Compensation: Salary based on Tapestry’s teacher pay scale; full benefits package.

To apply for any of these positions, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann, Hiring Committee Chair, at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

  • Application Deadline: Open until filled.
  • Tapestry Public Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and encourages applications from persons of all backgrounds.
  • Before hire, applicants must satisfy a background investigation including a criminal background check.
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Tapestry Public Charter School – HS Math Teacher http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-hs-math-teacher/ http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-hs-math-teacher/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:29:16 +0000 http://www.gacharters.org/?p=12914 High School Math Teacher – Tapestry Public Charter School, Atlanta, GA

NOTE: To apply for this position, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann, Hiring Committee Chair, at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

Tapestry Public Charter School opened August 11, 2014 for grades 6 -8 and will add one grade in each subsequent year, serving grades 6 – 12 by 2018. Tapestry seeks innovative, passionate, and energetic teachers to join our team for the 2015-2016 school year.

The mission of Tapestry is to offer an inclusive, individualized learning environment that is academically engaging, both for neurotypical students and those on the autism spectrum, and to create a positive school culture that empowers all students to take possession of their innate talents and become creative builders of their own future.

Utilizing small, multi-age classrooms with flexible groupings and authentic hands-on learning experiences, Tapestry will provide a student-driven, experiential, sensory-based learning environment. All students will be respected, loved, and valued as the most important members of the school community. More about Tapestry may be found at tapestrycharter.org.

High School (Grade 9) Math Teacher

Qualifications:                                                                                                                                      

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required; completion of a teacher preparation program and/or degree in math education or related field ; Georgia teacher certification in high school grades
  • Positive, inclusive, and welcoming attitude
  • Enthusiastic, creative, flexible approach to teaching
  • Solid content knowledge
  • Ability to differentiate methodology to accommodate learning differences
  • Sound classroom management skills
  • Team player: ability to collaborate well with other members of the school community
  • Understanding of the Common Core math standards and effective implementation of the standards in the classroom
  • Effective use of technology in teaching and learning
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and listening skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success co-teaching with special education teachers
  • Dual certified for high school and middle grades
  • Experience working with diverse populations of students, including gifted and those on the autism spectrum
  • Experience with the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS)
  • Familiarity with Universal Design for Learning, Constructivism in teaching and learning, Response to Intervention (RTI), and the Coalition of Essential Schools Common Principles
  • Relevant experience working in a charter school
  • Experience working with middle and/or high school-aged students
  • Knowledge of project-based, experiential learning
  • Gifted endorsed

Responsibilities:

  • Support the mission of Tapestry Public Charter School
  • Co-teach grade-level Math standards to a diverse group of students
  • Seek maximum student engagement by developing hands-on, student driven, and project based lessons
  • Teach other courses as needed, such as Science, related arts, PE, or foreign language
  • Teach other grades as needed
  • Establish a strong working partnership with special education teachers to develop an exceptional co-teaching learning environment for students
  • Maintain excellent lines of communication with families
  • Consistently implement the school’s educational program, utilizing Universal Design for Learning and Constructivist learning theory in co-taught classes
  • Work collaboratively to develop interdisciplinary course content driven by student interest and aligned with the CCGPS
  • Model behavior and practices that reflect the Coalition of Essential Schools common principles
  • Engage in continuous professional development and shared learning with other professional staff
  • Lead an advisory cohort of students
  • Regularly attend faculty meetings, work flexible hours, and perform other duties as necessary (willingness to “wear many hats”)
  • Work collaboratively with the entire Tapestry stakeholder community to advance the goals of the school

Compensation: Salary based on Tapestry’s teacher pay scale; full benefits package.

To apply for any of these positions, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann, Hiring Committee Chair, at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

  • Application Deadline: Open until filled.
  • Tapestry Public Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and encourages applications from persons of all backgrounds.
  • Before hire, applicants must satisfy a background investigation including a criminal background check.
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Tapestry Public Charter School – HS English Language Arts Teacher http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-hs-english-language-arts-teacher/ http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-hs-english-language-arts-teacher/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:27:26 +0000 http://www.gacharters.org/?p=12911  

NOTE: To apply for this position, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann, Hiring Committee Chair, at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

Tapestry Public Charter School opened August 11, 2014 for grades 6 -8 and will add one grade in each subsequent year, serving grades 6 – 12 by 2018. Tapestry seeks innovative, passionate, and energetic teachers to join our team for the 2015-2016 school year.

The mission of Tapestry is to offer an inclusive, individualized learning environment that is academically engaging, both for neurotypical students and those on the autism spectrum, and to create a positive school culture that empowers all students to take possession of their innate talents and become creative builders of their own future.

Utilizing small, multi-age classrooms with flexible groupings and authentic hands-on learning experiences, Tapestry will provide a student-driven, experiential, sensory-based learning environment. All students will be respected, loved, and valued as the most important members of the school community. More about Tapestry may be found at tapestrycharter.org.

High School (Grade 9) English Language Arts Teacher

Qualifications:                                                                                                                                      

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required; completion of a teacher preparation program and/or degree in English education or related field; Georgia teacher certification in high school grades
  • Positive, inclusive, and welcoming attitude
  • Enthusiastic, creative, flexible approach to teaching
  • Ability to differentiate methodology to accommodate learning differences
  • Sound classroom management skills
  • Team player: ability to collaborate well with other members of the school community
  • Understanding of the Common Core English standards and effective implementation of the standards in the classroom
  • Effective use of technology in teaching and learning
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and listening skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success co-teaching with special education teachers
  • Dual certified for high school and middle grades
  • Experience working with diverse populations of students, including gifted and those on the autism spectrum
  • Experience with the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS)
  • Familiarity with Universal Design for Learning, Constructivism in teaching and learning, Response to Intervention (RTI), and the Coalition of Essential Schools Common Principles
  • Relevant experience working in a charter school
  • Experience working with middle and high school-aged students
  • Knowledge of project-based, experiential learning
  • Gifted endorsed

Responsibilities:

  • Support the mission of Tapestry Public Charter School
  • Co-teach grade-level English standards to a diverse group of students
  • Seek maximum student engagement by developing hands-on, student driven, and project based lessons
  • Teach other courses as needed, such as Social Studies, related arts, PE, or foreign language
  • Teach other grades as needed
  • Establish a strong working partnership with special education teachers to develop an exceptional co-teaching learning environment for students
  • Maintain excellent lines of communication with families
  • Consistently implement the school’s educational program, utilizing Universal Design for Learning and Constructivist learning theory in co-taught classes
  • Work collaboratively to develop interdisciplinary course content driven by student interest and aligned with the CCGPS
  • Model behavior and practices that reflect the Coalition of Essential Schools common principles
  • Engage in continuous professional development and shared learning with other professional staff
  • Lead an advisory cohort of students
  • Regularly attend faculty meetings, work flexible hours, and perform other duties as necessary (willingness to “wear many hats”)
  • Work collaboratively with the entire Tapestry stakeholder community to advance the goals of the school

Compensation: Salary based on Tapestry’s teacher pay scale; full benefits package.

To apply for any of these positions, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann, Hiring Committee Chair, at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

  • Application Deadline: Open until filled.
  • Tapestry Public Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and encourages applications from persons of all backgrounds.
  • Before hire, applicants must satisfy a background investigation including a criminal background check.
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Tapestry Public Charter School – Middle Grades ELA & Social Studies Teacher http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-middle-grades-ela-social-studies-teacher/ http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/tapestry-public-charter-school-middle-grades-ela-social-studies-teacher/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:25:45 +0000 http://www.gacharters.org/?p=12909  

NOTE: To apply for any of these positions, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

Tapestry Public Charter School opened in August 2014 for grades 6 -8 and will add one grade in each subsequent year, serving grades 6 – 12 by 2018. Tapestry seeks innovative, passionate, and energetic teachers to join our team for the 2015-2016 academic year.  

The mission of Tapestry is to offer an inclusive, individualized learning environment that is academically engaging, both for neurotypical students and those on the autism spectrum, and to create a positive school culture that empowers all students to take possession of their innate talents and become creative builders of their own future.

Utilizing small, multi-age classrooms with flexible groupings and authentic hands-on learning experiences, Tapestry will provide a student-driven, experiential, sensory-based learning environment. All students will be respected, loved, and valued as the most important members of the school community. More about Tapestry may be found at tapestrycharter.org.

Middle Grades (6-8) General Education English Language Arts/Social Teacher

Qualifications:                                                                                                                                      

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required; completion of a teacher preparation program and/or degree in education or related field and/or Georgia teacher certification in middle and/or high school grades preferred
  • Positive, inclusive, and welcoming attitude
  • Enthusiastic, creative, flexible approach to teaching
  • Ability to differentiate methodology to accommodate learning differences
  • Sound classroom management skills
  • Team player: ability to collaborate well with other members of the school community
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and listening skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success co-teaching with special education teachers
  • Experience working with diverse populations of students, including those on the autism spectrum
  • Effective use of technology in teaching and learning
  • Knowledge of the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS)
  • Familiarity with Universal Design for Learning, Constructivism in teaching and learning, Response to Intervention (RTI), and the Coalition of Essential Schools Common Principles
  • Relevant experience working in a charter school
  • Experience working with middle and/or high school-aged students
  • Knowledge of project-based, experiential learning

Responsibilities:

  • Support the mission of Tapestry Public Charter School
  • Co-teach interdisciplinary blocks of courses in Social Studies and English Language Arts
  • Teach other courses as needed, such as related arts, PE, or foreign language
  • Establish a strong working partnership with special education teachers to develop an exceptional co-teaching learning environment for students
  • Maintain excellent lines of communication with families
  • Consistently implement the school’s educational program, utilizing Universal Design for Learning and Constructivist learning theory in co-taught classes
  • Work collaboratively to develop interdisciplinary course content driven by student interest and aligned with the CCGPS
  • Model behavior and practices that reflect the Coalition of Essential Schools common principles
  • Engage in continuous professional development and shared learning with other professional staff
  • Lead an advisory cohort of students
  • Regularly attend faculty meetings, work flexible hours, and perform other duties as necessary (willingness to “wear many hats”)
  • Work collaboratively with the entire Tapestry stakeholder community to advance the goals of the school

Compensation: Based on Tapestry’s Teacher Salary Scale; full benefits package.

To apply for any of these positions, Interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter summarizing interest, skills, and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; and (4) a philosophy of education statement to Tonna Harris-Bosselmann at tonna@tapestrycharter.org. Applications without all four requirements will be considered incomplete.

  • Application Deadline: Open until filled.
  • Tapestry Public Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and encourages applications from persons of all backgrounds.
  • Before hire, applicants must satisfy a background investigation including a criminal background check.

 

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West Side Atlanta Charter School – Spanish Instructor (part-time) http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/west-side-atlanta-charter-school-spanish-instructor-part-time/ http://www.gacharters.org/careers-charter-schools/west-side-atlanta-charter-school-spanish-instructor-part-time/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:37:05 +0000 http://www.gacharters.org/?p=12906 Westside Atlanta Charter School is a place that challenges and encourages educators to grow as teachers and learners through a supportive culture of experimentation and rich professional development.

We are K-3 independent charter school in the Atlanta Public School District, located on the Westside of intown Atlanta, and our students mostly come from the 30318 zipcode. We plan to add a grade each year until we reach K-8. 

Our community is a mix of the old and the new, a part of the city that has grown and developed rapidly in recently years, but where economic and racial segregation persists.  Enabled by waiver freedom from existing school zoning, Westside brings students from these diverse neighborhoods together.

Westside is a place where students and educators grow together in curiosity, critical thinking and creativity. We aim for exceptional academic preparation and dynamic social engagement as an integral part of a vibrant community.

Our innovative language and literacy focus in conjunction with the Atlanta Speech School provides a firm educational foundation from which to launch a student centered education. Project Based Learning is the primary conduit for content delivery, and the kids learn tinkering and iteration with weekly Design Thinking. 

We are excited to welcome new faculty for 2015-2016 who will join us in bringing our motto to life: Imagination, Rigor, and Service 

Job Description:
The Spanish Instructor at Westside Atlanta Charter School will implement a kindergarten through fourth grade Spanish immersion class. Individuals will provide group and project based learning instruction designed to meet individual needs of each student while providing a challenging and engaged classroom environment.

Qualifications:
2-3 Years’ Experience in Foreign Language Emersion Education
Current Georgia Certification
Experience in Project Based Learning or a Student Centered Curriculum
Experience in working with a diverse learning community

Application Submission:
All interested applicants should submit an application (application can be found athttp://www.wacs.us/Our-School/Employment ), cover letter, and resume to Pete Settlemayer, Principal. Applications can be sent electronically to pete@wacs.us or mailed to Westside Atlanta Charter School, Attn: Pete Settelmayer, 1903 Drew. Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318”

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