We are looking for mission-aligned and data-driven teachers who will open the world of health and fitness to our students. At this time, we anticipate 1 Physical Education opening or Dance opening for the 2018-19 school year at Independence Academy.
We also have an opening for a Physical Education Teacher at our Middle School, Opportunity Academy.
Successful Physical Education candidates possess the following characteristics:
Intelligent, committed, gritty educators ready for challenge and the dogged pursuit of academic excellence.
Dedication to educational success for students of color and low-income youth
Demonstrated evidence of the ability to reflect and articulate the lessons learned from experience
Demonstrated evidence of strong content knowledge in English literature, language arts, and writing and ability to articulate the importance of English in a well-rounded high school education
Experience with or demonstrated desire in leading Socratic Seminars and utilizing the Harkness Method
Demonstrated ability to formulate higher-order, open-ended questions to lead students in scholarly conversation
Demonstrated ability to articulate the criteria for exemplary student work
Demonstrated ability to help students overcome conceptual difficulties in a specific content area
Demonstrated evidence of excellent classroom management skills and ability to cultivate a rigorous classroom climate
Minimum of two years teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting preferred, but not required.
Highest commitment to improving curriculum and instruction through collaboration, best practices, regular assessment and data analysis
Effective communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues
Holds a B.A./B.S. degree with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0
Degree in subject area intended to teach (preferred)
Speaks Spanish or has experience working with bilingual students (preferred)
Belief in and alignment with Intrepid College Prep’s core beliefs and educational philosophy are non-negotiable.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation
We offer a generous compensation package. All staff members are equipped with the tools needed to succeed, including a dedicated work space, laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, and all necessary supplies. Compensation is highly competitive; teachers are eligible to participate in the MNPS Retirement System.
About Intrepid College Prep Schools
Intrepid College Prep is a growing network of free, open-enrollment, high-performing public charter schools committed to preparing scholars to excel in selective colleges, earn professional opportunities, and graduate as financially literate professionals and positive leaders. Our Blue Chip Team currently educates nearly 500 students across two schools – Opportunity Academy, serving students in grades 5-8 and Independence Academy, serving students in grades 9-10 in 2018-2019.
A pioneer in financial literacy education, Intrepid College Prep achieves remarkable academic growth for all scholars especially English Language Learners. In 2017, our scholars were #1 in ELL Achievement in Math, #1 in Hispanic Achievement in Math, and #1 in African-American Achievement in Math. Intrepid was also #1 in composite growth among all middle and high schools in Nashville and in the top 1% in the state for growth during the 2016-2017 school year. 96.7% of Intrepid’s Algebra I students demonstrated On-Track/Mastered performance during the 2016-2017 school year.
Our work grows scholars academically, financially, and socially – providing the skill sets needed to be game changing leaders in ev...ery facet of the future. Intrepid alumni will transform college campuses and the work force, raising expectations for academic excellence, financial acumen and ethical leadership.