Job Opportunities

Each semester, Teacher Prep offers job placement workshops which guides participants on resume best practices, interviewing techniques, and job search procedures. Workshops are announced on our website as well as in The Daily Princetonian. We also welcome education job listings and invite representatives from independent and public schools to interview on campus (please email Anne Catena, Director of Professional Development Initiatives).

If you are a Teacher Prep alum and need to forward teaching records to a prospective employer, please visit our Records Request page for more information.

Employment Opportunities

VARIOUS TEACHING & CO-TEACHING POSITIONS

Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School (SLACS)
Southwest Philadelphia
Comments:
Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School (SLACS) was founded to address the need for community access to exceptional, leadership based education in the heart of southwest Philadelphia. Currently, SLACS supports just under 500 students in grades K-8 in single sex classrooms, leveraging research from the world- renowned Gurian Institute around socio-emotional learning and differentiation between the sexes, fueling growth, leadership and engagement for all students. Classrooms in grades K-2 are supported by two educators from the SLACS team – a lead teacher as well as a co-teacher, translating to more 1:1 student/teacher instructional time as well as increased opportunities for differentiated instruction for students. SLACS is seeking strong educators for SY 18-19 who are dedicated to increasing academic achievement for the students of southwest Philadelphia through the roles of Teachers & Specialty Area Teachers who serve as lead instructors supporting SLACS’s educational goals and objectives by focusing on high standards and achievement for all students, including those who are ELL and/or receive special education services. Ideal candidates have deep instructional knowledge, seek ongoing professional growth opportunities, and have an unwavering believe that all students can achieve at high levels regardless of background. Opportunities in Music, Gym, Art, and Technology for Specialty Areas. May be early career teachers (3-5 year of experience) or teachers with more than 5 years of experience working in urban school settings. We are also seeking Co-Teachers who are instrumental in providing daily reinforcement activities to improve students’ mastery of key skills under the direction of the lead teacher; have excellent opportunity to develop and hone instructional techniques with the support of an experience lead teacher. Ideal candidates have an unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels regardless of background. Have 1-3 years of work/teaching experience and/or are career changers with experience or interest in teaching in an urban school setting. Competitive salaries are based on education and experience. BENEFITS include: Medical, Dental and Vision Plan; Flexible Spending Account; 401K Matching Plan. EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: Ten (10) Months, non-tenureable positions.

KINDERGARTEN TEACHER

Perea Elementary School
Memphis, TN
Comments:
Opening in Fall 2018, our new charter school will bring a unique, nationally-acclaimed elementary school model to Memphis. In partnership with the Momentous Institute (Dallas, TX) and Perea Preschool (Memphis, TN), Perea Elementary School will apply thoroughly researched best practice to prepare our students academically, socially, and emotionally for success today and tomorrow. We are currently searching for Founding Kindergarten Teachers for the 2018-19 school year. We will use a parallel teaching model with two lead teachers in every classroom. We are seeking talented, committed, and results-driven teachers who: Hold a Bachelor’s degree with a strong record of academic achievement; Possess a Tennessee Teacher License (or eligibility to obtain one); Demonstrate the utmost personal and professional integrity. Please send a resume and cover letter to careers@pereaelementary.org.

DEAN OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Perea Elementary School
Memphis, TN
Comments:
Opening in Fall 2018, our new charter school will bring a unique, nationally-acclaimed elementary school model to Memphis. In partnership with the Momentous Institute (Dallas, TX) and Perea Preschool (Memphis, TN), Perea Elementary School will apply thoroughly researched best practice to prepare our students academically, socially, and emotionally for success today and tomorrow. We are currently searching for a Founding Dean of Curriculum and Instruction who will oversee the implementation of academic intelligence programming, including curricula, curricular resources, assessments, and instruction. S/he will report to the Executive Director. We are seeking a talented, committed, and results-driven leader who: Is passionate about the compelling mission of Perea Elementary School; Has successfully and dramatically increased the academic achievement levels of low-income and minority students; minimum of three years’ experience preferred; Has a strong ability to plan thoughtfully and execute with attention to detail; Possesses strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build productive relationships with colleagues, students, and parents; Demonstrates the utmost personal and professional integrity; Holds a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) with a strong record of academic achievement and a Tennessee Teacher License (or eligibility to obtain one). Please send a resume and cover letter to careers@pereaelementary.org.