4th-8th Grade Teachers
Posted on: May 7, 2012
Posted by: Endeavor College Preparatory Charter School
Endeavor College Preparatory Charter School is a charter middle school serving children from low-income neighborhoods on L.A.'s Eastside. ECP prepares our students with the academic skills, character traits, and intellectual discipline to excel as leaders in high school, college, and their communities. ECP opened its doors in August 2009, with initial classes of 4th and 5th grade students. We've added a grade level each year, and will be fully grown to our 4-8 capacity for the 2012-13 school year.
We are seeking teachers for the 2012-2013 school year for grades 4-8. Salary is commensurate with experience. Full benefits. Start Date: August 1, 2012.
Applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree (advanced degree preferred), appropriate California teaching credential and fulfillment for all criteria set forth to be considered Highly Qualified under NCLB. The ideal candidate will have experience working as a classroom teacher with demonstrated quantifiable and objective student performance gains that surpass state or local averages; ability to work with a variety of learning abilities, including those with special needs and low skill level in a heterogeneously grouped classroom setting; and demonstrated ability to work well in a team, especially with leaders, colleagues, parents and community members.
All employees will undergo a thorough background check, including LiveScan fingerprinting and TB clearance.
More / LessHow to apply
1. Send an email to Michelle Jasso at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following three attachments:
A thoughtful cover letter
2. The e-mail subject line should read: “Teacher: Full_Name”.
3. Essay Questions—Answer the four essay questions below with a thoughtful response of no more than ½ page each:
Why do public schools fail so many urban students?
What are your beliefs about standardized testing?
The demands placed on ECP teachers are intense, with teachers on campus from 7:15 a.m. until 5:15 p.m. daily. What makes you a strong candidate for that kind of commitment?
Describe your ideal school environment.
Upon review of your resume and the essay responses, we will contact the most promising candidates regarding next steps.Thank you for your interest in Endeavor College Prep.
Endeavor College Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.