Elementary School Teacher (Immediate Hire)

Who You Are

  • An education reformer with an unwavering commitment to the Democracy Prep mission of college success and authentic civic engagement for our scholars.
  • An outstanding classroom teacher who holds scholars to consistently high behavioral and academic expectations.
  • A results-driven educator with experience in, and commitment to, the use of data analysis and assessments to drive instructional decisions and teacher accountability.
  • A graduate of a Bachelor’s degree program (required), with 2 years of urban teaching experience and state certification (preferred).

 

What You’ll Do

  • Create, monitor, and sustain a disciplined school culture of high academic and behavioral standards.
  • Implement a coherent, research-based curriculum.
  • Develop and use a variety of assessment data to refine curricula and instructional practice.
  • Communicate effectively and maintain strong relationships with scholars, families, and colleagues.
  • Continuously improve your professional practice through weekly coaching sessions, professional development, and data-driven reflection.

 

Compensation

Salary is competitive and commensurate with your experience. Democracy Prep employees are provided with a benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, 403B matching, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, a smartphone, and a laptop.


Meet Some of Democracy Prep Public Schools's Employees

Amanda T.

Operations Manager

Amanda manages all of the back-of-house operations that are needed to run Harlem Prep Elementary School, one of Democracy Prep’s K-5 schools, every day.

Keenan K.

Behavioral Support Specialist

From handling disciplinary issues with scholars to getting them the correct uniform, Keenan spends his days creating a safe and happy school culture where students can thrive.


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