Overview

Locations:
Achievement Schools in Memphis, Tennessee:
Corning Achievement Elementary
Frayser Achievement Elementary
Georgian Hills Achievement Elementary
Whitney Achievement Elementary

Position Description:
To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in
elementary or secondary learning environment that guides and encourages
students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. Work is performed under
the supervision of the Principal.

Specific Position Responsibilities:
 Foster a positive, productive classroom culture
 Plan and deliver rigorous, standards-aligned lessons that cultivate students'
knowledge, skills, and abilities
 Contribute to the school community
 Use data to reflect regularly upon student learning and adjust course when
necessary
 Collaborate with colleagues in a productive and professional way

The Achievement Schools is actively seeking teachers who embody the following
characteristics:
 Team Player – Values collaborating with and working alongside others; works
productively to resolve conflict and assumes the best in others
 Drive – Motivated to pursue actions and solutions that dramatically advance
student achievement
 Culturally Aware – Holds expectations for all students, works well across lines
of difference, committed to the community
 Data-driven – Consistently gathers and utilizes data to drive student
achievement
 Professional – ​Presents themselves in a professional manner in all
interactions with students, families, and the community
 Self-Aware – Operates with humility, recognizes one’s strengths and
limitations, acknowledges the critical role that teachers play in students’
achievement, and proactively works to learn and improve their craft
 Commitment to working with historically underserved students

Benefits of Working at the Achievement Schools:
 Leading change in underserved students and communities
 Ongoing professional development, coaching, and support
 A centralized curriculum planning and coaching team which will support your
planning efforts in the classroom
 Proven, experienced Memphis leadership in schools and at the network
leadership level
 Generous compensation with opportunities for significant growth and
leadership
 Comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental,
vision, life insurance, and retirement
 Benefits and perks of employment with the State of Tennessee, including
(but not limited to) state higher education fee discounts / waivers
 Eligible for public service student loan forgiveness

Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution required
 Valid and active Tennessee teaching license required
 Experience teaching in an urban community preferred

Salary and Benefits:
Salary range is $45,000 – $60,000. Pay will be commensurate with qualifications. The
benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life, disability, flexible spending
accounts, and a retirement/pension plan through the Tennessee Consolidated
Retirement System (TCRS).

To Apply:
Please e-mail a resume to lindsey.osborne@tn.gov Make the subject of the email
the content areas that you are interested in applying for.

Pursuant to the State of TN’s policy of non-discrimination, the Department of Education
does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin,
sexual orientation, age, disability, or military services in its policies, or in the admission
of, access to, treatment, or employment in its programs, services, or activities.