Gestalt Community School teachers design weekly lesson plans, develop standards-based assessments, analyze assessment data, and create intervention plans to meet our scholars’ needs. In addition, GCS teachers integrate technology effectively in the classrooms and implement project-based learning.

Economics teachers focus on how economics plays a part in their daily lives and how it affects the world around them. Being able to teach the insight on how to manage money wisely and learn topics on financial planning, investing, etc.

Responsibilities include:

1. Creating lesson plans

2. Teaching scholars a common core-based curriculum

3. Integrating technology into lessons and plans

4. Motivating scholars towards achievement

5. Meeting with parents regarding performance and conduct

6. Developing scholar improvement plans

7. Working with special educators in a co-teaching model for students with IEP plans

8. Work planning with school and network teams

9. Attending weekly required professional development training

10. Create and review student assessments

11. Tutoring students/other duties as assigned


• Holds a current TN teaching license in Elementary Education with appropriate endorsement code 120

• Have a bachelor’s degree or higher

• Proven track record of academic success as evident in TVAAS, state assessments, and value ad data. (Preferred)

• Hold the belief that all students can learn at high academic levels.

• Uses digital content, technology integration, and project-based learning in a highly proficient manner.

• Have the ability to work in an extended day environment.

• Have the ability to teach in an inclusion environment with a co-teacher.

• Good communication and written skills required.

• A team player with strong interpersonal skills.