Overview

About Memphis Business Academy Charter Schools Network

About Memphis Business Academy Charter Schools Network
Memphis Business Academy Charter Schools is a GREAT PLACE TO WORK!
The mission of the Memphis Business Academy Charter School Network is to ensure the high academic achievement of our students and to help them to develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions which will enable them to be successful in school and beyond. The Academy is dedicated to the high-quality teaching of mathematics, science, social studies, and language arts with a focus on S.T.E.M., business, and entrepreneurship. Through the implementation of innovative and effective instructional models, the school will meet state and national standards while developing independent and critical thinkers who possess the communication skills and quantitative literacy necessary to be successful in a high tech, global society.

Position Overview
Teachers are entrusted with advancing the mission of Memphis Business Academy. Reporting to the Principal and various network administrators, teachers are responsible for the development and execution of a standards-aligned curriculum, continuous improvement of their instructional practices based on feedback, support, and adequate intellectual preparation on their part, and collaboration on areas of instructional and/or curricular need at the school. Teachers will be held accountable by the Principal, Chief Academic Officers and other network administrators in regard to their performance and growth, student achievement, and quality of delivery of instruction. The Teacher is a full-time position with an immediate start date.

Essential Functions

Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment

Create standards-aligned curriculum including curriculum maps, unit plans, and lesson plans; develop interim, midterm, and final assessments as needed
Develop and implement ambitious, standards-aligned lesson plans targeted with end goal of student performance at or above grade level expectations
Provide engaging, motivating, and rigorous instruction in whole-class and individual settings
Attend all Professional Learning Community Meetings and professional development sessions
Provide academic support and tutoring to small groups or individual students as needed
Work to continuously improve effectiveness in all instructional practices, using school’s teacher performance evaluation rubric as a guide
Use feedback to make productive changes in performance

Administrative

Analyze student achievement data in collaboration with the academic team
Implement data tracking system and use data to inform instructional development and delivery
Enter in student performance data in a timely manner
Complete all administrative requirements before given deadlines

Culture

Teach and enforce school-wide systems, rules and consequences, disciplinary codes, and rewards at all times
Communicate regularly and proactively with students and families
Collaborate with other staff members and actively participate in all professional development and learning activities
Participate in additional activities including field trips, monitoring of designated sporting events, and other required programs as needed throughout the year
Report to work daily with a positive and solutions-oriented attitude and demeanor

Education and Certification:
· Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree (preferred)

· Tennessee Professional Educator License (preferred)

· Eligibility for Tennessee Professional Educator License (required)

· Content area certification (preferred)

Experience and Skills:

Technological proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Excellent communication skills
High level of personal organization and planning
Minimum of one year working in urban education with a history of significant gains in student performance and/or growth (preferred)
Bi-Lingual (desired)
Ability to work with a variety of learning abilities, including those with low skill level in a heterogeneously grouped classroom setting

Culture and Fit:

MUST HAVE A LOVE FOR CHILDREN AND THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM DESPITE THEIR FLAWS and this must be evident through speech and action.
Commitment to the mission and organizational success of Memphis Business Academy Schools
Ambition and desire to grow as a leader
Openness to feedback, a willingness to take personal responsibility for the affairs of the school
Entrepreneurial spirit
Personal and professional integrity
Team player