Permanent Substitute Teacher (2021-2022 School Year)

Democracy Prep Public Schools | Camden, NJ

  

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CountyCamden
Posted Date 7/21/2021
Expiration Date12/31/2021
Description

Who You Are

  • An educator with an unwavering commitment to the Democracy Prep mission of college success and authentic civic engagement for our scholars. 
  • An outstanding classroom instructor who holds scholars to consistently high behavioral and academic expectations through high support.
  • A self-reflective and self-aware teammate who is dedicated to aligning their classroom to Democracy Prep's commitment to antiracism and who is eager to use these skills to contribute to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • A flexible teacher who is comfortable in multiple content areas, able to build relationships quickly with scholars, and willing to follow the guidelines and systems of others. 
  • A results-driven assessor with experience in and commitment to the use of data analysis to drive instructional decisions and teacher accountability.
  • A professional with deep content-area expertise, who engages scholars with differentiation and strong execution of high-quality curriculum and prepares rigorous and engaging lessons through strong lesson planning.
  • A graduate of a Bachelor’s degree program with a NJ substitute certification (required).

What You’ll Do

  • Fully cover all aspects of a lead teacher’s class for up to forty days while they have a leave of absence from Freedom Prep. This includes but is not limited to: creating and revising lesson plans, creating and revising lesson presentations, and grading assignments. 
  • Work to ensure that scholars enjoy a classroom culture  characterized by high expectations and high support.
  • Create an inclusive classroom and school community by engaging in training, reflection, and dialogue around issues of race, identity, diversity, equity, and inclusion for our staff and scholars.
  • Plan and prepare for effective implementation of a coherent, research-based curriculum.
  • Develop and use a variety of assessment data to refine curricula and instructional practice.
  • Maintain strong relationships with scholars, families, and colleagues through effective and frequent communication.
  • Continuously improve your professional practice through weekly coaching sessions, professional development, and collaborative, data-driven reflection with department and grade-level teams.
  • Cultivate the social-emotional well-being of all scholars by building a positive classroom culture that leverages strong partnerships with scholars, their families, and the school's scholar support team.
  • Foster a life of active citizenship for all scholars through the implementation of age-appropriate conversations and activities centered on current events, participation in community service and outreach opportunities, and active celebration of scholars' culture, heritage, and identity.
  • Engage in whole-school events and tasks, including transitions, family conferences, tutoring, and other activities/duties as needed and assigned by school leadership.

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, parental leave, a smartphone, and a laptop. Along with participating in the mandatory NJ Pension Plan, employees have the choice of enrolling in a pre-tax 403b or post-tax Roth with Democracy Prep.

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Democracy Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Our mission is to educate responsible citizen-scholars who will change the world. We strongly believe that by building a DREAM team that represents numerous perspectives, backgrounds, and expertises, we can achieve this goal together. This is a value we highly support and strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

County
Camden

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