Apr 16, 2018

Early Elementary Teacher

  • Francis Street Primary School
  • Jackson, MI, USA
Teacher - Early Elementary

Job Description

Francis Street Primary is a new school opening in August 2018. If you are interested in becoming a founding staff member of a unique primary program, we are currently taking applications for fulltime K – 2nd grade teachers who are energetic, dedicated, and talented. Key requirements include the following:

K - 2nd grade:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education (ZA or ZS)
  • Current and valid teaching certificate
  • Experience with writing curriculum, project-based learning and design, and experiential education
  • Ability to work effectively with students and families of diverse cultures
  • A commitment to continuously improving teaching through professional development and coaching which will include training in EL Education (eleducation.org)

 The Francis Street Primary Classroom Teacher will be expected to:

  • Design, prepare and maintain a child-centered learning environment; develop, implement, and evaluate cross-curricular units of study which utilize active pedagogy
  • Develop and implement creative, organized, and engaging lessons based on Common Core and Michigan K-12 Standards
  • Differentiate instruction to support all students in the learning process
  • Appropriately assess and evaluate students’ skills and growth/progress
  • Actively collaborate with school leadership and staff members
  • Attend and actively participate in professional development activities, team meetings and staff meetings
  • Contribute strengths and skills to the development, design and implementation of the new school as a founding educator
  • Serve as a crew leader to a grade level cohort of students, being the primary trusted adult and family liaison and supporting students in community building, character development and academic progress monitoring
  • Other additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor






Level of Education

4 Year Degree

Experience Level

Not Applicable

Citizenship Required


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