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Springfield Prep Charter Elementary Associate Teacher- in Springfield, Massachusetts

Springfield Prep Charter School is a K-8 public charter school in Springfield, Massachusetts that prepares all students for high school, college, and life. We are driven by the belief that all children deserve a world-class education and that they can and will achieve when provided with high expectations, rigorous curriculum, and a joyful school culture. What makes teaching at Springfield Prep different? Co-teaching and collaboration are the norm Weekly 1-on-1 coaching in your first year; bi-weekly coaching for all teachers Weekly, professional development and team meeting time built into the schedule (students dismiss at 12:30 pm on Fridays to accommodate this) Resources, support, and planning time to develop and refine curriculum and lesson plans Incredible Operations, Student Support, and School Culture teams so you can focus on teaching What makes a great Associate Teacher at our school? You are looking for a program that will help you develop as a teacher while giving you on-the-ground experience with students of varying ages and abilities, with the end goal of leading a classroom or joining a Special Education or ESL team. You have a strong conviction that all students, regardless of their background, can achieve at the highest levels. You want to build relationships with students and families and create a positive classroom culture with high expectations. You thrive on receiving and sharing feedback and are looking for a positive staff culture where all adults are working together towards a common goal. Who should apply? Our community and student body are diverse, and we believe that we can best achieve our mission when our leadership, teachers, and staff reflect our students? identities. Therefore, we are committed to being a diverse organization at all levels. With this in mind, we encourage people from all backgrounds and identities to apply. We do have a few requirements and preferred qualifications for our teachers: You must have earned a Bachelor?s degree by the start of the school year. You can join us in early August 2022 for New Teacher Training. Previous jobs, student teaching, internships, and/or volunteer experiences working with children and/or teaching certification are preferred but not required for this role. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer