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Job Title:
Seeking Teachers for Arts-Infused Charter School



    Key Job Facts Posted: 03/19/2010
Specialty: Elementary,Intermediate 4-6,Primary K-3,English,Middle School,Mathematics,Middle School,Science,Middle School,Social Studies/Social Sciences,Middle School,Special Education/Special Needs
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    Job Details
Lighthouse Academies is a non-profit charter management organization offering opportunity and choice to students living in underserved urban areas by providing high-quality K-12 schools. Our mission is to prepare our students for college through a rigorous, arts-infused program.

We are seeking candidates for our school at Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School for the following positions. Full descriptions are on our website at www.lighthouse-academies.org.

K-4 classroom Teachers
5-7 departmentalized
Special Education
Title I Reading
Title I Math

ESSENTIAL QUALITIES
Lighthouse Academy (LHA) teachers are more than instructional staff members and classroom managers. They help transform children’s lives by creating opportunities for a brighter future. We are seeking teachers who will make the commitment to teach with determination, integrity and purpose, embodying these essential qualities:

Past experiences and actions reflect a commitment to the LHA mission, vision, core values

A passion and ability to build and sustain the LHA K-12 model in a high need, urban environment

Work in schools that demonstrates a sense of urgency and the relentless pursuit of high academic student achievement

Reflective, self-aware and adaptable to communication and work styles of others

Critical thinker and problem solver who takes initiative

Belief in the power of collaboration and works to build a collaborative culture with LHA network, community, staff, families and students

QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Education
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Two (2) years prior teaching experience preferred
Required state teaching certification/licensure; Highly Qualified status under No Child Left Behind
Strong desire to work within an innovative, urban educational program
Proven track record of raising student achievement scores
Ability to turn best practices into high quality, goal-driven results
Highly effective writing, oral and interpersonal skills for communicating with a varied audience
Data managements tools, organizational tools, computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)

TO APPLY: Visit our career page here: http://www.lighthouse-academies.org/Applyteachandlead.htm and click on "Apply to Teach and Lead" to be taken to our application system.





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Contact Person:

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Liz Samways

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Associate Director of Recruitment

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508-308-8118

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lsamways@lighthouse-academies.org

Website:
www.lighthouse-academies.org


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