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Certified Elementary Teacher

Company: Champion Education Network (CEN)
Location: Detroit
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*JOB TITLE: Teacher*

*SALARY: Newly certified teachers starting at $50,000*

*DEPARTMENT: Academics*

*REPORTS TO: Principal*


*Who are we?*
CEN is a mission- and values-driven organization committed to being Child Centered, Caring, Transformative, Accountable, and Anti-Racist.

The mission of CEN is to build a system of remarkable neighborhood schools in traditionally under-resourced communities using a trauma-informed, whole child approach to education - ensuring college, career, and life success for all children.

At CEN, we believe that creating and sustaining excellent and equitable schools for all children is the most critical issue today and that high-quality education is the only way to change the life trajectory and outcomes for kids. We believe that, regardless of their zip code, our kids deserve remarkable schools.

CEN team members are steadfast in our vision to dismantle systemic educational inequities. We are committed to culturally responsive education, including systems that promote anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

*Why Join CEN?*
At CEN, we provide a wealth of professional learning, as well as opportunities for professional growth and advancement. We are committed to the health and wellness of our employees. Moreover, CEN offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefits packages in the city of Detroit. CEN employees earn competitive salaries and a robust benefits package, including:

* *United Healthcare PPO including vision and dental with employer covering 80%*
* *401K with match options*
* *Free Short- and Long-Term Disability*
* *Free Basic Life Insurance*
* *Free Basic AD&D*
* *Supplemental insurance plans available*
* *Wellness benefits, including up to $250 annual reimbursement*
* *Free State Continuing Education Clock Hours*
* *Paid time off, varying by role*
* *Performance Bonuses*
* *Annual Retention Bonus that grows year over year*
* *Free membership in employee discount program.*

*Who are we looking for?*
We are seeking tenacious staff members who operate with empathy and will settle for nothing less than academic and life success for all students. Professionals with a passion for urban education and the city of Detroit align best with our needs and goals. Our top performers are focused on building positive relationships with students, families, and colleagues, and are driven by data and student outcomes.

*What are the major job responsibilities?*
Teachers facilitate teaching and learning in all settings - whole class, small group, and one-on-one and use multiple resources. The Teacher also acts as an advisor to a small number of students and must be able to work within a youth-centered environment. A successful employee is a consummate professional, upholding the mission, goals and objectives of the organization.

*Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: *

* Create a safe, welcoming, organized classroom learning environment following CEN Model Classroom Guidelines
* Complete and submit weekly high-quality lesson plans according to provided planning templates and aligned to CEN core curriculum; revise lesson plans as needed based upon feedback from Director of Academics, Directors of STEM or Humanities, or content peers
* Clearly and frequently communicate student learning goals to students and families; track student progress relative to key content goals
* Facilitate effective teaching and learning activities daily, aligned to practices outlined in the CEN Teaching and Learning Rubric
* Complete interim assessment preview and item-level analysis in order to inform reteach plans
* Actively participate in routine formative data cycles to inform instruction
* Score student work and provide growth-based feedback; enter student performance grades into PowerTeacher Pro to inform progress reports and end-of-quarter report cards
* Co-plan with Intervention Specialists to ensure appropriate differentiation of academic work to meet the needs of all students
* Support formative, summative, and state-required testing
* Actively participate in weekly coaching cycles with Director of Academics
* Participate in monthly content support sessions with Directors of STEM/Humanities
* Advise a small number of students on their academic and social-emotional progress
* Effectively communicate with students, colleagues, parents, and families
* Implement the school's plans for Parent Teacher Conferences
* Ensure care of provided instructional materials, curricula, technology, and classroom furniture
* Other duties as assigned.


* Bachelor's degree in education or equivalent, required.
* An highly-qualified certification
* Proven effectiveness as evidenced by student achievement data
* Experience with working in diverse, low-income communities; sensitivity to and awareness of the needs of culturally diverse urban adolescents and families.
* Outstanding organizational skills and strong attention to detail; excellent written and oral communication skills
* Commitment to the belief that all students can learn and succeed
* Experience and demonstrated success in designing and executing interventions for struggling students
* Experience and demonstrated success in designing and delivering social skills and character development lessons
* Experience and success in supporting families
* Possess the desire and willingness to develop own skill set
* Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain constructive group relationships.
* Will successfully pass a criminal background check
* We ask our team to believe in, deliver on, and embody the following values: Be Child-Centered, Be Caring, Be Transformative, Be Accountable, and Be Anti-Racist

_The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time._

_CEN does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations._

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow CDC and MDHHS guidelines.

Application Question(s):
* If you are not certified, are you currently enrolled in an alternative route to teacher program, or are you willing to enroll?

* Bachelor's (Required)

* teaching certificate? (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Champion Education Network (CEN), Detroit , Certified Elementary Teacher, Other , Detroit, Michigan

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