With 84% of all students considered economically disadvantaged, Shelby County Schools truly is a place where progressive leaders in education can make a difference in the lives of our countrys most underserved children. Why Memphis?Shelby County Schoolsone of the 25 largest school districts in the nationis located in Memphis, TN, a city in the midst of a grassroots renaissance. Perched on the bluffs of the Mississippi River, Memphis has long been a hotbed of cultural richnessblues, barbeque, and the legendary Beale Street run deep herebut a fresh wave of innovative thinkers is breathing new life into our city. While this renaissance spirit is evident in the food, music, architecture, and arts of Memphis, it is especially so in our District.
In our schools youll find educators and District staff who are earning national recognition for challenging the traditional educational landscape. Compensation & BenefitsTeacher salaries start at $43,000. There are also options to earn additional income: $22.84/hour when serve as an Extended Learning Opportunities Program Tutor or Certified Tutor $28.23/hour when you teach in an SCS Summer Program or with Project GraduationA comprehensive benefits package is also offered that includes health, dental, vision, and flexible spending account options. Minimum QualificationsCandidates must hold a bachelors degree and be eligible to work in the United States.
Additionally, candidates meet ONE of the following requirements: – Hold active teaching certification in English as a Second Language in Tennessee or another U.S. state OR – Hold an undergraduate GPA of 2.75+ and score 155+ on the English to Speakers of Other Languages (code 5362) Praxis exam- Hold an undergraduate GPA of 2.75+ and a bachelors or masters degree in English as a Second LanguageCandidates without full teaching certification will need to enroll in one of SCSs partner Educator Preparation Programs if offered a position.Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesWe expect our teachers to: Be fierce advocates for our students, fueled by the belief that failure is not an optionFully dedicate themselves as active participants in driving our students growthWelcome opportunities to build collaborative networks among their peersBe masters of their craft and experts in their field Consistently seek out opportunities to grow in pedagogy and content areaLead in and out of the classroom, building a strong alliance of mutual trust and accountability with their students, parents, and communitiesTo ApplyVisit www.choosescs.orgAn offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of a background check. At Shelby County Schools, we know that diversity makes us stronger and challenges us to think differently every day. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply to this position.
Shelby County Schools offers educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, creed, age, disability, national origin, or genetic information.Learn MoreWebsite: http://www.teachmemphis.org | http://www.scsk12.org
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