Job Description

Elementary Teacher

Department:Instruction
Office:BASIS Austin
Location:Austin, AZ

BASIS Austin is looking for an Elementary Teacher - 1st & 2nd Grades to join our team! 

BASIS Charter Schools embrace subject expertise and passion in the classroom!

Our teachers are part of one of the nation’s most collaborative and professional learning communities. All of our schools use the acclaimed BASIS Charter School Curriculum. At the same time, our teachers are given the autonomy and academic freedom to teach in the manner that suits them. They choose how best to create dynamic lessons that foster student enthusiasm for new ideas and high-level learning. They help guide students to reach their greatest potential while preparing them for the demands of higher education, a rewarding career, and global citizenship. BASIS Charter School teachers spend their time teaching engaged students and teaming up with fellow educators -- creating an intellectual, inspiring, supportive, and collegial school community.

Primary Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Learning Expert Teachers, one type of BASIS Elementary Teacher, are responsible for one cohort of students and lead them through classroom transitions during the day. They collaborate work with the Subject Expert Teacher (SET) for each class period. BASIS Learning Expert Teachers utilize their expertise in elementary education teaching methods to provide individualized or small group instruction to meet the differentiated needs of students and establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. These two types of elementary teachers collaborate to find the best ways to deliver a top-tier education, ensure student engagement, and create an environment where students will understand and retain what they learn.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Education and able to obtain a valid fingerprint clearance are required to teach at BASIS. In addition to a Bachelor's degree, documentation of passage of a state authorized elementary subject knowledge education test fulfills the highly qualified requirement which vary by state. Demonstrated passion for student achievement and directed effort to raise individual student outcomes.

Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of 3 years of experience as an elementary educator is preferred. A successful applicant will demonstrate strong communication skills and be open to new ideas in teaching methods.

Additional Job Information:

Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS.ed offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act and applicable state law, BASIS* does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or any other classification protected by law in any of its business activities, including its educational programs and activities which comply fully with the requirements of state and federal law and Title IX. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding BASIS’ non-discrimination policies: Beverly Traver, Compliance and Equity Investigator, BASIS Educational Group, LLC., 7975 N. Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, (480) 289-2088.

*As used in this policy, the term "BASIS" refers to: BASIS Educational Group, LLC, BASIS Charter Schools, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public School, Inc., BBR Schools, Inc., and all affiliated entities.

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