Teacher (General or Special Education)

Legacy Charter School
Teacher (General or Special Education)
2014-2015

Legacy’s mission is to create an outstanding center for teaching and learning for children and their families that will recognize and nurture the full potential of every child, provide a foundation for a college education, and educate our scholars to be creative and critical thinkers and responsible citizens in school, at home, and in the broader community.

Legacy is a high-performing public charter school holistically educating scholars in Pre-K through 8th grade in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood. We are seeking teachers, general or special education, to join our professional learning community. Please visit our website and Facebook page to learn more about our mission, vision, purpose, and passion.

An Ideal Candidate:
• demonstrates in words and actions the efficacy of all children and commits to Legacy’s mission and vision;
• possesses in-depth understanding of subject matter and pedagogy;
• has experience developing rigorous, relevant curriculum, bringing an understanding of balanced literacy instruction and reform based curricula (including the Connected Math Program and hands-on science curricula);
• shows past success as an urban educator;
• uses student achievement data to plan instruction;
• seeks feedback and is willing to learn; has familiarity with professional teaching standards;
• is highly motivated, reflective, and creative ; relentless in supporting all scholars;
• lives as an active citizen dedicated to social justice;
• is guided by strong intellect and curiosity;
• respects diverse people, ideas, and perspectives;
• has the capacity to handle the fast-paced and multi-faceted environment of a top-performing Chicago charter school with grace, humor, collaboration, and solution-orientation; and
• develops positive and productive relationships with all staff members and Legacy families, working in service of our scholars.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
• Illinois teacher certification.

Job Specifics:
• Full-time teaching position.
• Salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:
Please email a job-specific cover letter and resume to TeachingOpportunities@LegacyCharterSchool.org. We will then place you into our hiring process, which includes submitting a full application, conducting a demonstration lesson, and interviewing with Legacy community members.

Legacy is an equal opportunity employer. Legacy will not discriminate against any person in employment because of race, color, marital status, parental status, ancestry, source of income, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, need for special education services, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other protected status. This same non-discriminatory consideration will be used in all employment relationships and in scholar admissions.

4217 W. 18th Street, Chicago, IL 60623
P (773) 542-1640 | F (773) 542-1699
www.legacycharterschool.org
www.facebook.com/LegacyCharterSchoolChicago

How to apply

To Apply:
Please email a job-specific cover letter and resume to TeachingOpportunities@LegacyCharterSchool.org. We will then place you into our hiring process, which includes submitting a full application, conducting a demonstration lesson, and interviewing with Legacy community members.

Chicago, Illinois
2014-04-30
Legacy Charter School
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TeachingOpportunities@LegacyCharterSchool.org
P (773) 542-1640 | F (773) 542-1699


4217 West 18th Street, Chicago, IL, 60623, US


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