Overview

Job Description
Overview
Hamilton County Schools, Located In Chattanooga, TN, Is Building The Best School District In Tennessee. We Are Committed To Excellence For Every Student And Are Seeking Outstanding Teachers With The Ability To Inspire, Engage, And Who Desire To Make A Difference In The Lives Of Students. With Nearly 80 Schools Located In Urban, Rural, And Suburban Communities, We Are Confident That You Can Find Your Place In Hamilton County.
Responsibilities
Plan, deliver and assess effective instruction that is tightly aligned with State standards.

  • Designs lessons based on best practices with clear learning targets and measurable goals aligned with State standards and/or unit outcomes. Frequently plans collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Conveys high expectations while using multiple effective strategies, materials, and classroom practices that involve and motivate students while differentiating instruction to meet students’ needs.
  • Uses colleagues and own self-reflection on instructional practice to continually improve instruction.

Classroom Management & Relationships: Fosters a well-structured and engaging learning environment by utilizing effective classroom procedures and routines while showing caring, respect, and fairness for all students.
Family & Community: Consistently develops strong relationships with students’ families while diligently informing parents of expectations, positive news, and/or concerns about their children. Provides opportunities for parents to be involved in their children’s learning.
Professional Responsibilities: Actively seeks out opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and other stakeholders in order to improve teaching & learning. Reflects on own instruction and leadership while contributing ideas, expertise, and time to the mission and goals of the school.
Qualifications
We are seeking teaching candidates who are:
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Committed to inspiring and engaging students
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  • Committed to high academic achievement and high expectations for all students
  • Able to be a positive team-player and communicate effectively with colleagues, supervisors, students, and families
  • Open to being coached and receiving feedback in order to advance learning and growth for students
  • Experienced in high-need or Title-I School settings. Experience with English Language Learners is a plus.
  • Professionals with high personal standards and integrity

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Teaching candidates must hold a valid state of Tennessee teaching certification in Elementary Education (K-5) or be upcoming graduates in an accredited teacher preparation program. If you are from another state, we will work with you to transfer your license to TN.

  • Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree.

Compensation
Salary is based on a combination of relevant education and experience.
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_This position may be eligible for an increase in total compensation. The Differentiated Compensation Plan applies to designated schools and hard-to-staff positions._

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Do you have a valid teaching certification? (Required)