Feb 07, 2020
SCS is dedicated to preparing all students for success in learning, leadership and life. We operate under the notion that we will only be successful if we challenge ourselves with new ideas and attack obstacles with a bold sense of courage and determination. We strive for a mission-driven working environment that empowers all staff to take ownership of their own work and their professional development. Minimum Qualifications Candidates must hold a bachelor's 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 bachelor's or master's degree in English as a Second Language Candidates without full teaching certification will need to enroll in one of SCS's partner Educator Preparation Programs if offered a position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities We expect our teachers to: Be fierce advocates for our students, fueled by the belief that failure is not an option Fully dedicate themselves as active participants in driving our students' growth Welcome opportunities to build collaborative networks among their peers Be masters of their craft and experts in their field Consistently seek out opportunities to grow in pedagogy and content area Lead in and out of the classroom, building a strong alliance of mutual trust and accountability with their students, parents, and communities Shelby County Schools offers educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, creed, age, disability, national origin, or genetic information.
Shelby County Schools Memphis, TN, USA Full-time