TX: 2nd Grade Learning Expert Teacher - BASIS AUSTIN [Immediate Opening/22-23 SY]
BASIS Austin is seeking qualified candidates for a 2nd Grade Learning Expert Teacher to join our bright, passionate team for the 2022-2023 School Year!
Are you ready to make a bigger impact on the education of young students? Our Primary School teaching model frees our teachers up to focus on new and better ways to elevate their students’ learning.
WE ARE NATIONALLY RANKED
BASIS Curriculum Schools have been consistently ranked among the best schools in the United States. It is a reflection of the quality of the BASIS Curriculum, dedication of our expert educators, and hard work of incredible students. Our schools offer students an education that prepares them according to the highest, most rigorous international standards.
The top five high schools in the United States are BASIS Curriculum Schools, as are six of the nation’s top eight, and seven of America’s top fourteen, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings.
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.
As a BASIS.ed Primary Learning Expert Teacher, you are able to use your expertise in learning to address the differentiated needs of your students. Through the collaboration with you, the Subject Expert Teachers handle the main instruction in the classes, so you aren’t preparing multiple lessons every day. This allows you to truly focus on the individual results and needs of your students so you can raise their ability to learn.
- LETs: BASIS Elementary Teachers are knowledgeable, passionate and believe in transforming education. Our K-4 classrooms are co-taught with not one, but two elementary school teachers co-creating with students at all times. Our Learning Expert Teachers (LETs) cultivate a joyful learning culture where hard work is celebrated and where intellectual pursuits result in an extraordinary student outcomes. LETs at the elementary level customize education to meet the individual needs of each student. Our elementary teachers love teaching and our students love learning. BASIS teachers celebrate the art of elementary education and, guided by the belief that any child can excel, our elementary teachers’ deep pedagogical expertise ensures that each student receives a world-class education
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.
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.ed. 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.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Additional Job Information:
Benefits and Salary: Starting Teacher Salary is $41,000 and is negotiable 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.