School-Based Teacher Leader

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School-Based Teacher Leader

Position Title: School-Based Teacher Leader (Full-time Administration)

Date Posted: June 2021

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Reports To: School Principal

Position Overview and Qualifications:

Cornerstone Christian Academy is seeking a School-Based Teacher Leader to join our staff beginning at the start of the 2021-2022 school year. Candidates must have at least 5 years of teaching and/or school administrative experience. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university—preferably in education—is required at minimum.

All Cornerstone teachers are required to profess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Candidates should demonstrate Christian character, love for children, collaborative spirit, and the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, co-workers, and all school constituents. NOTE: All Cornerstone employees are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Instructional Responsibilities:

The School-Based Teacher Leader is expected to:

  • Coordinate with the Principal to plan, implement, and evaluate curriculum and instructional programs for K-8th grade teachers—including learning objectives, instructional strategies, assessment techniques, student outcomes, progress monitoring, and the implementation of access to grade level content.
  • Plan and facilitate Professional Learning Communities and grade group meetings to increase student achievement guided by data analysis.
  • Support and demonstrate effective teaching methods and practices, procedures for analyzing student data to guide instructional planning, implementation of lessons, feedback of lessons, and school improvement.
  • Provide academic and instructional support through coaching and feedback aligned to the TNTP Core Rubric.
  • Provide in-class support through modeling and demonstrating best practices aligned to TNTP’s Core Rubric to a minimum of six teachers per coaching cycle.
  • Research instructional strategies and resources for school improvement. Participate in ongoing professional development centered on teacher growth, student outcomes, and effective classroom management strategies.
  • Involve instructional staff in evaluating and selecting instructional materials to meet student learning needs.
  • Assist the Principal with recruitment and selection of new and replacement faculty; assist in monitoring and mentoring new teachers and academic staff.
  • Oversee the development, implementation and updating of consistent methods for documentation of assessment of student academic progress, i.e. MAP, PSSA, DIBELS, TEST and other relevant academic assessments.

Non-Instructional Responsibilities:

All Cornerstone Christian Academy staff are expected to:

  • Know and adhere to the policies and procedures in the Cornerstone Christian Academy Employee Handbook and Faculty and Staff Handbook.
  • Maintain respect for—and appropriate relationships with—every student.
  • Establish and maintain regular contact and communication with parents.
  • Maintain daily oversight of student discipline, preparing written reports as required.
  • Maintain accurate attendance and grade records.
  • Maintain oversight of student health and safety, including before and after school yard duty.
  • Maintain a clean, attractive, and well-ordered classroom.
  • Model the school-wide principles to (1) Respect and celebrate yourself, (2) Respect and celebrate others, (3) Come prepared and willing to serve/learn, and (4) Keep our environment safe and clean.
  • Model a consistent faith and daily walk with Jesus Christ in attitude, speech, character, and quality of work.
  • Attend all-school programs (e.g. Back to School Night)

Professional Responsibilities:

All Cornerstone Christian Academy staff are expected to:

  • Hold—or obtain within two (2) years of employment—certification with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
  • Identify and/or participate in opportunities for professional growth.
  • Attend teacher in-service days and bi-weekly faculty meetings.

Interested candidates are to send a letter of interest and current resume to: