2022-23 Mathematics Teacher
Company: Collegiate Academies
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: November 24, 2022
*About This Role: * We currently have four high schools in New
Orleans and one high school in Baton Rouge, and we are hiring math
teachers in both cities for the 2022-23 school year. Teachers must
be deeply committed to creating a classroom culture where 100% of
your students are engaged in rigorous lessons aligned to the
college ready bar.
*Our Approach to Math: * Our Math team at CA is truly teacher led.
With a high retention year over year across our math team, our
curriculum has been built with focused investment in collaboration
across schools, research and development by teachers. We are also
constantly innovating and pilot new approaches annually to meet the
needs of our students.
Math courses are typically the same at our schools in ninth and
tenth grade, but diverge in the later grades with course offerings.
The math courses offered across our network are: Algebra I,
Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, Statistics, Calculus, A. P.
Calculus, and A. P. Statistics. We also offer targeted
interventions aligned with our Algebra I and Geometry courses that
can either follow a specially designed instruction (SDI)
co-teaching model or a Math Essentials course.
We have adopted curriculum in Math Essentials, Algebra I, Geometry
and Algebra II, all aligned to Louisiana Content Standards. Our
curricula are focused both on content standard mastery and on
supporting students in building the habits and cognitive skills of
*Teacher Development at Collegiate Academies: * At CA, our teachers
never stop learning and never stop growing. Here's how:
* Our approach to teacher development at CA is focused on
individual goals and growth combined with a high degree of
* Every teacher has a coach, and you will collaboratively, with
your coach, create your growth goals and determine the plan that
will see you hit those goals.
* There are some things in common with other teachers at your
school - school goals, school priorities, school-based PD, etc. -
but it is in your relationship with your coach where you will
translate those things into what you specifically need to meet
those goals yourself.
* You will also grow year over year as an expert in your content in
collaboration with your peers across the network through
content-specific professional development and data
* There is an additional layer of support for first year teachers
called the CA Teacher Residency (CATR), which is an intensified,
pre-service and coaching plan to develop you in the skills that we
have seen that make rookie teachers most successful in their first
year at CA.
About Collegiate Academies: * Collegiate Academies prepares all
students for lives of unlimited opportunity. Founded in 2008,
Collegiate Academies serves over 3,000 students in five public high
schools and two postsecondary programs in New Orleans and Baton
Rouge. We serve a dramatically higher proportion of students with
special needs, students who are English language learners, and
students who are from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. We
see the individual greatness of every student who comes through our
*Role and Responsibilities: *
*Engagement and Set The College Ready Bar*
* Bring passion, joy, and energy to your lesson plan execution
making sure students reflect the level of passion and
* Support and build relationships with students while setting a
high standard for their academic achievement to prepare students
for college success.
* Integrate and leverage a classroom narrative through CA's system
of positive behavioral support. Enable both positive and
constructive feedback following the school core value cooperating
Interventions and Supports to Meet the Needs of All Students*
* Execute strong Tier 1 and Tier 2 interventions within the
Response To Intervention (RTI) framework to ensure every child can
master the material in classroom settings.
* Collaborate with Case Managers, the school-based Director of
Intervention, and the Intervention Compliance Coordinator to ensure
that all students with IEPs and 504s are on track to reach their
Teamwork that Drives the Success of our Whole School*
* Actively participate in all team meetings including but not
limited to: our daily Morning Meeting, Weekly Grade Level and/or
Department meetings, Friday Professional Development, Network Wide
Data Days on a quarterly basis, and Monthly Professional Learning
* Constantly look across the school and ask yourself, "how can our
school be better tomorrow?"
Mindsets, Beliefs and Skills: *
* Positive attitude and strong work ethic. Ability to constantly
find joy in the successes and challenges of our work. Ability to
demonstrate that joy towards students, families, and teammates.
* Desire to work at a college-prep high school rebuilding urban
education for all learners.
* Desire to grow as a teacher and face the challenges that come
with deep reflection and direct feedback on your classroom
* Strong knowledge in the content area of choice, demonstrated
through lesson planning, execution, and intervention with all
* Bachelor's degree required.
* 2+ years of teaching experience, preferably working with students
from similar backgrounds to Collegiate Academies students.
* A few notes regarding teaching certification at Collegiate
* We do not require certification for teachers. All new teachers
must be granted an authorization in order to remain on the
Collegiate Academies team as a teacher under Louisiana State Law.
Read more *here*!
To Apply: *
Please submit a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter,
please explain how you heard about Collegiate Academies and your
interest and qualifications for the position. In the application,
you will also be asked to answer the following questions. You may
want to plan your answers in advance of beginning the
* Why are you drawn to the mission of Collegiate Academies?
* Describe a time in your career where you had to grow dramatically
in your mindsets and skills to ensure student performance. What was
challenging about this? How did you do?
* What gives you energy at work on a daily basis and what at work
drains your energy on a daily basis?
*Application Deadline: * We are accepting applications for teaching
roles for the 2022-23 school year on a rolling basis.
_Collegiate Academies encourages individuals of all identities and
backgrounds to apply for this position. We are an equal opportunity
employer, fully committed to hiring a talented and diverse group of
individuals. Collegiate Academies does not discriminate on the
basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin or ancestry,
age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status,
veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by
applicable law. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired
will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the
United States and to complete the required employment eligibility
verification form upon hire. Being authorized to work in the U.S.
is a precondition of employment. Collegiate Academies does not
sponsor employment visas._
_In accordance with CA's duty to provide and maintain a workplace
that is free of known hazards, we adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination
Mandate to safeguard the health of our employees, students,
vendors, visitors, and the community at large. This policy complies
with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local health
authorities, as applicable. To prevent the exposure and
transmission of COVID-19 in the school and larger community, all
current and future CA employees will be required to be vaccinated
against COVID-19 unless approved for a medical or religious
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