Compass Rose Academy teachers are responsible for ensuring that every Compass Rose student master the academic and social skills necessary to succeed in college, while also embodying Compass Rose’s values daily.
In addition, Compass Rose Academy teachers set ambitious goals for student achievement and invest students and families in accomplishing them; create a powerful learning environment; plan and deliver purposeful, rigorous instruction; assess for mastery and track student progress toward goals; analyze data to intervene and adjust instruction, and seek excellence as an educator and an Compass Rose team member.
- Learn, master, and deliver content and grade-level curriculum, core content objectives, and texts
- Implement formal and informal assessments to track each individual student’s progress and learning needs
- Implement a clear and consistent behavior management system that aligns to campus-wide initiatives while developing students’ character and sense of community in the classroom
- Help shape and develop a school-wide culture that fosters a productive and enthusiastic learning environment for each student
- Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with students and families based on trust, understanding, and respect for the communities in which they identify.
- Engage in summer and year-long district, school, and personal learning and development
- Planning thoughtfully and teaching joyously. You'll adapt our rigorous, standards-based curriculum to meet the particular needs of your students, thinking about both how to scaffold rigorous learning and how to infuse your students' day with joy.
- Using data intentionally. You are constantly thinking about how to help Compass Rose students achieve ambitious goals. To track progress towards goals, you'll analyze academic and classroom culture data to inform your instruction and target focus areas for your students.
- Investing in their own learning. We support our teachers' ongoing professional growth through weekly professional development opportunities, as well as weekly observations and feedback conversations.
- Building mastery. Beginning in 2nd grade and going through high school, our schools are departmentalized, supporting you to become an expert in one content area while working with a team of outstanding educators to provide our students with strong instruction throughout every portion of their day.
- Hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- Content knowledge in the area you are applying as indicated by your major/minor
- Texas Teaching Certificate is preferred, but not required.
- Pass a criminal background check.
- Have experience working with school-aged children in a school setting.
- Possess a goal-oriented mindset and a belief that there is always room to improve.