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Middle School Teacher (24-25 SY)
Company: Democracy Prep Public Schools
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 04/12/2024
Expire Date: 06/12/2024
Salary: 0-100+
Job Categories: Education
Job Description
Middle School Teacher (24-25 SY)
Who You Are

An educator with an unwavering commitment to the Democracy Prep mission of college success and authentic civic engagement for our scholars.
An outstanding classroom teacher who holds scholars to consistently high behavioral and academic expectations through high support.
A self-reflective and self-aware teammate who is dedicated to aligning their classroom to Democracy Prep's commitment to antiracism and who is eager to use these skills to contribute to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
A results-driven assessor with experience in and commitment to the use of data analysis to drive instructional decisions and teacher accountability.
A professional with deep content-area expertise, who engages scholars with differentiation and strong execution of high-quality curriculum and prepares rigorous and engaging lessons through strong lesson planning.
A graduate of a Bachelor’s degree program (required), with 2 years of urban teaching experience and state certification (preferred). *Please note that we request transcripts as a part of our onboarding process*

What You’ll Do

Work to ensure that scholars enjoy a classroom culture characterized by high expectations and high support.
Create an inclusive classroom and school community by engaging in training, reflection, and dialogue around issues of race, identity, diversity, equity, and inclusion for our staff and scholars.
Plan and prepare for effective implementation of a coherent, research-based curriculum.
Develop and use a variety of assessment data to refine curricula and instructional practice.
Maintain strong relationships with scholars, families, and colleagues through effective and frequent communication.
Continuously improve your professional practice through weekly coaching sessions, professional development, and collaborative, data-driven reflection with department and grade-level teams.
Cultivate the social-emotional well-being of all scholars by building a positive classroom culture that leverages strong partnerships with scholars, their families, and the school's scholar support team.
Foster a life of active citizenship for all scholars through the implementation of age-appropriate conversations and activities centered on current events, participation in community service and outreach opportunities, and active celebration of scholars' culture, heritage, and identity.
Engage in whole-school events and tasks, including transitions, family conferences, tutoring, and other activities/duties as needed and assigned by school leadership.


Salary is competitive and commensurate with your experience. Democracy Prep employees are provided with a benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, retirement, parental leave, a smartphone, and a laptop.


Democracy Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Our mission is to educate responsible citizen-scholars who will change the world. We strongly believe that by building a DREAM team that represents numerous perspectives, backgrounds, and expertises, we can achieve this goal together. This is a value we highly support and strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.
Qualifications & Requirements
A graduate of a Bachelor’s degree program (required), with 2 years of urban teaching experience and state certification (preferred). *Please note that we request transcripts as a part of our onboarding process*
Contact Information
Contact Name: Bryce Fleming
Contact Email: bryce.fleming@democracyprep.org
Company Description:
Democracy Prep educates responsible citizen-scholars for success in the college of their choice AND for lives of active citizenship. Democracy Prep Public Schools currently operates 19 high-performing schools in New York City, San Antonio, TX, and Las Vegas, NV educating 6,500 citizen-scholars. The incredible growth of the scholars is possible through the tireless and dedicated work of the educators who make up our DREAM team.
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