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Achievement First

Achievement First


Providence, RI
+4 locations
Hartford, CT
New Haven, CT
Bridgeport, CT
Brooklyn, NY
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Our Mission

    We are a growing network of 36 nonprofit, high-performing K-12 public charter schools in Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York. Our mission is to deliver on the promise of equal education for all of America’s children. We know that all children- regardless of race, zip code or economic status- deserve access to great schools.

    Teacher-in-Residence Program

    The Teacher-in-Residence program is a rigorous, action-packed, learn so much you won’t recognize yourself training and certification program for people who are looking for an innovative pathway into the teaching profession. This one-year program provides a pathway to certification, professional development and hands-on experience in the classroom at one of our Elementary, Middle and High schools in Brooklyn, NY, Bridgeport, New Haven, Hartford CT, or Providence, RI.

    Key Job Responsibilities (or how you might spend a typical day)

    1. Observe, plan and co-teach in a Resident Advisor’s classroom- a veteran teacher who serves as your mentor and coach
    2. Lead small group instruction, support students through one to one tutoring, daily check-ins, and relationship building
    3. Attend 3 hours of weekly teacher in residence professional development, team planning and data analysis meetings, and informal learning and development opportunities, in support of constant growth.
    4. Weekly coaching meeting with Resident Advisor to receive feedback, review upcoming lessons and discuss support for the week
    5. Support and maintain school and grade level systems of operations including substitute teaching and managing homework and attendance systems
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  • Qualifications

    You may love this job if you…

    • Demonstrate a commitment to racial and economic justice, a deep love of content, and an unwavering belief that all students can and will succeed
    • Are a recent grad with a 2.75 GPA or above
    • Know excellence is in the details
    • Are a person everyone wants on their team: possessing maturity, humility, strong work ethic, follow-through, sense of humor, willingness to respond positively to feedback and a “roll-up-my-sleeves” attitude)
    • Can command a room with strong instructional and classroom management skills
  • Compensation
    Salary for this position is very competitive and commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits

    Additionally, Achievement First offers a comprehensive benefits package. Teachers receive funds for supplies and materials as well as a laptop computer.

  • Industry
    Education Management
  • Locations
    Hartford, CT • New Haven, CT • Bridgeport, CT • Brooklyn, NY • Providence, RI
  • About Us
    Our mission is to deliver on the promise of equal educational opportunity for all of America's children. We know that every child—regardless of race, zip code, or economic status—deserves access to great schools. At Achievement First, our students realize their potential and develop the skills they need to graduate from college, succeed in a competitive world, and serve as the next generation of leaders in our community.