Join Our District on the Rise!Shelby County Schools is accepting Spanish teacher applications for the 2018-19 school year vacancies. Complete your online application now in order to be considered for any open opportunities that best meet your interests and qualifications! We encourage you to apply by our application deadline on October 22, 2018.Complete your online application now! Our Mission SCS is dedicated to preparing all students for success in learning, leadership and life.
We operate under the notion that we will only be successful if we challenge ourselves with new ideas and attack obstacles with a bold sense of courage and determination. We strive for a mission-driven working environment that empowers all staff to take ownership of their own work and their professional development.Our promise is that by 2025, 80% of our students will be college & career ready, 90% will graduate high school, and 100% of graduates will enroll in post-secondary education.Our work is deeply rooted in the belief that every child is capable of learning and that education is the great equalizer. With 84% of all students considered economically disadvantaged, Shelby County Schools truly is a place where progressive leaders in education can make a difference in the lives of our countrys most underserved children. Why Memphis?Shelby County Schoolsone of the 25 largest school districts in the nationis located in Memphis, TN, a city in the midst of a grassroots renaissance.
Perched high on the bluffs of the Mississippi River, Memphis has long been a hotbed of cultural richnessblues, barbeque, and the legendary Beale Street run deep herebut a fresh wave of innovative thinkers is breathing new life into our city, resulting in an eclectic blend of historicity and innovation that youll find nowhere else on Earth. This renaissance spirit is evident in the food, music, architecture, and arts of Memphis, but is especially so in our schools, where youll find educators and District staff who are earning national recognition for challenging the traditional educational landscape. Compensation & Benefits Teacher salaries start at $43,000. A comprehensive benefits package is also offered that includes health, dental, vision, and flexible spending account options.
Minimum QualificationsCandidates must hold a bachelors degree and be eligible to work in the United States.Additionally, candidates Meet ONE of the following requirements: Hold full teaching certification and an active Spanish endorsement in Tennessee or another U.S. state ORHold an undergraduate GPA of 2.75+ and score 163+ on the Spanish: World Language Praxis exam (code 5195) ORHold an undergraduate GPA of 2.75+ and a bachelors or masters degree in Spanish Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesWe expect our teachers to: Be fierce advocates for our students, fueled by the belief that failure is not an optionFully dedicate themselves as active participants in driving our students growthWelcome opportunities to build collaborative networks among their peersBe masters of their craft and experts in their field Consistently seek out opportunities to grow both in the art of pedagogy and in their content areaLead both in the classroom and out, building a strong alliance of mutual trust and accountability with their students, parents, and communitiesTo ApplyVisit www.choosescs.org to submit an instructional application. An offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of a background check. At Shelby County Schools, we know that diversity makes us stronger and challenges us to think differently every day.
We are an equal opportunity employer and seek individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply to this position. Shelby County Schools offers educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, creed, age, disability, national origin, or genetic information.Learn MoreWebsite: www.choosescs.org | www.scsk12.org For questions, visit http://www.scsk12.org/askhr/