Compass Public Charter School ( learn more )

Meridian , Idaho ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2899958
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 2, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 1, 2018

Job Description

The mindset at Compass is unique in the world of public education. As a charter school, we are able to creatively innovate to quickly meet the evolving needs of our students. Our educators understand that an effective, thoughtful teacher is the most critical predictor of a child’s success in school.

Since our school is like no other, our teachers must have beliefs that support such a unique model. The following statements exemplify the attitude of successful Compass teachers.
• A Compass teacher wants to be part of something different, unique and challenging in education.
• A Compass teacher agrees that ALL students, with proper support, can succeed at high levels given a strong curriculum
matched with exceptional teaching in a safe and positive learning environment.
• A Compass teacher utilizes Mastery Learning as an effective, engaging pedagogy for building understanding in academic
• A Compass teacher is aware that social-emotional needs of children are equally as important as their academic needs.
• A Compass teacher recognizes the priority of their student’s needs in the classroom.
• A Compass teacher knows that the job requires dedication, a “roll up the sleeves” attitude and willingness to explore a wide
variety of strategies in order to help all students to succeed.
• A Compass teacher recognizes that collaboration and communication are essential, especially among colleagues, students and
• A Compass teacher embraces technology as an essential tool that supports student success through enrichment, remediation
and constant assessment.
• A Compass teacher recognizes that understanding, analyzing and sharing data helps increase student achievement and teacher
• A Compass teacher demonstrates through actions, genuine agreement with the Compass mission, core values, and philosophy.
• A Compass teacher values, and consistently contribute and support the school-wide culture model realizing that he/she is one
component of a working system of individuals with which students will interact.
• A Compass teacher is understanding and adaptable when justifiable change must occur.
• A Compass teacher responds to constructive feedback objectively, professionally and productively.

Candidate Characteristics

Strong instructional skills
Record of using data to inform instruction
Exceptional classroom management skills
Collaborative approach
Comfort with technology as a tool for better teaching and student outcomes
Willingness to learn

  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 18,491 to $ 27,050 Per Year
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Music: Instrumental
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Compass Public Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Please visit our school website to read the full Compass Candidate Profile. Complete the Certified Application and submit the application along with a resume and copy of your teaching certificate via email to ktrudeau@compasscharter.org.
    • At least 2 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Kelly Trudeau , Charter Administrator
    • 2511 W. Cherry Lane
    • Meridian, Idaho 83642

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