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Uncommon Schools

Camden , New Jersey ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2901301
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 6, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


The Elementary School Teacher’s primary responsibility is the implementation and development of Uncommon’s curriculum and the success of its students. Therefore, Uncommon Schools seeks elementary School teachers who are committed to continuously improving curriculum and teaching through collaboration as part of a grade level team.

Kindergarten teacher - 2nd Grade teacher
3rd Grade teacher - 4th Grade teacher
Primary teacher and Co-teacher


Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards
Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform teaching practices
Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions
Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior
Be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards
Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues
Participate in an annual three-week staff orientation and elementary teacher training


Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom
Proven track-record of high achievement as a classroom teacher
Mastery of and enthusiasm for teaching academic subjects
Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player
Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is preferred
Minimum of two years teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting
Valid State Certification is helpful but not required. Belief in and alignment with Uncommon’s core beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable.
By the time that employment begins, candidates must have received a Bachelor's degree from a College or University. For teaching roles in New York and Massachusetts, candidates must have also earned a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75 or higher by the time employment begins. For teaching roles in New Jersey, the candidates must have earned a cumulative 2.75 GPA (for candidates graduating before September 1, 2016) or 3.0 (for candidates graduating on or after September 1, 2016).
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Uncommon Schools 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

    • At least 2 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Maureen Forys , Associate Director of Recruitment
    • 826 Broadway, 9th floor
    • New York, New York 10003

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