Elan Academy

About Élan Academy

At Élan, we are more than a team, we are a family. We cultivate an environment that prioritizes maintaining strong relationships among staff, students, and families. We know this is the way to make a meaningful, long-lasting impact on our students’ lives. At Élan, we structure our classrooms and intervention so that every teacher has the support needed to excel in their role and develop the skills needed to pursue their future goals. At Élan Academy, you are called and supported to do your best work to provide our students with the world class education they deserve. Since our founding in 2017, Élan has consistently been named among the highest performing schools in New Orleans Parish. Our scholars outperformed the state and city LEAP averages in every subject!

Our Mission

Through a classical curriculum, high quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all students have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access a life of opportunity.

Our Model

We maximize individualization and propel early technology literacy through rich and frequent blended learning. We stand firm on three concepts - grammar, logic, rhetoric - and three components – structured learning, Great Books, spoken language. Our 21st century approach to learning, joined with a classical curriculum, provides an innovative and powerful option for preparing students with the foundation necessary for lives of opportunity.

01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan Academy   Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful elementary school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all students have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity.   The Academic Interventionist ensures the successful mastery of Élan Academy’s rigorous academic program for all students, focusing specifically on students with academic learning gaps or deficiencies and students with disabilities through the provision of strategic and intensive support. The Academic Interventionist  possesses the unwavering belief that all students at Élan Academy, regardless of deficits or disabilities, can achieve greatness and provides effective academic, emotional, and physical services to students...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan Academy   Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful elementary school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all students have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity.   The Office Manager is the first point of contact for parents and children when they come to school and a resource to the school community. The Office Manager should always exhibit professionalism, treat people with respect, and be firm but compassionate in how they address the day-to-day challenges of a rigorous and purposeful school. This position requires a candidate to be a critical thinker, reflective, communicative, flexible, inclusive, and professional. The Office Manager reports to the Director of Finance & Operations and works Monday...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan Academy   Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful elementary school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all scholars have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity.   We are seeking a dedicated Band Director (aftercare)  to develop a music program that nurtures and expands the creative talents of our scholars. The Band Director is responsible for creating a school marching band that will perform at school and city-wide events during the Mardi Gras season and at spring concerts. This position reports to the Director of Aftercare.      Responsibilities: Identify concepts and methods that advance playing for beginners through advanced students Implement technical...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
Élan Academy is a free public college preparatory charter school, Élan Academy Charter School currently educates Pre K4 through seventh grade. We will grow one-grade level at a time to eventually educate pre-kindergarten through eight students in New Orleans, LA.    We are seeking a School Leader Fellow who is ready to learn, grow, and develop as an expert leadership coach.  The selected individual will embody the mindsets and beliefs of diversity, equity, and inclusion, collaboration, continuous improvement, high standards in service of empowerment, intentionality, and personal responsibility. The School Leader fellow must be self-reflective, open to feedback, and committed to continuously improving.   Who will you work with? The Fellow is not a mere observational learner. They will be a core member of the Leadership Team, working directly with the Head of School. The Fellow will be responsible for direct coaching of...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
Élan Academy is seeking energetic after school tutors to support our amazing scholars as they prepare for state testing.  We provide materials and training to support your instruction. As an after school tutor, you would work daily with a small group of students on test taking strategies and provide academic intervention. Hours for tutoring are from Monday-Thursday from 3:30 to 6:00pm. We are hiring on a rolling basis.  Position is hourly and ranges from $15-$20 an hour.
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan  Academy Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful elementary school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all students have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity.   Be a Substitute Teacher at Élan. Change the Narrative. We are relentlessly seeking substitute teachers who believe strongly in our mission and vision and whose actions demonstrate high expectations for themselves, scholars, families, and their colleagues. We hire smart, driven people willing to work hard to realize our mission and who have the characteristics, core values, and experiences necessary to deliver ambitious results for students, and Élan Academy provides optimum school structures to support their success.  ...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan  Academy Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful elementary school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all students have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity.   Be a Substitute Teacher at Élan. Change the Narrative. We are relentlessly seeking substitute teachers who believe strongly in our mission and vision and whose actions demonstrate high expectations for themselves, scholars, families, and their colleagues. We hire smart, driven people willing to work hard to realize our mission and who have the characteristics, core values, and experiences necessary to deliver ambitious results for students, and Élan Academy provides optimum school structures to support their success.  ...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
Our teachers must firmly believe that demographics do not determine destiny and all children can succeed if they have access to a high-quality education. Special Education Teachers are held accountable by the Head of School and Director of Scholar Supports in regard to their performance and growth, student achievement, and quality of the curriculum. Teachers are entrusted with advancing the mission of the school through the development and implementation of a rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum, responsiveness to feedback provided and collaboration with the Head of School on areas of instructional and/or curricular need at the school. Responsibilities and Duties Embody & Élan Academy’s mission, vision, and LEADER values; Participate in an annual four-week staff orientation and training; Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions; Develop, amend, and execute IEP plans Communicate...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
Our teachers must firmly believe that demographics do not determine destiny and all children can succeed if they have access to a high-quality education. Special Education Teachers are held accountable by the Head of School and Director of Scholar Supports in regard to their performance and growth, student achievement, and quality of the curriculum. Teachers are entrusted with advancing the mission of the school through the development and implementation of a rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum, responsiveness to feedback provided and collaboration with the Head of School on areas of instructional and/or curricular need at the school. Responsibilities and Duties Embody & Élan Academy’s mission, vision, and LEADER values; Participate in an annual four-week staff orientation and training; Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions; Develop, amend, and execute IEP plans Communicate...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan Academy Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful elementary school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all students have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity.  Position Overview We are seeking a School-Based Therapist to coordinate behavioral health support services in collaboration with the school social worker, school staff, and leadership team targeting students in grades PreK-7 for approximately 43-50 students. The incumbent in this position will determine the number of students they are able to serve at the group and individual service levels utilizing the program curriculum provided. The School-Based Therapist shall facilitate a minimum of two group sessions and one hour of individual therapy per day. The...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan Academy Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful elementary school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all students have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity. Be a Paraprofessional at Elan. Change the Narrative. The Paraprofessional ensures the successful mastery of Élan Academy’s rigorous academic program for all students, focusing specifically on students with academic learning gaps or deficiencies and students with disabilities through the provision of strategic and intensive supports. The paraprofessional possesses the unwavering belief that all students at Élan Academy, regardless of deficits or disabilities, can achieve greatness and provides effective academic, emotional, and physical...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan Academy Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful elementary school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all students have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity.   Be a Teacher at Elan. Change the Narrative . Élan Academy understands that teacher quality is the most important factor that drives student achievement. We are relentlessly seeking teachers who believe strongly in our mission and vision and whose actions demonstrate high expectations for themselves, scholars, families, and their colleagues. We hire smart, driven people willing to work hard to realize our mission and who have the characteristics, core values, and experiences necessary to deliver ambitious results for students, and Élan...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan Academy Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful elementary school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all students have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity.   Be a Teacher at Elan. Change the Narrative . Élan Academy understands that teacher quality is the most important factor that drives student achievement. We are relentlessly seeking teachers who believe strongly in our mission and vision and whose actions demonstrate high expectations for themselves, scholars, families, and their colleagues. We hire smart, driven people willing to work hard to realize our mission and who have the characteristics, core values, and experiences necessary to deliver ambitious results for students, and Élan...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan Academy   Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful pk4-6th grade school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all students have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity. Since our founding four years ago, Élan has consistently been named among the highest performing schools in Orleans Parish. Our scholars outperformed the state and city LEAP averages in every subject! At Élan, we structure our classrooms and intervention so that every teacher has the support needed to excel in their role and develop the skills needed to pursue their future goals. At Élan, we are more than a team, we are a family. We cultivate an environment that prioritizes maintaining strong relationships among staff,...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
Job Description – Latin Instructor Your role will depend partly on your skills, experience and preferences and we would like you to be willing and able to teach Latin across the age range. Responsibilities Embody Élan Academy’s mission, vision, and LEADER values. Develop and implement rigorous, standards-aligned lesson plans aligned with ambitious end-of-year goals. Teach and maintain school-wide systems, rules and consequences, and rewards. Participate in all professional development sessions. Communicate effectively and proactively with students and families on academics, behavior, and mission. Analyze student achievement data collaboratively with colleagues and Head of School to respond to students’ needs. Work to continuously improve effectiveness in instructional practices, with teacher performance rubric as guide. Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues. Be accountable for students’...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan Academy   Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful elementary school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all students have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity.   We are seeking an Instructional Coach to provide personalized support to teachers by developing their understanding of data-driven instruction and research based standards to improve scholars’ academic achievement. The Instructional Coach is responsible for ensuring high-quality instruction in classrooms through modeling, co-planning, and providing feedback to teachers. This incumbent is a lifelong learner who models continuous improvement and goes above and beyond to ensure student success; and promotes reflection, provides...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan Academy Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful elementary school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all students have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity.   Be a Teacher at Elan. Change the Narrative . Élan Academy understands that teacher quality is the most important factor that drives student achievement. We are relentlessly seeking teachers who believe strongly in our mission and vision and whose actions demonstrate high expectations for themselves, scholars, families, and their colleagues. We hire smart, driven people willing to work hard to realize our mission and who have the characteristics, core values, and experiences necessary to deliver ambitious results for students, and Élan...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan Academy Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful elementary school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all students have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity.   Be a Teacher at Elan. Change the Narrative . Élan Academy understands that teacher quality is the most important factor that drives student achievement. We are relentlessly seeking teachers who believe strongly in our mission and vision and whose actions demonstrate high expectations for themselves, scholars, families, and their colleagues. We hire smart, driven people willing to work hard to realize our mission and who have the characteristics, core values, and experiences necessary to deliver ambitious results for students, and Élan...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan Academy Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful elementary school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all students have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity.   Be a Teacher at Elan. Change the Narrative . Élan Academy understands that teacher quality is the most important factor that drives student achievement. We are relentlessly seeking teachers who believe strongly in our mission and vision and whose actions demonstrate high expectations for themselves, scholars, families, and their colleagues. We hire smart, driven people willing to work hard to realize our mission and who have the characteristics, core values, and experiences necessary to deliver ambitious results for students, and Élan...
01/19/2023
Elan Academy
About Élan Academy   Élan Academy Charter School is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful elementary school in New Orleans, LA. Through a classical curriculum, high-quality instruction, and leadership development, Élan Academy Charter School ensures that all scholars have the foundation necessary to thrive in secondary school, succeed in college, and access lives of opportunity.   We are seeking a Behavior Interventionist to support the instructional program with specific responsibilities for effecting positive behavioral change in scholars. The incumbent will redirect scholars' inappropriate behaviors through the application of positive behavioral supports to help them become more academically successful. The Behavior Interventionist will provide classroom and school-wide behavior strategies. This position reports to the RTI Coordinator.     Responsibilities:   Assess...