Homer A. Plessy Community Schools

About Homer A. Plessy Community Schools

Mission & Vision

Our Vision Is To Develop Creative, Critical, And Responsible Thinkers. 

Plessy School’s arts-integrated, project-based approach to curriculum provides a stimulating environment that insists on academic excellence in a developmentally appropriate setting. At Plessy, we want our students to mature into whole, healthy people who are confident about their gifts and their place in the world as citizens, who have keen minds and compassionate hearts and who contribute to a world that needs them. We are committed to an academic program that emphasizes academic excellence, creativity and a passion for life-long learning.

At Plessy we:

  • set the stage for all students to excel academically;

  • foster critical and creative thinking;

  • teach students about the importance of citizenship, social justice, and community engagement;

  • have hallways that reflect the same diversity we see on our sidewalks;

  • are rooted in the St. Roch, Bywater, St. Claude, Marigny, Tremé and French Quarter neighborhoods;

  • attract dedicated educators by creating a professional environment in which teachers can develop their full potential;

  • draw on the resources of a community eager to help;

  • recognize the importance of meaningful engagement with parents; and

  • serve as a focal point for the community and has a sense of place

At Plessy We Value:

  • Our Students: We offer children an opportunity for excellence holding that all children are creative and critical thinkers and have the potential to learn at the highest levels as they develop into life-long learners.

  • Our Families: Family participation in the life of the school is essential and takes many forms. The exchange of ideas between families and teachers is vital to development of a learning community. Families have the potential to bring vitality and richness to the school by contributing distinctive life experiences and wisdoms.

  • Our Teachers: We seek to attract and develop dedicated educators by creating a professional environment in which teachers can develop their full potential.

  • Our Community: Plessy serves all of Orleans Parish but are rooted in the Bywater, French Quarter, Marigny, St. Claude, St. Roche, and Treme neighborhoods and draws on the resources of our community who is eager to help. serves as a focal point for the community and has a sense of place.

  • Our Diversity: We aim for our hallways to reflect the diversity of the sidewalks of our neighborhoods. We see diversity as a powerful tool in a child’s education. Our aim is that students, teachers, and parents reflect the racial and cultural diversity of the area.

  • Our Impact: We believe that our students, families and staff are change agents and therefore emphasize the importance of citizenship and community engagement.

01/19/2023
Homer A. Plessy Community Schools
As a successful Special Education Teacher you will serve as a member of the Student Support team offering educational, social, behavioral, and emotional services to students. At Homer Plessy we strive to understand and meet all students at their level, and provide our staff with the tools and resources to intervene successfully for those students. This role is not only important in uplifting individual students, but also to enhance special education and interventions throughout Homer Plessy Community Schools. The Special Education Teacher will report to the Special Education Coordinator and the School Principal. Position Description and Expectations • Instruct students on modified state standard aligned lessons that include strategies that meet the needs of the individual students • Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on children when needed • Meet and confer with stakeholders to develop individual educational programs designed to...
01/19/2023
Homer A. Plessy Community Schools
As a successful Self Contained Middle School Special Education teacher you will serve as a member of the Student Support team offering educational, social, behavioral, and emotional services to students. The Special Education Self Contained Teacher role is designed to support students with moderate to severe/profound cognitive or developmental needs in a resource classroom setting. This role works with our school’s most vulnerable and hardest-working students and it is essential to our school’s success. At Homer Plessy we strive to understand and meet all students at their level, and provide our staff with the tools and resources to intervene successfully for those students. This role is not only important in uplifting individual students, but also to enhance special education and interventions throughout Homer Plessy Community Schools. Position Description and Expectations • Instruct students on modified state standard aligned lessons using Louisiana Connectors...
01/19/2023
Homer A. Plessy Community Schools
Please provide us with your resume and cover letter in the application above. Please indicate on your cover letter what position(s) you would be interested in for the 2023-24 school year. Thank you!
11/14/2022
Homer A. Plessy Community Schools
As a successful paternity leave substitute middle school ESL (English as a second language) Teacher, you will serve as a member of the Student Support team offering educational, social, behavioral, and emotional services to students. At Homer Plessy we strive to understand and meet all students at their individual level, and provide our staff with the tools and resources to intervene successfully for those students. This role is not only important in uplifting individual students, but also to enhance learning and interventions throughout Homer Plessy Community Schools. The middle school paternity long term substitute ESL Teacher will report to the School Principal and the Chief of Student Support. Position Description and Expectations • Instruct students on modified state standard aligned lessons that include strategies that meet the needs of the individual students • Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on children when needed •...
11/14/2022
Homer A. Plessy Community Schools
The Mission of Homer Plessy Community School is to develop students who think critically and act responsibly as citizens. We do this by utilizing an arts-integrated, project-based curriculum to provide a stimulating environment that insists on academic excellence in a developmentally appropriate setting. We envision a joyful environment with creative, compassionate, and purposeful students. Homer Plessy Community School is seeking a highly-qualified, progressive, creative, and dynamic Middle School Math Teacher for the 2021-22 school year. Ideal candidates have a commitment to progressive education, arts-integration, project-based learning, emergent and responsive curriculum, teacher leadership, and strong respectful relationships with students and adults. Primary responsibilities include: Implementing and fostering a joyful classroom environment and encouraging all learners in a child-centered approach. Creating and implementing authentic Arts-Integrated instruction and...
11/14/2022
Homer A. Plessy Community Schools
Job Title: Lead Teacher Reports to: Director of Elementary School/Middle School Start Date: Immediate Primary responsibilities include: ● Implementing and fostering a joyful classroom environment and encouraging all learners in a child-centered approach. ● Creating and implementing authentic Arts-Integrated instruction and Project-Based Learning practices in an academically rigorous setting. ● Teaching the whole child, including social/emotional learning, with a focus on logical and restorative approaches to problem solving. ● Providing thoughtful differentiated instruction to each student. ● Building and maintaining strong relationships with parents and families through open, consistent, and positive communication. ● Creating and/or maintaining appropriate records and assessments. ● Developing and implementing appropriate intervention strategies in collaboration with student support staff. ● Maintaining professional competence through participation in professional development...
09/09/2022
Homer A. Plessy Community Schools
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06/10/2022
Homer A. Plessy Community Schools
Position Summary: Plessy School is looking for strong candidates for the role of Operations Coordinator for our School. The Operations Coordinator is responsible for operations, facilities & coordination with IT, and team management. Operations Coordinator must be highly efficient across varied functions as the job encompasses large-scale project management (i.e. school-wide event management) as well as detail-oriented accuracy (i.e. compliance). The Operations Coordinator must be a highly effective team leader, motivating and influencing his/her team to consistently deliver high quality results as well as devising systems and procedures to increase productivity across all staff and all functions. Position Responsibilities: Facilities Management ● Coordinates the logistics of construction warranties and capital improvements, as needed ● Maintains asset inventory of all capital items and building system equipment ● Maintains school facility compliance with state...
06/10/2022
Homer A. Plessy Community Schools
As a successful Special Education Teacher you will serve as a member of the Student Support team offering educational, social, behavioral, and emotional services to students. At Homer Plessy we strive to understand and meet all students at their level, and provide our staff with the tools and resources to intervene successfully for those students. This role is not only important in uplifting individual students, but also to enhance special education and interventions throughout Homer Plessy Community Schools. The Special Education Teacher will report to the Special Education Coordinator and the School Principal. Position Description and Expectations • Instruct students on modified state standard aligned lessons that include strategies that meet the needs of the individual students • Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on children when needed • Meet and confer with stakeholders to develop individual educational programs designed...