About This Role: We currently have four high schools in New Orleans and one high school in Baton Rouge, and we are hiring Social Studies teachers in both cities. Teachers must be deeply committed to creating a classroom culture where 100% of your students are engaged in rigorous lessons aligned to the college ready bar.
Our Approach to Social Studies: Our social studies classes are grounded in reading, writing and talking about primary sources, with our social studies curricula written by CA teachers to meet state standards and to allow for culturally responsive instruction of our students. It is constantly revised to better meet our students’ needs.
At CA, we offer the following social studies courses: World Geography, World History, U.S. History, A. P. U. S. History, and Seminar in Social Justice (SSJ). SSJ is our interdisciplinary and project-based approach to Civics in which students work in teams to research issues in their communities and propose solutions to those issues to leaders in the community. As part of their coursework, students also complete an independent research project.
Teacher Development at Collegiate Academies: At CA, our teachers never stop learning and never stop growing. Here’s how:
About Collegiate Academies: Collegiate Academies prepares all students for lives of unlimited opportunity. Founded in 2008, Collegiate Academies serves over 3,000 students in five public high schools and two postsecondary programs in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. We serve a dramatically higher proportion of students with special needs, students who are English language learners, and students who are from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. We see the individual greatness of every student who comes through our doors.
Role and Responsibilities:
Engagement and Set College Ready Bar Standard
Interventions and Supports to Meet the Needs of All Students
Teamwork that Drives the Success of our Whole School
Mindsets, Beliefs and Skills:
A few notes regarding teaching certification at Collegiate Academies:
Please submit a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please explain how you heard about Collegiate Academies and your interest and qualifications for the position. In the application, you will also be asked to answer the following questions. You may want to plan your answers in advance of beginning the application:
Collegiate Academies encourages individuals of all identities and backgrounds to apply for this position. We are an equal opportunity employer, fully committed to hiring a talented and diverse group of individuals. Collegiate Academies does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin or ancestry, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by applicable law. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. Collegiate Academies does not sponsor employment visas. In accordance with CA's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we adopted a Covid 19 Vaccination Mandate to safeguard the health of our employees, students, vendors, visitors, and the community at large. This policy complies with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local health authorities, as applicable. To prevent the exposure and transmission of COVID-19 in the school and larger community, all current and future CA employees will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.