Classroom Teacher - Foundation Academy Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Mathematics
Job Title: Middle School Mathematics Teacher
Job Location: Foundation Academies
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Foundation Academy Charter School
Trenton, NJ 08618
Telephone: 609-920-9200
Job Description:
Who we are.
We are Foundation Academies. We are the largest charter organization in New Jersey’s capital city, Trenton, serving more than 1,000 of the city’s K-12 population across four schools. We believe every child deserves access to a high-quality education and we work relentlessly to ensure this happens.
We are a team of experienced and mission-driven, urban educators. We value growth mindsets, lifelong learners and individuals who believe that every child deserves an excellent education. We hold ourselves, our students, and our city to high-standards because that’s what our families deserve.
We are conveniently located a quick car ride to downtown Princeton, a 45-minute SEPTA ride to Philly’s Center City, and a hop on the NJ Transit Express to New York City.
We are Trenton and we are proud of it!  

Who you are.
All 7-12th grade MATH NJ-certificated positions offer an additional $5,000 stipend.
You are committed and you are determined. You understand that to actualize education reform in a revitalizing city is hard, hard work - no getting around it. But you are ready, hungry, and already rolling-up your sleeves as you read the rest of this post...
We seek a highly committed and talented Mathematics Teacher to be part of our Middle School Team who:
  • Preferably has two plus years working with students in an urban or low-income setting and understands how to get them excited about learning. Preparing them for the nation’s finest colleges  
  • Performs daily teaching tasks such as, but not limited to: grade level meetings, planning educational trips, lunch duties and any other things that will make you awesome at your job
  • Works closely with colleagues to build a cohesive school culture of success
  • Extensively plans curriculum for the academic year, working closely with direct and the department to drive instruction
  • Analyzes data on daily, weekly, and monthly basis with progress monitoring
  • Updates student performance trackers and uses data to help guide your plans
  • Communicates consistently with families about student progress
Want to join our FAmily?
We work hard, but thankfully have fun doing it! Here are just some of the benefits we offer:
  • Competitive starting salary with merit-based pay increases annually
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans
  • Tax deferred 403b retirement account with 25% matching up to a certain amount
  • Independent, conflict-free, financial consulting through Holberg Financial
  • Smartphone and fully paid wireless plan through Verizon
  • Work laptop
  • Making a positive impact in the lives of some pretty awesome kids
All 7-12th grade MATH NJ-certificated positions offer an additional $5,000 stipend.
  • Commitment to living out our mission
  • Possess or are eligible for NJ certification in either Teacher of Mathematics or K-6/MS Specialization in Math Grades 5-8
  • Has a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 (if graduated after Sept 2015) or 2.75 (before Sept 2015) for certification requirements; exceptions made in the case of exceptionally high praxis score

Supporting/Additional Documents Requested
  • Semifinalist candidates will be required to provide unofficial transcripts, evidence of certification/eligibility, and 3 professional references.
  • Hired candidates are responsible for the following: official transcripts, criminal clearance (fingerprinting), and medical clearance (TB/Mantoux testing).

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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