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Our opening year is fall 2022, and we are looking for primary level teachers with experience in classical and outdoor education, or who are willing to be trained and fully adapt to both. For budget purposes, teachers with 4 to 9 years experience would fit best, but all applicants will be considered. Professional development will be offered throughout the 2021 - 2022 school year and there will be a mandatory training July 11-15 and July 18-22, 2022. For the purpose of professional trainings, we would like to choose teachers to fill these positions early in the 2021-2022 school year. Stipends will be paid for professional development hours, but the employment period would not begin until August 1, 2022.
Skillern Elementary is a tuition-free, public, charter school. Salary and benefits are commensurate with nearby county schools, and we do provide potential for performance bonuses. Skillern boasts small class sizes and a healthy environment that incorporates plenty of time outdoors. Teachers at Skillern Elementary are hired based upon their intellectual accomplishments, moral seriousness, and skill in the art of teaching. We seek teachers who know and love the disciplines they teach, who understand and love children, who are able communicators and fine role models, and who are philosophically aligned with the mission of the school, both its classical and outdoor components. We seek to build a team of professional educators who will work together to improve the minds and form the character of the students.
As a part of this application, you will be required to submit a resume, cover letter, and one-page statement of educational philosophy. Please familiarize yourself with both classical and outdoor eduction and make sure that Ivy's Skillern Elementary is a good fit for you.
Please Note: We are required by TN Law to run a full background check. Your fingerprints will be submitted to TBI and FBI. Please make sure to indicate if you have ever been convicted, pled guilty, or pled nolo contendere to a criminal offense. The disclosure of a conviction does not automatically preclude you from employment with Ivy Academy's Skillern Elementary. However, falsification of your application may result in an offer of employment being withdrawn and/or preclude you from employment. Furthermore, knowingly falsifying information required by TCA 49-5-406(a)(1) constitutes a Class A misdemeanor which must be reported to the District Attorney General for prosecution.
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