English Teacher & Mathematics Teacher 

Southwest Early College High School

At Southwest Early College School, we look for innovative, problem- solving, self-motivated, and passionate teachers who want to close the achievement gap by preparing each of our students for success in college and life. We seek teachers who want to be part of a dynamic, hard-working team at the best charter school in Memphis.

Essential Job Functions – High School English Teacher

  1. Creates an educational environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and needs of the students; prepares instructional materials for classes assigned and provides written evidence of preparation to supervisor/administrator upon request.

  2. Establishes a standard of classroom behavior; maintains classroom management in and outside of the school.

  3. Assess the accomplishments of students on an established timetable, and provides written and oral progress reports to parents/guardians, administrators and selected staff; administers tests and assessments.

  4. Plans curriculum and prepares lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of students within state and school requirements based on the educational, physical, and emotional levels of student development.

  5. Confers with parents, administrators, specialists, mental health staff, and appropriate resource staff to develop educational programs for students.

  6. Creates learning materials geared to students' abilities and interests.

  7. Instructs students by using educational strategies and techniques to improve sensory mother and perceptual-motor development, perception, memory language, communication skills, cognition, social, and emotional development.

  8. Motivates students and provides consistent reinforcement of learning skills, and provides continuous assessment and feedback to students for all learning activities.

  9. Maintains accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, and district and administrative regulations.

  10. Assists administration in implementing all policies, and rules governing student activities and conduct.

  11. Sponsors student activities/clubs/teams/organization and tutors students as requested.

  12. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.



Essential Functions - High School Mathematics Teacher

  1. Work with the High School Principal to design and implement outstanding curriculum and instructional strategies to ensure all students achieve at high levels

  2. Create effective curriculum maps

  3. Create outstanding lesson plans

  4. Ensure that all lesson plans and assessments correlate directly to Tennessee state standards

  5. Produce dramatic and consistent student achievement gains

  6. Continuously create and refine effective instructional practices

  7. Willingness to receive constant feedback and apply feedback immediately

  8. Administer tests to evaluate pupil progress, assess student work productivity and record results.

  9. Keep attendance records and maintain student files and transcripts.

  10. Assist with State-mandated student testing.

  11. Assist with monitoring and implementing Special Education requirements and IEPs.

Education and Experience Requirements for both positions:

Minimum BA/BS

Current TN teaching license in the appropriate subject area


Hires Needed: 1 each


Expected Hiring Date: ASAP


Apply method: Email Resume to talexander@artesianmemphis.com


Language: English

Additional Job Details:

Contract Length: 1 year

Work Location: One location

Benefits: Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement plan, Paid time off, Flexible schedule, & Professional development assistance

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