The Learning Community, an innovative urban K-8 charter school with an 86% poverty rate, 57% Spanish-speaking families and high student achievement, is a warm and welcoming school that believes deeply in the voices of teachers, students and families. We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. Candidates of color and bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. We strive to have a team that reflects the racial diversity of our students and families. It is important to us that our students can see themselves in the adults that surround them each day. The Learning Community is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer.
**NEW** Planned openings for 2017-2018 School Year
- 5th Grade Teacher
- 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher
- 6th Grade Math Teacher
- 8th Grade Math Teacher
- Middle Grades PE Teacher
Long Term Leave Positions
June 2017 positions for forthcoming Elementary English as a Second Language (ESL) certification program
Full-Time Positions – Click the link for details and to apply.
All teaching positions require certification. The Learning Community is an EEO/AA Employer.
To apply please send resume and cover letter to:
Mindy Farrow, The Learning Community, 21 Lincoln Ave, Central Falls, RI 02863.
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the position’s title in the subject line.
The Learning Community is an EEO/AA Employer. No phone calls, please.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT AS A TEAM MEMBER?
Warm and Professional Work Environment: We have an extremely upbeat, proactive and supportive atmosphere. Open communication systems ensure every person has a chance to voice concerns and ideas about all aspects of the school. We are known for responding quickly to the needs of both students and colleagues. We have among the best family engagement in the state, and strong support from our community. For an example of our culture, check out this short video: http://vimeo.com/21956036
Unique Opportunities for Career Growth: We are also a Teaching Studio where teachers who are interested in opening their classrooms to visiting learners or providing professional development services can do so for additional earned income. This is a unique aspect of our school and means our school community is always open and always growing.
Excellent Compensation: Competitive salaries and full-time team members currently enjoy 95% coverage of health care insurance.
Shared Commitment to Educational Equity: Through their commitment to our families and our school’s mission, every team member creates and supports an environment for exploration, leadership and learning for both students and themselves. We are serious about proving that poverty need not be a barrier to student success.
Support Services: An extensive system supports student social, emotional and behavioral needs. We follow through on the promise that no single student will keep themselves or others from learning. Every classroom teacher is supported by a team of professionals.
A Strong, Diverse Team: There is high demand for positions at our school. Teachers feel respected and supported, and our attrition rate is very low. 80% of our teachers have graduate degrees.
Extensive Professional Development: Teachers receive ongoing, embedded professional development and a variety of innovative options for growth, learning and sharing what they know.
Thank you for your interest in our school community.