The Learning Community, an innovative urban K-8 charter school with 84% of students that qualify for free or reduced-price lunch/the proxy for poverty rate, 37% English Language Learners 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.
In an effort to recruit people of color, we always encourage people to apply in the event these positions should open up. We believe this helps get the word out about our school and also a way to get to know potential candidates.
TEACHERS: We seek creative, energetic teachers who are familiar with, or open to learning a Workshop structure institutional approach, who work collaboratively and plan thoughtfully, and who are interested in being part of a close-knit school community with opportunities for growth. Our rigorous curriculum emphasizes literacy and numeracy as a leadership tool to grow student independence and voice. Our teachers enjoy tremendous autonomy, collaboration and leadership. All candidates must have teacher certification. Spanish language skills a plus.
Resources and information for potential team members:
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- Grade 2 Classroom Teacher
- Grade 5 Classroom Teacher
- Anticipated Kindergarten Classroom Teacher (2021/2022)
- K-8 Substitute Guest Teachers (2021/2022)
- Middle Grades Math Teacher
- Reading Specialist
- Reading/ESL Teacher
- 1 on 1 Aide
- Behavioral Support Specialist
Interest in Jobs at The Learning Community
The Learning Community’s highest priority is to continuously hire people to our team who reflect the families and the communities we serve. If you want to learn more about what The Learning Community has to offer, even though we are in distance learning, we would be open to meeting with you virtually. Please email email@example.com with your interest and we will be sure to get back to you.
In an effort to recruit people of color, we always encourage people to apply in the event these positions should open up. We believe this helps get the word out about our school and also a way to get to know potential candidates. Please send your resume and cover letter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with any interest.
The Learning Community has a growing Leadership Team. Please also inquire about other roles in the school in our: Social Emotional Team, Academic Interventions Team, and the Administrative Team. To do so email email@example.com
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?
We give students the opportunity to use their voice. Check out this video showing our students reaction to the 2016 election.
Warm and Professional Work Environment: We have an 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.
Excellent Compensation: We offer highly competitive salaries and health insurance benefits for full-time team members.
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 believe that education is a fundamental right and existing inequities should not be a barrier to success.
Support Services: An extensive system supports student social, emotional, behavioral, and physical health 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.
Professional Development: Teachers receive job embedded professional development and a variety of innovative options for growth, learning and sharing what they know. These include a two-week summer institute, professional development days throughout the school year, working with external consultants and attending professional development workshops.
Thank you for your interest in our school community.