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IDEA Relay Resident - IDEA Greater Houston (21-22)

Company: IDEA Public Schools
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Description Position at IDEA Public Schools About IDEA Public Schools : At IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are committed to ensuring that all our students graduate from college. IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States sending 100% of our students to college. 50% of our students graduate from college in 6 years - that's 8 times the national rate for students in our communities! IDEA was founded in 2000 as a single school with 150 students in the Rio Grande Valley. When interest exceeded building capacity, to meet the demands, IDEA's co-founders committed to serving more students in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and beyond. We now serve over 65,000 students across Texas and Louisiana. Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near you-with continued growth in our current regions an d new launches in Tampa Bay , FL (2021) , and Jacksonville, FL (2022) ! When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality. To learn more about IDEA, check out this . About Houston Houston is known for being one of the most diverse cities in America, yet children of color and children living in poverty continue to lack access to the highest quality schools. We are the fourth largest city, with more than 51 independent public-school districts and the home base for two fantastic public charter school operators, YES Prep and KIPP Texas-Houston. Houston's reputation is based on economic opportunity and affordable living with a massive sprawl that exceeds the size of New Hampshire. Despite the presence of great public charter schools and a strong district magnet schools' system, the need for more great schools is ever present. IDEA Greater Houston will help solve the challenge to offer more children a choice-filled life through a transformational public education. Role Mission:IDEA Relay Residents serve as full-time teaching residents in IDEA classroomsunder the mentorship of top-performing teachers to gain experience in the classroom through a gradual onramp of responsibility. Additionally, residents will attend weekly evening and day-timeclasses with the Relay Graduate School of Education to gain the knowledge andpractice theskills of effective teachers.In the second year of the program, successful residents will step into lead teaching roles with IDEA and continue their coursework toward gaining a Master of Arts in Teaching, as well as a Texas teaching certification.Responsibilities:

  • Assume responsibilities as a full-time co-teacher at IDEA, typically arriving at school at 7:00 AM and leaving around 5:00pm
  • Attend all Relay evening classes and day-time Deliberate Practice sessions once a week as well as occasional Saturday school
  • Support implementing IDEA curricula and assessments to meet ambitious academic expectations
    • Support with grading, lesson planning, preparation of class materials and classroom management
    • Track individual student's progress and learning needs, adjust lesson plans accordingly and update grade book weekly
    • Implement a clear and consistent behavior management system that aligns to campus- wide initiatives while developing students' character and sense of community in the classroom
    • Help shape and develop a school-wide culture that fosters a productive and enthusiastic learning environment for each studentWe look for Team and Family who embody the followingvaluesand characteristics:
      • Believes and is committed to our missionand being an agent of change: that all studentsare capable of gettingto and through college
      • Has demonstrated effectiveoutcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them
      • Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improvequickly
      • Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes
      • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change
        • Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization
        • Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationshipsin order toachieve outcomes
        • We believe in education asa professionand hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and studentsQualifications:
          • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year educational institution by July 1, 2020
            • Minimum undergraduate GPA 2.75, 3.0 or higher preferredKnowledge and Skills:
              • Strong time management with experience balancing multiple priorities
              • Ability to come back from setbacks and remain positive in the face of challenges
              • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
                • Flexibility and ability to adjust to changes and situations within the school environmentCompensation:Relay Residents will receive:
                  • $30,000 salary
                  • Health benefits
                  • Paid Teacher Certification
                  • Paid Master of Arts in TeachingIDEA Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the organization's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact IDEA Human Resources at (956) 377-8000.

Keywords: IDEA Public Schools, Houston , IDEA Relay Resident - IDEA Greater Houston (21-22), Other , Houston, Texas

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