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4th/5th Grade Reading Teacher (2022-2023 School Year) job at ACCEL Schools, Cleveland

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ACCEL Schools is hiring a highly qualified Fourth and Fifth Grade Reading Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year at the University of Cleveland Preparatory School located in Cleveland, Ohio is dedicated to providing a superior education for all students. We are seeking teachers who are passionate and dedicated to bringing the curriculum to life for each student. We want our teachers to be excited to create a positive classroom environment that prioritizes student learning and social-emotional development.

Founded in 2014, ACCEL Schools is a K-12 public charter school management organization (CMO) across the United States. We manage a network of over 50 charter schools within Ohio and surrounding states. At University of Cleveland Preparatory School- The school is a tuition-free, public charter elementary and middle school located on the former Myers University campus just minutes from Cleveland State University. The safe, secure, and spacious campus features a library, gym, art room, and cafeteria. A caring and qualified faculty works with students, families, and communities to develop well-rounded individuals who are critical thinkers, intrinsically motivated to be life-long learners. The school's motto, "Success Starts with Belief," drives a culture of high expectations in both academics and behavior. The standards-based college prep curriculum includes art, PE, extracurricular activities, and competitive sports such as Basketball and Volleyball. The school partners with Community Reformation and S.W.A.V to conduct philanthropic and community service efforts in nearby neighborhoods. Accredited by Cognia™, University of Cleveland Preparatory School participates in ongoing, third-party review, continually evaluating how best to meet the needs of all students.


  • Prepare and deliver lesson plans with the ability to modify accordingly during the school year
  • Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all students
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development
  • Utilize research-based best practices in daily planning and classroom instruction
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom
  • Create a positive classroom environment for students to learn in
  • Utilize school approved curricula that reflects the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students
  • Implement school-wide culture expectations and norms
  • Communicate and meet with families regarding the academic and social-emotional growth of their child
  • Incorporate technology skills into daily classroom practice to support learning
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of non-instructional activities, as needed
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with colleagues
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Active and current State of Ohio teaching license in appropriate content area
  • Bachelor's degree in education or related field
  • High level of comfort working in a growth-focused coaching environment based on frequent observations, debriefs, action planning, and progress monitoring
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to properly manage confidential information
  • Able to supervise students of various ages in different school settings (playground, cafeteria, etc.)
  • Ability to pass federal and state criminal background checks
  • Experience working within an urban environment


  • Salary based on previous experience and education
  • Benefit packages including medical, dental and vision – effective on date of hire
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options
  • Eligible to participate in applicable retirement plan (STRS or SERS), with company contribution
  • Company paid basic term life/AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Additional basic life/AD&D insurance and whole life insurance options
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Travel Assistance Program
  • Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays
  • Bonuses and stipend opportunities
  • Annual compensation adjustments
  • Employee development and leadership opportunities

ACCEL Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer – it is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Each applicant for employment is considered solely based on job qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, veteran status, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bonafide occupational qualification exists.


Job country: United States

City: Cleveland


Location: Cleveland, OH, United States

Job posted 2022-06-11

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