ALL PAVE TEAM MEMBERS BELIEVE IN :
Our Core Values
Perseverance : We believe that reflection and refinement is key towards continuously growing and improving. We give and receive direct feedback and hold each other accountable.
We are solutions minded, positive and allow ourselves to be vulnerable as we persevere to get better.
Achievement : We set ambitious goals and work relentlessly to attain them. We understand the key to student academic growth is great teaching;
we obsess over the art and science of teaching timeless content well. We use data to drive all our decisions and measure our success.
Vibrance : We share gratitude with our colleagues, students and families. We recognize that complaining saps our collective strength and remain optimistic in the face of challenges.
We focus on the joy of our practice and recognize the accomplishments of others. We believe that good humor and generosity of spirit are key to a positive culture.
Excellent Character : We always assume the best and take concerns to the source. We maintain emotional constancy and disciplined language in all situations.
We treat all in our community with honesty
HOW YOU'LL CONTRIBUTE
Embody, advocate and operationalize the mission, vision, and strategic direction of PAVE
Create and sustain a positive and highly structured school culture of high academic and behavioral expectations
Implement a research-based curriculum to meet or exceed academic standards
Assume responsibility for the academic progress of students with a high sense of urgency and ownership towards quantifiable results
Use assessments and data to inform instructional practices
Utilize IEPs to adapt instruction to reach the needs of students with disabilities in an inclusion setting
Communicate effectively and regularly with students and parents about student progress
Maintain strong, professional relationships with colleagues in an environment where listening, critical thought, respectful debate, and compromise is welcomed and essential
Commit to continued professional growth and active participation in PAVE professional development
Complete all lesson plans, progress reports, report cards, and administrative functions with care and timeliness
WHAT YOU'LL BRING TO THE TEAM
A strong commitment to PAVE’s mission and vision
An uncompromising belief that all students can learn
A relentless work ethic and a high degree of patience to push through difficult challenges
A willingness to be held accountable for quantifiable student achievement and academic gains
The ability and commitment to use data and regular assessment to inform instructional decisions
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a team of teachers
Outstanding public speaking and writing skills
Technological proficiency and adaptability
Excellent organizational skills
The desire and humility to grow as an educator
At least two years of experience with a proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom
Bachelor’s Degree (required), Master’s Degree (preferred)
Experience teaching in an urban public school or charter school setting preferred
North Carolina Teaching Certification or Equivalent
Special Education / Exceptional Children Teaching Certification preferred
Bilingual English / Spanish ability preferred