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PARAPROFESSIONAL - ACADEMIES OF MATH & SCIENCE

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Academies of Math & Science

Phoenix , Arizona (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2873045
  • Application Deadline: January 5, 2018
  • Posted: December 5, 2017
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Academies of Math and Science – 2016 Arizona Charter School of the Year
For Today’s Scholars – Tomorrow’s Global Visionaries

Are you dedicated to influencing positive changes in at-risk communities by preparing students for college and a successful life and career? As part of the AMS family, your role as a paraprofessional is to work alongside our talented team of educators in guiding motivated students through an advanced curriculum. Our passion is serving low-income neighborhoods and providing a STEM-focused education in conjunction with music, foreign language, and sports programs. 

As we grow by roughly 30% each year, we are seeking intelligent, data-driven staff eager to uphold the same academic excellence that made our flagship school in Tucson the 2016 AZ Charter School of the Year. Our results and success support our belief that all students can succeed – no matter their background – with the right programs in place, and more importantly, the right people leading the way. That’s where you come in.

Qualifications & competencies:
High School diploma or equivalent and passed paraprofessional exams OR Associate’s degree or higher
Prior experience working with children

Preferred:
Bilingual in English and Spanish

Why work for us?
Competitive salaries and bonus pay
Full benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement (with employer contributions), PTO, and disability and life insurance
Supportive, collaborative culture with incredible coworkers and leaders
Comprehensive training, follow-up coaching, PD, and professional learning communities
Extensive opportunities for career mobility/advancement as our schools and network continue to grow and expand to new areas
The chance to truly make a difference in the lives of children who may not otherwise have access to a high-quality education

Interested in working with us?
Apply through the link below. Please include:
1. A detailed resume describing your experience and data-supported accomplishments
2. A cover letter or writing sample showcasing your written communication skills and demonstrating your alignment with the AMS mission and competencies 
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Language: Chinese
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Academies of Math & Science is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Emily Chavez, Marketing and Talent Recruitment Coordinator
    • 3448 N 1st Ave
    • Tucson, Arizona 85719

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