||November 20, 2020
||K-12: Charter Schools
Background on the Organization
Promesa Academy is deeply committed to ensuring that every child lives up to their power and potential through a quality public education. We are a new elementary school built upon research and innovative practices and are uniquely focused on educating students in San Antonio?s inner-city Westside. Through a departmentalized approach in the elementary years and a focus on making learning authentic and engaging, we believe that we can redefine what is possible in the elementary years.
At Promesa, you are joining a founding team with the unique opportunity to build a school from the ground up. If you are looking for the chance to drive transformative change in underserved communities and contribute to the movement to close the achievement gap in our lifetime, look no further than us.
The Teaching Assistant is entrusted with advancing the mission of Promesa Academy by working alongside lead teachers to create rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum; build a joyful, loving, and nurturing environment in their classrooms; spend time thoughtfully and intentionally creating authentic and engaging learning experiences for students; and collaborating with content-level and grade-level teams to continue to improve instruction. At Promesa, our teaching assistants will have the unique opportunity to work under the mentorship of all our subject-expert teachers. Teaching assistants will also be provided with dedicated coaches to ensure that they have the opportunity to grow within the organization. Promesa Academy is in its planning year and this position presents the opportunity to be an active participant in helping to shape the vision for our school.
We believe that the work our teachers do is priceless and wish that we lived in a world where teachers were compensated more fairly. We have made it a priority to ensure that our salary scale
is competitive to that of surrounding districts and promise to continue to be champions for our teachers, advocating for higher teacher pay as we work towards a world where teachers are truly valued for the work they do.
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