Date Posted April 02, 2024
Industry K-12 Religious/Parochial
Certification Needed No
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Not Specified
Salary $50,000-$75,000


About The Compass School of Texas
The Compass School of Texas is a private school in Dallas. The Compass School of Texas offers a
Reggio inspired approach to a strong core curriculum with classical literature, conceptual math, and
farm-to-table living.
The Compass School of Texas spans a beautiful campus in the heart of Dallas at 5414 W. Northwest Highway,
Dallas, Texas. We have four light-filled classrooms, as well as many outdoor spaces and students will spend a
substantial portion of every day in the outdoor learning environments.
Our vision is to inspire students to be creative and confident leaders of tomorrow. The mission of The Compass
School of Texas is to provide an engaging and wholesome academic foundation that fosters analytical and
independent thinking. We value the partnership between families, educators, and students. Our educational
approach instills the joy of learning through intentionally curated classrooms and natural environments.
Compass students will have the opportunity to explore and discover through multi-disciplinary learning and
authentic experiences.
About the Teacher Position
The purpose of this position is to lead the classroom and enrich the student experience as the whole child. This
position will report to the school executive administration. Joining The Compass School of Texas team is a
unique opportunity to be a part of building an enduring impact on students lives and in the educational field for
generations to come.
Responsibilities for the Teacher will include, but are not limited to, working with students to support students’
academic growth as recorded by weekly documentation and shared with parents. The Teacher will collaborate
with other educators, faculty and administration to support the implementation of the The Compass School of
Texas curriculum. The Teacher will apply consistent classroom management strategies to support an orderly
classroom and fulfill assigned extra duties which may include carpool and/or the lunch hour.
The ideal candidate for this position should hold a B.A. or B.S. degree from a four-year college or university, a
teacher certification or enrolled in a teacher certification program, and a strong interest in the education of early
elementary students. The candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, a strong
work ethic, a positive and enthusiastic personality, and a strong command of the English language, as well as the
ability to work well as part of a team.
Applicants should be strong team players and be very initiative-taking and flexible. Final candidates need to be
prepared for a teaching demonstration.

Duties/Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
● Develop, plan, and implement curriculum, lesson plans, and educational programs for students within
interdisciplinary teaching in collaboration with Curriculum Specialist and Pedagogy Specialist as needed.
● Advise, test, and teach students in a variety of academic subjects. Presents and reinforces learning concepts
with real-world and hands-on applications.
● Answer student inquiries related to curriculum to ensure each student’s understanding of material.
● Set educational and developmental goals for the children in your cohort, both as a group and
individually and ensure each student’s academic success which may be tailored to individual needs.
● Prepare and submit appropriate documentation and academic reports and reports on programs and on
student progress both to the executive team and to parents along with any specialized learning plans for
individual children as needed.
● Prepare the environment (indoor and outdoor) thoughtfully every day so that it supports those
● Plan and conduct appropriate daily curriculum and long-term projects to further support those goals.
● Arrive at school 30 minutes before carpool and is available for assigned duties or set-up (7:30 am) and
stays until 30 minutes after dismissal or enrichments
● Participate in school-wide and individual professional development, including the 2 -3 week summer
● Attend and participate in all staff meetings and maintain strong communication within staff
● Perform necessary duties including but not limited to bus, morning lunch, and afternoon duties
● Chaperone field lessons and field trips
● Abide by all state and federal mandates in reporting sexual or physical abuse and neglect
● Uphold and model behavior within the schools values, code of conduct and all school policies
● Maintain and support a positive professional school culture
● Support and follow directives of campus administrators.
● Bachelor’s degree in Education, or Child Development Certificate, or 5+ years’ experience working
with children required.
● Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding people skills
● Problem solving, creativity, excellent multitasking skills, and ability to thrive in a start-up environment
are necessary
● Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
● Ability to evaluate, design lesson plans, and implement curriculum, testing, teaching methodologies and
train associate teachers
● Excellent communication skills and ability to present in public to both parents and other educators
● Enjoy working with children, including ones with mild learning differences
● Ability to work well in a team and in a very collegial and collaborative environment
● Willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the Compass Community

● Obvious passion for the academic subject matter being taught
● Excellent attendance and punctuality
● Promotes autonomy and critical thinking
● Knowledge of Reggio Emilia approach is a plus, but will train.