Charter School Teacher

Position: Full time
Deadline: August 5, 2021

Certificate#: N/A/Job Order: 2021-257/3 positions/ Extended

PURPOSE OF POSITION: RCMA Immokalee Community Academy teachers are more than instructional staff members and classroom managers. They help transform children’s lives by creating opportunities for a brighter future! We are seeking teachers who will make the commitment to teach with determination, integrity and purpose, embodying the essential qualities of the RCMA mission.

JOB DESCRIPTION: RCMA Immokalee Community Academy, serving the area for more than sixteen years, is dedicated to opening doors of opportunity for the children of Florida’s farmworkers and agricultural migrants. Most students in our small, community-oriented classes are English Language Learners of Central American heritage with big dreams of making their mark. Our teachers often comment on how privileged they feel to work with young people who so greatly appreciate learning!

Our dual language Charter School is located in Immokalee, Florida in Collier County. RCMA Immokalee Community School is it the only dual language school serving Collier County. Our school serves approximately 245 children, so the small size allows us to be able to serve our students and their families on a personal level.

Redlands Christian Migrant Association, RCMA, is a non-profit corporation serving Florida agriculture workers and their children for more than fifty years.

RCMA offers competitive salaries, full benefits and is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following; however, other duties may be assigned.

RCMA Immokalee Community Academy teachers are more than instructional staff members and classroom managers. They help transform children’s lives by creating opportunities for a brighter future! We are seeking teachers who will make the commitment to teach with determination, integrity and purpose, embodying the essential qualities of the RCMA mission and vision.

Past experiences and actions reflecting a commitment to the RCMA mission, vision, and core values:

* A passion and ability to build and sustain our K-6 model in a rural environment.

* Previous work in an educational setting that demonstrates a relentless pursuit of high academic student achievement.

* Reflective, self-aware and adaptable to the communication styles and work styles of others.

* Critical thinker and problem solver who takes initiative.

* Belief in the power of collaboration and working to build a collaborative culture with the community, staff, families and students.

Join our small, passionate team as we prepare these talented scholars to imagine and build their version of the venerable American Dream! We can’t wait to welcome you aboard!

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

Two or more years of previous teaching experience is preferred, with at least one year of teaching at the intermediate elementary level.

Also, applicants must hold a valid FL Teaching Certificate, or be eligible for a FL Teaching Certificate.

Applicants should be certified in Elementary Education.

A Teaching Certificate with the ESOL Endorsement and/or a Reading Endorsement is preferred, but not required.

Applicants who are bilingual (English/Spanish) are highly encouraged to apply.

Send application and/or resumes & cover letter to:

Zulaika Quintero, RCMA Immokalee Community Academy Principal

Email: zulaika@rcma.org

Fax: 239-867-3224

Application available online at: www.rcma.org

RCMA Immokalee Community Academy offers competitive salaries, full benefits and is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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