Join the Springfield Prep Team Today!

Join a team of committed education professionals who are working to raise
the bar of what is possible in public education.

 

Why Springfield Prep?

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Year after year, teachers and staff mention their amazing colleagues as one of the reasons they love working here.  We are a mission-driven organization and we believe that the best way to help our scholars reach their full potential is to have a workplace where our teachers, leaders, and staff have the support, resources, and structures to do their best work.  We all work together to make our school a place that feels positive, collaborative, and joyful for adults and kids alike.  

The academic success of our scholars is a testament to what we can achieve when an extraordinary team of educators works alongside our #SpringfieldPrepFamily to give ALL students the opportunity they deserve.

What makes teaching at Springfield Prep different?

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  • Individualized coaching and support so you’re never on your own and can develop your craft.

  • Two teachers in every K-4 classroom allows you to teach small groups with a low teacher-student ratio and ensures that you can meet the needs of diverse learners in the general education classroom.

  • The prep time you deserve as a teacher - Nearly 2 hours of prep time a day, half-day professional development and collaborative planning time every Friday, and multiple “planning” afternoons a year.

  • An Operations Team, Culture Team, and Student Supports Team to help you focus on instruction.

  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion so you can be your whole self at work.

  • A robust curriculum for all subjects and shared lesson planning so you never have to reinvent the wheel and you don’t take all your work home with you

  • Autonomy to develop curriculum, lead new initiatives, and serve your kids the way you know is best.

  • All-you-can-drink coffee & tea. :)


Want to teach but not sure you’re ready to lead a classroom? Consider our Associate Teacher Role.

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  • Gain experience with small groups first.  Associate Teachers (ATs) teach pull-out academic support groups of 1-10 students and provide coverage of classes when teachers are out or have a meeting

  • Coaching and Professional Development.  ATs receive extensive training and support, including weekly one-on-one coaching and all the PD classroom teachers get, in order to develop the teaching skills necessary to develop into a full-time teacher.

  • Gradual approach to classroom leadership. Over the course of the year, ATs will follow a sequence of gradually increasing teaching responsibilities so that they are ultimately able to deliver the full curriculum independently and confidently.   

  • Full-time, salaried position, with benefits.  This is a paid, full-time position, with benefits.  You’ll have the opportunity to develop your skills and be in a position to lead a classroom more confidently when you’re ready.

Springfield Prep Hiring Process

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Questions? Email careers@springfieldprep.org to learn more.