Turnaround Social Studies Teacher Job at ReNEW Schools, New Orleans, LA

  • ReNEW Schools
  • New Orleans, LA

Job Description

#1 Performing Open-Enrollment Network in New Orleans
#1 Academic Growth in Louisiana


ReNew Moton: Lakefront seeks three experienced teachers in Social Studies (grades 3/4, 5/6, and 7/8). We seek strong candidates who are dedicated to ReNEW's mission of ensuring all PK-8th grade students are academically and emotionally ready to access the full range of life choices that are the right of every child in New Orleans.

This position is specifically for a turnaround school. Turnaround is the unparalleled opportunity to ignite hope and shape the future for the children who need your help the most.


At ReNEW, we transform underperforming schools into academically rigorous institutions, preparing students for high school, college, and careers. We focus on professional development and individual coaching and are committed to helping you become an outstanding teacher.


At ReNEW Schools, we expect and encourage our teachers to:
  • Drive instruction with clear short-term and long-term goals with input from your team.
  • Create a safe, positive and student-led learning environment.
  • Be a content expert by planning rigorous, engaging, Louisiana Student Standards-aligned lessons using Tier 1 curriculum.
  • Differentiate learning needs for all students, providing necessary accommodations and modifications to ensure every student is supported.
  • Use student progress and testing data to assess and adjust instruction as needed.
  • Improve in meaningful and measurable ways through professional development coaching
  • Communicate and collaborate regularly with parents and staff to ensure students are making strong academic and social progress.
  • Persevere through an academically intense curriculum and extended school hours.
  • Participate in both school and network-wide coaching and be solution-oriented.
  • Fully engage and participate in other duties deemed necessary
  • Be professional and a team player in all responsibilities.
  • Celebrate the impact teachers have as positive role models for students and the community.
  • Commit to the following competencies.
    • Students First: At Moton, we commit to putting students first. We prioritize academic and social-emotional needs by creating a warm, joyful, and supportive environment for all the students we serve.
    • Team Oriented: At Moton, we commit to identifying problems paired with solutions. We collaborate to build a strong school community every day. We're flexible and adaptable.
    • Data Driven: At Moton, we commit to using data to drive all decisions that impact our school community.
    • Assumes the Best: At Moton, we commit to assuming the best of our students, families and each other. We communicate with each other with this belief at our core.
    • Growth Mindset: At Moton, we commit to continued growth and development for our students, families, and each other. We own all parts of our school's transformation.


In addition to the expectations listed above, you will also bring:
  • Experience - At least 2 years of urban teaching experience with a record of student achievement. Experience with Tier 1 Curriculum preferred.
  • Education - Bachelor's degree required.
  • Essential Teacher Beliefs and Behaviors
  • All students can- hold a deep belief in the achievement and success of every student.
  • Organization & Planning - Plans, organizes, and schedules efficiently and productively. Focuses on key priorities.
  • Analytical Skills - Structures and processes qualitative or quantitative student performance data and draws insightful conclusions. Exhibits a probing mind and achieves penetrating insights.
  • Teamwork - Reaches to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish a collaborative working relationship.
  • Flexibility - Demonstrates the ability to adjust in the moment and the willingness to support with additional responsibilities, if needed.
  • Persistence - Demonstrates tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get something done.

Job Tags

Temporary work, Flexible hours,

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