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Ability Group Teacher

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American Academy (AA) is accepting applications for K-5th literacy/ability grouping instructors for the 2023-24 academic year.  AA teachers work in teams, planning together and working together to ensure that every student in each grade receives the same great educational experience.  Ability grouping teachers teach reading groups for two to three different grades (working with multiple grade-level teams) as well as one section of math.  The reading groups are typically small and require intensive, data-driven, literacy instruction.  


Adhere to the mission and philosophy of American Academy with enthusiasm, commitment, and integrity.

Teach American Academy's curriculum with fidelity.

Uphold and model American Academy’s Manners and Character.

Work as a positive member of the grade level team to provide an exceptional education.

Meet each child’s academic needs through data-driven instruction.

Develop and maintain a positive partnership with parents through frequent communication of progress and concerns.

Maintain positive relationships with co-workers, students, and administration.

Timely upkeep of records including grades and assignments in Infinite Campus and updates on webpage.






Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education

Elementary Education teaching license


Preferred Experience:

Spalding literacy instruction

Reading intervention programs such as Reading Plus or Fountas & Pinnell

GO Math!

Core Knowledge philosophy

Use of assessment data to drive instruction

Integration of technology into lessons (iPad literacy applications)

Differentiation of instruction to reach all levels of ability

Salary Range:  $45,000 - $50,000 ANNUALLY