CAREERS

Why Join the Wolfpack?

PACE Academy believes in giving classroom teachers autonomy over their classrooms. Our teachers have 150 minutes of planning each day and are provided with individualized support and coaching. Both teachers and teaching assistants at PACE are trained in Orton-Gillingham methodologies. Our TA’s are respected as an extension of the classroom teacher and lead daily small group instruction to ensure the individual needs of all PACE Academy students are met.

  • Competitive Pay
  • Multiple Breaks Throughout the Year
  • State Health Plan
  • 403b Retirement Plan
  • TA in Every Reading & Math Class

  • Class Size Capped at 16 Students

  • Jeans Always Allowed
  • Teacher & Staff Voice & Choice

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Open Positions

FULL TIME 2024-2025 Academic Year


DESCRIPTION

Musical theatre teachers are responsible for coordinating and implementing activities based on South Carolina State Standards for performing arts/music appreciation. Teachers will establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom and will work with the PACE administrative team to ensure all student needs are met. This is a 193-day position.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or other field appropriate for a charter-school teacher in SC
  • Possess an ability to teach and communicate at an age-appropriate level for grade school children (exposure gained through volunteer work and/or as part of higher education curriculum is acceptable)
  • Authorized to teach for a charter school in the state of SC
  • Experience working with students with reading struggles, or training in Orton-Gillingham instruction considered an added benefit, but not required.

 

 

FULL TIME 2024-2025 Academic Year


DESCRIPTION

The Special Education Teacher is responsible for the case management of students with special needs. This includes but is not limited to assessing, creating, and monitoring individualized education plans (IEPs) for students who are eligible for the Special Education Program. The Special Education Teacher will also serve as both teacher and advocate, ensuring that their students can access the curriculum and foster student success. This role may serve in grade levels 2-8.

DIRECT INSTRUCTION

  • Provide direct instruction in the academic areas to Special Education pupils on a small group basis
  • Provide information and assistance to individuals with exceptional needs and their parent
  • Monitor pupil progress on a regular basis, participating in the review and revision of the education programs, as appropriate; refers pupils who do not demonstrate appropriate progress to the individualized education program team.
  • Evaluate student growth in academic achievement, self-concept, and social skills
  • Provide emphasis at the secondary school level on academic achievement, meeting proficiency standards, career and vocational development, and preparation for adult life


PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university that has been approved by the South Carolina Department of Education or a certification from another state
  • Complete annual training requirements
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups
  • Report to work on time and as scheduled
  • Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner at all times
  • Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices
  • Attend regular staff meetings
  • Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Familiarity with components of the IEP process, laws and regulations
  • Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary student support team
  • Ability to take direction and work independently
  • Ability to use a wide range of effective teaching strategies and student assessment tools to ensure student learning and student goal achievement; ability to use data to drive teaching and ensure continuous improvement of student learning
  • Working knowledge of technology and computer software applications relative to instruction, assessment and teacher recordkeeping
  • Awareness of Federal, state and local laws, policies and procedures related to duties as a Special Education teacher

 

 

PACE Academy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Interested in Joining PACE Academy in the 24-25 School Year?