PAVE Schools

  • Elementary School Teacher (2019-2020 School Year, Raleigh, NC)

    Job Location

    PAVE Southeast Raleigh (PAVE SE), a public charter school in Raleigh, NC, prepares Kindergarten to 5th grade students to thrive in competitive high schools and four-year colleges. PAVE provides its students with a rigorous academic program and a community built on the organization’s core values of Perseverance, Achievement, Vibrance, and Excellent Character. Founded in 2015, PAVE Southeast will continue to expand by one grade-level each year until a fully-grown Kindergarten – 8th grade school in 2022-23.


    PAVE Southeast Raleigh seeks Kindergarten through 5th grade teachers for the 2019-2020 school year. Teachers will instruct ELA, math, social studies, science, and character development. In addition, all PAVE Southeast teachers will implement PAVE’s curriculum and assessment programs. All teachers will work on a dynamic grade team where all educators share an equal load of responsibility and accountability. All teachers report directly to the Principal.


    Our Core Values

    Perseverance: We believe that reflection and refinement is key towards continuously growing and improving. We give and receive direct feedback and hold each other accountable.  We are solutions minded, positive and allow ourselves to be vulnerable as we persevere to get better.


    Achievement: We set ambitious goals and work relentlessly to attain them. We understand the key to student academic growth is great teaching; we obsess over the art and science of teaching timeless content well. We use data to drive all our decisions and measure our success.


    Vibrance: We share gratitude with our colleagues, students and families. We recognize that complaining saps our collective strength and remain optimistic in the face of challenges. We focus on the joy of our practice and recognize the accomplishments of others. We believe that good humor and generosity of spirit are key to a positive culture.


    Excellent Character: We always assume the best and take concerns to the source. We maintain emotional constancy and disciplined language in all situations. We treat all in our community with honesty


    • Embody, advocate and operationalize the mission, vision, and strategic direction of PAVE
    • Create and sustain a positive and highly structured school culture of high academic and behavioral expectations
    • Implement a research-based curriculum to meet or exceed academic standards
    • Assume responsibility for the academic progress of students with a high sense of urgency and ownership towards quantifiable results
    • Use assessments and data to inform instructional practices
    • Utilize IEPs to adapt instruction to reach the needs of students with disabilities in an inclusion setting
    • Communicate effectively and regularly with students and parents about student progress
    • Maintain strong, professional relationships with colleagues in an environment where listening, critical thought, respectful debate, and compromise is welcomed and essential
    • Commit to continued professional growth and active participation in PAVE professional development
    • Complete all lesson plans, progress reports, report cards, and administrative functions with care and timeliness


    • A strong commitment to PAVE’s mission and vision
    • An uncompromising belief that all students can learn
    • A relentless work ethic and a high degree of patience to push through difficult challenges
    • A willingness to be held accountable for quantifiable student achievement and academic gains
    • The ability and commitment to use data and regular assessment to inform instructional decisions
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a team of teachers
    • Outstanding public speaking and writing skills
    • Technological proficiency and adaptability
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • The desire and humility to grow as an educator
    • At least two years of experience with a proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom
    • Bachelor’s Degree (required), Master’s Degree (preferred)
    • Experience teaching in an urban public school or charter school setting preferred
    • North Carolina Teaching Certification or Equivalent
    • Special Education/Exceptional Children Teaching Certification preferred
    • Bilingual English/Spanish ability preferred


    PAVE Schools, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.


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