Work @ Lead

Available Positions for the 2020-2021 School Year:

Early Childhood/Elementary Teacher

We are looking for a full-time teacher in our lower grades classrooms. 

Student Support Teacher

We are looking for a full-time support teacher to work with individual or small group students across multiple grade levels and also serve as a substitute for absent teachers.  

Part Time Special Education Teacher

How to apply:

Send resume and cover letter to Principal Chase Willingham- cwillingham@myleadacademy.com

Why Work at Lead Academy?

A teacher at Lead Academy will:

  • Effectively build a positive classroom culture that promotes self-discipline;
  • Work with colleagues to design and implement cross-curricular units of study that utilize active pedagogy and exploratory learning;
  • Plan and implement creative, organized and engaging lessons based on the SC State Standards;
  • Differentiate instruction to support all students in the learning process;
  • Plan, support, and collaborate with fellow educators and staff;
  • Provide an inviting, exciting learning environment.

An ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Has demonstrated strong classroom and time management skills;
  • Is committed to meeting the needs of every child in a diverse population and has demonstrated success working with a diverse group of families;
  • Believes every child can learn and reach high levels of academic achievement;
  • Has a clear understanding of curriculum, instruction, and child development;
  • Has a proven ability to work as a member of a team with a commitment to his/her own learning and professional development;
  • Has the capacity to teach using inquiry-based and hands-on methodology;
  • Believes children can make a significant contribution to the school, community, and the world;
  • Understands that family involvement is integral to student success;
  • Wants to be part of an organized, professional learning community;
  • Is a self-starter interested in working in a fast-paced, start-up environment that requires flexible roles.

Applicants should possess the following knowledge and experience:

  • A degree in education or equivalent;
  • Three or more years of classroom teaching experience is preferred;
  • Teaching certification is required;
  • State endorsement to teach in content area (math, social studies, science, language arts) for middle school grades (5th — 8th).
  • State endorsement to teach elementary or early childhood for elementary grades (K5 - 5th).
  • State endorsement to teach ESL, special education or gifted classes if the position is desired.