900 Woodbourne Avenue
Lillie May Carroll Jackson Charter School (LMCJS), an all-girls charter middle school in Baltimore Maryland, invites passionate educators who are committed to the EL Education, formerly known as Expeditionary Learning, to apply for teaching positions for the 2018-19 school year. For the 2018-19 school year LMCJS is looking for individuals to teach humanities, ELA, math and science across grades 5-8. Our school utilizes both an extended day (8am-4pm) and extended calendar (beginning of August – mid June).
Teaching at LMCJS is an ideal position for an educator with deep passion for helping young women develop their intellect, character, and voice, who is eager for extensive professional development and collaboration to help perfect his/her
craft. Our ‘all-girls’ middle school, which opened in 2015, seeks and promotes active citizenship, integrity, collaboration, perseverance, curiosity, inquiry and responsibility. LMCJS is the first charter school in the nation to be developed by an independent school, Roland Park Country School.
● Foster outstanding academic achievement and scholar character development.
● Create a positive, intellectually challenging, and structured learning environment that excites and invests scholars and prepares them to succeed in the most challenging high schools in Baltimore.
● Motivate scholars to realize and reach high academic and behavioral standards.
● Build classroom community by development of LMCJ values.
● Utilize formative assessment data to drive instruction and intervention.
● Design and implement unit and lesson plans in collaboration with grade or subject teams, including interdisciplinary long-term projects.
● Exemplify LMCJ’s core values in all interactions with scholars, families and
● Commit to an extended instructional day and school year.
● In addition to an academic area, each teacher will lead a crew, similar to an advisory, of about 10-12 scholars. As a mentor/advocate for each scholar in the crew -- their LMCJ parent away from home. Teachers engage scholars in team building activities, facilitate conversations about compassion, guide the development of crew and individual goals, and prepare scholars for scholar- led-conferences and exhibitions of learning.
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LMCJS expects all staff to:
● Commit to professional learning, development, and growth
● Collaborate with school leadership and team to improve instructional, culture-building and leadership skills.
● Attend all professional development, team planning and data analysis meetings.
● Participate enthusiastically in structured and informal learning and development opportunities.
● Take initiative to solve problems and embrace the constructive chaos and leadership opportunities of a young organization.
Skills and Characteristics:
● Team player: maturity, humility, strong work ethic, follow-through, sense of
humor, willingness to respond positively to feedback and a “roll-up-my- sleeves” attitude.
● Strong belief in LMCJ’S mission and educational model.
● Mastery of and enthusiasm for subject matter.
● Knowledge of current research experience teaching at the middle school level
● Successful experience with teaching (social studies, language arts, math, science) using effective methods.
● Ability to establish a positive classroom culture with consistent expectations.
● Strong instructional and classroom management skills.
● Strong communication and interpersonal skills with scholars, parents, and colleagues.
Salary and benefits based on Baltimore City Public Schools salary scale. Teachers receive funds for supplies and materials as well as a laptop computer.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Interested candidates should review LMCJ’s website at: www.lilliemay.org and email a letter of interest, resume and (3) professional references directly to Damia