Cirrus Academy is an accredited tuition-free K-8th grade school in Macon, Georgia, offers a hands-on curriculum in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) under the leadership of Dr. Gail M. Fowler. Launched in 2016, Cirrus Academy has various departments for academic success and artistic expression. Its early intervention program (EIP) enhances reading and mathematics skills of K-5th grade students and its middle school (6th – 8th grade) students receive supplemental instruction and academic preparation through Cirrus Academy’s Before and After School Program. The school’s Creative and Fine Arts Department features visual arts, creative writing, broadcasting, instrumental, vocal, oratorical and dance instruction and expression. Extracurricular activities at Cirrus Academy include football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, and cheerleading teams, in addition to robotics team, which all provide additional opportunities to further explore STEM while enhancing leadership, self-discipline and critical thinking skills.
The following duties are representative for this position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them. Other duties may be required and assigned.
- Support teacher growth in implementing the curricula and instructional initiatives to enable achievement for all students through regular classroom observations and teacher feedback sessions.
- Provide collaborative support to teachers through problem solving, modeling lessons, scheduling opportunities for peer observations, and conducting mini-training sessions.
- Provide assistance in blending content knowledge and knowledge of differentiated instruction for all teachers. Support teachers by sharing materials and strategies to meet the needs of all students.
- Develop and prioritize intervention goals, based upon data disaggregation process to generate solutions.
- Track student achievement data, maintain and organize student achievement data in an effort to make timely and appropriate decisions about curriculum assessments and instruction
- Facilitate and organize the quarterly assessment process as well as the regrouping of students and determination of tutoring needs based on students’ mastery.
- Collaborate with school leaders and meets regularly with the leadership team to design, implement, align, and assess school change initiatives to ensure alignment and focus on intended results to improve student growth and achievement.
- Monitor student achievement to ensure that every child is making adequate progress.
- Communicates all student progress with parents, staff, other school leaders, and district.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree from a Professional Standards Commission approved accredited college or university required. Prior coaching experience and Educational Leadership certification is preferred.
- Minimum of (3) years classroom teaching or closely related experience is required.
- Standard renewable teaching (SRT) certification required.