Full Time, One year At-Will Agreement
Posted 11 months ago


With a minimum starting salary of $52,000 for degreed and certified teachers, we offer a generous compensation package including an array of benefits including assistance with advanced education. 

An additional one-time Onboarding Stipend of $5,000 awarded at the conclusion of the school year.

See below for the additional benefits of working at North Side Community School!

Position Summary

North Side Community School is seeking full-time classroom teachers for immediate openings and to begin teaching in the 2023-2024 school year.  If you are a certified classroom teacher with a passion for children of all ages, experience creating a positive and highly engaging classroom environment, and have a talent for applying strong instructional and classroom management strategies WE WANT TO MEET YOU!

Essential Functions

  • Creation of a positive, nurturing, warm, welcoming classroom culture where students feel welcome, encouraged, and willing to take risks.
  • Employing engaging, differentiated instruction to teach skills.
  • Creation of a positive behavior plan to set routines and procedures enhancing engagement

in learning activities

  • Assessment of students’ skills and learning requirements
  • Keeping track of and reflecting on students’ progress
  • Monitoring children’s behavioral patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed
  • Establishing positive parent relationships and keeping parents well abreast of their child’s progress, strengths, and challenges.
  • Participate as an active member of the community to provide stewardship of the school

and adherence to its mission and guiding principles

  • Maintain a high-level of professionalism including meeting deadlines, and commitments to self, students, and the community
  • Administer and analyze informal and formal student assessments, using quantitative and qualitative data to drive and inform instruction
  • Participation in professional development activities and team meetings
  • Driven to help our NSCS students be the best they can be
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned 

Skills & Characteristics

  • Implements a variety of instructional strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Uses student data to develop long term and short term, differentiated plans
  • Works collaboratively on grade level and school-wide teams
  • Implements the growth mindset in the classroom
  • Uses a variety of classroom management strategies to keep the classroom running smoothly
  • Grows professionally and sets goals for themselves to become better educators

About North Side Community School

Are you a mission driven educator who believes every child deserves an excellent education in a warm, caring, nurturing, and rigorous school environment?  Do you believe every day should be a fresh start for a child? Does the idea of helping children grow, develop, and achieve success despite societal barriers excite you?  If so, North Side Community School may be the perfect place for you!

North Side Community School is a PreK – 8th grade charter public school in the City of St. Louis founded in 2009 with an enrollment of approximately 500 students. The most important word in our name is community. We are a community of small classrooms (15 to 18 students per class), amazing educators, and caring parents working every day to ensure our children succeed! 

North Side Community School operates across three campuses (early childhood center, elementary campus, and middle school campus). We are free (no tuition), public, and open to all. North Side consistently provides a high-quality education often ranked as one of the best public schools in the City of St. Louis and the State of Missouri. Most of our students live in the most challenging neighborhoods in St. Louis and 100% of our students qualify for free or reduced lunch. 

Small class sizes, differentiated instruction, individualized attention, and AMAZING educators are the keys to our students’ success!

Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.A) 

Certification: Missouri state teaching certificate (or eligible to receive)

Benefits of Working at North Side Community School

  • Minimum $52,000 starting salary
  • Small class sizes (15 to 18 students)
  • Onboarding Stipend
  • $7,000 annual tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible scheduling and increased plan time
  • Beautiful 8-acre, secure, gated campus
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Free breakfast and lunch
  • 100% paid health, vision, dental, life insurance
  • Extended day stipends
  • Extracurricular/Coaching stipends
  • Gated parking
  • Classroom budget

North Side Community School is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying to the school. North Side Community School does not discriminate based on race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.

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