New Way Academy

Date posted
January 26, 2023
Employment Type
Academic Teacher
Job Location
Phoenix, AZ
Position Title
Lower School Reading Teacher

Our Lower School part time reading teacher (grades 3rd through 6th) adheres to the school’s mission to educate children with learning differences to fulfill their potential. New Way Academy students are unique not only in their learning styles, but in their perseverance, resilience, and skills they develop to overcome their learning challenges. Our students deserve a rigorous, differentiated and empowering education to help them realize their full potential.

  • Small class sizes
  • Grouped by academic ability levels
  • Collaborative academic teams
  • Opportunities to teach one content area multiple periods to ability leveled groups
  • Help to develop/adapt curriculum specialized to student needs for our lower school reading students
  • Differentiate instruction to meet students’ need for support with reading in the area of phonics, vocabulary, comprehension and reading fluency
  • Maintain and utilize accurate and up-to-date data regarding student achievement
  • Empower students through high expectations, consistent routines, and strategies for success
  • Contribute to the drafting of each student’s IEP or similar student plan
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with parents, students and colleagues
  • Work collaboratively with the other level and content teams
Characteristics and Qualities:
  • Passionate about empowering students with unique learning profiles
  • Innovative and creative
  • Strong planner with an emphasis on execution
  • Effective communicator, both internally and externally
  • Team player
  • High level of integrity and professionalism
  • Willingness to go above and beyond
  • Highly organized
Education and Additional Requirements:
  • Hold valid fingerprint clearance card
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with a preferred emphasis on special education
  • Previous reading teacher experience
Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary and benefit plan includes medical, vision, and dental insurance as well as a 401K package and school lunch program.

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