Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in working at TESG for a position not listed below, please email our Executive Director, Mrs. Tracy Shaw, tshaw@tesgk8.org.

General Education Teachers for 5/6th and 7/8th Grades:  

The General Education Teacher believes in the mission of TESG, to educate creative critically engaged citizens using an experiential curriculum that extends the classroom into the downtown Greensboro community. The General Education Teacher meets student academic learning goals through an instructional program that centers experiential education, design-based learning, and social justice. The General Education Teacher has strong collaboration skills and believes in community-based problem solving. The General Education Teacher designs integrated curriculum across disciplines to make learning engaging, relevant, and meaningful. The General Education Teacher fosters an inclusive environment for students of all abilities and develops a respectful and compassionate community of learners. 

  • Qualifications: minimum 4-year degree in education with a valid NC teaching license for the grade levels/subject teaching.
  • Duties: Establishes inclusive learning environment in collaboration with grade-level teachers, EC, and ESOL teachers; designs and implements experiential and design-based learning across content areas aligned with state standards and Teaching Tolerance social justice standards; integrates arts and culturally responsive teaching methods; creates student portfolios and assessment narratives; partners with families via conferences, written and verbal communication, and home visits (at the beginning of the year).

Preference given to candidates with dual certification in EC, ESOL or AIG. BIPOC and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for any position, please use the form here.

School Speech Language Pathologist/Therapist:

The School Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)/Therapist believes in the mission of TESG, to educate creative critically engaged citizens using an experiential curriculum that extends the classroom into the downtown Greensboro community. The School SLP will assess and provide speech/language and communication related services  to students with Individualized Education Programs (IEP) and may serve as Case Manager for students only receiving services related to speech/language and/or communication. The SLP will implement evidence-based practices and collaborate with classroom and specialized education teachers, parents/guardians, and other professionals/members of student IEP teams.  All TESG faculty meet student academic learning goals through an instructional program that centers experiential education, design-based learning, and social justice. The School SLP  has strong collaboration skills and believes in community-based problem solving. Faculty integrate curriculum across disciplines to make learning engaging, relevant, and meaningful. All foster an inclusive environment for students of all abilities and develop a respectful and compassionate community of learners. 

Qualifications: Masters degree in speech language pathology/communication sciences and disorders with a valid NC license.

Duties: Establishes inclusive learning environments in collaboration with grade-level teachers, EC, and ESOL teachers; screens, designs, implements services, monitors progress, uses best practices and innovative techniques, keeps up to date with advancement in the field and supports the experiential and design-based learning across content areas aligned with state standards and Teaching Tolerance social justice standards.

BIPOC and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for any position, please use the form here.

EC Teacher:

The Exceptional Children (EC) Teacher believes in the mission of TESG, to educate creative critically engaged citizens using an experiential curriculum that extends the classroom into the downtown Greensboro community. The EC Teacher meets the job expectations of the General Education Teacher and has specialized knowledge of the needs of children with dis/abilities. The EC Teacher has strong collaboration skills and believes in community-based problem solving. The EC Teacher is instrumental in the Individual Education Program (IEP) process, serves as case-manager, and navigates all legal and procedural expectations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Qualifications: minimum 4-year degree in Specialized Education Services with certification and two years minimum experience in an elementary or middle school setting.

Duties:  Establishes inclusive learning environment in collaboration with General Education Teachers; collaborates with General Education Teachers to implement inclusive practices; case-management of IEP caseload, responsible for implementation of IEPs – meeting all requirements and ensuring appropriate services are delivered, monitored, and reported. Partners with families via IEP meetings, progress reports, written and verbal communication, and home visits (at the beginning of the year).

BIPOC and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for any position, please use the form here.

Art Teacher k-8:

The Art Teacher believes in the mission of TESG, to educate creative critically engaged citizens using an experiential curriculum that extends the classroom into the downtown Greensboro community. The Art Teacher meets the job expectations of the specialized arts teachers and has content knowledge of the arts, visual art, and pedagogy. They have strong collaboration skills and believe in community-based problem solving. They have the ability to integrate their content specialty into multiple disciplines to make learning engaging, relevant, and meaningful.

  • Qualifications: minimum 4-year degree in their content area with a NC k-12 license or content expertise and willingness to pursue licensure.  Experience in an elementary or middle school setting is expected.
  • Duties:  Establishes inclusive learning environment, develops an artistic practice and content instruction, collaborates with Arts Team Teachers, General Education Teachers, and EC teachers.

BIPOC and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for any position, please use the form here.

School Counselor:

The School Counselor believes in the mission of TESG, to educate creative critically engaged citizens using an experiential curriculum that extends the classroom into the downtown Greensboro community. The School Counselor leads a school-wide (k-8) social-emotional curriculum that aligns with TESG’s social justice mission. They work collaboratively with the school social worker, teachers, and staff to foster an inclusive, caring, and nurturing learning environment. The School Counselor must have initiative to develop and implement developmentally appropriate and pedagogically relevant lessons and experiences to enhance student personal and academic success. The School Counselor demonstrates leadership in student advocacy and is resourceful on behalf of student success. They have the ability to align counseling theory with their practice, to evaluate student needs, to utilize individual and group counseling techniques, and understand human physical, cognitive, emotional, and social growth and development. They must possess outstanding written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. 

  • Preferred Qualifications: holds a masters degree in school counseling from a council for accreditation of counseling and related educational programs (CACREP) accredited program and a state license in school counseling. Minimum qualifications: enrolled and actively completing course work towards a masters degree in school counseling from a CACREP accredited program.   
  • Duties: assessing/supporting a range of academic and social/behavior needs, classroom guidance, assisting with testing and data management, and creating and implementing a schoolwide comprehensive counseling program.  

BIPOC and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for any position, please use the form here.

Teaching Assistants EC, 1/2nd grade, and 3/4th grade:

A Teacher Assistant believes in the mission of TESG, to educate creative critically engaged citizens using an experiential curriculum that extends the classroom into the downtown Greensboro community. The Teacher Assistant supports the student academic learning goals through an instructional program that centers experiential education, design-based learning, and social justice. The Teaching Assistant has strong collaboration skills and believes in community-based problem solving. The Teacher Assistant supports the design of integrated curriculum across disciplines to make learning engaging, relevant, and meaningful. Along with the classroom teachers, the Teaching Assistant fosters an inclusive environment for students of all abilities and develops a respectful and compassionate community of learners. 

  • Qualifications: minimum Associate’s degree or 48 semester hours in an institution of Higher Education and at least two years experience with children. 
  • Duties: helping teachers with classroom climate, student needs, and other delegated tasks; providing instruction, scaffolding, or tutoring with individual students and in small groups; and supervising students in the classroom or other areas of the school. May be asked to serve as substitute teacher for a classroom when no substitute is located.

BIPOC and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for any position, please use the form here.

Part-Time School Nurse:

The School Nurse believes in the mission of TESG, to educate creative critically engaged citizens using an experiential curriculum that extends the classroom into the downtown Greensboro community. The School Nurse is a compassionate, caring, experienced professional who enjoys working with youth, educators and families. They prioritize communication and engagement, builds rapport with students, provides preventive and screening services, one-on-one care, evaluates physical ailments, serves as a health advocate for students, educates students on health and wellness as need be, and maintains student health records pertaining to care. 

Qualifications: Registered nurse, valid license, experience at a school or educational  environment

BIPOC and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for any position, please use the form here.

Part-Time Custodian/Handyperson:

The Custodian/Handyperson familiarizes themselves with the mission of TESG, to educate creative critically engaged citizens using an experiential curriculum that extends the classroom into the downtown Greensboro community. The Custodian is a compassionate, caring, experienced professional who enjoys maintaining the educational space clean and safe, and enjoys the school environment. They prioritize follow through and communication, is responsible and preferably has handyman experience. The ideal candidate has previous school experience and is able to build rapport with students, as well as staff. 

Qualifications: Experience as a custodian at a school or educational  environment.

BIPOC and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position, please send resume to Angel Biegert at abiegert@tesgk8.org

Substitute Teachers

We always need folks on our substitute list. If you are interested in applying to serve as a substitute teacher for TESG, please send a cover letter and resume to Angel Biegert at abiegert@tesgk8.org

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