Who We're Looking For
Teachers who will go above and beyond for Michigan's Persistently Lowest Achieving (PLA) students, innovate in their classrooms, and welcome individualized professional development and competitive pay for increased responsibility. We are looking for teachers who will make a difference in Michigan and who will set an example across the nation.
Disposition, Values, and Skills in EAA teachers:
Teachers must have experience with urban youth, value diversity, and support the whole child's learning, social, and emotional development.
Teachers must be proven leaders both in and out of the classroom
Teachers must believe in the potential of all learners and demonstrate eagerness to go above and beyond for all students.
Teachers must demonstrate an orientation toward innovation, be willing to work in dynamic and changing environments, and demonstrate enthusiasm for the EAA's entrepreneurial vision.
Teachers must be willing to take risks and open their practice for others to observe and discuss.
Teachers must be skilled at analyzing and using data to inform decision-making and instructional practices.
- Teachers must demonstrate knowledge and results orientation, and value improving their practice.
Strong instructional skills and classroom management
Passion for innovation, equity for all students and demonstrated mastery of subject matter
Unrelenting pursuit of academic excellence for all students