Elementary (K-5) Teacher (2021-2022) #7- Barack Obama Charter School, Compton, CA Job in Compton, CA at Ingenium – 3.5

Elementary Teacher (K-5 Teacher)


Job Title: Multiple Subject K-5 Teacher Schedule: 40 hrs/week min.

Job Type: Full-Time FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Principal Pay: $57,200, starting (DOE)

Special: Requires weekend work, nights and early mornings, as needed


At Ingenium Schools, we create communities where everyone experiences joy and meaning in learning. We do this by preparing our students to be the best learners, leaders, and collaborators by empowering them with the capacity and tools to continually improve themselves and the world around them.

Since 2009, Ingenium Schools has helped students build confidence, leadership, and a lifelong love of learning through the Ingenium Learning System, an easily replicable, standards-based educational model that promotes personal mastery. Ingenium Schools currently operates several charter schools, serving students throughout Los Angeles.

Teaching at Ingenium means you are part of a family. Building relationships with students, families, and each other is essential to our work. Teachers regularly communicate and collaborate in grade level, department, and school teams as well as with families to support all students’ academic, behavioral, and social-emotional success.

Teaching at Ingenium means empowering oneself and others. We believe that when learners are encouraged to take ownership over their educational experience, they attain higher levels of meaning and joy. Learners are supported in analyzing data and setting goals to work on continually improving individual, small group, class, grade-level, department, and school performance.

Teaching at Ingenium means serving diverse communities and student groups. Ingenium teachers acknowledge the strengths of the school communities they serve and incorporate culturally responsive teaching into their practice. An Ingenium teacher modifies and differentiates to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:
Support the mission, vision, and core values of Ingenium Schools

Strive to implement, by instruction and action, Ingenium Schools’ philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives in connection with Ingenium’s Signature Practices

Continuously maintain and improve professional competence

Attend mandatory trainings, professional meetings, and educational conferences, as required


Build relationships with all students that demonstrate mutual respect and compassion

Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior, measuring progress through individual and class goal setting

Involve students in the process of the classroom including: creating a class Code of Cooperation, creating classroom procedures, and conflict resolution strategies

Create a safe, developmentally appropriate classroom environment conducive to learning and based on student interests and goals

Incorporate restorative justice and PBIS practices and implement social emotional learning curriculum

Implement and support school/organizational policies governing student life and conduct

Utilize educational technology including GoogleApps for Education to enhance learning experiences


Design, implement, and monitor the learning experiences of each student.

Instruct students individually and in groups using various teaching methods: lecture, discussion, demonstration, small group, student-led instruction, etc.

Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ differing needs and interests

Prepare and implement intervention programs for students requiring extra help

In harmony with curriculum and in connection with Common Core State Standards, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students daily

Prepare materials and classroom for class activities

Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, and guide students in learning activities


Consistently and accurately observe and assess students’ academic performance, behavior, social development, and physical health, both formally and informally, through observation, formative assessment, and written evaluation

Provide frequent and timely feedback to students and parents on student progress

Recommend resources to parents for additional student growth

Timely deliver accurate and complete written and oral progress reports

Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by law and Ingenium Schools’ policies

Maintain individual and class goal folders to set learning goals and action plans and track learning process

Maintain student confidentiality


Confer with students and parents outside of the instructional day to resolve students’ behavioral and/or academic issues, as needed

Maintain and improve professional competence and participate in professional development opportunities

Actively participate in team meetings (grade level, special education, department, etc.) and serve on staff committees, school-wide events, parent workshops, and community partnership events

Assist with school/organizational events, general supervision, extra-curricular support, tutoring, etc., as needed

Actively participate in student recruitment, including but not limited to: attending recruitment events, student orientations, and community events to represent the school and inform the community of Ingenium Schools

Assists with distribution of marketing materials in the community, as needed

Perform related duties as assigned


Highly effective teaching strategies for all student groups

California Common Core State Standards curriculum and instruction

Principles and methods of curriculum design, a plus

Effective measurements of learning/assessments, including diagnostic, formative and summative, performance tasks and project evaluation

English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

Mathematics, including arithmetic, geometry, algebra, etc.

Child cognitive development and learning styles

Learning and motivational strategies that extend all students towards high academic and personal achievement

Computer application and Internet search skills

Distance learning experience preferred, and must have the capacity to learn how to be successful working in an independent study environment

Establish a culture of high expectations based on the belief that all students can be successful

Develop and implement lesson plans and classroom activities aligned with Common Core State Standards and adopted curricular resources

Analyze qualitative and quantitative student data; create and track efficacy of data-driven action plans

Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement student learning

Effectively collaborate with colleagues, parents, and community

Manage student behavior to ensure every student is fully engaged, productive, and safe

Maintain positive attitude

Maintain regular attendance

Bachelor’s Degree

Valid California multiple subjects teaching credential authorizing instruction in K-6 classrooms

English Language Learner Authorization

CPR/First Aid (provided by Ingenium post-hire)


Majority of duties performed indoors in a classroom; some activities require outdoor supervision

Ability to lift 40 pounds

Ability to communicate and comprehend orally and in writing

Near and far vision

Selective attention: ability to concentrate on a task without being distracted

Time sharing: ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information

Memorization: ability to remember information such as words, numbers, and procedures

Problem Sensitivity: ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong

Deductive and inductive reasoning skills

Ability to plan and deliver effective instruction to students

Ability to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time

Some kneeling, squatting, bending, required

Dexterity of hands to demonstrate activities may be required

Mathematical reasoning

Ability to use a computer, mouse, and monitor

Ability to use computer software and timely respond to emails

About the Company

Company: Ingenium – 3.5

Company Location:  Compton, CA

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About Ingenium - 3.5