Work @ Lead

Available Positions

  • 2018-2019 Positions - See Below

Why work at Lead?

 A teacher at Lead Academy will:

  • Effectively build a positive classroom culture that promotes self-discipline;
  • Work with colleagues to design and implement cross-curricular units of study that utilize active pedagogy and exploratory learning;
  • Plan and implement creative, organized and engaging lessons based on the SC State Standards;
  • Differentiate instruction to support all students in the learning process;
  • Plan, support, and collaborate with fellow educators and staff;
  • Provide an inviting, exciting learning environment.

An ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Has demonstrated strong classroom and time management skills;
  • Is committed to meeting the needs of every child in a diverse population and has demonstrated success working with a diverse group of families;
  • Believes every child can learn and reach high levels of academic achievement;
  • Has a clear understanding of curriculum, instruction, and child development;
  • Has a proven ability to work as a member of a team with a commitment to his/her own learning and professional development;
  • Has the capacity to teach using inquiry-based and hands-on methodology;
  • Believes children can make a significant contribution to the school, community, and the world;
  • Understands that family involvement is integral to student success;
  • Wants to be part of an organized, professional learning community;
  • Is a self-starter interested in working in a fast-paced, start-up environment that requires flexible roles.

Applicants should possess the following knowledge and experience:

    • A degree in education or equivalent;
    • Three or more years of classroom teaching experience is preferred;
    • Teaching certification is required;
    • State endorsement to teach in content area (math, social studies, science, language arts) for middle school grades (5th — 8th).
    • State endorsement to teach elementary or early childhood for elementary grades (K5 - 5th).
    • State endorsement to teach ESL or gifted classes if the position is desired.

Available Positions for the 18-19 School year:

  • Primary classroom teachers (potential openings in K5-2nd grade)
  • Elementary classroom teachers (potential openings in 3rd-6th grade
  • Special Education inclusions and tutorial teacher for grades 4-6
  • Full-time subs and instructional aides- this position subs when teachers are out and float room to room assisting with individual students or small groups of students on other day.


Apply for the 2018-19 School Year

To apply,  send cover letter and resume to

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