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Would you like to apply for a faculty or staff position at CMDS?

CMDS accepts applications for employment throughout the year and keeps those applications on file should a position open up. Below, please see descriptions of anticipated openings for the 2019-20 school year. To apply for a position at CMDS, please send a cover letter and resume to apply@cmdsmemphis.org

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Foreign Language Teacher
Full-Time Position Available for 2019-20
Foreign Language is part of our Encore program, which includes a variety of Fine Arts classes as well as our STEAM offerings. Encore expands and complements the core CMDS curriculum, immersing students in an elementary, liberal arts-style experience. Encore faculty members teach a rotation of classes each week, planning appropriate and standards-based lessons for each grade level. Encore teachers are expected to follow each grade level’s classroom curriculum and produce lessons that enhance and expand on the topics covered.
Our younger students are exposed to foreign language and culture through our Global Preschool Studies program. The Foreign Language position will teach SK-6th grade. Weekly classes lead students through projects and hands-on activities that explore language and culture, with an emphasis on grammar, vocabulary and writing.
Qualifications: Bachelors or Masters degree in a foreign language, education or related field; prior teaching experience; the ability to work as a member of the CMDS Encore team, planning cross-curricular projects with Encore teaching partners and classroom teachers; and a genuine love of children’s education.

Discovery Lab Teacher
Full-Time Position Available for 2019-20
Our Encore program includes a variety of Fine Arts classes as well as our STEAM offerings. Encore expands and complements the core CMDS curriculum, immersing students in an elementary, liberal arts-style experience. Encore faculty members teach a rotation of classes each week, planning appropriate and standards-based lessons for each grade level. Encore teachers are expected to follow each grade level’s classroom curriculum and produce lessons that enhance and expand on the topics covered. Our STEAM-influenced Discovery Lab encourages Early Childhood students to be scientists and engineers. The course includes a rotation of science and nature, engineering and construction and a tinker space where students can explore freely. The curriculum strategy is to encourage students to ask questions, gather information, form hypotheses, experiment, share and collaborate. Introducing them to the design-thinking process at a young age fosters creative experimentation and a love for science and engineering.
Qualifications: Bachelors or Masters degree in education or related field; prior teaching experience; the ability to work as a member of the CMDS Encore team, planning cross-curricular projects with Encore teaching partners and classroom teachers; and a genuine love of children’s education.

Instructional Assistants
Full-Time and Part-Time Positions Available for 2019-20
Instructional Assistants work with grade-level teaching teams as well as Encore classes to provide support and assistance during the school day. Duties can vary from helping teachers with administrative tasks to providing small-group instruction.

Would you like to be a substitute teacher at CMDS?

CMDS is always looking to expand our pool of substitute teachers. Please send your cover letter, resume and application to apply@cmdsmemphis.org.

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