Job Type: Full Time
Reports To: Head of School

Responsibilities of Breakthrough content specialists will include but are not limited to:

  • Research and provide staff support that will improve teaching and learning – including: teaching strategies, assessment of math/reading skills, interpretation, and use of assessment results, etc.
  • Research, prepare materials, and identify resources for use by the district, teams, schools, and teachers – including: teaching strategies, assessment of math/reading skills, and interpretation and use of assessment results, etc.
  • Research and provide information and guidance regarding a range of effective and innovative math/reading practices through various activities such as: individual discussions (informal and formal), coaching sessions, demonstration lessons with pre- and post- discussion/analysis, study groups, staff meetings, and professional development programs.
  • Provides support and assistance to all classroom teachers in the full implementation of the school’s adopted math/ELA program through MAP score analysis/interpretation.
  • Conducts demonstration lessons to ensure that all teachers have been trained to an advanced level of delivery and are using the instructional materials as designed.
  • Provides on-site staff development to ensure that teachers are knowledgeable about program components and understand the instructional design of how the program meets the standards (alignment).
  • Assists teachers in building an interactive classroom and assures that recommendations for improvement are implemented.
  • Serves as a resource in identifying appropriate instructional strategies and interventions to improve student achievement for all students.
  • Assists teacher in preparation pacing for instruction.
  • Participation in collaborative grade level meetings to assist in the analysis and utilization of assessment data to improve the focus of instructional planning and student achievement.
  • Assists grade level teams in setting goals for improved instruction and RTI implementation.
  • Meets regularly (weekly) with the Head of School to review benchmarks and established data points to assess student progress towards established instructional goals.
  • Prepare forms, records and reports as directed.
  • Attends meetings and trainings as directed.

Skills and Characteristics

  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills.
  • High level of personal organization and planning.
  • Team player: maturity, humility, strong work ethic, follow-through, sense of humor, willingness to respond positively to feedback and a “roll-up-my-sleeves” attitude.
  • Strong belief in the Breakthrough’s mission, vision, core values, and educational model.
  • Mastery of and enthusiasm for subject matter.

Educational Background and Work Experience

  • Two years of teaching experience preferred with a proven record of high student achievement.
  • Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 2.5 from a competitive college or university; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Alabama teaching certification or equivalent preferred; or evidence certification is being obtained


Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience. Additionally, Breakthrough Charter School offers a comprehensive benefits package, partnering with PEEHIP and The Retirement System of Alabama (TRS). Teachers receive funds for supplies and materials as well as a laptop computer.

Breakthrough is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity. People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. You can learn more about diversity at Breakthrough Charter School here.

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