Team members at Pine Springs Preparatory Academy are expected to participate in a community of shared leadership and ownership including co-teaching, caring for students, developing curriculum, capital improvement, engagement in professional development all with a central focus on fostering a sense of community. The vision of Pine Springs Preparatory Academy is for students and families to have a community school in the heart of Holly Springs committed to building a strong foundation for students' success in school, career, and in life. Team members must possess a desire for creativity, expertise in the classroom and deeply value the importance of positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.
Pine Springs Preparatory Academy requires candidates have following qualifications:
- “Teacherpreneur” spirit- Appreciation for the life and mind of the K-8 scholar and future leader of our world- Passion for a project-based, interdisciplinary approach to curriculum design — commitment to developing an integrated curriculum that is relevant, engaging, and in-depth- Personal qualities that exemplify PSP’s emphasis on our core values- Strong subject area background; licensed in North Carolina with relevant content area expertise is preferred- Reader, writer, critical thinker and attentive to current events that lead to opportunities to create learning units that guide students to make sense of the world in meaningful ways- Skillful at using a variety of assessment methods and data to pinpoint students’ strengths and weaknesses and skillful at applying instructional practices to address diverse learning needs- Possess a growth mindset- Values a collaborative approach to working with a diverse population of children and adults- A “whatever it takes” attitude and positive disposition- High level of energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, and spontaneity
Pine Springs Preparatory Academy benefits include comprehensive health insurance for full-time employees and buy-in option for families as well as an optional 401k retirement plan. We are not on the NC/Wake County salary schedule or in the NC State Retirement System.