Why Clarksdale Collegiate

Clarksdale Collegiate is a fast-paced and dynamic start-up environment of high expectations with a strong commitment to teamwork, excellence, and most of all, educating our students at a nationally competitive level.

High capacity individuals excited to work hard as a Collegiate team member and build a structured, ambitious, and jubilant school of excellence will thrive. We are a growth-oriented work place, and seek individuals eager to push themselves professionally and personally to new levels of greatness.  Staff members need strong communication and collaboration skills to build relationships and partnerships with peers, administrators, students, parents, and community members.

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A Vibrant Commmunity

  • Unparalleled Commitment to Teacher Development.  We are committed to the support and development of each member of our staff. At the beginning of the school year, we come together for three weeks to collaborate, train, and build our strong culture and curriculum. We also provide a 5 full days of professional development during the year, two hours of weekly professional development on Wednesdays, and weekly individualized teacher coaching.

  • Constant Improvement of School Design. Through an iterative, data driven process, and constant focus on self-reflection, honesty and growth, we are constantly improving our school design and seeking to grow. All team members play a role is founding and shaping Clarksdale Collegiate.

  • Character Development. Every Clarksdale Collegiate Team member demonstrates our core values of Curiosity, Optimism, Gratitude, Grit, Self-Control, Social Intelligence, and Zest.

  • Jubilant Environment. We love our work and it shows every day, in everything that we do.

  • Growth Mindset.  Learning never stops. Growth happens for everyone, every day, students and staff alike.  We believe there is no failure, only feedback and new opportunity.

  • Pathways to Leadership. We offer teachers the ability to grow into teacher leaders through our grade level lead role. We believe in the opportunity to build leadership skills through leading professional development and instructional coaching.

As an equal opportunity employer,Clarksdale Collegiate Public Charter School hires without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by applicable law.