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Join Our Team at Mid-South Gifted Academy 

Welcome to Mid-South Gifted Academy (MSGA), where we foster the intellectual growth of gifted and academically advanced learners from Preschool to 12th grade, residing in the vibrant city of Memphis and its surrounding areas. Our mission is clear: we strive to cultivate innovators and world changers who will shape tomorrow’s landscape.

Mission:

The mission of Mid-South Gifted Academy is to develop innovators and world changers by creating opportunities for children to discover and use their gifts, talents, and passions.

About Mid-South Gifted Academy (MSGA):

It’s an exciting time to join the MSGA community. Our guides are lifelong learners, passionate about their subjects, and dedicated to teaching gifted students. They are collaborative creators who embrace MSGA’s commitment to providing integrated, hands-on, meaningful learning for all kids. They are invested in differentiating learning to meet individualized needs and they join with all adults in the Trailblazer community to support students’ well-being.

MSGA is more than just a school; it’s a dynamic hub of learning, exploration, and growth. We provide a joyful, and challenging educational experience designed specifically for gifted learners. Our approach emphasizes  strong relationships, design curriculum, and opportunities for accelerated learning.

Our Core Values:

Love- We cultivate a culture of care and compassion where love is at the heart of all we do.

Empathy- We practice compassion and understanding, creating a safe and supportive environment for all.

Integrity-  We uphold the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and ethical behavior.

Leadership- We empower students and staff to lead by example, making a positive impact on our community and beyond.

Teamwork- We value teamwork and collaboration, recognizing that we can achieve more together.

Innovation- We encourage creative thinking and foster innovation among our students and staff.

Responsibilities of MSGA Guides:

As a guide at MSGA, you will play a crucial role in shaping the minds of our gifted learners. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Designing and implementing an engaging, challenging curriculum that meets the needs of gifted students
  • Building solid and supportive relationships with students, families, and colleagues
  • Differentiating instruction to accommodate diverse learning styles and abilities
  • Fostering creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills
  • Participating in professional development opportunities to enhance your teaching practice

Join Us!

For the 2024-2025 school year we are opening up positions across a variety of grade levels and subjects. 

If you are a passionate educator who shares our commitment to excellence and innovation, we invite you to join our team at Mid-South Gifted Academy. Together, we can empower gifted learners to reach their fullest potential and positively impact the world.

To apply, please complete this educator interest form and submit your resume and cover letter to jessica@midsouthgiftedacademy.com.

Thank you for considering Mid-South Gifted Academy as your professional home. We look forward to welcoming you to our community of learners and leaders.

Open Positions

2023 - 2024

Upper School English Teacher

Job Description

 

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced high school English teacher to join our talented team. The candidate will be responsible for teaching a range of English courses to students in grades 7-12. The ideal candidate should have a strong passion for teaching and be able to create a positive and engaging learning environment that encourages student success.

 

General Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and teach your courses expertly with the highest standards for each student
  • Model enthusiasm for content and intellectual curiosity 
  • Design lessons that emphasize critical thinking and problem solving 
  • Collaborate effectively with students, parents, teachers, and administrators
  • Create lesson plans that incorporate a variety of teaching strategies and resources to engage students
  • Create and implement inquiry and project-based learning experiences
  • Develop and implement assessments to evaluate student progress and understanding
  • Provide timely feedback to students on their academic progress and offer support to those who need it
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student performance, attendance, and behavior
  • Utilize multiple methods to track and communicate academic and social/emotional progress to students and families 
  • Participate in faculty meetings, professional development, and other school-related activities
  • Support the well-being of all students
  • Demonstrate interest and ability to serve as an advisor to students, lead student activities, serve as a club advisor, and contribute beyond the classroom to support school programs and activities 
  • Participate actively in other aspects of the student experience: chaperoning trips and events, serving on committees, and developing new programs at the school
  • Lead by example in your commitment to MSGA’s mission of developing innovators and world changers

Position Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Passion for teaching and a commitment to student success
  • Demonstrated mastery in areas of study and ability to teach within and across academic disciplines
  • Successful teaching experience in secondary school environment 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • A demonstrated ability to design and integrate curriculum with other subjects 
  • Resilience and flexibility within a dynamic environment where new ideas and innovative practices are embraced
  • A desire to work in an environment where feedback and continuous improvement are expected and are an essential part of the culture
  • Commitment to modeling lifelong learning

World Language Teacher

Job Description

 

We are seeking an experienced and passionate world language teacher to join our dynamic team of educators. As a world language teacher, you will be responsible for designing and delivering high-quality language instruction to students of varying proficiency levels.

 

General Responsibilities


  • Develop and implement curriculum and lesson plans that align with state and national standards for world languages
  • Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes language acquisition and cultural understanding
  • Utilize a variety of teaching strategies and materials, including technology, to engage and support students in language learning
  • Assess student progress through a variety of methods, such as written and oral exams, projects, and presentations, and provide timely feedback on student performance
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues to promote a collaborative and supportive learning community
  • Model enthusiasm for content and intellectual curiosity
  • Participate in faculty meetings, professional development, and other school-related activities
  • Support the well-being of all students
  • Demonstrate interest and ability to serve as an advisor to students, lead student activities, serve as a club advisor, and contribute beyond the classroom to support school programs and activities
  • Participate actively in other aspects of the student experience: chaperoning trips and events, serving on committees, and developing new programs at the school
  • Lead by example in your commitment to MSGA’s mission of developing innovators and world changers

Position Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Passion for teaching and a commitment to student success
  • Fluent proficiency in the language(s) being taught.
  • Experience teaching world languages to students of varying ages and proficiency levels.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with technology and its integration into the classroom.
  • Successful teaching experience in secondary school environment 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Resilience and flexibility within a dynamic environment where new ideas and innovative practices are embraced
  • A desire to work in an environment where feedback and continuous improvement are expected and are an essential part of the culture
  • Commitment to modeling lifelong learning
To apply for any of the above positions, send a resume to jessica@midsouthgiftedacademy.com and complete the application below.

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About Us

Mid-South Gifted Academy (MSGA) is a Prek-12 school for gifted and academically advanced learners in the Memphis area with a mission of developing innovators and world changers. MSGA provides a dynamic, joyful, and challenging school experience for gifted learners that prioritizes strong relationships and honors individual interests and abilities. We are committed to partnering with families to develop individualized learning goals that allow for challenge, acceleration, and enrichment. Our focus on engaging, integrated project-based learning experiences prepares our students for their future by developing creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication. At MSGA, gifted learners are empowered to reach their fullest potential within a community of learners who support one another’s academic and social/ emotional growth.