Job Description

Position Type: Instructional Support (Campus)
Location: Central Management Office Dallas, 75247
Date Posted: 3/7/2023

Mission Statement:
Uplift’s mission is to create and sustain public schools of excellence that empower each student to reach their highest potential in college and the global marketplace and that inspire in students a life-long love of learning, achievement, and service in order to positively change their world.

Equity Vision Statement:
Uplift Education proactively engages scholars, families, and staff members to thrive as their authentic selves and partner in the journey required to identify, address, and correct existing and potential inequities.

About Relay:

Relay is one of the largest and most diverse educator preparation programs in the United States. 75% of of Relay residents self-identify as BIPOC. We offer practice-based and equity-centered programs to educators at every stage of their development. Together with our alumni base of over 10,000, Relay is reaching over one million PK-12 students nationwide. 

In Texas, Relay offers Master of Arts in Teaching programs with the option to pursue teacher certification, as well as a non-degree alternative certification program. Relay students teaching in Texas enroll in our Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, or San Antonio locations. Relay’s online programs for students outside of these metro regions are served by Relay San Antonio. For more information visit:

Primary Purpose:

The resident typically provides both instructional and non-instructional support to a specific grade level/content area teachers in instruction, lesson planning, and differentiation. Assist teachers in the development and follow-through of individual student intervention plans based on data and design systems to support learning gaps and struggling learners.  

NOTE: This position is only available for those staff members that are part of the Relay Graduate School of Education partnership.


Performance Responsibilities 

  • Serves as the second teacher in a general education classroom  (this role cannot serve as the teacher of record) 

  • Supports identified students who are at-risk and communicates progress of interventions to teachers and administration.

  • Meets with grade level / content teams to design solutions for student growth and achievement

  • Provides regular small group instruction for at-risk identified students on an ongoing basis.

  • Monitors and modifies at-risk program interventions based on data and evaluation in conjunction with adjunct staff from Relay Graduate School of Education and campus leadership team.

  • Abides by all state and federal mandates in reporting sexual or physical abuse and neglect

  • Upholds and models the code of conduct and all school policies

  • Supports and follows directives of campus administrators

  • Ability to maintain accurate Time & Effort records of program activities

  • Other duties may be assigned

  • Works closely with Resident Advisor Teacher to obtain feedback/coaching and implements the feedback


This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree (B. A./ B.S.) from four-year college or university required. Experience in tutoring or teaching skills highly desirable. Proven results of successful teaching. Spanish speaking, a plus. Must be enrolled in the Relay Graduate School of Education Residency Program. 


Every employee of the School has an obligation to know our safety rules and procedures; to teach what they know to others; to recognize unsafe actions and situations; to warn others of unsafe situations; to react to emergency situations and to report hazardous or unsafe practices to those in a position to correct them.


Criminal records check, pre-hire and annually thereafter, if applicable.  Must be eligible to work in the United States and provide work authorization.

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. I attest that I can complete all of the essential duties of this role with or without an accommodation

Uplift Education is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state or local law.


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