Sankofa School of Success


The mission of Sankofa School of Success, Inc. is to create an environment that is safe, nurturing and seeks to meet students’ academic, social and emotional needs using neuroscience, mindfulness, and rigorous education.


Title STEM Teacher

Job Type Certified


STEM teachers educate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Their duties include developing STEM curricula, planning daily lessons, and measuring learner progress.


  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM field.
  • State teaching license in the relevant field.
  • Knowledge of STEM best practices.
  • Empathy and great interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Proficiency with basic computer software such as Word and Excel.
  • Experience working with children and adolescents. Previous experience as a STEM teacher will be advantageous.
  • Good classroom management skills.
  • Good teamwork abilities.


  • Developing STEM curricula.
  • Planning daily lessons.
  • Adopting a data-driven attitude towards measuring learner progress.
  • Developing STEM learning activities and hands-on material for classes.
  • Attending to individual student needs.
  • Demonstrating an awareness of different student backgrounds and cultures.
  • Communicating regularly with parents.
  • Providing extra support to students who need it.
  • Monitoring student growth to identify strengths and areas for improvement.
  • Using learner data to constantly refine your curriculum.
  • Providing regular feedback to students.


Valid Teacher's License or Valid Teacher's License from another state; Administrative License recommended but not necessary


Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to compose documents and tools for instructional use required. Thorough knowledge of grammatical rules, spelling, punctuation and formats required.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs and all other statistical measurement tools.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and involved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to utilize courtesy and tact when communicating with others to deliver clear and concise messages.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust or focus

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

We are partnering with Marion County Health and the CDC Guidelines.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Indianapolis, IN 46218: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Science Teachers: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Teaching License? (Required)

Work Location: One location