— Mahatma Gandhi
Why Do Teachers Want to Work at Plato Academy?
At Plato Academy, we measure the success of our teachers in a variety of ways: passion, dedication, professionalism, and continuous increases in student performance. We value teachers as Professionals and treat them accordingly. Teachers do not work off of scripts and are not micro-managed. Because we recruit and retain highly-qualified personnel, we afford them great autonomy in the classroom to have unique instructional methods.
To empower our staff, Plato Academy provides new and experienced teachers with a wide range of professional development and collegial peer mentoring opportunities.
- Small School / Family Environment
- Leadership Growth Opportunities
- “A”- Rated Schools
- Competitive Pay
- Supportive and Involved Parents
- Every student has a learning device
- Excellent Curriculum
- Firm Discipline Policy
- Peer Mentoring and Professional Development Opportunities
- Ample Planning Time / Reasonable Workload
Plato Academy promotes a collegial, collaborative family environment for its students and staff. Our principals have an open-door policy, encouraging proactive feedback from all interested stakeholders, especially teachers. Student performance increases in schools where teacher retention is strong. Thus, Plato Academy strives to make each of its schools a place where educators desire to stay year after year.
Our Vision: The Plato Academy Family Empowers all Learners to Exceed Expectations.
The mission of Plato Academy Charter Schools is to assist students in achieving their full potential by requiring and nurturing high academic and behavioral standards in a safe, supporting, challenging and enthusiastic environment fostered by a commitment and cooperative effort between the school, students, parents, and community.
Plato Academy Schools are all fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and schools as managed by AdvancED. SACS provides nationally recognized accreditation, the purpose of which is continuous school improvement focused on increasing student performance. To earn accreditation, schools must meet SACS CASI’s high standards, be evaluated by a team of professionals from outside the school and implement a continuous process of school improvement.