Posted: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 4:03 AM
Job DescriptionTeachers hold primary responsibility for the implementation and development of Uncommon’s curriculum and the success of its students. Therefore, Uncommon Schools seeks teachers who are committed to continuously improving curriculum and instruction through collaboration as part of a grade level team. We are seeking: Biology teachers AP Biology teachers Chemistry teachers Physics teachers Engineering teachersSPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES OF HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER Teacher will implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards; Teacher will design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards; Teacher will use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices; Teacher will participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions; Teacher will provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior; Teacher will be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards; Teacher will communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues; and Teacher will participate in an annual three-week staff orientation and training.QUALIFICATIONS Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom; Proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom; Mastery of and enthusiasm for academic subjects; Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player; Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is preferred; and Minimum of two years teaching/education experience in an urban public school or charter school setting preferred.Company DescriptionAbout Uncommon SchoolsAt Uncommon Schools, we believe a college degree should be within reach for every young person in this country. Our mission is to start and manage outstanding urban public charter schools that close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from college. Uncommon currently has 49 schools serving more than 16,000 students in six cities: Boston, Camden, New York City, Newark, Rochester, and Troy.At Uncommon, we believe education can be a powerful catalyst for change in our communities. We’re deeply committed to closing the achievement gap for our students while also preparing them for college and beyond through academics, enrichment programs, extra-curricular activities, and a positive, welcoming school culture.
• Location: Rochester
• Post ID: 30584268 rochester