Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017 11:49 PM
Job Description Middle School Science Teachers hold primary responsibility for the implementation and development of Uncommon’s curriculum and the success of its students. Therefore, Uncommon Schools seeks middle school teachers who are committed to continuously improving curriculum and instruction through collaboration as part of a grade level team. We are seeking teachers for the following subject areas: Science SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES OF MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS Science Teachers implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards; Science Teachers design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards; Science Teachers use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices; Science Teachers participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions Science Teachers provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior Science Teachers are accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards; Science Teachers communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues; Science Teachers participate in an annual three-week staff orientation and training; QUALIFICATIONS Our middle school teachers strive 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; (especially core subjects of English Language Arts (ELA), Math, Science and History) Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player; Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is preferred. Company Description About Uncommon Schools At 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: 30464078 rochester