Full time with benefits, start date roughly March 15, 2011 for 12 weeks during the 2010-2011 academic year. Position is a long-term substitute position for a teacher on maternity leave.
Applicants must have experience with 6th and 7th graders; have a BS degree; and be eligible to work in a MA charter school (passed the appropriate MTEL tests or be certified to teach middle school mathematics). Advanced degree in education, mathematics, and teaching experience in mathematics with middle school students preferred. Duties include:
•Planning, developing and implementing class curriculum compliant with state standards under the supervision of the Principal or designee.
•Designing and teaching Mathematics to 6th and 7th grade students.
•Providing direct services to students, consulting with other professionals, meeting and discussing issues with parents, planning, delivering, and evaluating instructional outcomes, and conducting the research needed to perform the essential functions of the position.
•The direct instruction is delivered in the classroom and as a field experience. Consultation with parents, other professionals, and agencies may take place outside the classroom or school.
•Working as a team member, sharing common planning, professional development, curriculum design, and teaching responsibilities with your team which includes English and Chinese speaking teachers.
•Assessing student progress toward curricular goals. Teachers will use multiple measures for formative and summative assessments, reflecting best practices in assessment. Teachers will use standardized and internal testing to assess class performance and inform teaching practice, make adjustments in instructional methods to improve student achievement, measure individual growth, highlight areas needing individual attention, and identify areas for professional development and curriculum enhancement.
•Other duties as assigned by administration.
Please email cover letter, resume and three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org .