High School Environmental Science Teacher at Match Charter Public School in Boston (2018-19 School Year)
- Job posted by Match Education
Full Time Contract
1001 Commonwealth Avenue
Position: Environmental Science Teacher
Location: Boston, MA (Brighton Campus)
Start date: August 6, 2018
ABOUT THE MATCH CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOL
The Match Public Charter School is a high-performing, innovative charter public school in Boston, serving students from Pre-K to 12th grade on multiple campuses across the city. Our mission is to prepare students from Boston’s inner city for success in college and beyond. Match Charter Public School students are some of the highest performing students in the state, and over 80% of our graduating seniors enter four year colleges every year (For more information on our results, please visit us at http://www.matchschool.org)
Our school has a unique model: Match students receive small group tutoring as part of our school day, every day. We also emphasize incredibly high expectations for all of our students – both behaviorally and academically – along with a high level of support for meeting those expectations. We truly believe all students can and will succeed.
All that said we know that the largest driver of our success is the people who work in our schools every day. Teachers have an immediate impact on our ability of reaching our mission and changing the lives of our students. If you are passionate about your teaching and interested in working in a positive environment alongside incredible peers, please apply for the opening below.
OVERVIEW OF ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
We are seeking an excellent teacher to lead our capstone science course for 12th graders. This is the course that's offered to students who aren't interested in AP Chemistry during their senior year. This position includes a number of essential responsibilities, including (but not limited to):
Teach 12th grade Environmental Science classes
- Develop daily lessons aligned with Match’s science curriculum in collaboration with department colleagues and leadership team member
- Uphold high academic and behavioral expectations for students, and provide lots of support for getting students there;
- Participate actively in Match’s coaching and professional development programming;
- Assist with school programming as needed during non-instructional time; and
- Serve as a positive and collaborative member of the Match Charter Public School community
Competitive applicants will:
- have at least two years of full-time experience as classroom or special education teacher, preferably in an urban education setting;
- believe that all students can and will succeed;
- desire to continually improve their practice as a teacher by taking and implementing feedback;
- have a proven record of student growth and achievement; and
- appreciate a good sense of humor.
ABOUT MATCH EDUCATION
Match Education (www.matcheducation.org) is the shared brand name of The Match Charter Public School, The Match School Foundation, Inc., and The Sposato Graduate School of Education®.
Match Education is an engine of discovery and applied innovation in education. We operate high-performing urban public charter schools and a unique graduate school of education that trains teachers for high-poverty schools. Out of this applied work, we refine, validate empirically, and eventually disseminate new ideas and practices on core questions in education reform. (For a video snapshot, please click here.)
The Match Foundation, Inc., The Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education, Inc., and Match Charter Public School prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment.
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