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Organization City Charter Schools (view profile)
Location Los Angeles
Classification Middle Grades Teacher
Job Type Full-Time
Date of posting 3/13/17
County Los Angles

Description

THE CITY SCHOOL - FULL TIME TEACHING POSITIONS FOR 2017-18

SINGLE SUBJECT CREDENTIALED TEACHERS NEEDED IN FOLLOWING SUBJECTS:
SCIENCE, SPECIAL EDUCATION, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, DRAMA/THEATER

The City School is a progressive, high-achieving, project-based, MIDDLE SCHOOL that serves a student body reflective of the full range of socioeconomic, cultural, and racial diversity in Los Angeles. Honoring a student- centered, constructivist approach to teaching and learning, City implements a problem and project-based curriculum in a block schedule and emphasizes developing students as strong writers, independent learners, and civic- minded members of the community. Our staff love middle school kids and love working at City. Teachers at The City School experience
curricular freedom, lots of professional development and collaboration, and true voice and input into the schools operations. Classes are capped at 25 students to allow for a rich and demanding inquiry-based program that incorporates social justice themes and student-led projects. For more information, see www.citycharterschool.org.

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to: employment@citycharterschools.org
ATTENTION: Sheri Werner - Principal

The ideal teaching candidate will have:

 A love of middle school students

 2+ years of experience teaching the subject to middle school students

 Enthusiasm for the schools values, mission and educational philosophy

 A desire to work with a collaborative team of educators

 Proven commitment to constructivism, multiple assessments, data driven instruction and

a collaborative approach to teaching and learning

 California Single Subject Teaching Credential (MANDATORY)


Responsibilities will include:

 Backward design curriculum construction and implementation of subject-specific lessons that

incorporate the school’s definition of an educated person and emphasize active learning strategies and

problem-based learning

 Assessing student progress and maintaining accurate records

 Taking the lead in developing their individualized action research professional development plan

 Maintaining frequent communication with student’s families, colleagues and other school stakeholders

 Maintaining regular, punctual attendance