Physics Teacher


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Organization Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools
Location Washington
Classification Science
Job Type Full time / part time
Date of posting May 13, 2014

Description

Physics Teacher
Description of Responsibilities

Facilitate Learning

Understand developmental levels of scholars and appropriately differentiate instruction
Understand and use variety of data and data sources for lesson planning
Monitor and modify lesson plans to heighten learning
Effect variety of strategies to meet learning styles of scholars
Integrate and use technology in instruction
Help scholars to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Seek and collaborate with specialists who can support special needs of scholars

Establish and Maintain Effective Learning Environment

Set and maintain high expectations for academic performance and behavior
Foster nurturing, respectful, and positive classroom environment
Collaborate with peers and instructional leaders to ensure rigorous and appropriate instruction
Treat scholars as individuals
Ensure scholar engagement and learning

Know Content Area and Apply Interdisciplinary Content Knowledge

Align instruction with Common Core Standards and Chavez Curriculum Guide
Bring richness and depth of understanding to classroom
Demonstrate interconnectedness of content areas/disciplines
Make instruction relevant
Integrate public policy into coursework
Take responsibility for scholar progress
Grow and learn: work collaboratively to create learning community
Promote confidence and build partnerships within school community e.g. parents, guardians, community stakeholders, etc
Innovate
Actively participate in professional development programs
Assume role in school improvement beyond the classroom
Keep current on trends, legislation and developments related to education

Embody School Culture

Take responsibility for scholar progress
Grow and learn: work collaboratively to create learning community
Promote confidence and build partnerships within school community e.g. parents, guardians, community stakeholders, etc
Innovate
Actively participate in professional development programs
Assume role in school improvement beyond the classroom
Keep current on trends, legislation and developments related to education
Core Requirements:

Passion for educating traditionally underserved scholars

Intense commitment to high standards and excellence

Bachelor's Degree

2+ years of relevant teaching experience

Demonstrated content expertise

Achievement of NCLB's Highly Qualified standard (successful completion of the appropriate Praxis content test; or undergrad/grad major or equivalent in content area)