High School Science Teacher (Chemistry or Physics)

, District of Columbia
Dec 06, 2017
Jan 02, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Job Description

Title:17/18 High School Science Teacher (Chemistry or Physics)

Location:Washington, DC



Curriculum Design, Instruction, and Student Assessment:

- Develop curriculum aligned with state and common core standards

- Design assessments and use data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices

- Approach practice with a sense of urgency, maximizing every minute with students

- Collaborate with content and grade-level teams to promote an environment of critical thinking and academic rigor

- Differentiate plans for individual students based on their unique learning profiles so that all students are engaged and challenged

- Deliver rigorous and engaging content and instruction to students with passion and a willingness to do 'whatever it takes' to help students succeed

Building School Culture:

- Build strong relationships with students and engage students in deep learning

- Believe deeply in the mission of Paul Public Charter School and that all children can meet high academic expectations

- Uphold consistent behavioral systems and student expectations within the classroom and everywhere on campus

- Communicate student progress regularly with parents and families

- Be accountable for student's mastery of academic standards

- Embrace feedback and constructive criticism in the spirit of constant growth and development

- Demonstrate maturity, humility, professionalism, confidence, and a strong work ethic inside and outside the classroom


- Perform clerical duties, as required, relating to textbooks, instructional supplies, student reports and records, attendance reports, etc.

- Additional responsibilities may arise during the school year. This could include but is not limited to: lunch or afternoon duty, attending staff and student field trips, open houses, parent-teacher conferences, home visits, and other events involving parents and students as needed. They will be communicated to all employees with as much notice and flexibility as possible.

Benefits:Paul PCS offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with relevant experience and anticipated duties and responsibilities, including comprehensive health benefits.

Requirements:- Bachelor's degree required (within content area preferred)

- Commitment to working with students from educationally underserved communities

- Mastery of and enthusiasm for content area

- At least 2 years of teaching experience in an urban public school setting preferred

- Able to pass a criminal background check, as required by law

To Apply:

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