Rising Tide Charter Public School
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MIDDLE SCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER


Rising Tide Charter Public School
Plymouth, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 2851702 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: September 22, 2017 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Rising Tide Charter Public School is seeking a Middle School Special Education Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. Applicants must have a strong background in special education as well as an interest in directly supporting students and collaborating with and supporting other teachers.

School Profile:
Rising Tide Charter Public School (Rising Tide) is a Massachusetts charter public school. For the 2017-2018 school year, Rising Tide will serve approximately 675 students in grades 5-12 from towns in the school’s designated region; the majority of the students are residents of Plymouth. Next year will be the twentieth year for the school.

Rising Tide is a free public school that provides an academically challenging environment and high standards in a safe, small, and rewarding setting. Teachers develop the curriculum based upon the schoolwide objectives, benchmark skills, and subject area essential questions; the curriculum is aligned with the Massachusetts State Frameworks. Teachers are encouraged to utilize an inquiry-based approach for building skills, content knowledge and understanding within the classroom.

To learn more about the school, please visit our website: www.risingtide.org

Rising Tide Goals:
•To foster in each student a love of learning and high achievement through encouragement to continuously improve in the acquisition of basic skills through work on integrated projects that reflect life’s real challenges.
•To create a safe, supportive environment where each person treats others with respect and where a student can try new things and take risks without fearing teasing or failure.
•To encourage each student to grow and take increasing responsibility, both academically and socially.
•To create and develop in each student an awareness of the diversity both within and outside of the Rising Tide community and encourage tolerance, acceptance, and celebration of differences.
•To create a close community of students, teachers, parents and community members who work together to encourage students to develop into successful students, and later, into successful members of their local communities.

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include working directly with students to improve skills goals, co-teaching courses in an inclusion setting, and managing a caseload of students with IEPs.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


Welcome to Rising Tide Charter Public School!

LOCATION AND PROFILE
Rising Tide Charter Public School (Rising Tide) is a Massachusetts charter public school located in Plymouth, MA. For the 2017-2018 school year, Rising Tide will serve approximately 675 students in grades 5-12 from towns in the school’s designated region; the majority of the students are residents of Plymouth. Next year will be the twentieth year for the school.

Rising Tide is a free public school that provides an academically challenging environment and high standards in a safe, small, and rewarding setting. Teachers develop the curriculum based upon the schoolwide objectives, benchmark skills, and subject area essential questions; the curriculum is aligned with the Massachusetts State Frameworks. Teachers are encouraged to utilize an inquiry-based approach for building skills, content knowledge and understanding within the classroom. At Rising Tide, full-time teachers are a part of grade-level and curricular teams, are advisors for students, and are given opportunities for leadership within the school. Teachers also design and implement elective courses in addition to the courses in their primary discipline.

MISSION STATEMENT
The Rising Tide Charter Public School will provide a strong academic program rooted in the history of Plymouth, Massachusetts. Our students will harvest opportunity from the practice of language, the reasoning of mathematics, the analysis of science and the reflection of history. We want children to hone skills through rigorous studies, but skills alone do not make a whole education. The Rising Tide Charter Public School will also cultivate within its students a sense of belonging to our community, a tie with those who have come before them and a seed on continuity between the Plymouth of today and the Plymouth of tomorrow. The Rising Tide Charter Public School will graduate capable and prepared young adults who have already sown within themselves a sense of place and belonging that will be the bounty of the future, whether they remain among us or venture from our harbor.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Rising Tide Charter Public School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
Applicants must be licensed in Massachusetts to teach students with moderate disabilities.

Rising Tide Charter Public School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • No experience required
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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    Contact Information
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