LTS HS BIOLOGY TEACHER

American Paradigm Schools

Philadelphia , Pennsylvania

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Job Description

Science Teacher

American Paradigm teachers are results-driven educators with experience in, and commitment to, standards-based curriculum and the use of data and assessments to drive instructional decisions. They have demonstrated quantifiable and objective student performance gains that surpass local averages and are proven managers of urban classrooms who have used discipline, structure, appropriate incentives, and high expectations to achieve measurable academic and civic success.

Responsibilities:


Teaching

Assume personal responsibility for the academic progress of all students
Implement a coherent, research-based curriculum
Document all syllabi, lesson plans, assignments, rubrics, and other instructional materials and methods
Use consistent school-wide practices and individualized methods to engage students in the classroom
Classroom Management

Create, monitor, and sustain a disciplined school culture of high academic and behavioral standards
Provide structure in the classroom by developing and reinforcing school-wide rules and expectations
Ensure smooth operation of all classroom instructional functions without excuses or exceptions
Data Analysis

Develop and use a variety of assessment data to refine curricula and instructional practice
Evaluate academic achievement through detailed data analysis of student performance
Student Support & School Culture

Communicate effectively and maintain strong relationships with students, families, and colleagues
Develop and maintain positive, strong classroom culture
Required Core Competencies:

Results-driven educator with experience in, and commitment to, standards-based curriculum and the use of data and assessments to drive instructional decisions
Outstanding classroom teacher who has demonstrated quantifiable and objective student performance gains
Manager of an urban classroom who has used discipline, structure, appropriate incentives, and high expectations to achieve measurable academic and civic success
Desire to be held accountable for student academic growth and academic results
Proven ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with a diverse team of teachers
Technological proficiency with a basic understanding of data analysis
Professional demeanor, strong work-ethic, detail-driven work style with excellent organizational skills
Ambitious nature interested in growing as an educator and reaching high standards professionally
Committed to getting the job done well, no matter what the obstacles or how long it takes
Passionately dedicated to American Paradigm School’s mission and a steadfast belief that all students deserve preparation for the college of their choice and active citizenship
Educational Background and Work Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred
At least two years of urban teaching experience preferred
Certification in subject area preferred
Compensation:

American Paradigm staff members are provided with a competitive salary, full benefits, and a working environment that includes all the necessary technology and resources to succeed. Most of all, you will join a DREAM Team of like-minded professionals who work to achieve the same mission ensuring that our students work hard, go to college, and change the world!
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