HIGH SCHOOL AP CHEMISTRY TEACHER [2018-19]

Excel Academy Charter School ( learn more )

East Boston , Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2877992
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : April 17, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 1, 2018

Job Description

Organization: Excel Academy Charter Schools
Job Title: High School AP Chemistry Teacher
Campus/Location: Excel Academy High School

Organizational Overview

Excel Academy Charter Schools is a network of tuition-free, public charter schools serving the Massachusetts communities of East Boston and Chelsea. It was founded to address the severe academic underperformance and low college matriculation rates of the student populations in these neighborhoods. Our founders envisioned a free, public school alternative where all students would be held to the highest academic and behavioral expectations, and college would become a reality. As a true public school, Excel is defined not by whom we exclude but by whom we include in our community. We are proud of the fact that we serve many students with special needs.

The network’s first school opened in fall 2003 in East Boston and now serves 224 students, grades 5 through 8. Excel Academy Chelsea, the 2nd school in our network, opened in fall 2011. Our third school, Excel Academy Orient Heights, opened in August of 2012. And our first high school, Excel Academy Charter High School, opened in fall 2015. Excel now educates 1100+ students in grades 5-11. At full scale in 2019, Excel will enroll a total of 1,350 students in grades 5-12.

Duties and Responsibilities

Excel teachers are responsible for delivering effective, high-quality, rigorous college-preparatory instruction designed to foster the success of their students. Teachers who thrive at Excel tend to be entrepreneurial instructors and hungry learners who crave frequent, high-quality feedback on their practice. They also have a great deal of passion and expertise in their content area that they are eager to share with students. This position will perform a variety of essential responsibilities, including (but not limited to):

• Teach one section of AP Chemistry (founding role) and two sections of general education Chemistry (10th Grade);
• Collaborate with department members to develop and refine Excel’s science curriculum;
• Design and implement rigorous assessments that evaluate student mastery of academic standards;
• Hold students accountable for high behavioral expectations and implement Excel’s behavior management system with consistency;
• Provide coverage as needed during non-instructional time;
• Serve as a productive member of the Excel Academy community; and
• Do whatever it takes to ensure the mission of the school is upheld


Compensation
Excel provides a competitive compensation package that includes benefits and is commensurate with experience.

Would you like to apply to this job?

Please visit http://www.excelacademy.org/join-our-team/ to learn more about working at Excel, and/or visit http://jobs.jobvite.com/excel to view a current list of career opportunities and submit an application. Applications will be reviewed as they are received; candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Excel Academy Charter Schools do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, ancestry, athletic performance, special need, proficiency in the English language or a foreign language or prior academic achievement.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Science: Chemistry
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Excel Academy Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Qualifications
      • A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree preferred;
      • A minimum of two years’ teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting preferred, but not required;
      • An unwavering commitment to and belief in the mission of Excel Academy Charter Schools, including Excel’s values and educational model;
      • A commitment to working with underserved, urban youth;
      • The ability to focus and thrive in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment;
      • The ability to work effectively in a team environment and the willingness and desire to support others in doing their best work; and
      • An entrepreneurial spirit that reflects an openness to change, a willingness to problem-solve, and an interest in developing new ideas & programs.
    • At least 2 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Stephanie Gendron , Director of Talent
    • 58 Moore Street
    • East Boston, Massachusetts 02128

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