HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY TEACHER (MULTIPLE LOCATIONS)

Uncommon Schools ( learn more )

Brooklyn, New York ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3037466
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 31, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

High School History Teachers hold primary responsibility for the implementation and development of Uncommon’s curriculum and the success of its students. Therefore, Uncommon Schools seeks teachers who are committed to continuously improving curriculum and instruction through collaboration as part of a grade level team. We are seeking teachers for the following subject areas:

World History teachers
U.S. History teachers
AP U.S. History teachers
U.S. Government teachers



SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

High School History Teacher will implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards;
High School History Teacher will Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
High School History Teacher will Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices;
High School History Teacher will participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions to build staff culture;
High School History Teacher will Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior;
High School History Teacher will develop and maintain positive, strong classroom culture
High School History Teacher will hone instructional practices and be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards;
High School History Teacher will Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues; and
High School History Teacher will participate in an annual three-week staff orientation and professional development to improve instruction and culture practices.


QUALIFICATIONS

Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom;
Proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom;
Mastery of and enthusiasm for academic subjects;
Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player;
Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is preferred; and
Minimum of two years teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting preferred
By the time that employment begins, candidates must have received a Bachelor's degree from a College or University. For teaching roles in New York and Massachusetts, candidates must have also earned a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher by the time employment begins. For teaching roles in New Jersey, the candidates must have earned a cumulative 2.75 GPA (for candidates graduating before September 1, 2016) or 3.0 (for candidates graduating on or after September 1, 2016).

Valid State Certification is helpful but not required. Belief in and alignment with Uncommon’s core beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable.



COMPENSATION

We offer a generous compensation package. All staff members are equipped with the tools needed to succeed, including a dedicated work space, laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, and all necessary supplies.

The foregoing information is requested for mandatory government reporting purposes only. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by applicable law.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 20
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: Current Issues
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: General
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: Geography
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: Government
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: Military
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: US History
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: World History
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Uncommon Schools 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

    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Toya Hall , Associate Director of Recruitment
    • 826 Broadway, 9th Floor
    • New York, New York 10003

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