Middle School Math/Science Core Teacher

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Deadline to Apply:

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 1:45am

Address:

CA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

ECS’s vision is that our students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to graduate from college, inspired to discover their own sense of purpose, and empowered to become quality stewards of their communities. ECS’s mission is to create and deliver vibrant, innovative, interdisciplinary learning opportunities using the environment to engage students and connect them to the wider world.

ECS teachers accomplish our mission through our Best Practices.

1. Small Learning Communities

Our teachers collaborate with a diverse group of colleagues and students in a flexible, team-oriented, mission-driven environment. Teaching teams, administrators, families, and students are seen as extended families and networks where each person’s gifts are valued talents developed.

2. Interdisciplinary Curriculum & Authentic Assessment

To prepare students for four-year colleges and 21st century careers, ECS teachers provide rigorous, high quality, standards-aligned curriculum and assessments. ECS teachers use data to inform instruction and customize instruction to help students meet our high expectations. Interdisciplinary units incorporating English, History, Math, and Science occur throughout the year and teaching teams are provided with release days to plan, refine, and reflect on these projects.

3. Relevant, Engaging Instruction

Our teachers inspire students to ask questions through themed lessons that show students the concepts they are learning in real-world settings, immerse students in learning, and also often make their world a better place. Teachers deliver lessons involving a variety of strategies, incorporating current events, the arts, and technology.

4. Environmental & Project-Based Learning

Our teachers are encouraged to teach "outside the classroom walls," including outdoor and experiential education methods such as overnight camping trips and service learning. While not every lesson is focused on the environment, the relationships between natural and human systems, and the roles our students play in each are explored throughout all content areas and curriculum.

5. Collaboration with Partners

Our teachers are resourceful leaders - they like to research new and innovative programs, curricula and resources, develop partnerships in the community, and encourage families to take part in their opportunities for motivated teachers and welcomes people from diverse professional backgrounds into our learning community.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Commitment to achieving the mission of ECS for every student in our community
  • California teaching credential in your subject area(s); Intern and Preliminary credential holders considered
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written
  • Experience working with middle or high school students

ECS does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of age, actual or perceived race, actual or perceived gender, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, or sexual orientation. ECS complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a disability.

Position Start Date:

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

How to Apply:

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Job Compensation:

Salary

Compensation Information:

$42,000 - $59,935 annual salary

Contact Name:

Marcela Paez

Contact Phone:

(310) 425-1605 x. 1603

Contact Email:

human_resources@ecsonline.org