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High School Teacher

  • Location : Amandla Charter School
  • Position title : High School Teacher
  • Contact : Jennifer Kirmes
High School Teaching positions in Mathematics, Chemistry/Physics, English, Social Studies, and Special Education

A small, independent, public charter school on Chicago’s South Side seeks full-time, high school teachers in English, Mathematics, Chemistry/Physics, Social Studies, and Special Education for the 2018-2019 school year. Teachers who have outstanding instructional planning and data analysis skills and who are committed to fostering a strong culture of achievement in their classrooms and the school will excel in these positions and will find the work fulfilling and rewarding. Candidates must also be strong collaborators and willing to play an active role in a growing school that is diversifying its academic offerings and increasing supports for students and staff. More specific competencies and qualifications can be found below.

Competencies:

1. Unwavering high expectations for all children

2. Ability and desire to design and deliver instruction using a critical literacy framework

3. Strong work ethic and calling to serve our students and community

4. Desire to learn and engage in continuous improvement

5. Openness to collaboration, observation and feedback

6. Strong belief in PBIS/restorative discipline practices

7. Delight in all young people– overachievers, underachieves, and everyone in between

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree or higher

· Proven track record of success as a teacher

· Experience working with student assessment data

· Experience managing a classroom, PBIS strategies preferred

· Illinois certification with the applicable subject area endorsement