Social Science Teachers (5-8 Grades)

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Social Science Teachers (5-8 Grades)

  • Location : ReGeneration Schools (CICS Avalon, CICS Basil, CICS Washington Park)
  • Position title : Social Science Teachers (5-8 Grades)
  • Contact : Michelle Kemp
  • Email : mkemp@regenerationschools.org
  • Website : www.regenerationschools.org
Are you passionate about giving all children an equal opportunity through educational attainment? Do you want to work with a group of educators that share your beliefs and work relentlessly as a team to close the achievement gap? If so, ReGeneration Schools is the place for you! We are seeking full-time Middle School Social Science Teachers to join our three campuses for the 2017-2018 school year: CICS Avalon, CICS Basil, and CICS Washington Park. These individuals will have superior content knowledge, and a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences that deepens students’ understanding of social science. These individuals will also collaborate with classroom teachers in planning units that are aligned with the Common Core academic standards.

Are you passionate about giving all children an equal opportunity through educational attainment? Do you want to work with a group of educators that share your beliefs and work relentlessly as a team to close the achievement gap?

If so, ReGeneration Schools is the place for you!

We are seeking full-time Middle School Social Science Teachers to join our three campuses for the 2017-2018 school year: CICS Avalon, CICS Basil, and CICS Washington Park. These individuals will have superior content knowledge, and a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences that deepens students’ understanding of social science. These individuals will also collaborate with classroom teachers in planning units that are aligned with the Common Core academic standards.

Qualifications:
Believes low-income students can become college and career ready.
High expectations on personal and team performance.
Flexible to changing priorities and conditions.
Demonstrate initiative and creativity.
Communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrate mastery of academic subjects and behavioral interventions.
1-5 years of teaching experience in an urban setting.
Valid State Certification (IL Type 03, IL Type 09, or Provisional license) with endorsement in Middle School Social Science preferred by not required.
Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution required.

Responsibilities:
Design and implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards.
Design, implement, and use informal and formal assessments to measure progress of students.
Use data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices.
Work collaboratively with school team to determine instructional and social needs of students that ensures success, and promotes students’ well-being.
Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement.
Adhere to and support all school policies to enforce school core values, high expectations, and strict code of conduct.
Set and attain ambitious student achievement and social-emotional benchmarks.
Model and encourage appropriate student behavior (i.e. grit, self-control, social intelligence, optimism and curiosity).
Work with school team to constantly evaluate and improve mastery of instructional, culture building, and leadership skills.
Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor.
Ensure that all students graduate ready for the next academic level.
Reflect critically on teaching practice and implement improvement strategies as needed.
Participate in mandatory summer orientation (3 weeks) and training.
Other duties as assigned.

Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits (based on education and experience).

ReGeneration is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability.