Middle School Science Teacher

Job Title: Middle School Science Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Central Los Angeles
Reference: P96057
Job Published: June 14, 2018 10:00

Job Description

Do you have an exceptional talent for teaching life, physical and earth sciences? Are you the type of educator who sparks creativity and connects real-world examples to learning?
Excellent! Read on... We've been looking for you!

We’re seeking a Middle School Science Teacher who is resilient, empathetic and fun! The position is at an elite charter school in central Los Angeles that is quickly expanding. Over the next 5 years, this school will service 2x the number of students.

The right educator has an affinity for inquisitive minds, high-energy spirits and views teaching teenagers as an opportunity to connect and impact.

As an educator in this urban setting, the teacher quickly builds rapport while exhibiting superb classroom management to guide students in understanding the science curriculum.

The educator understand the complexities of the student population and has a belief in restorative justice.  In addition to being well-versed in science, you create 8 step lesson plans thoroughly and utilize a variety of instructional strategies

The school is a non-profit college-preparatory public charter school serving students in South, Southeast, and East Los Angeles.

The school network serves approximately 6500 students and seeks educators passionate to teach the academic skills, foster the intellectual habits, and cultivate the character traits needed for students to thrive in school, college, and life.

The school offers a very competitive compensation package, 100% healthcare premiums, life insurance, 401(k) plan with a 6% match and generous time off. Additionally, the school is big on professional development and offers other great benefits (flexible spending, EAP, tuition reimbursement,etc).

  • at least 2 years of teaching experience in an urban setting
  • a Bachelor's degree in Education, Science, or a related field, Masters preferred
  • willingness to become a part of a neighborhood school and be an advocate for students 
  • CA Multiple or Single Subject Credential in Science preferred

We’re not looking for mediocre science teachers---we’re only interested in talking to you if you’re a superstar!