Horizon Science Academy Southwest Chicago is a CPS K-12 college preparatory school with a STEM focus. We are looking for a math teacher committed to join our team for the 2020-2021 school year. Our mission is to foster an environment of inquiry and a love of learning so that students are prepared to thrive in college and the world.
TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES:Support the school's mission, philosophies, values, goals, and policies toward students, parents/guardians and coworkers. Design and effectively deliver developmentally appropriate instruction, which reflects observations and goals of individual children. Establish a classroom culture of high expectations that includes college preparation for all students. Work with faculty and school leadership to frequently examine student data for ongoing refinement of instruction and assessment. Share best practices with other teachers and collaborate with them to improve instructional and assessment practices. Facilitate regular parent/guardian communications, home visits, and conferences to discuss student progress. Interact frequently and respectfully with students.
SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF A SUCCESSFUL HSA SW CHICAGO TEACHER:Highly qualified in content area and/or grade level Uses data to drive instruction Maintain a professional attitude Receptive to feedback and desire to grow professionally Has the work ethic and desire to go above and beyond Highly organized
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Credentials and qualifications of the ideal candidate:A Bachelor's degree and appropriate Professional Educator licensure, be endorsed in their specified teaching assignment. Strength of academic background, professional experience, teaching capacity, fit with organizational values, and references will be considered during the selection process.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $40,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year
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