Jan 13, 2024

Chemistry Teacher (High School, SY24-25)

  • TrulyHired
  • Springfield, MA, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

What You'll Do As the Chemistry Teacher at Veritas Prep High School you'll provide our students with engaging and rigorous instruction in science and specifically chemistry that will prepare them for college-level work. You'll work with a team to create a community where students of all identities feel safe, seen, and included, centering students in the classroom and fostering student-led discourse, critical thinking, and leadership skills. You'll collaborate with content and grade level colleagues and our higher education partners for coherence and alignment in our work and efficiency in preparing students for the next level. You'll also: Teach all 10th grade Chemistry classes, providing targeted supports to students where appropriate Teach a Seminar course focused on college, career and life readiness, using the Naviance platform and a curriculum aligned with our college partners. Utilize and continually strengthen your deep content knowledge to prepare high-quality, effective lessons Learn, contribute to and use school-wide routines and systems that help our school run smoothly and keep the focus on teaching and learning Use data to make decisions and to support the growth of our students in the classroom Support the development of valuable college and career readiness skills and embed this skill-building into your lessons and daily interactions Build deep relationships and actively partner and communicate with parents, families, and community partners Engage in learning about and supporting anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion in education Support a school-wide student-centered culture, providing opportunities for student feedback and leadership Actively engage in professional development and coaching to continually improve your practice What You'll Need (Qualifications) An unwavering belief that all students can achieve amazing things Relentless pursuit of a classroom that centers students and continuously improves learning outcomes A passion for continuous growth as an educator A commitment to creating engaging learning experiences that are relevant to our students' lives and prepare them for success in an early college setting One to two years of teaching experience (preferably at the secondary level) Deep content knowledge in Chemistry Bachelor's degree Have or be eligible for a MA teaching license in Chemistry (8-12) SEI endorsement within one year of employment Current authorization to work in the United States - a candidate must have such authorization by his or her first day of employment Alignment with our Values of Students First: We make decisions with our students in mind and know our actions model the way.Grow Together: We are role models of growth mindset, teamwork, and collaboration.One Team, One Mission: We cheer for, lean on, and support each other as we play unique roles in support of the same mission. Think you don't quite meet all the qualifications listed above? Apply anyway! We are looking for a truly diverse team of educators, and research shows that historically marginalized groups are less likely to apply if they do not meet every requirement. We are working to become an anti-racist organization and want to recruit and support a diverse staff, to understand the history of inequity in education, and to ensure students see teachers, staff, and leaders who look like them working in their schools. Want to learn more? Set up a call with a recruiter by emailing [email protected]. Veritas Prep is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or qualified job applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other status or condition protected by applicable law. This policy extends to, but is not limited to, recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, promotion, training, and termination.

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