Jan 13, 2024

Upper School Teacher/Advisor - Chemistry

  • TrulyHired
  • Providence, RI, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

Paul Cuffee School, a K-12 public charter school of choice, educates a diverse community of students from the City of Providence, Rhode Island. We respect each individual and the world we share. This quality of our community is central to our mission. In the spirit of Paul Cuffee's life, we teach students to value and practice personal initiative, perseverance, and social responsibility. Our School accomplishes these goals through a rigorous academic program which, enriched with maritime experiences, fosters discovery and critical thinking. We prepare students for higher education, lifelong learning, and active citizenship. To learn more about our school, please visit us at www.paulcuffee.org

Reports to: Upper School Principal and Head of School

Hours: 1.0 FTE (193-day position), Exempt


Serves as subject area teacher; teaches clubs and other classes, as needed. Performs lunch duty or other duties, as needed.

Responsibilities/duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Prepares and implements well-organized curricula in which students are engaged in relevant, thoughtful, challenging work.
  • Differentiates lessons, units, assessments, etc. based on the needs of each student.
  • Establishes a learning environment of serious scholarship and high expectations that supports students' interests, talents, and needs.
  • Employs techniques that stimulate critical (or divergent) thinking and problem-solving.
  • Uses a variety of current technologies to enhance instruction and to advance students' technological literacy.
  • Uses various methods of assessment; uses assessment information to plan instruction.
  • Supports students' social, emotional, and academic growth.
  • Defines, communicates, and upholds acceptable standards of student behavior and develops open communication, mutual respect, and rapport with students.
  • Communicates effectively with all constituents.
  • Fulfills time commitments.
  • Spends time outside of school preparing.
  • Contributes to a positive collegial environment; collaborates with colleagues.
  • Strengthens skills and knowledge through reflection, feedback, workshops, seminars, and collegial sharing and participates openly and actively in professional development, mentoring, and coaching in a continual cycle of growth and reflection.
  • Keeps accurate records and completes all tasks in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates appropriate depth of knowledge in subject matter.
  • Models the behavior and expectations of our school community.
  • Honors confidentiality.
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university, required
  • Valid Rhode Island Department of Education Certification required
    • Secondary Grades Teacher 7-12 (in subject area)
  • National background check (after offer)
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

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