• Lowell Community Charter Public School
  • $77,435.00 -115,700.00/year*
  • Lowell , MA
  • Education - Excluding Post Secondary
  • Full-Time
  • 824 Bridge St


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Grade 8 Social Studies Teacher

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* We seek teachers who are collaborative with colleagues, empathetic in their relationships with students and families, and willing to work above and beyond their job description in order to ensure success for students.
* Plan, prepare and deliver a quality instructional program based upon state standards, curriculum, and effective instruction to students with diverse learning needs.
* Believes that smart is something everyone can get.
* Teaches content and skills in subject area to students utilizing curriculum designated by the LCCPS.
* Participate in meetings and work collaboratively on projects.
* Teach students of the full range of abilities and interests.
* Contribute to the development of the curriculum, instructional materials, assessment tools, and lesson plans according to the needs of students of differing ages, levels, and abilities ranging from beginning English-language learning to advanced proficiency in English.
* Plan and provide clear and intentional focused instruction using state standards, subject matter content, curriculum and student needs.
* Supports all students including students who are linguistically diverse and who have an IEP or 504 plan.
* Collaborates with other faculty
* Models and fosters independent thinking skills, creative problem solving, and abstract reasoning
* Build strong relationships with all students
* Recognize individual student learning needs and develop strategies to address those needs for the purpose of promoting individual achievement.
* Implement effective teaching practices for the purpose of facilitating achievement for each student.
* Uses multiple student data sources for the purpose of assessing student progress, modifying instruction, and improving student learning.
* Communicate, collaborate and build positive relationships with parents for the purpose of fostering student success and achievement.
* Foster and manage a safe, positive learning environment for the purpose of promoting effective student behavior and success.
* Participate in meetings for the purpose of implementing school initiatives and addressing student needs.
* Implement and comply with School policies and the Code of Professional Conduct.
* Lead Advisory meetings/ Restorative Circles several times a week with students.
* Plan and deliver an enrichment block several times a week.
* Deliver Leader in Me curriculum one time per week.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

* Valid MA State certification with appropriate endorsement(s)
* Successful and recent experience as a middle school teacher in the subject area preferred.
* Second language or language acquisition background preferred
* Experience working with students from diverse SES backgrounds and cultures, preferred
* SEI endorsement

The Lowell Community Charter Public School is committed to creating an environment of inclusion cross-geography and across traditional lines of differences, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.


Associated topics: art, early education, human geography, italian, m. div, m.div, music, rhetoric, theatre, victorian

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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