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6th Grade School Social Studies Teacher (SY23-24)

Company: Springfield Prep Charter School
Location: Springfield
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Who are we?Springfield Prep Charter School is a K-8 public charter school in Springfield, Massachusetts that prepares all students for high school, college, and life. We are driven by the belief that all children deserve a world-class education and that they can and will achieve when provided with high expectations, rigorous curriculum, and a joyful school culture.What makes teaching at Springfield Prep different?

  • Co-teaching and collaboration are the norm
  • Weekly 1-on-1 coaching in your first year; bi-weekly coaching for all teachers
  • Weekly, professional development and team meeting time built into the schedule (students dismiss at 12:30 pm on Fridays to accommodate this)
  • Resources, support, and planning time to develop and refine curriculum and lesson plans
  • Incredible Operations, Student Support, and School Culture teams so you can focus on teachingWhat will you do as a Social Studies Teacher at our School?
    • Join a mission-driven community where everyone works together towards a common goal.
    • Develop and continuously improve an engaging, rigorous curriculum to build students' knowledge base in history, geography, and current events while pushing students to think critically and create compelling content-based writing
    • Provide engaging, motivating, and rigorous instruction in whole class, small group, and individual settings.
    • Exemplify your conviction that all students, regardless of their background, can achieve at the highest levels by using student achievement data to drive and differentiate your instruction.
    • Build relationships with students and families to create a positive classroom culture with high expectations and respect for students' diverse backgrounds and identities.
    • Teach and uphold school-wide expectations and systems for student behavior.
    • Grow as an educator through weekly coaching and professional development.Who should apply?Our community and student body are diverse, and we believe that we can best achieve our mission when our leadership, teachers, and staff reflect our students' identities. Therefore, we are committed to being a diverse organization at all levels. With this in mind, we encourage people from all backgrounds and identities to apply.We do have a few requirements and preferred qualifications for our teachers:
      • You must have earned a Bachelor's degree by the start of the school year.
      • You can join us in early August 2023 and commit to our schedule: (7:25 am-3:50 pm)
      • Classroom teaching experience and/or certification(s) are highly preferred.
        • Don't yet have classroom experience? Check out our Middle School Humanities Associate Teacher role, too!Compensation and BenefitsWe offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including generous paid family leave and all the benefits of the Massachusetts Teacher Retirement System (MTRS).We are an Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerAs an equal opportunity employer, Springfield Preparatory Charter School provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, military service, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal or state law.Job Type: Full-timePay: $51,000.00 - $85,000.00 per yearSchedule:
          • Monday to FridayWork Location: In person

Keywords: Springfield Prep Charter School, Springfield , 6th Grade School Social Studies Teacher (SY23-24), Education / Teaching , Springfield, Massachusetts

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