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Humanities (English and Social Science) Teacher

Job Location: San Diego, CA

Company Name: High Tech High

Date Posted: 2019-06-01

Valid Through: 2019-06-29

Employment Type: Full_Time

Salary: 15.91

Job ID: 45312



Position: Humanities (English and Social Science)

Middle School teachers provide English and History instruction within an interdisciplinary structure. The following areas of study are synthesized and enhanced through the Project-Based Learning approach: reading, writing, history and current events.

Qualifications (Required):
• Minimum of a Bachelors degree
• Basic Skills (CBEST; SAT of 550+ Math/500+ English; or ACT 23+ score report)
• California or Out-of-State/Country Credential — Applicants, without credentials, who demonstrate outstanding achievement and knowledge in their field are strongly encouraged to apply. If hired, applicants who do not possess applicable teaching credentials, will enroll in the HTH District Intern Program which is a 2 year teacher preparation program authorized by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) in order to work toward satisfaction of applicable credentialing requirements.
• DOJ Fingerprint Clearance
• TB Clearance

Qualifications (Preferred):
• Advanced degree in your field, preferred
• 1+ year working with students as a teacher, teacher intern, or academic coach, preferred
• English Learner Authorization, or CLAD, preferred

The HTH Teacher:
• Encourages a culture of mutual respect and equitable practice
• Exhibits knowledge of student cognitive development and various learning styles
• Implements the four HTH Design Principles (equity, personalization, authentic work and collaboratve design)
• Communicates effectively with students and families about classroom activities and student progress
• Demonstrates content knowledge, including the California Common Core Standards
• Sets high academic achievement expectations
• Identifies and supports students social, emotional, and behavior learning needs
• Implements Project-Based Learning techniques and strategies
• Facilitates and designs effective group work
• Provides timely feedback and collaborates with faculty to offer specialized support
• Fosters student growth through semi-annual Student-Led Conferences (SLC) and Presentations of Learning (POL)
• Showcases student work within the community
• Scaffolds instructional activities that facilitate engaging and appropriate learning opportunities
• Differentiates instruction based on feedback, needs, and learning levels
• Provides opportunities for student engagement through Voice and Choice
• Creates relevant and authentic learning experiences
• Implements backward design to align all lessons, activities, and assessments
• Designs formal and informal assessments that measure student progress

Keywords: Middle School Multiple Subject Teacher, Math Teacher, Humanities (English and American History) Teacher, Science Teacher, Middle School Teacher

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