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Employment Opportunity

Social Science Teacher - Middle Grades (Grades 5-6)

 

DESCRIPTION 

Social Science faculty will develop and execute instructional plans that facilitate scholar mastery of social studies standards. The Genesis E5 model supports greater possibilities. Genesis asks faculty to inspire exploration of how Economics shapes human behavior, policy and institutions, and the trajectory of history. Faculty efforts should result in scholars who use data and a social science lens to analyze historical and current issues that affect their communities and their world.

GIRLS’ ACADEMY teachers should be creative self-starters who are committed to creating an environment in which our girls can become the empowered, accomplished young women they were meant to be.

 

BOYS’ ACADEMY teachers should be creative self-starters who embrace and appreciate the energy of middle school boys, and who are committed to helping develop strong, scholarly young men of character and discipline.

 

Specific Responsibilities: In collaboration with instructional team, faculty members will

  • Create/revise long-term plans: curriculum maps, scope and sequence plans, pacing guides, etc.
  • Develop and execute unit and lesson plans to ensure scholar mastery of standards
  • Differentiate instruction to support diverse learners and meet IEP and SST expectations
  • Ensure scholars are continuously engaged in meaningful work aligned with the Genesis E5 model
  • Assess scholar progress daily to drive strategic changes to curriculum and instruction
  • Implement school-wide behavior support process to create a positive learning environment
  • Communicate proactively and effectively with students, families, and colleagues
  • Participate in an annual two-week summer orientation and training
  • Participate in grade-level activities, and school-wide functions

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in field OR Certification in field
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and communication skills

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven track-record of raising scholar achievement
  • Passion for working with scholars in extra-curricular activities
  • High comfort level with technology and use of data
  • Experience working with urban populations and with boys/girls in a developmental role

 

The Genesis Commitment to Faculty

Our faculty members are highly valued as primary facilitators of scholar excellence.   We view faculty as professionals, fully capable of effective planning, instruction, and class management. Genesis commits to a collaborative process for developing individualized support and coaching plans.  We prioritize small-classes, and respectful scholar-peer and scholar-faculty interaction in support of teaching and learning.