Teacher Leader–Science

Start Date
August 19, 2019
Position Type
Full-time
Positions Available
1

Job Requirements

Map Academy’s faculty and staff are open-minded, forward-thinking, collaborative lifelong learners who thrive in a fast-paced, iterative atmosphere. We’re looking for educators with deep content knowledge, but passion and experience building relationships and engaging students is just as important.

Do you have:

  • The ability to inspire, motivate, and build relationships with a wide variety of students, families, community members, and peers?
  • Persistence, zeal, humor, and an entrepreneurial spirit that will make you an important part of an innovative mission-driven school?
  • The belief that every student can succeed, along with the drive and patience to provide relentless support to help students overcome barriers and forge pathways to success?
  • The creative energy and drive to wear multiple hats as part of a mission-driven small staff?

Do you:

  • Take initiative, go above and beyond expectations to achieve exceptional outcomes and results?
  • Exhibit calmness under pressure, and resilience in overcoming setbacks?
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, iterative atmosphere in which failures are opportunities to learn and grow?
  • Possess a strong knowledge of content, curriculum and instruction?
  • Exhibit a strong work ethic, flexibility and enthusiasm?

Requirements:

  • At least 7 years of relevant teaching experience.
  • Proven track record as an instructional leader, including mentoring, new teacher induction, peer-coaching, curriculum alignment, assessment development, data-driven instruction, cross-curricular knowledge, professional development planning and implementation, etc.
  • Master’s degree or higher, deep knowledge of content area and significant curriculum design experience.
  • Experience with competency-based instruction and assessment strongly preferred.
  • Appropriate MA license in at least one high school content area; MA Professional Licensure strongly preferred.
  • Sense of humor and relentless optimism to bring joy to challenging work.
  • Passion and experience cultivating success in students who have disengaged from or dropped out of other educational environments.
  • An innovative spirit, growth mindset and the confidence to embrace challenge of doing high school differently.
  • An open mind that embraces learning and collaboration and the willingness to absorb feedback in order to continually improve.

Competitive benefits package. Position is part of Massachusetts Teacher Retirement System (MTRS).

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