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Job Opening: Successful Teachers for Leadership Public Schools

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  • Edie Hoffman
    High School Teachers for 2012-2013 Math, Science, English, History, Spanish, Special Education Leadership Public Schools LPS Richmond, LPS Oakland, LPS
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 31, 2012
      High School Teachers for 2012-2013
      Math, Science, English, History, Spanish, Special Education

      Leadership Public Schools
      LPS Richmond, LPS Oakland, LPS Hayward, and LPS San Jose

      Think about joining a faculty of effective & passionate educators who are making an extraordinary difference in the lives of urban students!  Leadership Public Schools' mission is to prepare students to succeed in college and to develop effective student leaders. The LPS approach - innovation, constant assessment, academic rigor, and commitment to providing individualized learning pathways - is transforming the lives of our students. We offer small schools so that students have more one-on-one time with teachers along with a four year leadership advisory program in which students take responsibility for their lives and improve their community. Our commitment is to take under-prepared students, many who will be first generation college students, and provide a clear realistic path to college.

      We are now hiring exceptional high school Teachers for the 2012-13 school year at LPS campuses.
      LPS expects all teachers to have a strong background in their subject area, success working with diverse students, thrive in a student-centered classroom, and hold a California credential and CLAD certification. Our talented staff are committed to continuing their own learning and refining their practice to stay current in the field ensuring a quality education for all. We offer weekly collaboration and up to 13 professional development days.
      LPS is seeking successful a Teacher with:
      ·         Three years experience at high school level in an urban environment
      ·         Strong willingness to collaborate with teachers to refine and further strengthen the curriculum base
      ·         Strength in literacy instruction: scaffolding and supporting students at a variety of literacy levels to insure content mastery
      ·         Academic expertise and enthusiasm for subject area
      ·         Record of effective teaching and high achievement in the classroom
      ·         Responsibility for student achievement
      Experience using assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instruction
      ·         Experience working in a team setting
      ·         A passion for teaching that provides vital energy to improve the minds and lives of students
      ·         Evidence of professional reflection and collaborative work
      ·         Experience in urban schools
      ·         Experience teaching with varied instructional strategies
      ·         Appropriate CA teaching credential with EL authorization
      ·         A commitment to both excellence and equity
      ·         Ability to work under pressure and adapt easily
      ·         Willingness to contribute to student activities, instructional office hours, and school committee
      ·         Comfortable with a charter environment including flexible roles

      LPS strives to make our schools a rewarding place to work, teach, and learn by actively fostering a professional learning community for staff, students and families that exemplify our values of commitment, respect, responsibility, valuing our students and employees and harnessing the power of our network to create a larger learning community. We operate four schools in Richmond, Oakland, Hayward, and San Jose, CA.

      We invite you to visit our website at http://www.leadps.org with links to each school’s website.  You will be impressed and motivated.  We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff. If you are interested in teaching or one of our other job openings, please send a resume and compelling letter of introduction to:
      Email: jobs@...
      or to: Teacher Talent, Leadership Public Schools, 344 Thomas L Berkley Way #340, Oakland, Ca 94612 Fax: 510-225-2550
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