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Job Opening: Blended Learning Math/Science Teacher, Grades 6-8, Aspire ERES Academy

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  • siena.vanheusen
    Aspire Public Schools is a nonprofit organization that currently operates 34 high-performing, open-enrollment public charter schools serving 12,000 students in
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 20, 2013

      Aspire Public Schools is a nonprofit organization that currently operates 34 high-performing,
      open-enrollment public charter schools serving 12,000 students in underserved communities
      across California and will open schools in Memphis, TN in fall, 2013. Aspire is one of the
      highest-performing public school systems in California, delivering a rigorous `College for
      Certain' education to students in grades K-12. An unrelenting focus on college preparedness led
      to 100 percent of graduating Aspire seniors being accepted to four year colleges or universities in
      2010, 2011 and 2012. Aspire offers a high-quality education in six cities throughout California:
      Los Angeles, Oakland, Stockton, Sacramento, Modesto and East Palo Alto.  Visit Aspire Public
      Schools at www.aspirepublicschools.org.  


      Provide a high quality instruction within a small school environment where every student is known and valued as an individual; uphold the mission and values of Aspire Public Schools and contribute to our goal that every student in California has access to a high quality public education.


      -Establish a culture of high expectations that includes the shared belief that every student will attend college.
      -Develop and implement lesson plans and classroom activities aligned with California State Standards and Aspire Instructional Guidelines.
      -Assess students regularly and analyze student results; refine and differentiate classroom instruction based on assessment data and student needs.
      -Collaborate with colleagues to improve instructional practices throughout the school; share best practices.
      -Communicate regularly with students and their families about classroom activities and student progress.
      -Involve parents and guardians as partners in their students' education.
      -Manage student behavior to ensure every student is fully engaged.
      -Actively participate in professional development activities, and work closely with lead teachers, principal, and instructional coaches.
      -Maintain accurate student records including attendance.
      -Identify unique student needs and collaborate with team members to effectively address those needs.
      -Support the mission, vision, and core values of Aspire Public Schools.
      -Perform other related duties as required and assigned.


      1) Required knowledge, skills & abilities:

      -Knowledge of child cognitive development and various learning styles
      -Knowledge of subject matter, including California State Standards and subject-specific frameworks
      -Knowledge of assessments
      -Ability and willingness to implement Aspire Instructional Guidelines and Best Practices
      -Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative student data
      -Ability and willingness to reflect and improve instructional practices
      -Ability to collaborate with colleagues, parents and community

      2) Minimum educational level:

      -Bachelors degree
      -Valid California Teaching Credential: Multiple Subject OR Single Subject - Mathematics AND Single Subject Science required
      -English Language Learner Authorization required
      -NCLB Highly Qualified required

      3) Experience required:

      -1+ year working with students as a teacher, teacher intern, or teaching assistant preferred

      To learn more about our schools and this specific opening, please go to http://careers.aspirepublicschools.org Aspire Public Schools, where you can submit an online application.

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