Job Opening:High School History (9th/10th), Ceiba College Prep-Watsonville,CA
- High School History (9th/10th Grade) Teacher, Ceiba College Prep High School - Watsonville, CA
Ceiba Public Schools is a nonprofit charter management organization committed to closing the college-readiness gap for historically underserved students.
Our first school, Ceiba College Prep, will be entering its sixth of operation serving 450 students in grades 6-11. Ceiba has an Academic Performance Index (API) of 845, a 97% parent satisfaction rate, and is ranked #1 of the 100 most demographically similar schools in California. Ceiba Middle School feeds into Ceiba High School, which is laddering into a 9-12 program. Both schools are located in downtown Watsonville, a small city in southern Santa Cruz County.
At Ceiba, every student is prepared for college success through the cultivation of creativity, effort, integrity, benevolence, and assertiveness (C-E-I-B-A). Our program is based on explicit and ambitious expectations for student achievement, a small school feel offering personalized attention, an extended school day and school year, a challenging academic course load including art and physical education, and a positive, structured school environment. Ceiba also feature extensive after-school activities and high levels of academic support in order to achieve exceptional results.
Working at Ceiba is an extraordinary opportunity for educators who are motivated to work in an entrepreneurial setting with all of the challenges, excitement and leadership opportunities that a start-up school demands.
Demonstrate an unwavering commitment to improving the minds and lives of students
Arrive at school prepared for focused and engaging instruction
Provide additional out of class support as needed for students in the form of office hours and/or tutoring
Supervisor or sponsor a minimum of one school club, committee or activity
Participate in professional development activities and share responsibility for grade-level and school-wide activities
Collaborate closely with team members to share best practices, improve instructional strategies, and align and integrate curriculum
Communicate constantly and effectively with students, parents and colleagues
An absolute belief that all students can and will learn at high levels
Proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom strongly preferred
Mastery of and enthusiasm for subject matter
Strong classroom management skills and ability to work with diverse groups of students
Demonstrated ability and willingness to reflect, improve, and work within a team
Valid teaching credential
Bachelor's degree required; graduate degree preferred
Please visit our website: http://ceibaschools.org
We offer a competitive compensation package that is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Additionally, all faculty members are equipped with a projector, document camera, Apple laptop and all necessary instructional supplies.