Position: High School Environmental Science Teacher (2019-20 Opportunity)
Location: Boston, MA (Brighton Campus)
Start date: August, 2019
ABOUT THE MATCH CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOL
Match Charter Public School is a free, high-performing charter public school in Boston. We are a PreK-12 school serving 1,250 students. Our mission is to prepare students for success in college and careers in order to achieve economic security and mobility. Students gain acceptance to our schools via an annual blind public lottery open to all Boston residents.
Our families bring amazing racial and cultural diversity to the school community - they represent over 20 different countries of origin with over 20 different languages spoken at home. 94% of our students are people of color. Our students bring a diversity of needs to our school, and we are prepared to serve them. 21% of our students qualify for special education services; 30% of our student body are English Language Learners.
All that said, we know that the largest driver of our success is the people who work in our schools every day. Teachers have an immediate impact on our ability of reaching our mission and changing the lives of our students. If you are passionate about your teaching and interested in working in a positive environment alongside incredible peers, please apply for the opportunity below.
OVERVIEW OF ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
We are seeking an excellent Environmental Science teacher to join the high school faculty in the 2019-20 school year. This position includes a number of essential responsibilities, including (but not limited to):
Teach high school Environmental Science classes;
Develop daily lessons aligned with Match’s Science curriculum in collaboration with department colleagues and leadership team members;
Uphold high academic and behavioral expectations for students, and provide lots of support for getting students there;
Participate actively in Match’s coaching and professional development programming;
Assist with school programming as needed during non-instructional time; and
Serve as a positive and collaborative member of the Match Charter Public School community
Competitive applicants will:
have at least two years of full-time experience as classroom or special education teacher, preferably in an urban education setting;
hold a valid and appropriate license issued by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, or obtain the licensure within a year of date of hire;
believe that all students can and will succeed;
desire to continually improve their practice as a teacher by taking and implementing feedback; have a proven record of student success and achievement;
appreciate a good sense of humor.
About Match Charter Public School
The Match Public Charter School is a high-performing, innovative charter public school in Boston, serving students from Pre-K to 12th grade on multiple campuses across the city. Our mission is to prepare students from Boston’s inner city for success in college and beyond. Match Charter Public School students are some of the highest performing students in the state, and over 80% of our graduating seniors enter four year colleges every year (For more information on our results, please visit us at http://www.matchschool.org.)
Our school design is unique. We have incredibly high academic and behavioral expectations for our students: our students, for example, are given the opportunity to take multiple AP classes and college courses before they graduate. We pair this rigorous curriculum with an incredible amount of support from teachers, school leadership, and our tutoring program.
Our high level goal is to develop the best public PreK-12 school in the country. We plan to achieve this goal – measured by student achievement data and persistence – with an ambitious school design and incredibly talented educators.