Paulo Freire Freedom School-Downtown seeks a full-time middle school Humanities teacher with a demonstrated background and interest in project-based learning and a commitment to the whole child. The school’s approach centers around collaboration, inclusion, thoughtful innovation, team building, and diverse and multiple perspectives.
Design, plan, and implement a project-based Humanities class with an emphasis on Universal Design for Learning
Collaborate effectively with colleagues
Facilitate a mixed-age advisory of 12-15 students
Design and teach two 4-day intensive Intersession experiences (1 per semester)
Participate in professional development activities
Use competency-based learning to assess student growth
Support eighth-grade students through a portfolio demonstration process
Connect with community partners to create place-based and hands-on learning experiences
Actively participate in creating a demonstration site school designed around best teaching practice
Certification in ELA and/or Social Studies preferred (or a commitment to working toward certification)
Teaching experience with middle school students preferred
An equity mindset and culturally responsive teaching practices
Experience and commitment to collaboration with colleagues and effective teams
Commitment to cultural and ethnic diversity, heterogeneous grouping, and full inclusion
B.A. required and masters degree preferred
Strong work ethic, interpersonal skills, initiative, and independence
Knowledge and understanding of Arizona state standards
Job Type: Full-time position
School Site: Paulo Freire Freedom School-Downtown
Location: 47 E. Pennington. Tucson, AZ
Salary: Competitive annual teacher salary, starting at $47,800 per year
Benefits: Competitive health insurance benefits; Arizona State Retirement System participation
Work Year: School-year calendar, 190 work days, roughly 7/27 - 6/1
Search is open and ongoing until position is filled. Start date 7/27/22
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to info@CITYccl.org.
Online posting: http://cityccl.org/about/contact/employment.
CITY Center for Collaborative Learning seeks to have a teaching staff that reflects the diversity of its student population. Minority and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
About CITY Center for Collaborative Learning
CITY Center for Collaborative Learning designs, implements, and advances innovations in teaching and learning that transform the lives of young people and their educators. The Tucson-based nonprofit offers professional development and community engagement experiences for educators and education advocates, while leading three small secondary schools that serve as demonstration sites.