Middle School Math/Science Teacher-Position Summary Paulo Freire Freedom School-Downtown seeks a gifted middle school educator with a demonstrated background and interest in integrated curriculum and a commitment to the whole child. The school’s approach centers around collaboration, thoughtful innovation, team building and leveraging diverse and multiple perspectives. Specific functions include: ● Design, plan and implement an integrated project based curriculum bringing science expertise to a 2 person collaborative teaching team for 8th grade ● Teach Connected Mathematics course to 6th or 7th grade math class ● Design and teach two 4-day intensive Intersession experiences, (1 per semester) ● Teach and facilitate a mixed aged advisory of 15 students ● Participate in professional development activities ● Collaborate effectively with colleagues ● Support eighth-grade students through a portfolio demonstration process ● Actively participate in creating a demonstration site school designed around best teaching practices Qualifications: ● B.A. required and masters degree preferred; Certification in Social Studies or Humanities, Elementary preferred (or commitment to working towards it) ● Teaching experience with middle school students preferred ● Experience and commitment to collaboration with colleagues and effective teams ● Commitment to ethnic diversity, heterogeneous grouping, and inclusion ● Strong work ethic, interpersonal skills, initiative and independence ● Knowledge and understanding of Arizona state standards Position Details: Job Type: Full time School Site: Paulo Freire Freedom School-Downtown Location: Downtown Tucson, AZ Salary: Competitive annual teacher salary, approximately $45,000 per year Benefits: Competitive health insurance benefits; Arizona State Retirement System participation Work Year: School-year calendar, approximately August 1-June 1 ● 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.