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Teacher (Multiple Locations, Grade Levels, and Content Areas) 2014-2015 School Year

Posted 2014-06-27
Job Description

Teacher (Multiple Locations, Grade Levels, and Content Areas)
2014-2015 School Year

Role:
Teachers hold primary responsibility for the development of curriculum, the instruction of content, and, most importantly, the success of UP Academys students.

Specific Responsibilities:
Implement curricula to meet academic standards;
Ensure student mastery of state, city, and school academic and behavioral standards;
Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards;
Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices;
Participate in curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions;
Provide consistent and high academic and behavioral expectations;
Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues; and
Participate in an intensive staff orientation and training for up to four weeks prior to the school year.

Qualifications:
A passionate belief in UP Academys mission, values, and educational model;
An eagerness to set ambitious, challenging, and tangible goals, and a relentless drive to achieve them;
An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and a capacity to remain calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges;
Proven track-record of high achievement;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including strong public speaking skills;
A sense of humility in the face of success;
Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom;
Bachelors degree is required; Masters degree is preferred;
A valid Massachusetts Teaching License for the appropriate grade level;
An ability to meet all state and federal guidelines in order to be fully licensed and "Highly Qualified" according to NCLB; and
Current authorization to work in the United States A candidate must have such authorization by his or her first day of employment.

Location Openings:
Lawrence, MA
Dorchester, MA
Boston, MA

Compensation:
We offer a competitive compensation package including comprehensive health benefits.

To Apply:
If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit http://www.upeducationnetwork.org/careers and formally apply for this position through our on-line application system.

UP Education Network is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or qualified job applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by applicable law. This policy extends to, but is not limited to, recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination.

Hours: Full-Time
Type: Job

Contact

Tarah Mohika
857-208-1403
post@UPeducationnetwork.org

Company Description

UP Education Network is a nonprofit school management organization whose mission is to rapidly transform chronically underperforming district schools into extraordinary schools that sustain high achievement over time. Our turnaround schools ensure that students acquire the knowledge, skills, and strength of character necessary to succeed on the path to college and to achieve their full potential. UP Education Network currently operates four schools, UP Academy Charter School of Boston (grades 6-8), UP Academy Leonard Middle School (grades 6-8), UP Academy Charter School of Dorchester (grades K1-5), and UP Academy Oliver (grade 6). Across our network, we will serve more than 2500 students in Boston and Lawrence in fall 2014.

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