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Veritas Preparatory Charter School Math and Science Teacher in Springfield, Massachusetts

What You'll Do As a Middle School Math/Science Teacher at Veritas Prep, you'll lead one classroom of around 27 studentswith your co-advisor, an ELA/History Teacher. You'll plan and teach lessons in math and science, ensuring that every student has the knowledge and skills to access grade-level standards and work. You'll partner with your co-advisor to build a strong classroom community, where students feel safe, seen, included, and able to reach their lofty goals. Your coach will observe you weekly or biweekly and give you feedback that will help you become a better teacher. You will also: Build knowledge in your content area and be prepared for every class with high-quality, effective lessons Be an active participant in your content planning team with other Math/Science teachers in the building to improve the quality of instructional materials Learn and use school-wide routines that help our school run smoothly and keep the focus on teaching and learning Use data to make decisions and to support the growth of our students in the classroom and during daily tutoring Teach students valuable social-emotional skills and embed this skill-building into your lessons and daily interactions Build deep relationships and actively partner and communicate with parents and families Engage in learning about racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion in education Work as a team with teachers, staff, and leaders to support students Requirements What You'll Need (Qualifications) An unwavering belief that all students can achieve amazing things A passion for continuous growth as an educator A dedication to fighting racism in our educational institutions and in daily life and knowledge of the history of race and racism, as well as the systems of oppression our students face One to two years of teaching experience (preferred) Bachelor's degree Have or be eligible for a MA teaching license in Middle School Math/Science or Math (5-8) AND General Science (5-8) SEI endorsement within one year of employment Current authorization to work in the United States - a candidate must have such authorization by his or her first day of employment Wondering if you should apply? Are you passionate about giving every child access to an education that will prepare them for wherever life takes them? Have you been thinking about a career change? Do you have experience working with children? Are you a life-long learner who thrives on feedback? If you answered yes, you should apply! Think you don?t quite meet all the qualifications listed above? Apply anyway! We are looking for a truly diverse team of educators, and research shows that historically marginalized groups are less likely to apply. The more information you if they do not meet every requirement. We are working to become an anti-racist organization and want to recruit and support a diverse staff, to understand the history of inequity in education, and to ensure students see teachers, staff, and leaders who look like them working in their schools. Still not sure? Set up a call with a recruiter by emailing recruitment@vpcs.org.

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