Please share widely! Common Ground is seeking socially conscious Science Teachers to join our staff for the 16-17 academic year!
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Common Ground — the nation’s oldest environmental charter high school, creating the next generation of successful college students and powerful community and environmental leaders — is seeking two passionate, creative, outstanding science teachers — certified in biology, general science, chemistry, and/or physics. This teacher will have the chance to:
· Teach Common Ground’s core science courses — including biology, chemistry, and physics
· Make full use of two new, state-of-the-art science laboratories and Common Ground’s unique site — an educational farm, adjacent to a state park, within the City of New Haven
· Build a science curriculum that addresses intersections of science and social justice issues, and incorporates culturally relevant content for our student body
· Act as a coach, teacher-leader, and strong team member for Common Ground’s small, dedicated, creative faculty — helping to develop new curriculum and support the full transition to Next Generation Science Standards
· Co-teach interdisciplinary courses that integrate social justice and environmental issues with content from science and other disciplines
COMMON GROUND IS SEEKING OUTSTANDING CANDIDATES WITH:
· A passion for our environmental mission and commitment to equitable and sustainable change
· An understanding of the circumstances that low income students and students of color have historically and are presently experiencing and an awareness of the role of individual educators and educational institutions in creating and changing those experiences
· Strong background in Next Generation Science Standards
· Passion and experience for curriculum development
· Prior experience with and commitment to engaging students from racially and economically diverse urban settings
· Appropriate Connecticut certification. Common Ground is seeking teachers certified in biology, chemistry, and physics; multiple certifications particularly valued.
· Bachelor degree, Masters strongly preferred
· A preferred minimum of three years teaching experience, including Advanced Placement
Common Ground is particularly eager for candidates who help us fulfill our commitment to building a racially and culturally diverse faculty.
At Common Ground, a truly diverse community of 195 students from 16 different towns experiences a mix of high academic standards, active learning and leadership opportunities, and small school supports that are producing dramatic educational results. More than 90% of our students are accepted to college, and our students’ graduation rates and test scores have pushed above the state average.
Please send cover letter and resume to:
Liz Cox, School Director
Common Ground High School
358 Springside Ave., New Haven, CT 06515
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Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP) has just launched the search for a new Executive Director.
This executive search is being conducted by Third Sector New England’s Executive Transitions Program
with Transition Consultant Michael Negrón. All submissions are confidential. Interested candidates
should submit materials to: http://tsne.org/executive-director-cpep-connecticut-pre-engineering-program
Candidates should include a resume and a cover letter that describe how their qualifications and
experience match the needs of CPEP, along with salary requirements, how they learned of the position
and any other relevant information (such as published articles). All applications will be acknowledged.
Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. CPEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates.
Located in Middletown, Connecticut, CPEP was founded in 1986 by a group of educators and engineers who recognized the dire need to attract, inspire, nurture and assist underrepresented students in their efforts to pursue careers in STEM. [OR…Located in Middletown, Connecticut CPEP serves as a catalyst to significantly change underrepresented students’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviors relating to the pursuit of careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.] From its humble beginnings [in 1986], CPEP has grown across the state and now serves 14 school districts, 34 schools and over 1,700 students per year. The organization has been recognized with several awards, including the New York Life Excellence in Summer Learning Award from the National Summer Learning Association. CPEP is seeking an Executive Director who can build upon past successes to shape a future strategy and vision for the organization.
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Connecticut Science Center
250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
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The posting for the elementary science coaches indicates that we will have . 5 FTE positions in each of the five buildings. Please note that we will be looking to combine positions, as appropriate, to create full time positions. Should any interested candidates have questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Director of Human Resources & General Administration
Westport Public Schools
110 Myrtle Avenue - Room 305
Westport, CT 06880
Good day! This is a great opportunity for an innovative science teacher to work in a highly collaborative district and provide high quality instruction geared toward the engineering practices.
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and click on the link for Science Teacher for Academy of Aerospace and Engineering.
Science Teacher for Academy of Aerospace and Engineering
The Academy of Aerospace and Engineering at John Wallace Middle School offers seventh and eighth grade students learning experiences among various aerospace professions, from pilot to astronaut to aerospace engineer. The curriculum is rigorous, innovative, and relevant to today's world. It emphasizes project-based learning and problem-solving skills, and it will develop students' collaboration and critical thinking abilities. Students explore and research aerospace topics in depth, such as aeronautics, the aerospace environment, aerospace physiology, air navigation, and the physics and operation of space craft. The academy is designed for students who have a passion for science, math, and innovation, plus a strong interest in flight and space exploration.
The Academy of Aerospace and Engineering teacher is responsible for curricula development and instruction of the Newington Public School’s Aerospace Academy program. Under the direction of the Director of Extended Learning and support from the program leader and Office of Curriculum and Instruction, the ideal candidate will provide input into the design of the aerospace academy facility, will research and develop the academy curricula, will budget and purchase materials/resources, and will teach science and academy themed courses.
The ideal Academy of Aerospace and Engineering teacher candidate will possess strong knowledge and skills in backwards curriculum design, physics, mathematics, technology integration, the ability to support project-based learning in the classroom, the ability to build relationships with business partners, and an interest in developing science electives for students with strong science and mathematical foundations.
Successful candidates should be committed to meeting the needs of all students with varying backgrounds. Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience in such programming.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
The following statements of duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position.
Designs and implements the aerospace academy curriculum.
Identifies long and short-term individual student and class objectives, prepares and writes plans and student performance evaluations. Selects appropriate learning materials including texts, tests, supplements, audiovisual materials and other media.
Provides a safe environment for learning, follows academy program procedures, and maintains records in a timely fashion.
Develops and maintains classroom materials and displays.
Provides instruction to students using methods and activities which best meet predetermined objectives including using community resources when applicable and available.
Facilitates student growth in developmental, affective and cognitive domains by promoting student participation in the learning experience, promoting analytical thinking, teaching effective work habits and study skills and providing opportunities for individual achievement.
Applies appropriate diagnostic and assessment techniques and informs students and parents of the basis for assessment.
Periodically assesses student accomplishment of objectives and reviews assessment results with students and parents.
Develops and maintains industry partnerships to enhance learning experiences.
Participates in student placement team meetings and contributes to accomplishment of team goals.
Interacts with students, parents and other personnel to ensure accomplishment of educational goals.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Experience/Requirement: Minimum of 5 years of successful teaching experience anda Connecticut Certificationin one of the following: Physics (032) and/or General Science (034). Master's degree preferred but not required.
Hartford Public Schools is looking for Long-term Chemistry teacher....through June 30, 2016 - with potential for permanent position, at one of our 9-12 Magnet Schools.
Contact: Dr. Sandra Inga
We have a need for a long term sub at Southington High School. Possibly a retired teacher?
Position: 2 Honors Physics classes with lab
periods 2 thru 4, 8:29 - 10:55 am (class/lab/class)
Duration: now until the end of the school year
PreK-12 Science Curriculum Coordinator
Southington Public Schools
South End Elementary School
My name is Nancy Williams, and I am the Senior Talent Recruiter within the
Hartford Public Schools. We are seeking a principal for the Environmental
Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker.
From: Nancy Williams
(2) long-term Biology teacher positions at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk, CT beginning in November. Please contact either:
Suzanne Koroshetz ( Principalemail@example.com) or:
Thomas Seuch( Science Department Chair- firstname.lastname@example.org) for additional information.
K-12 Science/Health Instruction Specialist
Norwalk Public Schools
125 East Avenue P.O. Box 6001
Norwalk, CT 06852
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