Sciences Teacher (Grades 6-8)

Interested and qualified applicants should fill out the online application following the position description below, including uploading a letter of interest and updated resume.

Position Overview:

Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS) is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher of MYP Sciences with the ability to guide students to independently and collaboratively investigate issues through research, observation, and experimentation. The Sciences teacher will cultivate a classroom in which students investigate real examples of science applications, discover tensions and dependencies between science and morality, ethics, culture, economics, politics, and the environment.

Position Responsibilities:

The position of Sciences Teacher at the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS) involves the following primary responsibilities:

  • Create, build, and implement a student-centered, inquiry-based curriculum to support the objectives within the MYP Sciences subject-area
  • Implement instruction and assessment practices for a diverse group of students 
  • Demonstrate sound classroom management skills and embrace differentiated instructional approaches to learning
  • Find and build opportunities for interdisciplinary connections across various subject levels
  • Build and maintain relationships with students
  • Facilitate an advisory class focused on developing skills within the whole-child
  • Engage in continuous professional development and shared learning with other professional staff
  • Work collaboratively with a diverse group of school colleagues, parents, community members, and others to support and implement the goals of the school
  • Participate fully in faculty and school-related meetings
  • Work flexible hours as needed; Other duties as assigned

Reports to:

Directly to Middle Campus Principal

Education/Certification:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required;
  • One or more of the following:
    • Georgia teacher certification in Sciences
    • Completion of a teacher preparation program
    • A minimum of 15 semester hours of college coursework in the sciences
    • A passing score on the 4-8 or 6-12 Science GACE 

Qualifications and Experience:

The experience and qualifications preferred for this position include:

  • International Baccalaureate MYP teaching experience
  • Experience in teaching Sciences
  • Curriculum development knowledge
  • Knowledge of integrated and experiential learning
  • Ability to collaborate well with other teachers in the development and implementation of curriculum
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working with diverse groups of students, teachers, and families
  • Experience working with middle school-aged students

Calendar:

191-day employee

Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience

Fill out the online application