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Middle School Science Teacher
Uncommon Schools Camden Prep Camden, NJ
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Middle School Science Teacher

Uncommon Schools Camden Prep
Camden, NJ
  • Full-Time

Job Description

Uncommon Middle School Science teachers work in grade-level teams to prepare all students with the tools and knowledge to critically engage in the field of science. At the heart of all Science courses is a love for the subject and inquiry-based learning, including a robust focus on student discourse and the science practices. Science teachers employ a variety of instructional strategies to develop a passion for scientific questioning and analysis in their students. Our teachers strive for subject mastery and have a keen sense of the socio-emotional changes middle schoolers experience. At the conclusion of eighth grade, students are prepared for the academic autonomy and college preparatory focus of our high schools. 

Responsibilities

1.     Instruction

You'll teach an interdisciplinary, NGSS-aligned curriculum that includes analysis of key areas including but not limited to: Climate and Earth’s systems, the cosmos, matter and energy transformations, electricity and magnetism, and molecular and ecological systems.

You'll develop students’ practices of questioning, modeling, constructing explanations, data analysis, argumentation, and planning and conducting interactive labs.

You'll use your love of science to foster confidence and meaningful engagement with the subject for students.

You'll cultivate an awareness of the interconnected nature of fields of science (e.g., ecosystems, climate change, and lunar phases) and our local and global community.

2.     Data Analysis

You'll meet weekly with your principal and/or instructional coach to analyze and respond to trends in student work samples and assessments.

You'll learn and implement strategies to differentiate instruction for all learners in your classroom.

3.     School Culture

You’ll build positive relationships with students to ensure they feel seen, loved, and heard.

You’ll partner with students’ families to ensure appropriate resources are available to support their child's learning needs.

You'll engage in practice-based professional development, mentorship, and coaching sessions.

You'll participate in weekly, school-wide meetings to cultivate community, model our core values, and encourage student achievement.

You'll partner with your grade level team to develop academic goals and practice instructional strategies.

Address

Uncommon Schools Camden Prep

Camden, NJ
08100 USA

Industry

Education

Posted date

April 23, 2024

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Uncommon Schools Camden Prep job posting for a Middle School Science Teacher in Camden, NJ with a salary of $46,400 to $61,000 Yearly with a map of Camden location.