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Middle School Teacher
Start: Summer 2019
Portfolio currently serves students from K-5, and is adding a grade each year to ultimately comprise K-12. We are seeking a Middle School teacher who will focus primarily on Humanities, which includes social studies, literature, creative and analytical writing, and critical reading and thinking.
APTITUDES AND INTERESTS
Enthusiasm for supporting, and collaborating with, middle school students; appreciation for the joy and complexity of working with students in grades 4-8.
Interest in working in an innovative school with a focus on project-based learning, and a grounding in an authentically multidisciplinary, team-based approach to education.
Appreciation for, and commitment to, diversity and social justice in multiple forms.
Flexibility and ability to embrace change and adapt to new situations.
Interest in helping to build and shape the middle school at Portfolio.
Ability to develop curriculum, construct and implement innovative lessons, and share best practices.
Commitment to a growth mindset wherein open, respectful feedback is valued, and professional growth and learning are central to the culture of the school.
Ability to teach differentiated lessons and build projects that are accessible to different kinds of learners.
Enthusiasm for partnering with parents.
Commitment to collaborating closely with colleagues, and to working in a closely-knit team.
Thrives in an open space environment.
Interest in supporting, and developing, performance-based, skill-centered, holistic assessments.
5+ years experience teaching at the Middle School level.
Experience working in an interdisciplinary project-based environment desired.
Experience working in a collaborative, open environment valued.
Experience developing middle school curriculum desired.
Bachelor's degree required, Master’s degree in related field preferred.
If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org; we will respond if we wish to pursue your candidacy. Thank you for your interest in Portfolio School.