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Last updated April:16, 2014
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Archer School for Girls Seeking
The Archer School for Girls is an educational community that
supports and challenges young women to discover their passions
and realize their true potential.
• We provide a rigorous, integrated college preparatory curriculum
that fosters critical thinking and intellectual curiosity.
• We create and sustain a collaborative teaching and learning
environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn
• We help girls to become leaders and life-long learners,
strengthening their capacity to contribute positively to their
• We strengthen girls’ voices in a diverse and culturally
• We embrace possibility, promote challenge-seeking and support
• We encourage girls to develop meaningful relationships with
peers and faculty rooted in honesty, respect and responsibility.
• We graduate courageous, committed and ethical young women
who take responsibility for their own physical, financial
and emotional well-being.
We are seeking a dynamic and passionate teacher to build a
computer science program in our middle and upper school. The
position will also include teaching two to three sections
of introductory computer science courses, collaborating with
colleagues to integrate computational thinking throughout
the curriculum, and designing an innovative program that engages
girls in learning computer science. Further, the teacher will
work closely with the Engineering and Design Coordinator and
will have access to the Integrated Design and Engineering
Arts (IDEA) Lab.
The ideal candidate has exemplary teaching skills, a desire
for ongoing professional development, and a passion to teach
and learn from young people. Additionally, the ideal candidate
• 3-5 years of secondary school teaching experience
• A degree in Computer Science
• The capacity to thrive in an environment instructing students
in Java, Python, Processing, C and other relevant technologies.
• Fluency in mobile application development preferred (iOS
• Experience teaching AP Computer Science.
• Further, candidates should have the interest and capability
of teaching at both the Upper School (Grades 9-12) and Middle
School (Grades 6-8) level.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching
5 courses, serving as an advisor, and participating in extra-curricular
To apply please click on the link: http://www.archer.org/careers
No phone calls, please. More information on Archer can be
found at www.archer.org.
The Archer School for Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Deadline to apply is July 15, 2014
Education Programs Consultant (EPC)
We have just opened up an Education Programs Consultant (EPC)
position in the STEM unit at the California Department of
Education. Information on this position can be found at: http://jobs.spb.ca.gov/wvpos/more_info.cfm?recno=546479
Information on the Education Programs Consultant Application
Requirements is at: http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/di/jb/edprogconsultant.asp
General Instructions/How to apply:
To apply for this examination, you must submit a complete
application package which includes an Employment Application
(STD. 678), the Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire with
the Affirmation Statement, and evidence of completion of the
·Completed Employment Application (STD. 678)
·Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire (DOC)
·Evidence of completion of the education/credential requirement
And submit your completed application package to:
California Department of Education
Selection Services Office
1430 N Street, Room 1802
Sacramento, CA 95814
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY: May 2, 2014
In summary, the candidate will need to:
1. Complete the qualification questionnaire which also contains
the affirmation statement.
2. Complete the application (STD 678). In the field entitled
“Examination and job title for which you are applying” state
EPC Examination, and EPC Position # 174 - 590 - 2656 – Professional
Learning Support Division (Manager Karen Shores)
3. Provide a copy of your teaching credential and degrees
(transcripts – copies are ok)
4. Mail all of these documents to the address above for CDE
Selection Services Office
5. Mail a copy of your application (STD 678) to Karen Shores,
with a cover letter if desired.
Lead STEM Instructor
University of San Francisco, Department: School of Education
Job Type: Part-Time
The University of San Francisco is a Jesuit Catholic University
founded in 1855 to educate leaders who will fashion a more
humane and just world. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment
to work in a culturally diverse environment and to contribute
to the mission of the University.
The University has hosted a federally funded Trio Upward
Bound Program continuously since 1966. Upward Bound is a college
preparatory program for high school students from families
with low-incomes or with parents who do not have a college
degree. The goal of the Upward Bound Math Science Program
is to increase the number of students from these backgrounds
who complete their college degrees and enter careers in the
STEM fields. A group of dedicated staff, students, and parents
work to create a learning environment that respects and honors
the cultures and histories of diverse populations so that
our graduates will use their education to create more just
societies here and throughout the world.
The Lead STEM Instructor is responsible for the development
of the STEM curriculum and pedagogy implemented by the project
and performs both administrative and direct service duties.
The position is split at 1FTE from June 1st through August
31st, and .5FTE from September 1st through May 31st
This would be an ideal opportunity for a current high school
teacher to enrich his/her leadership experience and to try
out a change of pace in a career path. Upward Bound is leading
in developing effective educational projects and the Lead
STEM Instructor will be in the forefront of these innovations.
• Recruits, interviews, selects and supervises all UBMS academic
staff (teachers and tutors)
• Identifies with other staff the necessary resources to
implement academic year and summer session curriculum (i.e.
textbooks, laptop/tablet computers, clickers, science lab
• Conducts individual academic entry and exit assessments
of participants to create and update Personal Education Plan
(PEP) for each participant
• Coordinates assignment, scheduling, and record keeping
of participants academic programming and progress toward achieving
goals and objectives
• Under the guidance of the STEP Education Coordinator, develops
summer session curriculum and schedules students in appropriate
• Under the guidance of the STEP Education Coordinator, develops
academic year curriculum programming
• Approves all course credit transfers to participant high
• Maintains accurate records of all summer session course
materials to comply with accreditation requirements of SFUSD
and submit grades to School District
• Coordinates all college admissions test applications and
• Provides advocacy on behalf of participants with high school,
college admissions, and other youth related officials
• Conducts courses in STEM subjects during Academic Year
and Summer Sessions as needed
• Master’s Degree in Education or STEM field with Secondary
or Community College STEM Teaching Credential
• Two years teaching experience with target population
• Must be computer proficient, with experience managing a
• Extensive knowledge in one or more STEM areas
• Knowledge and experience working with educational equity
programs serving a diverse student population.
• Experience working with and motivating STEM teachers in
effective pedagogical and social strategies.
• Commitment to the development of innovative, culturally
relevant, and engaging curriculum.
• Knowledge and understanding of K-12 education, policies,
and educational equity issues.
• Knowledge and experience in development of effective assessment
of student learning in the classroom.
• Strong interpersonal skills, including presentation, communication,
negotiation, leadership, problem-solving, and conflict resolution,
with diverse populations and institutions
• Organizational and project management skills with ability
to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Knowledge of youth and adolescent development theory, including
issues facing low income, first generation, and urban youth.
• Demonstrated cultural awareness and the appreciation of
the humanity of all with respect to race, gender, ethnicity,
and socio-economic status.
• Advanced writing skills with demonstrated experience producing
To be considered for this position please visit our web
site and apply on line .
Application Deadline: May 3, 2014
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, a private Catholic, Dominican,
college prep high school for
young women, is seeking an experienced Biology teacher who
is also capable of teaching
Physics. Successful candidates must be experienced in integrating
technology into their
teaching and ready to consider emerging technologies to enhance
learning and student
engagement. We are looking for a teacher who is open and willing
to participate in the
school community outside the classroom to support the mission
of the school and to
collaborate with colleagues in interdisciplinary research
FSHA educators are members of a dynamic learning environment.
They are engaged in a
1:1 MacBook program, curriculum/ programming redesign and
mapping, and teacherdriven
professional learning communities. In addition to developing
and delivering an
intentionally designed curriculum dedicated to teaching and
learning in a supportive and
collegial atmosphere, our faculty shares out on best practices
and instructional technology
strategies via blogs, small group learning sessions, and visits
to each otherfs classrooms.
1. BA or BS in Biology, Physics or related discipline required,
2. Min. 2-5 years high school teaching experience with experience
3. Able and eager to collaborate with colleagues
4. Creativity. Experience with instructional technology and
5. Excellent classroom management, communication and organization
6. Ability to connect with parents, students, and colleagues
in a professional way
7. Able to convey a love of science and gets positive results
We offer a rich and supportive environment, a 1:1 laptop program,
development program, competitive salary and benefits, and
a chance to make a difference in
this important position. To learn more about Flintridge Sacred
Heart Academy, visit our
website at www.fsha.org. If this sounds like the career move
you've been looking for, send
your resume to email@example.com.
Please put the job title in the subject line.
Application Closing Date: June 1, 2014
Multiple Science Teacher Positions in Silicon Valley
Biology Teacher (3)
Chemistry Teacher (2)
Physical Geography (Earth Science) Teacher (1)
Physics Teacher (2)
Site: BASIS Independent Silicon Valley
Job: Teacher: Science
FT/PT Status: Full Time
BASIS Independent Schools will be opening two schools in
New York and California, with additional campuses opening
in upcoming years. BASIS Independent schools is affiliated
withBASIS Charter schools which are widely regarded as among
the most academically rigorous and top performing schools
in the nation and worldwide.
BASIS Charter Schools educate students at an internationally
competitive level, with BASIS students ready to compete with
their top-performing peers in Finland, Korea, or China. BASIS
Tucson North and BASIS Scottsdale fifteen-year-old students
proved this in their 2012 results on the OECD Test For Schools.
These results place the BASIS Model above the acclaimed Finnish
and Korean education systems, and on par with Shanghai, the
The BASIS Model is built and managed by BASIS.ed and employs
the BASIS Culture across all campuses, to utilize the same
BASIS.ed Curriculum in the classroom environment. The culture-plus-curriculum
building blocks are conducive to instilling in students a
lifelong love and respect
or knowledge, to understanding the importance of hard work
and self-reliance as a path towards success, and to the discovery
of individual strengths to be able to invent, design and apply.
BASIS Culture is derived from a set of core principles understood,
embraced, and cultivated by teachers, school managers and
school staff, as well as by any BASIS.ed employee. BASIS students
are guided to recognize and adopt these principles, helping
them maximize the benefits of the BASIS.ed curriculum, and
the entirety of their educational experience. These core principles
of BASIS Culture are professionalism, intellectual tolerance,
BASIS teachers play a critical role in curriculum development
and school culture. BASIS school culture makes high academic
achievement and intellectual engagement the norm and allows
students to realize their own great academic potential. All
new teachers attend a training to learnabout the BASIS curriculum
and school culture in July prior to reporting for duty at
a school site.
BASIS has started ten new charter schools since 2010, and
has vast experience and knowledge about what it takes to build
the BASIS school culture from the ground up, from day one.
In fact, it takes every school leader, every administrator,
and every teacher living and breathing the same message day
after day: the message that all students can excel if they
are willing to work hard, seek help from our teachers, and
hold themselves and each other in high regard.
BASIS (collectively, BASIS Educational Group, Inc. d/b/a
BASIS.ed, BASIS Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public Charter School,
Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BASIS Independent Schools, LLC, and
any other entity managed by BASIS.ed), is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. All qualified applicants for employment are recruited,
hired and assigned without discrimination on the basis of
actual orperceived race, color, religion, sex, age, national
origin, sexual orientation, disability or any other classification
protected by law. BASIS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful
employee or student harassment. For additional information,
please visit our Careers website at www.basisschools.org/aboutus/careers.
Primary Job Responsibilities include but are not
1) Teach higher level content than grade standard in an interactive
learning environment to deliver exceptional results for all
2) Tutor students in content-specific knowledge and skills
to heighten the trajectory of their academic and career success;
3) Implementation of BASIS curriculum by designing effective
and creative lessons andassessments to display your passion
for the subject and educate students at an internationally
4) Collaborate with other BASIS teachers to form a community
of smart, talented and interesting people who are passionate
about their work and readily willing to work in a professional,
academic environment; and
5) Management of student behavior to foster academic achievement,
personal responsibility, intellect and individuality in all
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree and ability to
obtain a valid fingerprint clearance are required to teach
at BASIS. In addition to a Bachelor’s degree, a major (24-30
credit hours) or
advanced degree in the teaching subject fulfills the highly
qualified requirement. Highly qualified teacher requirements
vary by state. In some cases a Bachelor’s degree and documentation
of passage of a state authorized subject test in the teaching
area may fulfill the highly qualified requirement. Coursework
or experience in education is not required, nor is certification.
Preferred Qualifications: Subject matter postgraduate work
(Master’s or Ph.D.) is preferred. Together with a high level
of educational attainment, a successful applicant will demonstrate
strong communication skills in teaching ideas, texts, and
concepts with precision and confidence. Critically, an applicant
must possess a high GPA in his/her major, excellent recommendations,
experience working with children, not necessarily in the classroom,
and be open to new ideas in teaching
Additional Job Information:
Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive
and dependent on education and experience. BASIS offers a
comprehensive benefits package.
If you are interested in applying please visit our website:
Posting Closing Date: June 1, 2014