Middle School Humanities Teacher 2024-25 (full-time) - #9804916

Community Charter School of Cambridge


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Cambridge, MA
Contract type: Full time
Community Charter School of Cambridge (CCSC) is a public charter school that serves students in grades 6-12. Focusing on post-secondary success for all students, CCSC combines high academic and behavioral expectations with an environment of unconditional affection, acceptance, and belonging in which all students can grow and achieve. CCSC seeks dedicated, outstanding, and innovative faculty who are interested in: Joining our exceptionally diverse and talented team Contributing to our rigorous academic program and strong school culture;Supporting the schools commitment to anti-racism, equity and restorative justice, which is reflected in our daily practices, policies, and systems; and Learning through professional development that is team-based and includes an extensive focus on race and equity. CCSC is consistently one of the highest ranking middle/high schools in the greater Boston area.

Please visit www.ccscambridge.org to learn more about our work. This specific position entails the teaching of humanities (English and history combined) in preparation for success in college and the requisite standardized MCAS exams. The precise assignment for this position has yet to be determined and will depend on the qualifications and background of the person to be hired as well as the staffing needs of the school. In addition, the faculty member will serve as an advisor and fulfill all regular duties and commitments required of CCSC staff.A CCSC humanities teacher can expect to: Assume personal responsibility for the academic progress of all studentsWork collaboratively to create and implement a program of study that is intellectually challengingWork with a diverse student body from Cambridge, Boston, and surrounding citiesPromote a school-wide culture of respect using the principles of restorative justice Develop students literacy skills through analysis of challenging nonfiction and fiction textsImprove students expository writing skills through whole-class instruction and 1-on-1 conferencingServe as an Advisor to a small group of studentsEngage with families regularly to support students learning and well-being Participate in myriad forms of professional development as scheduled for all facultyQualifications: BA or BS required; appropriate graduate coursework preferredTeaching experience in a similar setting preferredAbility to teach more than one subject preferred: English, history, humanities (English and history combined)If not certified in MA, charter school teachers must pass the relevant MA teacher tests (MTEL) by the end of their first year at CCSCIf not Sheltered English Immersion endorsed, charter school teachers must earn the endorsement by the end of their first year at CCSC with English Language Learners in any of their coursesHow to ApplySend a cover letter and resume to Mandy Smith, Humanities Department Co-Chair, at [email protected] with the subject line Middle School Humanities Teacher

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