ESL Teacher - Immediate Opening

ESL Teacher -Immediate Opening

Unlocking Potential is a nonprofit school management organization whose mission is

to rapidly transform chronically underperforming district schools into extraordinary

schools that sustain high achievement over time. Our turnaround schools ensure

that students acquire the knowledge, skills, and strength of character necessary to

succeed on the path to college and to achieve their full potential. Unlocking

Potential currently operates four schools, UP Academy Charter School of Boston

(grades 6-8), UP Academy Leonard Middle School (grades 6-8), UP Academy Charter

School of Dorchester (grades K1-5), and UP Academy Oliver (grade 6). Unlocking

Potential serves more than 1500 students in Boston and Lawrence. Unlocking

Potential is working to open a fifth school in the summer of 2014.

Role:

Teachers hold primary responsibility for the development of curriculum, the

instruction of content, and, most importantly, the success of UP Academy's

students.

Specific Responsibilities:

•Implement curricula to meet academic standards;

•Ensure student mastery of state, city, and school academic and behavioral

standards;

•Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic

standards;

•Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices;

•Participate in curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide

functions;

•Provide consistent and high academic and behavioral expectations;

•Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues; and

•Participate in an intensive staff orientation and training for up to four weeks

prior to the school year.

Qualifications:

•A passionate belief in UP Academy's mission, values, and educational model;

•An eagerness to set ambitious, challenging, and tangible goals, and a

relentless drive to achieve them;

•An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and a

capacity to remain calm and focused when faced with unexpected

challenges;

•Proven track-record of high achievement;

•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including strong public

speaking skills;

•A sense of humility in the face of success;

•Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom;

•Bachelor's degree is required; Master's degree is preferred;

•A valid Massachusetts Teaching License for the appropriate grade level;

•An ability to meet all state and federal guidelines in order to be fully licensed

and "Highly Qualified" according to NCLB; and
•Current authorization to work in the United States – A candidate must have

such authorization by his or her first day of employment.

Compensation:

We offer a competitive compensation package, including, when relevant, a salary

equal to (and in some cases above) the district scale and comprehensive health

benefits.

To Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit

http://www.unlocking-potential.org/careeropportunities.html

and formally apply for this position through our on-line application system.

UP Academy Charter School of Boston is an equal opportunity employer and does

not discriminate against employees or qualified job applicants on the basis of race,

religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status,

sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other status or

condition protected by applicable law. This policy extends to, but is not limited to,

recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination.

NOTE:

Please note that some of the elements contained in the job description are

subject to bargaining obligations established by state and federal statuses and

regulations including but not limited to M.G.L. c.71, §89 and are subject to change.

Terms: BTU, Group I

Please refer to the Salary Compensation section on the Career Site for more

information on compensation. Salaries are listed by Union and Grade/Step.

How to apply

To Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit

http://www.unlocking-potential.org/careeropportunities.html

and formally apply for this position through our on-line application system.

UP Academy Charter School of Boston is an equal opportunity employer and does

not discriminate against employees or qualified job applicants on the basis of race,

religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status,

sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other status or

condition protected by applicable law. This policy extends to, but is not limited to,

recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination.

NOTE:

Please note that some of the elements contained in the job description are

subject to bargaining obligations established by state and federal statuses and

regulations including but not limited to M.G.L. c.71, §89 and are subject to change.

Terms: BTU, Group I

Please refer to the Salary Compensation section on the Career Site for more

information on compensation. Salaries are listed by Union and Grade/Step.

Boston,, Massachusetts
2013-11-30
Unlocking Potential
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http://www.unlocking-potential.org/careeropportunities.html

90 Canal St, Suite 610, Boston, MA, 02114, US
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