Mission Statement On the foundation of the highest academic standards and Jewish ethical and spiritual values, Milken Community High School develops students with sharp minds, generous hearts and kind souls. We value each member of our pluralistic community while we foster a deep connection to Israel, a lifelong dedication to the Jewish people and a passionate commitment to the service of humanity and the perfection of God’s world. Position Overview The Middle School Science Teacher is a full-time teacher and member of the Science Department, reporting to the Department Chair. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment where value is placed on the skills and passions of the disciplinarian within a larger context of school mission and integrative thinking. Primary responsibilities include: teaching four science sections per year, serving as a co-student advisor, manage and engage with students during Lishma (subject specific study hall) and collaborating on school-wide programming as necessary and appropriate. Responsibilities ? Monitor progress of each student for mastery of course content, providing intervention or differentiation when necessary and appropriate, and consistent high quality feedback. ? Ensure relevancy by connecting course content to other academic domains and authentically exploring the relationship between course content, the Milken Community Schools mission, and the Portrait of the Graduate ? Utilize collaborative and individual learning opportunities that support student growth ? Design lessons that are well-sequenced in terms of content and developmental appropriateness ? Develop learning experiences where inquiry, curiosity, and exploration are valued ? Guide students so that they may design their own experiments and then write them up using standard publishable scientific format ? Create a learning environment where students feel safe and welcome ? Place a strong emphasis on learning, and the important natural role mistakes play in learning ? Demonstrate situational adaptability that balances the needs of social teens, the needs of the lesson, and teachable moments ? Engage with students outside the classroom through office hours, extracurricular activities, clubs, and school-wide programming ? Pursue ongoing professional development ? Other duties as assigned
? Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, required; master’s degree preferred ? Previous teaching experience required; at the middle-school level preferred
About Milken Community Schools
Milken Community High School is the largest community, Jewish day school in the United States. On the foundation of the highest academic standards and Jewish ethical and spiritual values, Milken Community High School develops students with sharp minds, generous hearts and kind souls. We value each
member of our pluralistic community while we foster a deep connection to Israel, a lifelong dedication to the Jewish people and a passionate commitment to the service of humanity and the perfection of God's world.