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Geometry Teacher

Girls Global Academy

This is a Contract position in Las Vegas, NV posted May 10, 2022.

Teachers report to the Director of Academics and provide instruction in content areas.QualificationsCertification in relevant fieldBachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) with a concentration in a content areaSecondary classroom experience in an urban context (three years preferred)Solid and demonstrable teaching experience working with a variety of student academic levelsCreative and enthusiastic approach to teaching and learningExhibits the ability to collaboratively work within and across disciplines with a diverse instructional teamExperience working with parents and communityExcellent interpersonal communication skills, classroom management, and adaptive teachingGrowth minded, receiving and incorporating feedback from team leaders, executive leadership and peersKey ResponsibilitiesInstructional Planning and ImplementationWrite a cohesive lesson plan and unit plansUses student data to drive instructional decisionsDevelops and implements assessments aligned to GGA curriculum standards including formative and summative assessmentsContributes to interdisciplinary curriculum planning and development including finding ways to connect the content to students local and global perspectivesLearning and DevelopmentPlans and teaches lessons using inquiry-based approaches to teaching and learningUses a wide range of technologies and strategies to differentiate instruction based on readiness, learning difference, and interestKeeps up-to-date records of attendance and assessments in PowerSchoolSchool Community EngagementFosters positive relationships with studentsDevelops regular communication protocols with parentsDelivers thoughtful guidance and support with advisory groupsEngages professionally and enthusiastically with new school initiativesParticipate in weekly and month professional development programsIDEAL CANDIDATES WILL ALIGN TO OUR ACADEMIC APPROACH:Creating classroom experiences that embody our four pillars of sisterhood, scholarship, service and safety including establishing strong relationships to demonstrate that we care about themFoster deeply engaging lessons and activities that deliver the content in ways that excite and enable our students to learnUse resources to effectively differentiate for all types of learners through co-teaching with special education teachers and through providing students additional resourcesAbout Our SchoolGirls Global Academy (GGA) is an all-girls public charter high school in Washington, DC.

We are currently a Candidate to be an International Baccalaureate World School who offers the IB Career Programme with specific pathways in engineering and business.As of January 2022 we have 35 staff and 150 students in 9th and 10th grade.

As we continue to grow our student body to 400 students and 60 staff over the next 3-5 years we strive to establish a strong school culture where our four pillars of sisterhood, scholarship, service and safety are embedded in everything we do.Our SY 22-23 Staff: You will be an integral part of growing our school, and as a member of the GGA Staff you understand that starting and growing a school is hard work, so you are empowered to take ownership over the work and have a responsibility to each of our students.

You are truly a part of a resilient team that has an all-hands-on-deck mentality and faces challenges head on with clear communication.

Our 2024, 2025, and 2026 graduating classes need staff that believe in our students, maintain strong community norms and are committed to making sure our students know they matter.We are located in the heart of Washington D.C.

between the Downtown and Chinatown neighborhoods, and just one block from the Gallery Place Metro Station.

This ideal location allows us to engage our students in the vibrant and globally focused culture of the community and all that DC has to offer.Ideal CandidatesGirls Global Academy is a community of dedicated innovators who believe girls matter.

Through our daily work, we are committed to actions that equip the next generation of leaders to navigate the world with confidence and compassion to succeed in any path they may choose.

Our approach to education will allow girls to develop strong voices that inspire change.Because you matter this is who we are looking for:You are highly qualified and mission orientedYou are passionate about all girls’ high school educationYou are flexible and adaptable to change and excited about working in a start-up school environmentYou are a self-starter, problem solver and have a growth mindsetYou are committed to assisting the school becoming Tier 1If you meet these ideals we want to speak with you about joining our team Our Commitments to Staff:Personalized professional development tailored to your needs as an educatorSupport and coaching from an experienced leadership teamA seat at the table where you are a decision maker in an equitable and inclusive environmentWork-life rhythm where you are encouraged to make self care a priorityHow to ApplyPlease submit your application to our online jobs portal.

All applicants will have to pass a background check.

Applicants must be permitted to work in the United States without a GGA sponsored Visa.Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

No phone calls, please.Girls Global Academy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.