Summit Public Schools is searching for talented classroom educators to step into Substitute Teacher roles for the 2017-2018 school year.  This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant, growing organization that is dedicated to transforming public education for its students!

These positions would be a perfect fit for experienced teachers who wish to teach, coach and mentor students across a small number of schools, and to create strong relationships with students and faculty, while simultaneously focusing on their growth in an organization which has become famous for professional development.

Who we are:

Summit Public Schools is a leading charter management organization serving diverse communities in the Bay Area and Washington state.  Our network operates nine schools serving over 3,000 students.  At Summit, we are expanding a model of schools that puts students in the driver's seat, equipping them with the powerful and enduring skills necessary for success in the 21st century workforce.  We believe all students deserve schools that are designed to prepare them for the demands of our diverse, connected and ever-changing world.  We are working hard to make education student-centered and engaging and we're seeking great teachers to join our growing team.

At Summit Public Schools, you are joining a community committed to excellence and continual growth.  We prioritize developing leaders from within and have invested in multiple career pathway programs for our teachers and school leaders.  With 45 days of professional development built-in the academic year, our teachers are equipped with the tools necessary to improve their practice and tackle challenging issues for which there is no pre-written playbook.  If you are looking for the opportunity to drive transformative change in a diverse community of learners and contribute to reimagining what schools should be, ultimately creating a richer learning experience that empowers every child to realize his or her highest potential, we encourage you to apply.

Duties:

The Substitute Teacher's responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following actions:

  • Provide an overall student experience of extremely high quality
  • Act as teacher of record for a number of different courses
  • Facilitate learning experiences ,using a variety of methods including : direct
  • instruction, project-based learning, small group tasks, individual student projects, individual and group writing tasks, formative and summative assessment, direct teacher feedback, extended individual students tasks and public performance/presentation
  • Tutor individual students where necessary
  • Design and implement social & emotional learning experiences as a recurring part of all courses
  • Provide updates on student achievement to faculty and - if necessary - families
  • Maintain and reinforce Summit's graduated discipline process
  • Suggest solutions and proposals for further cover on a weekly basis, as an integral part of weekly team meeting participation

Eligibility:

  • Commitment to uphold Summit's values and belief that all children deserve a rigorous, college-preparatory education
  • At least a Bachelor's Degree (a Master's Degree in Education is preferred but not required)
  • A Washington Teaching certificate (or a commitment to obtain one)
  • Teaching experience preferred but not required

Key Qualities and Characteristics of a Summit Teacher:

  • Maintains high expectations for all students and believes all students can be successful in college
  • Collaborates with Sub Program Directors, school directors, and primary teachers to maintain academic integrity of planned lessons and learning experiences for students
  • Has a strong focus on student performance; embodies a warm, positive AND rigorous approach to classroom management
  • Facilitates high quality project, problem and/or inquiry-based instruction to ensure student success
  • FLEXIBLE
  • Willing and able to travel to multiple Summit sites
  • Personable and communicative; intuitive and takes initiative; able to learn quickly
  • Technologically savvy and able to coach and support a tech heavy educational environment
  • Maintains high expectations for all students and believes all students can be successful in college
  • Facilitate learning experiences, using a variety of methods including: direct instruction, project-based learning, small group tasks, individual student projects, individual and group writing tasks, formative and summative assessment, direct teacher feedback, extended individual students tasks and public performance/presentation
  • Serve as a mentor to a group of students including weekly meetings with mentees in group and one-on-one settings
  • Collaborates with colleagues to maintain academic integrity of planned lessons and learning experiences for students
  • Design and implement social and emotional learning experiences as a recurring part of all courses
  • Actively participate and suggest proposals as a member of weekly faculty team meetings

Why you and teachers you know should apply:

We believe passionately in giving innovative, impassioned, high-performing teachers the ability to work personally with students and to help our teachers grow into the reformers and leaders needed for school success. Summit does this by including faculty in our own highly progressive, personalized professional development and by providing a host of leadership opportunities within the organization. If you are a veteran teacher or just starting your teaching career and you have the ability to succeed with a diverse student body, to work independently in a dynamic organization, and to excel as a member of a team, then please apply to Summit Public Schools.

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