Science Curriculum Specialist for a Leading Charter School

Kate Pletcher; [email protected]

Our client is a leading non-profit public school operator in Los Angeles and one of the top three largest in the nation. Their organization is dedicated to preparing their 3,000+ students for college, leadership roles, and life. They are seeking a mission-driven Science Curriculum Specialist to support teachers in implementing a science program at multiple school sites.

Responsibilities: - Provide teachers with assistance in developing strategies that support quality instruction to all students - Utilize the coaching model to help teachers reflect on classroom observations - Train teachers to manage, interpret and use assessment data and facilitate data analysis and their students - Work collaboratively with the Director of Academics, Coaching Team, School site administration and department chairs/teacher - Provide observations, co-planning, and professional development on research-based instructional strategies and classroom practices - Develop curriculum aligned to Science Standards and Next Generation Science Standards - Utilize the coaching model to provide opportunities for teacher reflection on classroom observations

Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree, required - Master's in Education, preferred - 4+ years teaching experience in Science at the middle or high school level, with valid credentials - Experience developing and facilitating professional development - Experience developing material using Next Generation Science Standards - Solid knowledge of Physics, Chemistry, Biology - Strong understanding of adult learning theory and teacher developmental needs - Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential - Ability to travel to other school sites/locations


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