ATTENTION: SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE

 


The Foundation for Hispanic Education  Logo

Social Science Teacher at The Foundation for Hispanic Education

Application Deadline

Until Filled

Date Posted
8/1/2023
Contact
Jeremey Denton
408-585-5022 1048
Number of Openings
1
Add'l Salary Info
$71,885.00 - $128,747.00
Length of Work Year
2023-2024
Employment Type
Full Time

About the Employer

Our Organization - Serving East San Jose through Education The Foundation for Hispanic Education (TFHE) was established in 1981 as a product of the late Dr. B. Roberto Cruz’s vision of providing quality education and support for all underserved learners, with a focus on Latino students. With 106 committed staff members, TFHE now serves over 1,050 students from the community neighborhoods of Mayfair, Mt. Pleasant, Sylvandale, Santee, and Alum Rock in East San Jose. TFHE operates three charter high schools.

Job Summary

Job Summary

The Foundation for Hispanic Education is seeking dynamic and passionate Social Science teachers who can develop our students’ ability to think like historians, formulate critical perspectives about the past and current society and express their historical perspectives through the rigorous oral and written presentation. We are seeking teachers who are passionate about working with our demographic and committed to student success. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Develops and presents curricular units and lessons to students; evaluates students’ progress; maintains a positive and well-managed learning environment; serves as an Advisor; serves as a role model and motivator to students promotes a college-going culture and works collegially with other staff members to fulfill the mission of the school. Using a variety of instructional techniques and materials develops and presents lessons that are part of larger curricular units of instruction that demonstrate planning, and preparation, and that are consistent with the school’s course of study, and relevant to the students. Utilizes culturally relevant pedagogy to develop lessons whose performance objectives are understood by the students and are supportive of school goals. Lesson planning also provides clear lessons for substitutes when the teacher is out of the classroom. Evaluates student progress based primarily on the achievement of performance objectives and common core standards. Establishes and maintains a positive, clean, and effectively managed classroom suitable for all students to learn. Maintains current records of student progress/grade book, using current school systems, and frequently communicates with parents, families, and school stakeholders regarding student progress and achievement. Embraces the role of an advisor and works to cultivate positive relationships with the students and their families. Has knowledge of the functions of the various community agencies including referral services an

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Resume, CBEST, and CSET test results, Credential Copy (may include Provisional Intern Permit, Short Term Staffing Permit, Internship Credential) or appeasement letter (in place of credential), CLAD, Letter of intention/interest directly tied to school's vision and mission.

Copies of unofficial transcripts are accepted along with this application. An appeasement letter is required for candidates anticipating a credential.

  • Copy of Transcript
  • Credential Copy
  • English Learner Authorization
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • TB Screening Result

    Resume, CBEST, and CSET test results, Credential Copy (may include Provisional Intern Permit, Short Term Staffing Permit, Internship Credential) or appeasement letter (in place of credential), CLAD, Letter of intention/interest directly tied to school's vision and mission.

    Copies of unofficial transcripts are accepted along with this application. An appeasement letter is required for candidates anticipating a credential.

    • Copy of Transcript
    • Credential Copy
    • English Learner Authorization
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation
    • Resume
    • TB Screening Result

      Comments and Other Information

      This position offers medical, dental, vision, long/short-term disability, voluntary life insurance and contributions to CalSTRS. A selection committee will review submissions; successful candidates will receive a phone call and an invitation to an in-person interview. Following a conditional job offer, candidates will be required to submit fingerprint clearance and Official Transcripts.

      Comments and Other Information


      This position offers medical, dental, vision, long/short-term disability, voluntary life insurance and contributions to CalSTRS. A selection committee will review submissions; successful candidates will receive a phone call and an invitation to an in-person interview. Following a conditional job offer, candidates will be required to submit fingerprint clearance and Official Transcripts.