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Physics Teacher - Spring 2024 at Da Vinci Schools

Application Deadline

Until Filled

Date Posted
2/20/2024
Contact
Number of Openings
2
Salary
Pay dependent on experience

Add'l Salary Info

$63,144 - $106,007 Based on Education & Experience
Length of Work Year
2023-2024 school year
Employment Type
Full Time

About the Employer

About Da Vinci Schools We are a thriving non-profit network of free, public charter schools open to all students in California. Da Vinci Schools operate five high schools, a unique elementary model combining homeschool with on-campus instruction, and a post-secondary pathway leading to college degree completion. At Da Vinci, students are preparing for college, career and life simultaneously through a project-based, real-world curriculum that is shaped by industry and higher education partnerships to ensure our students have access to a broad range of choices when they leave Da Vinci. Our student community is comprised of close to 2,700 students in grades TK-16 from 119 zip codes across Los Angeles County. Our student demographics are: 85% identify as students of color, 38% qualify for free or reduced-price meals, 4% are English language learners, and 12% receive special education services. Da Vinci Schools has received national recognition as One of America’s Most Innovative Educational Organizations and 1 of only 10 schools in the U.S. to win a $10 million XQ ‘Super School’ grant to reimagine high school. Dr. David Brown, the former executive director of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, said, "Da Vinci Schools are among the very finest I’ve seen.” Get to know Da Vinci Schools through the following video and website: https://vimeo.com/77631211 http://davincischools.org/ ***We prioritize assembling a staff that reflects our student diversity. Spanish-speaking a plus. EOE***

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Interested parties are encouraged to apply by clicking the red "CLICK HERE TO APPLY OFFSITE" button. Currently accepting applications for 9th grade Physics/Physical Science Teacher position for the 2023-2024 school year at Da Vinci Schools. We are looking for candidates with their Single Subject Physics credential + EL Authorization for this position. Materials Needed to Submit when Applying: • Cover Letter • Resume As a 9th Grade Physics teacher at Da Vinci you will have four main cohorts of students who you see for approximately 100 minutes every other day. The subject is taught through the lens of real-world projects, often in collaboration with industry and post-secondary partners. In addition to the four cohorts of conceptual physics classes, you will also be an advisor to a group of approximately 25-32 students, who you will see three times each week in a community based class. You will also teach a seminar for one hour twice each week. This seminar can be based completely on a passion of yours (and is an elective to students). We currently offer seminars such as yoga, archery, film and computer modeling, and the offerings change based on what teachers want to teach. If this type of teaching (project based, team centered, design based) appeals to you, please apply as mentioned above.

Da Vinci Schools are project based, college preparatory schools, each with a distinct focus which drives the curriculum students take in addition to their A-G college preparatory requirements. As a project based school, class curricula are centered around projects, which teach students the essential skills and knowledge of a course. Students have the opportunity to take college classes while in high school, on the Da Vinci campus, taught either by qualified teachers certified as adjunct faculty at a local college, or online with on-site support and guidance. We work extremely closely with our colleagues, specifically grade level and department teams. You will be planning interdisciplinary projects with your grade level team that teach students both 21st century skills as well as subject area content.


      Interested parties are encouraged to apply by clicking the red "CLICK HERE TO APPLY OFFSITE" button. Currently accepting applications for 9th grade Physics/Physical Science Teacher position for the 2023-2024 school year at Da Vinci Schools. We are looking for candidates with their Single Subject Physics credential + EL Authorization for this position. Materials Needed to Submit when Applying: • Cover Letter • Resume As a 9th Grade Physics teacher at Da Vinci you will have four main cohorts of students who you see for approximately 100 minutes every other day. The subject is taught through the lens of real-world projects, often in collaboration with industry and post-secondary partners. In addition to the four cohorts of conceptual physics classes, you will also be an advisor to a group of approximately 25-32 students, who you will see three times each week in a community based class. You will also teach a seminar for one hour twice each week. This seminar can be based completely on a passion of yours (and is an elective to students). We currently offer seminars such as yoga, archery, film and computer modeling, and the offerings change based on what teachers want to teach. If this type of teaching (project based, team centered, design based) appeals to you, please apply as mentioned above.

      Da Vinci Schools are project based, college preparatory schools, each with a distinct focus which drives the curriculum students take in addition to their A-G college preparatory requirements. As a project based school, class curricula are centered around projects, which teach students the essential skills and knowledge of a course. Students have the opportunity to take college classes while in high school, on the Da Vinci campus, taught either by qualified teachers certified as adjunct faculty at a local college, or online with on-site support and guidance. We work extremely closely with our colleagues, specifically grade level and department teams. You will be planning interdisciplinary projects with your grade level team that teach students both 21st century skills as well as subject area content.

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          For more information on Da Vinci Schools, please see www.davincischools.org