High School Social Studies Teacher
Edge High School is seeking applicants for a full-time social studies teacher position for the 2015-16 school year (August - May).
At Edge we believe in making a difference in the lives of students by teaching in a positive, collaborative learning environment. Edge provides an innovative self-paced educational option for Tucson youth, with small class sizes, mastery based learning, and a strong counseling component.
Our social studies teachers actively instruct students in one-on-one and small group settings and are empowered by the impact their mentoring relationship can have in their student's lives. We focus on promoting a growth mindset and teaching goal setting strategies in our self-paced instructional model.
Our Social Studies Teachers are also engaged in assigning and correcting homework, managing students' academic and behavioral progress, planning and implement interventions as needed and communicating with parents.Our curriculum utilizes both web-based curriculum and text book based instructional materials to better meet the learning needs of our students. We further support our students with additional grant funding for year-round before and after-school tutoring.
We directly support all of our teachers with an onsite Instructional Coach/Coordinator and all Edge teachers actively participate in department level professional learning communities to improve their instruction and the curriculum on an ongoing basis.