Big Picture Learning is always seeking high-energy, visionary, and dynamic educators to work within our network of schools. We are looking for people who believe that all students are capable of high academic achievement regardless of socioeconomic status, are open to challenging themselves in an innovative learning environment, and who value Big Picture Learning's 'one kid at a time' design.
Posted: March 6, 2015
Full-Time Teacher (Secondary), Wilmington, Delaware
All Disciplines-Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies, (dual
SE), Physical Education/Health, Spanish
2015-2016 School Year
Are you brave, passionate, curious, and creative? Do you want to be a pioneering teacher for meaningful education reform? The Delaware Met, a public charter high school in Wilmington, Delaware, will open in the fall of 2015. Teachers at The Delaware Met will be known as advisors. We are seeking dedicated advisors to join our unique community. This is a unique opportunity to be a founding staff member at an innovative school focusing on Inspired Learning, One Student at a Time.
To read job description and overview: DE MET - Advisor Job Description and Posting FINAL UPDATED
Posted: March 10, 2015
325 Public Street, Providence, RI 02905.
Special Education Teacher, Providence, Rhode Island
The Special Education Teacher provides additional support to each student assigned to them according to their Individual Education Plan (IEP), or as needed. Special Education Teacher(s) report to the Director of Special Education and the School Principal. Special Education Teacher caseloads will be determined by assigning specific Met schools or another way which allows for equitable distribution of the total Title One/Special Education population among the Special Education Teacher(s). The Met, founded by the non-profit Big Picture Learning, began in 1996 as a groundbreaking new school with a student-teacher ratio of 16:1, high standards and strong family engagement. Now entering our 17th year, the Met has expanded to a network of six small high schools throughout the state of Rhode Island.To read job description and overview: Special Education-New
Posted: April 7, 2015
How to apply
Please send your cover letter, resume and a copy of certification to: Talentrecruitment@bronxcompass.org
Advisor - Bronx Compass, Bronx, New York
The Bronx Compass High School is a community of creative learners engaged in the design, production, and exhibition of high-quality, meaningful work. Our mission is to honor young people by creating a truly personalized, student-centric school model where learning is aligned to the unique interests, talents, and aspirations of our students.
Start Date: 2015-16 Academic Year
Employment Status: Full time, permanent
Salary Range: see NYC DOE Salary Schedule: http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/351BB993-3381-4A6A-8F5C-C1CD117EAE9D/0/TeacherOnlySalaryScheduleSeptember2014CORRECTED.pdf
To read job description and overview: http://www.bigpicture.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/2015-2016AdvisorJobDescription.docx.pdf
Posted: April 8, 2015
Advisor - Met School, Providence, RI, Providence, Rhode Island
The Met is the original innovative, groundbreaking school founded by the non-profit Big Picture Learning in 1996 whose program has since been replicated in 20 US States and 6 countries around the world. The Met has a student-teacher ratio of 16:1, high standards and strong family engagement. Now entering our 19th year, the Met has expanded to a network of six small high schools throughout the state of Rhode Island. The Met empowers its students to take charge of their learning, become responsible citizens and life-long learners. Met milestones include internships, individual learning plans, advisories and a breakthrough college transition program.Position: Advisor (Teacher):The Advisor is the primary teacher for a class of 16 students. The Advisor works with the same 16 students for all four years of their high school careers, creating an opportunity to build strong relationships with each student and their family. In align with the Big Picture Learning philosophy of education, the Advisor is responsible for regularly facilitating Learning Plan meetings for each student in the advisory, identifying deeper learning and internship opportunities, and maintaining up to date academic records including transcripts and narratives.
Start Date: 2015/2016 Academic Year
Employment Status: Full time, permanent
Salary Range: $38,872-$40,718To read job description and overview: Advisor Job Description 2015-2016
Posted: April 16, 2015
Advisor - Leominster Center for Excellence, Leominster , Massachusetts
Leominster Center for Excellence, a small innovation high school and partner with the Big Picture Learning network, is seeking high-energy, insightful educators dedicated to creating rigorous and authentic learning experiences for students. Teachers at LCE are called advisors and while licensed in a subject area at the high school level, you will coach students in all areas of learning. In your role as advisor you are a teacher, a project manager, an academic counselor and an emotional and social support person; you will work with a group of students to identify their interests and passions, help them find internship opportunities in those areas, and build their learning around those experiences. We seek educators who value "rigor, relevance, and relationships" in their professional practice, and who can engage families and community members as partners in the education of LCE students.
To read job description and overview: LCEAdvisor_overview
Posted: June 9, 2015
Jeffrey J. Palladino
Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School
1021 Jennings St.
Bronx, NY, 10460
Math Teacher , Bronx, New York
Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School is currently hiring for a math position, but candidates interested in SPED and/or science positions should also register their interest. Please send a resume to email@example.com
About FLHFHS (www.flhfhs.org):
The fundamental aim of Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School is to teach students to use their minds well and prepare them to live productive, socially useful, and personally satisfying lives. The school’s academic program stresses intellectual development and political and social involvement in our society. As a member of the NY Performance Standards Consortium, we use performance assessment and portfolios; advisory is a key part of our work with students. FLHFHS partners with the Children's Aid Society in a community school model to provide a wide variety of both academic enrichment activities and social services for our students.
Teaching at FLHFHS:
Teachers collaborate to plan and execute curriculum that is project based. Assessment is organized through a portfolio.
The predominant style of pedagogy in the school is “student-as-worker, teacher-as-coach.”
Teachers work to maintain close relationships between the school and families, which is organized through an advisory system.
As Advisors, staff guide students around college readiness and access, career preparation, extended learning opportunities, personal health, and portfolio completion.
Teachers participate in governance over small learning communities.
Professional development is organized around peer observation and coaching.
Teaching Math at FLHFHS:
- Teachers will teach a two-year, looping, project-based curriculum that is based on the work of the Algebra Project.
Teachers guide students through various approaches to context-based, mathematically rich, diverse problems.
Teachers appreciate and understand that any classroom contains a diverse set of learners who approach problems in a variety of ways.
Teachers look for and identify student strengths and use these strengths as entry points into conversations with students that move their thinking forward.
Teachers dive deeply into the thinking of individual students and guide them through the drafting and revision of written work. During this process, teachers provide meaningful feedback that acknowledges and values the ideas that a student may have as a means to helping the student develop his or her work.
Instruction is planned and feedback to students is given with the Performance Standards Consortium mathematics rubric in mind.
Posted: May 11, 2015
Jessica Rishe, SMASH Principal
Teacher - SMASH (Santa Monica Alternative School House), Santa Monica, California
If you have a multi subject credential with ELL authorization and 3 or more years of teaching experience, there is teaching position open at one of our K-8 BPL schools in Santa Monica:
SMASH (Santa Monica Alternative School House)
SMASH is a K-8 public school of choice with team teachers and multi-aged classrooms. The curriculum is co-created between students and teachers and is based on students’ interests and backgrounds, as well as current, local, national, and global events. There is an environment that embraces freedom with responsibility and addresses the balance between the needs of the individual and the needs of the community.
Posted: July 1, 2015
325 Public Street, Providence, RI 02905
Special Education Teacher – Long Term Substitute, Providence, Rhode Island
Position: Special Education Teacher – Long Term Substitute
Status: Full-time, temporary
Start Date: August 11, 2015
Position Overview: The Special Education Teacher provides additional support to each student assigned to them according to their Individual Education Plan (IEP), or as needed. Special Education Teacher(s) report to the Director of Special Education and the School Principal. Special Education Teacher caseloads will be determined by assigning students to specific Met schools across campuses which allows for equitable distribution of the total Title One/Special Education population among the Special Education Teacher(s).
To read job description and overview: Special Education LTS
Posted: March 6, 2015
Learning through Interest Coordinator , Wilmington, Delaware
Learning in the Real World – One of the key elements of the education at a Big Picture Learning School is that students learn in the real world. All Delaware Met students will complete interest based learning through interests (LTI) and community service projects outside of school, working with adults whose careers match the students’ passion and/or their own career
The Learning through Interest Coordinator is responsible for implementing the internship program for students. This includes working with students to develop Learning through Internship/Interest (LTI) internship experiences, securing LTI sites and managing operational logistics, working with internship mentors, monitoring and tracking student progress, identifying areas for new partnerships, and collaborating with local organizations. This position will work in collaboration with the Charter Management Organization and will report to the school principal.
To read job description and overview: DE MET Learning Through Interest Coordinator FINAL
Posted: March 6, 2015
Operations Manager, Wilmington, Delaware
This position is an employee of Innovative Schools, the CMO, but assigned to the school. They are responsible for supporting the school principal in managing all aspects of school operations. This work includes budget and finance, information technology support, human resource management, child nutrition management and facilities. This position will work in collaboration with the Charter Management Organization (CMO) Project Manager and charter school finance specialists in accordance with the CMO agreement and will report to the school principal.
To read job description and overview: DE MET OPERATIONS MANAGER FINAL
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