Science Teacher (HS)

Department: Teacher 6-8
Office: Clara B. Ford Academy (SDA)
Location: Dearborn Heights
Job ID: 594049
Number of job openings: 1

Clara B. Ford Academy (CBF) is seeking a Middle School/High School Science Teacher. Applicant must have valid Michigan Teaching Certificate and an EX endorsement 8-12. You will be responsible for teaching four integrated math classes, grades 8 -12.

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with a wonderful staff and become an active part in a school family? Did you get your degree so you could develop innovative and engaging lessons for students with unique educational needs? At CBF, you will work with a team-oriented and dedicated staff, be provided with classroom support, and participate in weekly professional development. This year, we have a reduced day schedule in which students complete their classes by 1:30pm.

Our student to teacher ratio is low (approximately 15:1) enabling teacher to differentiate instruction and meet the needs of all students. The teacher has the opportunity to be innovative and motivate students by including projects and hands-on learning. Smartboards and technology can be integrated into classroom instruction.

Clara B. Ford Academy is a charter school for girls in grades 5-12 with a history of trauma. The Academy is located on the serene grounds of Vista Maria, a residential treatment facility in Dearborn Heights, Michigan. CBF is participating in a research project designed to explore innovative strategies assisting students academically and behaviorally and better understand the impact of trauma on learning and student achievement. The main focus of the Academy and Vista Maria is to treat, heal, and educate our students.

We are looking for teachers who are creative, flexible, organized, and passionate about teaching students with unique needs. If you believe in making a positive difference in the lives of students, thrive in an environment where collaboration is a mainstay, flexibility is a must, and a positive, self-motivated attitude makes you a part of a unique school family, then you need to apply today!

Competitive Medical, Dental, and Vision BCBS plans with a low employee contribution. 3% Employer 401K Contribution. Life, ADD, STD, and LTD paid 100% by the employer!

"Working at CBF provides me with the unique opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of girls who have survived severe trauma in their lives. Teaching here is definitely challenging and unlike any other school I've worked at, but it is also the most rewarding position I've ever held." Ms Hay, ELA teacher

"We have an awesome staff! We all care about each other and someone is always there to pick you up when your down. It makes coming to work every day that much better when you love the people you work with. Mr Williams, PE

Teacher Application:

Note: In order for your application to be considered for a teaching position you must attach the following supplemental documents on the next page of this application: Signed and notarized teaching certificate (front and back), MTTC test scores, copy of your college transcripts

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