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Company: Fusion
Location: Washington, DC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Education Management

Description

Science Teacher/Mentor

Company Background:

Fusion Education Group is a fast-growing company headquartered in downtown Grand Rapids, MI that owns and operates a national network of Fusion Academies. Fusion Academy started as a single, unique private school in the San Diego area that has grown to over sixty campuses throughout the U.S. Each Fusion Academy is an accredited, one-to-one private school for grades 6 through 12. But we're so much more than that. We're dedicated to creating a supportive learning environment where every student can flourish ' emotionally, socially, and intellectually. Our teaching approach is unique and effective: one student and one teacher for the whole class period. This lets us present course material in a focused environment, at a pace and in a style that suits each student's individual interests, strengths, and challenges.

About Fusion Washington DC:

Fusion Academy WDC is located at the heart of the Nation's Capital in Dupont Circle. Our school occupies the entire second floor of the American Geophysical Union building; a Net-Zero structure dedicated to leaving the smallest possible carbon footprint. Fusion Academy is conveniently located next to several public transportation options including bus stops, the DC Circulator, and the Dupont Circle Metro Station. We are a close-knit community of teachers, students, and administrators dedicated to excellence and serving the needs of our community. We hope you will apply and become a part of our incredible team.

Position Summary:

Fusion Academy Washington DC has an immediate opening for a middle/high school Science teacher. If you value excellence, passion, innovation, and courage in the classroom we would love to discuss this position with you. Fusion teachers provide a student centered, supportive classroom that promotes compassion and tolerance, emotional security, resourcefulness, and independent critical thinking while customizing the learning experience for every individual learner.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Provide a one-to-one teaching experience in the areas of, but not exclusive to, general science, biology, chemistry, and physics.

A knowledge of and experience with differentiated teaching and learning.

Excellent communication skills.

A growth mindset toward building the most positive school culture possible.

Dedicated to professional growth and a 'we' mentality.

Must take student mentoring seriously.

Other duties as assigned.


Requirements/Qualifications Required:

A minimum of a bachelor's degree is required for consideration.

Solid subject matter knowledge in a variety of sciences.

Teaching credentials are a plus but are not mandatory, we welcome applicants that want to become great teachers.

Experience with students with learning differences and ADHD is a plus but not mandatory.

The ideal candidate is outgoing, well organized, willing to apply technology and all its advantages, and is eager to work in a highly dynamic, energetic school setting with amazing co-workers and an incredible school culture.

Competencies Desired: Are you EPIC!

Do you seek to be the most Excellent version of yourself? If so, Fusion is the place for you.

Are you Passionate about helping students regardless of where they are at or how they learn?

Do you like Innovative schools that are committed to continuous improvement and possess the resources to make you the best teacher and mentor possible?

Are you a bold and Courageous educator that desires to understand all the students you teach and implement strategies around their needs including those in their IEP's and FEP's?

Are you keenly aware of the (!) Importance of a great education and how connecting with students, while reserving judgement and being curious and compassionate impacts student's lives? If so, Fusion Washington DC is a great fit for you.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, or sex.



Requirements

Qualifications Required:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required for consideration, as well as a higher level Science background.

  • Solid subject matter knowledge in a majority of these areas: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics at grade levels 6-12.

  • Teaching credentials are a plus but are not mandatory.

  • Experience with students with learning differences and ADHD is a plus as well as mentoring experience.

  • The ideal candidate is outgoing, well organized, competent in basic computer skills, and is an individual who is eager to work in a highly dynamic, energetic school setting.

  • Candidate must be prepared to teach and tutor material at a high school level immediately.

Competencies Desired:

  • Expertise in the relevant subject area.

  • Understand learning differences and emotional difficulties.

  • Ability to mentor as a positive role model.

  • Understand and support each student's Formal Education Plan (FEP).

  • Commitment to continuous improvement.

  • Self-directed, proactive, intelligent, knowledge of curriculum and assessment, multi-tasker, problem solving skills, professional written and verbal communication skills, ability to connect with students with patience and compassion.

  • Ability to manage stress, and self-regulate during chaos and crisis, consistently positive attitude, strong teamwork, passionate, genuine, organized, internally motivated, service orientation, ability to reserve judgment and respond with curiosity and compassion.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.


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