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Employment Overview

Are you feeling like your creativity is being stifled?  Are you finding it difficult to effectively reach students in the way you know best?  Do you want to work in a school that reenergizes and reminds you of why you became a teacher in the first place? 

Valley Charter Middle School (VCMS) is seeking highly motivated, creative, and energetic educators who believe in teaching the whole child. We provide a constructivist learning environment that nurtures, challenges, and values every member of the community.

The ideal teaching candidate has: 

  • 2+ years experience teaching middle school students
  • Enthusiasm for the school’s values, mission and educational philosophy
  • Proven commitment to constructivism, a whole child approach, data driven instruction and a collaborative approach to teaching and learning

Responsibilities include:

  • Construct and implement subject-specific lessons that incorporate the school’s definition of an educated person and emphasize active learning strategies and problem-based learning;
  • Create, as appropriate, instructional materials for the classroom
  • Guide and support the learning of the classroom group and each individual student
  • Support learning and growth of each student
  • Be a collaborative partner with colleagues
  • Regularly assess the progress of each student to plan and support student growth and development
  • Communicate students’ progress and learning needs to parents and students.
  • Meet administrative deadlines in a timely manner
  • Support social and emotional development of students through caring interactions and instruction
  • Maintain frequent communication with students, student’s families, colleagues, and other school stakeholders

*VCMS teachers will meet the requirements for employment of California Education Code section 47605(l) and the applicable provisions of local, state, and federal law. 

 
Links to our current jobs can be found at http://www.edjoin.org/Home/Jobs?countyID=0&districtID=4352
 
Completed applications must include:
1. A Cover Letter
2. An updated resume
3. At least two letters of recommendation
 
Send complete applications to Matthew Rubin, Principal at mrubin@valleycharterschool.org.
 
Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered.
 
Thank you for your interest in Valley Charter Middle School!