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Middle School Science Teacher (IB MYP)

Chicago, IL
Job Type

The Academy for Global Citizenship (AGC) is a non-profit Chicago public charter school, located on the Southwest side. Our mission is to develop mindful leaders who take action now and in the future to positively impact their communities and the world beyond. Our innovative and holistic approach aims to foster systemic change and inspire the way society educates future generations.

AGC values:

- Serving the whole child

- Modeling academic excellence

- Developing inquirers

- Cultivating international awareness

- Fostering environmental stewardship

- Facilitating collaboration within the community

Seeking Science Teacher for Bilingual IB Middle School

The Academy for Global Citizenship is seeking to hire an exemplary Science teacher for our unique Middle School program. AGC is a public International Baccalaureate school and with a celebrated Dual Language program. This position is ideal for a passionate middle school educator seeking a collaborative and open environment for whole-student learning with a focus on environmental stewardship.

Key Responsibilities:

Teaching: Uses various modes of learning to accommodate different learning styles: inquiry, real-life experiences, current events, technology, the arts and other engagement opportunities.

Content: Teaches middle school students assigned content area according to IB Middle Years Program principles and student data.

Collaboration: Meets weekly with middle school team. Collaborates with special education teachers and other grade level teachers to differentiate instruction.

Professional Development: Participates in coaching cycle, stays abreast of latest techniques and demonstrates an eagerness to learn new skills and share experiences with others.

Curriculum Development : Works to align curriculum with Common Core Learning Standards, the IB MYP, and AGC’s unique mission.

Performance Assessment: Sets high and measurable goals for student achievement and evaluates student progress using both summative and formative assessment data.

Community: Encourages the use of community resources, cooperates with families in welcoming them to our community, and maintains solid communication with all community members.

Required Skills and Experience:

3+ years experience as an educator

Bilingual and biliterate (English/Spanish)

Strong leadership, communication skills and personal drive

Proven ability to play a lead role in their grade level

Experience with RTI process and accommodating students with IEPs in the classroom

Preferred Experience:

Experience teaching in a Dual Language program or bilingual setting (ideal)

Experience teaching in an innovative urban school

Familiarity with IB (MYP) (ideal)

Familiarity with inquiry-based learning

Believer in culturally relevant teaching

Education Requirements:

Bachelor Degree in Education

Middle School Endorsement

Master’s Degree in education or related fields (ideal)

State of Illinois Teaching Certificate in relevant area

Endorsement or extensive experience in ELL instruction (ideal)


Competitive salary based on experience and level of education. Full benefits, free breakfast and lunch, wellness fund, and extensive professional development offered.


To apply, please submit a formal résumé and a cover letter describing your interest in the Academy for Global Citizenship.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age national origin, or disability.

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