Posted on August 9, 2017
To support the Director of 5-12 Science, a new senior instructional leadership position on their Content Development team. The Director will create the first shared curricula and shared assessments for all middle and high school science classrooms across the Uncommon Schools network. The Director will also design and deliver professional development to science teachers, ensuring that all students learn the necessary science skills to succeed in the 21st Century. The Director of Science will help improve student achievement and contribute to teacher sustainability during a period of rapid growth for Uncommon Schools. Uncommon Schools starts and manages outstanding urban public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college. In the 2017-18 school year, they will operate 52 schools serving more than 18,000 students in Newark and New York City, as well as several other needy cities.