The Cambridge Community Learning Center is looking for a Part-time Teacher for Adult Education Physical/Earth Science Class (February-June 2016). The class meets on Monday evenings from 6:15pm to 9:15pm. The position is 5 hours per week, time includes 2 hours preparation and 3 hours teaching. RESPONSIBILITIES: The science teacher will teach a 3-hour science class that is aligned with the College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) and includes an experiential component. The teacher will focus on strengthening the reading skills students need to comprehend scientific texts, developing the math skills they need to interpret data and solve scientific equations, and acquainting them with science-based careers. The experiential component, based on an existing scope and sequence, integrates technology, active application of the scientific method, hands-on experiments, and the development of visual literacy and critical thinking. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to simplify complex concepts for students at a 6-8th grade reading level Dynamic, engaging teaching style Ability to work under the supervision of a full-time staff person and to take constructive feedback High level of organization, motivation, and conscientiousness Experience and/or Education Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience Minimum of two years of experience teaching science Experience teaching adult basic education students strongly preferred Experience with the needs of adult learners in a community-based setting RATE: $25.79 per hour APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: Debre Foxx at [email protected] and to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139. Fax: (617) 3494312. Email: [email protected] Review of resumes will begin January 11th. THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.