Prospective Teachers

We are now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 School Year in all content areas. If you would like to know more information about what’s required for our teaching positions, please see the information below. Valid teacher certification required.  


To Apply for any positions available:

Please submit a cover letter (see below), a resume three professional references to Laurel Freedman.

Please also visit Expeditionary Learning for more information on our school design.


 Teaching at LMCJS is an ideal position for an educator with deep passion for helping young women develop their intellect, character, and voice, one who is eager for extensive professional development to help perfect his/her craft. Our school utilizes both an extended day (8am-4pm) and extended calendar (beginning of August – mid June). Our ‘all-girls’ middle school, which opened in 2015, seeks and promotes active citizenship, integrity, collaboration, perseverance, curiosity, inquiry and responsibility. 

 Responsibilities:

  • Foster outstanding academic achievement and character development.
  • Create a positive, intellectually challenging, and structured learning environment that excites and invests scholars and prepares them to succeed in the most challenging high schools in Baltimore.
  • Motivate scholars to realize and reach high academic and behavioral standards.
  • Build classroom community by development of LMCJ values.
  • Utilize formative assessment data to drive instruction and intervention.
  • Design and implement unit and lesson plans in collaboration with grade or subject teams, including interdisciplinary long-term projects.
  • Exemplify LMCJ’s core values in all interactions with scholars, families and
  • Lead a crew, similar to an advisory, of about 12-14 scholars. As a mentor/advocate for each scholar in the crew — their LMCJ parent away from home. Teachers engage scholars in team building activities, facilitate conversations about compassion, guide the development of crew and individual goals, and prepare scholars for scholar- led-conferences and exhibitions of learning.

 Expectations:

  • Commit to professional learning, development, and growth
  • Collaborate with school leadership and team to improve instructional, culture-building and leadership skills.
  • Attend all professional development, team planning and data analysis meetings.
  • Participate enthusiastically in structured and informal learning and development opportunities.
  • Take initiative to solve problems and embrace the constructive chaos and leadership opportunities of a young organization.

 Skills and Characteristics:

  • Team player: maturity, humility, strong work ethic, follow-through, sense ofhumor, willingness to respond positively to feedback and a “roll-up-my- sleeves” attitude.
  • Strong belief in LMCJ’S mission and educational model.
  • Mastery of and enthusiasm for subject matter.
  • Knowledge of current research experience teaching at the middle school level
  • Successful experience with teaching (social studies, language arts, math, science) using effective methods.
  • Ability to establish a positive classroom culture with consistent expectations.
  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with scholars, parents, and colleagues.

 

 

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