Uncommon Schools

Posted on February 4, 2021

For continued support of the Director of 5-12 Science, a senior instructional leadership position within the Uncommon Schools network. The Director will build on previous accomplishments which include the creation of their first shared curricula and shared assessments for all middle and high school science classrooms across the Uncommon Schools network, and the implementation of professional development for all 5-12 science teachers network-wide. The Director will lead Uncommon’s transition to remote middle and high school science instruction in response to the COVID-19 crisis, the development of key experiences for science lab learning across all Uncommon schools, and the creation of a non-Advanced Placement Physics curriculum and assessments for high school students. This initiative will help to improve student achievement and better teacher retention during a period of rapid growth. Uncommon Schools starts and then manages outstanding urban public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college. They operate 54 schools serving more than 20,000