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9th Grade Physics Teacher @ HTHCV

Company: High Tech High
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Location: High Tech High Chula Vista

Developed by a coalition of San Diego civic leaders and educators, High Tech High opened in September 2000 as a small public charter school with plans to serve approximately 450 students. HTH has evolved into an integrated network of sixteen charter schools serving approximately 6,350 students in grades K-12 across four campuses.

Located in San Diego County, California, High Tech High (HTH) is guided by four connected design principles-equity, personalization, authentic work, and collaborative design-that set aspirational goals and create a foundation for understanding our approach. If you are motivated by these principles, we encourage you to join our team!

HTH Chula Vista seeks a 9th Grade Physics Teacher to join the teaching team.


Under the general supervision and guidance of the School Director, Teachers are responsible for preparing lesson plans and educating students. Their duties include assigning homework, grading tests, and documenting progress. Teachers must be able to command their classroom and reach students with an engaging project-based curriculum. Teachers are responsible for creating and maintaining a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential and accomplish the learning goals of High Tech High.

Duties include:

--- Embodies High Tech High's design principles of Equity, Personalization, Authentic Work and Collaborative Design in all work activities and actions

--- Creates daily lesson plans with project-based assignments that are engaging, educational and exciting for the kids

--- Plans, prepares and delivers instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences

--- Incorporates goals, competencies and objectives into lesson plans in ways that directly apply to the student's life.

--- Achieves school and course-wide performance goals for every student in class

--- Grades assignments and homework regularly to keep students updated on how they are doing

--- Identifies students who are struggling with learning, emotional problems, or situations at home, and finds them the resources they need

The ideal candidate would possess the following competencies:

--- Ability to efficiently and effectively manage the time of self and others

--- Ability to work with professionalism, discretion, sound judgment, equity, honesty and personal accountability at all times

--- Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills

--- Exceptional administrative and organization skills

--- Proficient knowledge of teaching strategies and methods

--- Ability to incorporate goals, competencies and objectives into lesson plans in ways that directly apply to student's lives

--- Critical thinking skills

--- Ability to manage diversity


--- Bachelor's Degree

--- Valid California Single Subject Teaching Credential or Out-of-state teaching license, in subject desired to teach


Salary is commensurate with experience. HTH offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, and vision for full-time employees and their dependents. Beginning salary starts at $57,200.


If you fit the qualifications above, and are looking for a forward-thinking, innovative institution that embodies visionary leadership and embraces diversity, then High Tech High is the place for you!

To apply, visit our website, and complete an online application:

High Tech High provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, High Tech High complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the practice has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: High Tech High, Chula Vista , 9th Grade Physics Teacher @ HTHCV, Education / Teaching , Chula Vista, California

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