Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom HS: Humanities Position
Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School is hiring for a Humanities maternity-leave replacement for December (but could start earlier).
Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
About FLHFHS (www.flhfhs.org):
The fundamental aim of Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School is to teach students to use their minds well and prepare them to live productive, socially useful, and personally satisfying lives. The school’s academic program stresses intellectual development and political and social involvement in our society. As a member of the NY Performance Standards Consortium, we use performance assessment and portfolios; advisory is a key part of our work with students. FLHFHS partners with the Children's Aid Society in a community school model to provide a wide variety of both academic enrichment activities and social services for our students.
FLHFHS has a Gold Recognition as a "School of Opportunity" from National Education Policy Center.
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Teaching at FLHFHS:
Teachers collaborate to plan and execute curriculum that is project based. Assessment is organized through a portfolio.
The predominant style of pedagogy in the school is “student-as-worker, teacher-as-coach.”
Teachers work to maintain close relationships between the school and families, which is organized through an advisory system.
As Advisors, staff guide students around college readiness and access, career preparation, extended learning opportunities, personal health, and portfolio completion.
Teachers participate in governance over small learning communities.
Professional development is organized around peer observation and coaching.