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Summer High School Science Teacher (Emphasis in Physics) 

About the Organization Fusion Academy is a revolutionary alternative, accredited private school for grades 6-12 that offers a fully individualized classroom: one student, one teacher. As the nationwide leader in one to one schooling, Fusion Academy has campuses throughout the country.

Every student at Fusion is unique - some students are accelerated learners; some need flexible scheduling; and others have special learning needs due to attention challenges, learning differences, or social and emotional difficulties. No matter why students come to Fusion, our model is simple - through compassion and acceptance, Fusion students learn on their terms, on their schedule, and in their learning style.

Our model is a unique academic program offering services year-round on a rolling admissions basis. Our environment is highly personal and socially inclusive. Equal emphasis is placed on students' emotional well-being as it is on academic achievements. In addition to full time enrollment, students at Fusion Academy may take a class for credit or enroll in our tutoring/mentoring program.

The Fusion culture offers a special place to work, teach, and learn. Fusionites are a special brand of educators--they are creative, passionate, embrace change, and have fun! They communicate honestly and with compassion to both students and colleagues. People join the Fusion family for more than just a paycheck; they seek to work with peers who share these values. And because Fusion is growing rapidly, we offer considerable opportunity for career advancement throughout the country.

Pay Range  
Location Cupertino  

Position Summary:

The Fusion Cupertino Campus is looking for a professional high school science teacher with an emphasis in Physics to work part-time over the summer on campus. The position has the opportunity to develop into full-time based on enrollment over the summer. Additionally, the position has the opportunity to continue as part-time or evolve into a full-time position for the 24-25 school year. 


Summer Semester Sessions: June 10 - August 9


Training: June 3 - 7


Shifts Available

  • Monday - Friday 8:30 - 12:30
  • Monday - Friday 1:30 - 6:30


Pay Range: $30.00 - $32.00 based on experience


Science Subjects Required to Teach for this Position:

  1. Physics
  2. Astronomy
  3. Earth Space Science


Additional Science Classes you could Teach:

  1. Anatomy & Phsyiology
  2. Biology
  3. Chemistry
  4. Engineering
  5. Environmental Science
  6. Forensic Science
  7. Marine Biology
  8. Additional Math Courses such as Algebra 2, Precalculus, & Calculus


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • As a Teacher provide a one-to-one teaching experience in the areas of Math, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics at grade levels 6-12.

  • Show evidence of adapting and differentiated instruction for all students and a classroom forum for holistic growth.

  • Maintain complete and accurate student and teacher records.

  • Develop and maintain genuine, positive and consistent parent and teacher communication.

  • Contribute to and benefit from the campus community.

  • Practice professionalism through ongoing professional development, reflection and continuous improvement.

  • In addition to subject matter tutoring and teaching, this position includes significant student mentoring.

  • Other duties as assigned. (i.e. Tutor part time students)


Qualifications Required:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Physics or a related field

  • Solid subject matter knowledge in a majority of these areas: Physics, Calculus, Astronomy, Algebra 2

  • Teaching credentials and Master's Degrees are a plus but are not mandatory.

  • Experience with students with learning differences (such as autism, anxiety, and/or ADHD) is a plus as well as mentoring experience.

  • The ideal candidate is outgoing, well organized, competent in basic computer skills, and is an individual who is eager to work in a highly dynamic, energetic school setting.

  • Candidate must be prepared to teach and tutor material at a middle school and/or high school level.


Competencies Desired:

  • Expertise in the relevant subject area.

  • Understand learning differences and emotional difficulties.

  • Ability to mentor as a positive role model.

  • Understand and support each student's Formal Education Plan (FEP).

  • Commitment to continuous improvement.

  • Self-directed, proactive, intelligent, knowledge of curriculum and assessment, multi-tasker, problem solving skills, professional written and verbal communication skills, ability to connect with students with patience and compassion.

  • Ability to manage stress, and self-regulate during chaos and crisis, consistently positive attitude, strong teamwork, passionate, genuine, organized, internally motivated, service orientation, ability to reserve judgment and respond with curiosity and compassion.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

Position Requirements  
Number of Openings 1  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  

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