ACCESS is a tight-knit, thriving community of students ready for accelerated learning through critical analysis and problem solving. We participate in the Oregon Science Bowl and OR State Science Fair yearly. We foster self-motivated students interested in diving deep on topics. We aim to make learning joyous every day!

ACCESS admits highly capable students who perform at the 99th percentile on nationally normed tests for aptitude and/or achievement in any or all of the following areas: reading, math, or general intellect. The program is suitable for students who have exceeded all or most benchmarks.

We seek a half-time 6th Grade Science teacher to deliver advanced curriculum to two class periods per day.

Portland Public Schools (PPS) is seeking talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences to lead change and inspire PPS students. At PPS, every employee, despite having different roles, is an educator. We hope to attract talented educators who model the core PPS  Educator Essentials. With the District’s focus on eliminating systemic racism and its adverse impact on student learning, we seek to hire individuals who bring to our district a deep commitment to racial equity and social justice.


The classroom teacher performs under supervision of a principal or other designated supervisor and has major responsibility for the instruction and supervision of students. Instruction of students shall include individual skill development, expansion of knowledge, and development of ability to reason. Supervision of students shall include guidance, development and safety. The classroom teacher functions in accordance with the established policies, rules, regulations and the performance standards of the District/State and the performance goals established for the teacher.

LICENSE REQUIREMENT: Must hold a teaching license issued by the Teacher Standards & Practices Commission (TSPC)

COMPENSATION: $50,020 TO $97,333 (Annual salary based on 1.0 FTE)

WORK YEAR: 192 days

FTE: 1.0 (full-time)

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