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17 Aug 2017

Teacher Math Teacher – Fifth and Sixth Grade

Amani Public Charter School
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Job Description

Amani Public Charter School, a public charter school that serves students in grades 5-8 in Mount Vernon, NY, seeks to hire outstanding educational leaders as A Math Teacher: Math Teachers are dedicated to promoting independent, critical thinkers, inspired to develop a love for mathematics and numeracy. Our goal is to provide Amani Scholars with the academic and critical thinking skills necessary to succeed in competitive high school programs, college and the career of their choice.

The School
Amani Public Charter School is located in Mount Vernon, NY which is 25 minutes from midtown Manhattan. The school is walking distance from the Metro North train station and a short distance from the MTA 241st station. Amani Public Charter School is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.Amani offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.
Responsibilities
Utilize a wide range of assessment tools and strategies to regularly measure student progress against identified goals, e.g. quizzes, rubrics, written work and performance
Collaborate with peers on curriculum development and lesson planning to maximize opportunities for connecting curricula and concepts
Share student work, and troubleshoot difficult issues relating to student success, difficulties, and progress
Have a complete understanding of curricular goals and objectives
Observe, assess, record and research instructional strategies that foster mastery of learning for students at all levels of academic achievement, including students with disabilities.
Utilize a wide range of instructional strategies to meet students’ different learning styles and needs.
Adapt lessons and differentiate instructional strategies to optimize student mastery of the standards and learning objectives.
Develop student individual and group learning goals based on data analysis, and other performance assessment indicators.
Create and maintain conditions within the classroom that lead to the accomplishment of the school mission.
Maintain an atmosphere of high expectations for students, in order to promote effective learning by explicitly identifying mastery goals.
Respond to inappropriate behavior in a non-coercive, professional manner, using consistent, positive teacher to student interactions.
Keep accurate records of student attendance and progress.
Communicate frequently with parents to share information, insights and student successes
Participate in professional development sessions and coordinate lesson topics with other teachers in order to create a coherent curricular design to maximize student understanding and enrich the learning experience
Engage in self-reflection and reflection on academic practices in order to succeed in achieving academic goals
Participate with Director of Curriculum and Instruction in developing and meeting the goals of an individualized professional development plan

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree Preferred
New York State Teaching Certification Required
Demonstrated successful experience working in an urban school setting.
Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with staff and parents
Demonstrated competence in oral and written communication
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member
Flexibility and sense of humor

How to Apply

Send Resume and Cover Letter to dstern@amanicharter.org

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: charterschool, math, teacher, and westchester. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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