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15 May 2018

Teacher Math Teacher, K-12 (2018-2019)

Harlem Village Academies
 New York, New York, United States

Job Description

Harlem Village Academies

Harlem Village Academies is a K-12 charter network committed to the ideals of progressive education. Based in Harlem, HVA is also the demonstration site for the Progressive Education Institute.

The Opportunity

Join an incredible community of educators who are passionate about progressive pedagogy while embracing a sense of urgency, a strong work ethic, and accountability for student learning. We select individuals who share our vision and are willing to put in the hard work to achieve it.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and teach engaging, academically rigorous lessons, aligned with HVA’s standards, curriculum and progressive pedagogical philosophy
  • Invest several hours per week in professional learning, including instructional coaching and co-planning
  • Build strong, lasting relationships with students, inspiring them to hold themselves to a high standard of academics and character
  • Establish and uphold classroom expectations that support students’ growth, ownership over their learning and responsible autonomy
  • Analyze assessment data and use it to inform and differentiate your instruction
  • Collaborate with colleagues to share best practices and ensure student mastery of standards
  • Maintain close relationships with families, including phone calls and conferences
  • Contribute to the school community by attending school events, leading a club, reading group, athletic team, or other initiative

Qualifications:

  • At least two years of mathematics teaching experience preferred, in a charter school setting
  • A commitment to progressive mathematics pedagogy: e.g. using inquiry, problem solving, and discussion to help students think like mathematicians and develop deep conceptual understanding
  • Strong track record of student achievement in your past teaching
  • Ability to create a class environment in which students feel safe, supported and challenged to engage deeply in meaningful work
  • A strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement
  • Unshakeable conviction that all students can learn at a high level
  • Highly thoughtful and reflective, committed to always getting smarter with colleagues, reflecting on mistakes, welcoming feedback and making continual adjustments in your practice

How to Apply

First, learn about us! Review our website and consider whether Harlem Village Academies is the place for you. If your skills and experience are a match for this role, please apply through the careers section of our website. Harlem Village Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity among our staff. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Please apply through the Careers section of our website: http://bit.ly/HVA-Careers.

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: competive salary, director, leadership, School Instructional support, and special education.

Job expires in 18 days.

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