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7 Jul 2020

Teacher Middle School Department Head Math (Instructional Supervision)

Equality Charter School

Job Description

Equality Charter School ( provides a high level of academic rigor in a nurturing learning community that will prepare scholars to be college and/or career-ready. Our mission is to ensure each scholar reaches individual academic and personal success through a nurturing, scholar-centered approach; and our approach is to serve any scholar, including those who are under-performing or who are from families in need of more resources.

We offer a positive school environment, we value academic, behavioral, and social-emotional needs, we use proactive strategies for teaching appropriate behaviors, and we use project-based learning to engage scholars. Our holistic programming focuses on career exploration, extensive athletics, art, health, theatre and music, and a host of special days, like career day, international day, and a borough-wide college fair.

 General Description of Position

 The Head of Department assumes the leadership and supervision for the assigned department to ensure scholars receive effective instruction that meet and exceed state standards and requirements in a safe and nurturing learning environment. The Head of Department leads and supports teachers within the department on a daily basis to help improve instruction and overall academic achievement for all scholars. The Head of Department collaborates with the administration and with other Heads of Departments in the school, when appropriate, to ensure continuity through appropriate implementation of curricula and instructional strategies.

Major Responsibilities & Duties

  • Creates & supports teachers in creating course scope and sequences (Experience with Eureka Math, beneficial)
  • Provides classroom instruction, creating a model classroom
  • Provides appropriate, high quality coaching to teachers to continuously improve instruction
  • Supports teachers in creating appropriate assessments 
  • Supports teachers in effective data analysis to inform future instruction and decisions
  • Supervises and evaluates teachers in the department
  • Ensures compliance with all policies, internal and external, within the department
  • Schedules and facilitates Professional Learning Communities, PD trainings and Department Meetings
  • Leads and manages the hiring process for the department
  • Assists in the creation of the school master schedule
  • Makes budget recommendations and oversees all department orders

Preferred Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Has real command of the content and understanding of curriculum development (strong experience with Eureka Math, beneficial)
  • Has 5-7 years of proven success in the math classroom 
  • Demonstrates effective written and oral communication
  • Possesses professional development skills related to instruction in general and to the content specifically
  • Has a high capacity for problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to manage numerous tasks and competing demands
  • Communication skills that fosters collaboration with numerous internal and external stakeholders

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How to Apply

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Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher.

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