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2 Aug 2022

Teacher Middle School ELA Teacher

Global Community Charter School
 New York, New York County, New York, United States

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND POSITION OVERVIEW

Global Community Charter School (GCCS) is a Harlem-based International Baccalaureate (IB) World School that is innovative, inquiry-based, culturally competent, and provides students with a comprehensive and rigorous curriculum that encourages critical and creative thinking. The ELA Teacher is responsible for establishing and maintaining a classroom where whole group and small group instruction, discussion, projects and cooperative work engage students, keeps focused, and infuse a lasting desire to learn in all.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Coordinating knowledge of students, instructional content and curricular resources to design differentiated units and lesson plans aligned to the ELA Common Core standards
  • Differentiates instruction for students as integral aspect of planning and teaching and understands Workshop Model in design of instruction
  • Evaluate academic achievement and progress towards learning objectives through detailed data analysis of student performance on a wide variety of metrics; Utilize student data collected to drive instruction and intervention
  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
  • Be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards
  • Engaging in coaching cycles and implementing research-based strategies that maximize their own performance and that of their students
  • Reflecting on their own progress as educators and seeking out professional resources to continuously improve their practice
  • Managing student behavior and classroom routines to maximize learning time and create a positive classroom environment
  • Attending IEP meetings and ensuring appropriate accommodations are given to students during assessments
  • Compile and organize documentation for IEP meetings
  • Actively participating in professional development workshops as laid out in the school and professional development calendars
  • Celebrating student achievement and progress in class and during school wide IB PYP assemblies
  • Foster meaningful relationships with students and parents that drive students to invest in their learning and make academic gains
  • Lead a student advisory group with a focus on academic and social-emotional learning
  • Model, promote and embody the International Baccalaureate learner profile to create a cohesive school culture of academic and personal success
  • Supporting the school as directed by the Chief Academic Officer and Assistant Chief Academic Officers

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university a must; M.A., Ed.M or Master’s degree in education preferred
  • Demonstrating solid knowledge and understanding of the content matter
  • New York State Certification for relevant grades or demonstrated process towards obtaining certification
  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated success as a full-time middle school ELA teacher preferred
  • Demonstrated success working in a high-performing, urban school setting preferred.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching through continuous learning and data analysis
  • Be a team player – a desire to work in a team-oriented environment and collaborate effectively with colleagues
  • Dedication to GCCS’ mission

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE

  • Highly Competitive Salary
  • Options for 100% Employer paid; Medical, Dental, Vision FSA/HSA/PPO plans
  • Dependent care FSA & Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • 100 % Employer paid Term life and disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement options
  • Gym reimbursement
  • PTO, Paid Parental Leave Child care leave, and other leave benefits
  • 403B with GCCS match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health stipend if covered on a partner/spouse’s plan

How to Apply

GCCS Careers Page

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

Job expires in 19 days.