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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


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.


  • 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



  • 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


  • 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.