26 Jan 2018

Teacher Middle School ELA Teacher

Central Queens Academy Charter School
 New York, United States

Job Description

Middle School ELA Teacher

Join Central Queens Academy (CQA), a new and growing charter middle school serving a multi-ethnic immigrant community. Located in Glendale and Elmhurst, CQA enrolls a diverse student body that hails from all over the world. The mission of CQA is to prepare students for success in education, the workforce, and the community through a school that integrates literacy, standards-based academics, and culturally responsive support services. In 2018-2019, we will serve about 400 students in grades 5 through 8.

We are seeking a Middle School ELA Teacher who wants to join a small, student-centered school in Queens. All team members will be called upon to employ a “whatever it takes” mentality and activate innovative thinking to help our students.

What We Ask of our Teachers

• Teach – Drive student mastery of core and character standards through excellent teaching practices
• Collaborate – Support efforts to institutionalize effective team practice and build a strong foundation
• Grow – Engage in continual learning and reflective practices to build your skills and career

What We Look For

• Evidence of self-reflective practices, coachability, self-motivation, and collaboration (required)
• Exhibits a high level of organization, a knack for systems of data collection and analysis, and preparedness for instructional blocks (required)
• Minimum Bachelors Degree (required) and Masters Degree (preferred)
• NYS Certification in respective area of instruction (required)
• At least two years of teaching experience in an urban setting (preferred)
• Experience/strength in content area of application (preferred)
• Expertise in standards-based curriculum design or with UBD framework (preferred)
• Bilingual (Asian or Spanish languages) (preferred)


• Competitive salary, commensurate with experience
• Retirement plan participation
• Comprehensive benefits, including medical, vision, and dental insurance


How to Apply

Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: 11373.

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