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28 Mar 2017

Instructional Support Instructional Coaches (Pre-K to grade 5)

Mott Haven Academy Charter School
 New York, United States

Job Description

Mott Haven Academy Charter School (Haven Academy) was founded in 2008 and currently serves students in grades Pre-K through grade 6. As the first charter school in the country specifically designed to meet the needs of children in the child welfare system, Haven Academy is a one of a kind place that offers passionate educators an opportunity to make a difference in today’s educational landscape.

Located just two stops from Manhattan in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx, our unique educational model combines rigorous, data-driven instruction with a variety of on-site social-emotional supports for our distinctive population of general community and child welfare students. Haven Academy is expanding to middle school grades with a target launch date of the 2017-2018 school year. We plan to add one grade per year until we reach full capacity at grade 8. In preparation for this expansion, we are seeking Instructional Coaches for our elementary school which will serve grades Pre-k through grade 4. These roles include planning time in July and August for our Fall 2017 opening.

Our outstanding educators are provided with unmatched opportunities for rewarding professional growth, are committed to using data to improve student results, possess exceptional professionalism, and embrace our school’s belief that all students, regardless of economic status or family structure, are entitled to learn in a system that gives them the best chance for success. Join our team as we pave the way for children in foster care in our groundbreaking academic program.

Communicate a sense of urgency around student academic needs
Collaborate with co-teacher teams to develop and support highly engaging, academically rigorous curriculum and lessons, aligned with Common Core Standards
Inspire students to dedicate themselves fully to their education
Establish and support classroom routines to ensure a focused, safe, and caring environment
Support teachers to analyze assessment data and use data to drive instruction
Monitor student performance data and effectiveness of instructional responses and interventions
Analyze performance and observational data to determine professional development needs, including content and pedagogic knowledge, grade level needs, teacher coaching and support
Collaborate with colleagues and instructional leadership team to share best practices and ensure student mastery of standards
Provide concrete and actionable feedback for teachers to drive instructional improvement
Collaborate with instructional leadership team to identify professional development needs, develop and facilitate professional development

Master’s degree in educational leadership, education, special education, or related fields
Minimum five years full-time classroom teaching experience in an urban setting
Proven track record of raising student achievement scores in an urban environment
Strong desire to work within an innovative, urban educational program
Excellent oral and written communication/interpersonal skills as well as a desire to collaborate with various stakeholders to help develop a whole-school community
Experience managing and developing family leadership
Outstanding instructional skills, including the ability to motivate and challenge students
Demonstrated ability to create and maintain a warm and orderly environment
A strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement
Unwavering conviction that all students can learn at a high level

How to Apply

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Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Instructional Support. Job Tags: bronx, ela, instructional coach, instructional leadership, math, middle school, and nyc.

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