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9 Jul 2021

Teacher Middle School Math Teacher

The Bronx Charter School for Children
 Bronx County, New York, United States

Job Description

The Bronx Charter School for Children (BCSC) is seeking talented Middle School teachers who are passionate about making a significant impact in the classroom at an established independent charter school in the South Bronx’s Mott Haven neighborhood. BCSC offers staff the unique opportunity to work in a school that provides substantial resources and support so that teachers may excel, grow and thrive.

Our ideal teacher candidates must have a track record of success in dramatically increasing student performance in schools without selective admissions, a sense of urgency and accountability for student success, and demonstrated expertise in their instructional subject areas. Successful candidates will be able to work both independently and in teams to continually refine curriculum to maximize student achievement. The ability to work with students one-on-one to address individual learning needs and to use student performance data to drive instructional improvement is essential.

Qualifications

Candidates should be able to demonstrate most, if not all, of the following:

Major Performance Expectations

  • Create and maintain a classroom environment that is conducive to learning, promoting high levels of student engagement;
  • Develop standards-based lesson plans that strive for higher-level objectives while accommodating all learning styles;
  • Analyze and regularly review student assessment data from a variety of sources – both formally and informally – to drive curricular and pedagogical choices and adjustments;
  • Maximize learning time through effective classroom management;
  • Build relationships with his or her students’ families through regular communication about students’ progress and provides ways in which families can support their children’s learning;
  • Make provisions for being available to the students and to the parents for education-related purposes outside of the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms; and
  • Collaborate with other BCSC staff and instructional leaders to discuss student work and ensure curricular coherence.

Experience/Personal Qualities

  • A minimum of 3 years teaching in a similar environment;
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, Master’s degree preferred;
  • NYS Teaching Certification;
  • Demonstrated success at raising achievement levels of typically underserved students;
  • Passion for teaching and learning;
  • The ability to connect with and motivate a diverse group of students;
  • Commitment to hard work; and,
  • Boundless energy and enthusiasm for working with BCSC students and other adults in the building.

The Bronx Charter School for Children offers competitive compensation and a generous benefit package.

How to Apply

To apply, send your resume along with a cover letter to srivera@tbcsc.org

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

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