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2 Apr 2018

Teacher Multiple Positions – Lead Teacher 2nd-5th Grades

Academy of the City Charter School
 New York, New York, United States

Job Description

Academy of the City Charter School

POSITION:  Lead Teacher for 2nd, 4th and 5th Grades (2018-2019 school year)

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Education required
  2. Master’s degree desirable
  3. New York State Certification required
  4. Three years teaching experience preferred
  5. Ability to work collaboratively and an interest in an interdisciplinary approach to education

 FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with Children. The classroom teacher is responsible for teaching a group of children in all subject areas, planning to meet the needs of the entire group as well as individual children. The ability to attend to the social/emotional, physical and intellectual development of each child is his/her primary responsibility. An ability to work with some children that are English Language learners and have special education needs will be important.

Work with Environment and Materials. The teacher is responsible for designing, organizing and maintaining a materials-based classroom that reflects the curriculum and current work of the children. An ability to create and prepare materials that serve the curriculum is essential.

Curriculum Development. The teacher is responsible for developing curriculum in all areas based on the New York State standards and children’s developmental capacities and needs. A current understanding of literacy learning, mathematics and interdisciplinary curriculum development in social studies, science and the arts will be important. A multicultural understanding must be reflected in the curriculum developed for children. Special emphasis is placed on social studies as the core of classroom life and learning.

WORK WITH ADULTS

Assistant and Student Teachers. As cooperating practitioners for other teachers who work in their classrooms, teachers plan cooperatively with other adults and hold weekly supervisory meetings. Teachers meet with the student and the advisor, if in a Graduate Program several times per semester.

Staff. An interest in his/her own professional growth is expected. Each teacher meets weekly with their curriculum coordinator and participates in weekly grade level meetings and weekly staff meetings after school. As part of a diagnostic team, teachers work with specialists, nurses, and social workers, and meet with parents and other family members as necessary.

Parents. Teachers are required to meet with parents twice yearly for individual conferences and to be available for additional conferences where needed. Teachers and parents work together to increase each other’s knowledge of the children. There will be two written comprehensive reports on children each year.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

STARTING DATE:   August 15, 2018

ENDING DATE:       June 30, 2019

SEND RESUME TO: careers@academyofthecity.org with position listed in re: section of the email

ACADEMY OF THE CITY CHARTER SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ETHNIC ORIGIN, SEX, OR DISABILITY IN ITS EMPLOYMENT POLICIES.

How to Apply

SEND RESUME TO: careers@academyofthecity.org with position listed in re: section of the email

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: 11377.

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