22 Sep 2021

Teacher Social Studies Teacher

Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School
 Kings County, New York, United States

Job Description


 We are seeking a 5th Grade Social Studies Teacher for an immediate start.

About us

BSNBCS is a stand alone community charter school located in the heart  of Bed-Stuy. Our team of dedicated educators serves more than 700  scholars in grades K-8 living in Central Brooklyn. Our school culture  has been designed to support our specific population of students, in  this community, and our framework develops opportunities that are local  to our school and borough. We prioritize daily collaboration through our  scheduling and school structure, while offering a higher level of  autonomy and teacher creativity than many other public schools.

We seek instructors who understand our students, their strengths and  needs. Effective employees at BSNCBS are seeking to grow their  professional practice as a member of our team. Our organization is  dedicated to the success of our team members through a career path that  provides opportunities for professional growth and development. We offer  strong total compensation, training, and development programs with a  chance to work alongside others who take pride in growing our scholars.

The ideal BSNBCS team member has a “can do,” results-oriented  attitude and a dedication to the quality of education our students need  and deserve. Our most successful team members are hardworking,  responsible, teaching-oriented individuals who are devoted to improving  the learning environment through patience, flexibility, innovation and  perseverance. We are looking for talented educators who are passionate  about teaching, creative in helping students develop and who ask the  question “What am I doing RIGHT NOW to improve student learning?”

Bed-Stuy New Beginnings:

Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School is an elementary and  middle school proudly serving the students in our neighborhood in  Brooklyn, affectionately known worldwide as ‘Bed-Stuy’. Opened in 2010,  we serve more than 670 scholars in Kindergarten – Eighth Grade through  the pursuit of 21st century learning, project based & service  learning, and traditional coursework strategies, students will be  prepared to succeed in academically competitive schools as well as  become responsible citizens of the global community.


Our Social Studies Teachers:

Our Social Studies Arts Teachers are a key component to our Middle  School Team. Our Social Studies Teachers are committed to turning social studies into  exciting, engaging, and rigorous opportunities for each and every  scholar.

We foster a culture of excitement about learning for our students by  partnering together to create vibrant learning environments focused on  project- and inquiry-based learning. We have a co-teaching model that  allows our classroom teachers to partner together to ensure our scholars  are engaged with rich and rigorous lesson material. We have a  collaborative environment that is designed to help our scholars engage  in their studies as well as in their natural curiosities and to embrace a  culture that is based on restorative practices; allowing our scholars  to feel connected, empowered, and respected.

A day in the life of our Social Studies Teachers:

  • You will collaborate with your fellow teachers to ensure our curriculum meets and exceeds the common core standards of learning.
  • You will partner with your co-teacher to create and implement  creative subject specific unit and lesson plans based on the needs of  your scholars and that are in accordance with the BSNBCS Mission.
  • You will assist with preparing students for the New York State exams.
  • Collaborate with other Teachers to share best practices so can professionally grow as a team.
  • You’ll regularly report student progress while maintaining accurate  and up to date records related to scholars’ achievement and  performance.
  • BSNBCS puts a big focus on our community, so you will need to take an active role in community outreach.
  • Learning should be fun, so we want you to enjoy teaching and make  every effort to make the learning environment engaging and exciting for  your scholars!


What you need to bring to the table:

  • You MUST have a valid and current New York State Teacher  Certification. If you are not certified to teach in New York State, you  must be actively working toward becoming certified to teach in New York  via one of the NYS approved teacher certification pathways.
  • You MUST have a bachelor’s degree in education or related field
  • You MUST clear a fingerprint background check to work in any school  in NY, so we require all teachers to be cleared through IdentoGo prior  to starting employment with us. This cannot be waived and must be  complete PRIOR to starting employment with us.
  • You MUST be have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine per the NYC mandate.
  • You should have at least 2+ years of classroom teaching experience, preferably in an urban school.

What we offer you:

  • A full-time position with a competitive salary that is commensurate with your experience and qualification.
  • Amazing benefits! As a member of the team, your care and well-being  are a top priority. You will have a great benefits package that is not  only affordable but includes all the perks and benefits you deserve!
  • A friendly and collaborative working environment
  • The change to grow as a professional: You will be offered many  opportunities to refine your skills and grow as a professional educator  through quality professional development opportunities offered  throughout the year!
  • A learning environment that is innovative and creative: You will be  empowered to be to take ownership of the learning environment in your  classroom through 21st learning that is focused in project based, and  inquiry based learning systems.

Application Process

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Once we have received  your application, we will review your qualifications and experience as  quickly as possible and get back to you within one week of submission.

COVID-19 considerations:

We have taken all recommended COVID-19  safety precautions to ensure the safety of our staff, students and their  families, and any visitors to the school.

How to Apply

Interested in joining our team? Apply here!

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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