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23 Jun 2021

Teacher Special Education M.S. & H.S Teachers

Opportunity Charter School
 New York, New York County, New York, United States

Job Description

Special Education M.S. & H.S. Teachers

Oppportunity Charter School
 New York, New York County, New York, United States

Job Description

Belief in Every Student’s Promise

Opportunity Charter School (OCS) teachers are trained in cutting-edge, research-based methodology of evaluating students’ academic strengths and challenges. To maximize each child’s personal development, an individualized education plan is created that is tailored to his or her unique needs. Students receive differentiated instruction in every curricular area with the goal of expanding their higher cognitive thinking.

Performance-Driven and Results-Oriented

Our curriculum will prepare students to take the Regents exams and transition to college or a meaningful career. Our goal is for every student to graduate having achieved a clearly demonstrated academic and social foundation, as well as a deep understanding of their own strengths and challenges. Our teachers are responsible for implementing OCS’s Common Core curriculum, and assessing students in order to appropriately meet their academic needs. We seek educators who are dedicated to improving their instructional practices by working critically and collaboratively with their colleagues.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Implement curriculum and create performance tasks aligned to the Common Core Standards;
  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards;
  • Use interim assessment data to enhance curriculum and inform instructional practices;
  • Participate in professional learning communities, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions;
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with students, families, and colleagues;
  • Have extensive content knowledge including how to differentiate and level questioning.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree preferred;
  • NY State certification in Special Education or Students With Disabilities 7-12 is preferred

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Opportunity Charter offers a full benefits program, as well as membership in Teachers’ Retirement System.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $58,000.00 – $82,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Yes, we are taking additional COVID-19 precautions. We are providing staff with cloth masks, paper disposable masks and plastic individual shields. We also have hand sanitizers.

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is:

  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

How to Apply

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How to Apply


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