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26 Jul 2021

Teacher Special Education Teacher New Visions Advanced Math and Science III

New Visions Charter High School for Advanced Math and Science III
 Kings County, New York, United States

Job Description

Special Education Teacher New Visions Charter Advanced Math and Science III 

High School

Why Teach With Us?

New Visions Advanced Math and Science III  seeks the most talented and dedicated educators to bring their skills, experience, and energy to a collaborative and innovative learning environment where teachers are empowered to meet each student’s unique learning needs and open the doors to new and rich opportunities. Our teachers are dynamic and innovative pedagogues who are committed to urban students and the issues they face every day.

Every Advanced Math and Science III ( AMS III) can expect to receive enhanced instructional support, a range of professional development opportunities, the data tools they need to succeed and the opportunity to be part of a passionate team of colleagues. 

Advantages of teaching at a New Visions school include:

  • Emphasis on knowledge sharing practices, frequent training, and targeted feedback based professional development opportunities. 
  • Eligibility to apply for grants and fellowships to support the personal and professional development of exceptional teachers.
  • Access to leadership development programs and career opportunities from the classroom to school administration to educational reform.
  • Highly competitive compensation and benefits.

Who You Are

You’re a dedicated educator who is committed to serving students from all backgrounds.  You approach learning via a growth mindset and have a proven track record of engaging students.  You are reflective, seek and effectively apply feedback, and strive to learn from those around you.  You make informed decisions about lesson planning based on data and have demonstrated success in tailoring instruction to the needs of diverse learners. You work collaboratively with others to achieve common goals and are passionate about the mission of New Visions.

What You’ll Do

New Visions for Public Schools’ vision for student support services is that all learners have equal access to educational opportunities where barriers to learning are reduced and learner diversity is recognized, supported, and embraced. Students with Disabilities teachers at New Visions schools will:

  • Develop an accessible curriculum through team co-planning, co-teaching and co-assessing.
  • Be an intentional team-player. 
  • Lead an advisory group of no more than 15 students over their time at AMS III.
  • Build students’ academic and socio-emotional skills.
  • Work with students one-on-one or in small groups both in classrooms and office hours within the school day.
  • Advocate to ensure that students receive appropriate supports not limited to their Individualized Educational Plan (IEP)  and English as a New Language (ENL)  needs. 
  • Meet with families and the school-based support team to ensure timely promotion and graduation of all students on the roster.
  • Create plans for post-high school transition to ensure quality of life after high school.

 

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required; Master’s degree is preferred.
  • A valid New York State SWD Certification 
  • Proven track record for planning lessons with clear learning objectives and a means for assessing whether those objectives have been met.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated content knowledge and familiarity with Common Core State Standards.
  • Demonstrated success in tailoring instruction to the needs of diverse learners
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve common goals.
  • Experience working with educational technology that allows staff to contribute meaningfully both in departmental planning and student support.

Additional Information 

We are planning to fully in-person for the 2021-2022 school year and will continue to monitor Department of Health guidance.  We’ll be able to share additional specifics around work expectations as you move forward in the interview process.   

This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by the employee.

Who We Are

AMS III is a non-selective, public charter high school located at Sheepshead Bay in South Brooklyn. We are a high performing school with an average graduation rate of 96% that firmly practices the values of holistic support for all students and not limited to, college access and readiness for all with persistent socio-emotional support. We strive to ensure that all students will dare to dream and make that dream their goal while they are with us. Our STEAM based programs are a combination of various arts, computer science, biological sciences and several Advanced Placement courses in Humanities, Math and Science. Our daily advisory program is a small group mentoring program with the same adult which allows scholars to experience community and personal development while experiencing success at AMS III. We are proud of our commitment to diversity both among staff and students, our growing social justice and restorative justice practices while students demonstrate learning through project based learning experiences and internships. Our high graduation rates, college readiness rates, range of course-offerings, high retention rates of students and college acceptance rates make us a competitive choice in south Brooklyn and NYC. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

New Visions for Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of New Visions that all employees and applicants for employment will be treated in all respects on the basis of their merit and qualifications and without regards to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, military status, marital status, ancestry, or any other reason prohibited by law.

New Visions believes that our teams should reflect the diverse communities we serve and that our culture and internal structures should be inclusive and equitable for all employees. We also recognize that perspectives from communities that have been historically marginalized are critical to the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from individuals living in the communities that we serve or who are members of historically marginalized communities.

New Visions provides a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits package in addition to the opportunity to make a significant impact on education reform and in the lives of urban youth.

 

How to Apply

Please visit our website https://www.newvisions.org/pages/Teaching-Careers?gh_jid=2581287 and apply for our Special Education Teacher role. Please select New Visions Charter High School for Advanced Math and Science III at the bottom of the application. Please note after you have completed our online application,  a team member will be in contact shortly to schedule an interview. The interview will require some pre-work followed by formal interview. The pre-work will consist of a 10 minute demo you will present to us as if you were in the classroom.

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

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