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High School Social Studies Teacher

Company: Vertex Partnership Academies
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Start Date
July 2023About Our School
is the first-of-its-kind network of International public charter high schools dedicated to equality of opportunity, individual dignity, and our common humanity. Vertex student scholars are immersed in a culture of democratic discourse guided by the four cardinal virtues of Courage, Justice, Wisdom, and Temperance. Vertex was founded in the fall of 2022 in the Bronx, NY, with 110 students in the 9th grade. Each Vertex student scholar will choose either: (1) the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme that prepares them to enroll and thrive in premier colleges and universities in the country or abroad; or (2) the International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme that prepares them to graduate with a professional credential and directly enter the labor market with skills in one of four initial industry areas: (a) computer science; (b) health and medical services; or (c) construction/architecture, and (d) music video production. -Vertex Partnership Academies is a Candidate School* for the Middle Years Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy-a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education that Vertex Partnership Academies believes is important for our students.Culture of Continuous Improvement

Professional Development for 3 weeks before meeting studentsInstruction for students for 1 week in August before the fall session beginsStudent led family conferences three times a year (no instruction on these days)Professional Development and coaching -
Weekly professional development (focus on collaboration/ common planning time/reflection) guided by practices used by the -National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to determine -Opportunities to receive specialized International Baccalaureate training and certification -Responsibilities
Contribute positively to the collaborative culture of the academic team and Vertex staffConstruct learning experiences that challenge students, support the diversity of learners in each classroom and demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learningAttend to high impact instructional practices (cognitive lift, appropriate demand of task, -student centered discussions, clear formative assessment, and feedback)Build caring relationships and rapport with students and staffParticipate in community-based projects and school field tripsEnsure all assessments support ongoing learning and provide timely, relevant, and appropriate feedback to students -Demonstrate effective classroom management -Proactively communicate with families about student learning -Supervise students' individual Personal Projects and service requirementsLead an advisory group of students in a specified grade levelEnthusiastically participate and contribute thoughtfully in Professional DevelopmentQualifications -
Experience teaching US history and government, global history, and geography A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Education or relevant subjectMaster's degree preferred -Teaching Certificate preferred (middle or high school)International Baccalaureate experience preferredA passion for working with adolescent learners, flexible attitude, and a sense of humorA passion for education and teaching Social StudiesFlexibility of approach and a collaborative styleA commitment to viewpoint diversity, open inquiry, and experiential-based pedagogyA willingness to adapt and develop pedagogy to meet the needs of our learnersExcellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, and collaborative skillsCompetencies
Self-motivatedCreative and critical thinkingInspiringReflectiveSeeks FeedbackSafety AwarenessThis role is a full-time, in-person opportunity. As an employee, you are eligible for a benefits package, inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays and a retirement plan. The salary range for this position is $67,000-$108,000, which will be based on the candidate's years of full-time lead teaching experience and credentials.
-To be consideredPlease submit an application on our website. We will contact all qualified applicants.EEO Statement -Vertex Partnership Academies provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. -This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment; including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Vertex Partnership Academies, New Rochelle , High School Social Studies Teacher, Education / Teaching , Bronx, New York

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