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Middle School English Language Arts Teacher

Company: Excellence Community Schools
Location: Bronx
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

About Us:

Excellence Community Shool is a Charter Management Organization (CMO) supporting schools in the Bronx, NY, and Stamford, CT. Our programs are based on a proven, nationally recognized model, which originated in our flagship school, the Bronx Charter School for Excellence, a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School.

Our schools prepare young scholars to compete for admission to and succeed in top public, private, and parochial high schools by cultivating their intellectual, artistic, social, emotional, and ethical development.

We accomplish this by offering a challenging and rigorous academic curriculum, which at the earliest of grades has an eye towards college preparation. To achieve this, our schools create a supportive and caring environment that at all times has high expectations of all students.

We offer a differentiated, project-based learning environment that seeks to develop high-level analytic and critical thinking skills in all of our students. Our engaging and rigorous approach to educating our scholars is implemented by a collaborative team of teachers.


Responsibilities:

  • Create academically rigorous lesson plans, materials, and assessments, and differentiate lesson plans as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders, including scholars, families, and staff.
  • Supports the emotional and behavioral development of all students.
  • Be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards.
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions.
  • Participate in staff professional development on an ongoing basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • New York State Teaching Certification required for grades (K-8) required.
  • Two years of teaching experience with a proven record of high student achievement required.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Ability to work with scholars with a variety of learning abilities, including those with special needs and low skill level in a heterogeneously grouped classroom setting required.
  • Ability to work individually as well as a part of a team required.
  • Analytical problem-solving skills required.
  • An unwavering commitment to the academic success and personal development of our students required.
  • A deep desire to work with educationally underserved student populations and their families required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including strong public speaking skills required.
  • An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and a capacity to remain calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges required.
  • An ability and desire to manage multiple projects at once required.

Benefits

Compensation:

  • Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Health, dental, vision, & 403b Retirement Plan benefits available.
  • Performance-based compensation for staff.


To learn more about our schools, please visit www.excellencecommunityschools.org or www.bronxexcellence.org.

Keywords: Excellence Community Schools, New Rochelle , Middle School English Language Arts Teacher, Other , Bronx, New York

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