6th Grade Social Studies Teacher

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Competitive Compensation Package




42 South Dove Street
New York
United States


We are seeking a 6th grade Social Studies Teacher. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for the mission of Albany Community Charter School, an understanding and respect for the culture of all students and their families, and a desire for working in a school setting that fosters a love for children. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·        Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning

·        Ensure lessons are rigorous, clear, measurable, and aligned with Common Core State Standards

·        Develop and use a variety of assessments (e.g., exams, written work, and public performances) that frequently measure student progress toward the school’s content and skill standards

·        Maintain an organized classroom environment that facilitates learning

·        Ensure that students master grade-level standards

·        Maintain and communicate high academic and personal expectations for all students

·        Incorporate direct instruction, discussion, projects and cooperative work to engage students, keep classes focused and infuse a lasting desire to learn

·        Work with Cooperating Teacher to provide an effective classroom environment and address the needs of individual students

·        Follow the school’s policies and procedures for student conduct and discipline, and refuse to tolerate classroom disruptions

·        Develop clear evaluation criteria and distribute to students prior to assignments

·        Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues

·        Share responsibility for grade level and school-wide activities

Teacher Qualification, Skill and Knowledge Requirements

·        A dedication and commitment to the mission of ACCS

·        Master’s degree with at least 2 years teaching experience is required

·        2 – 5 years teaching experience in an urban school setting is preferred

·        New York State certification for Grades 1 -6 or 5-9 in Social Studies is required

·        Excellent oral and written communication skills


We offer competitive salaries with performance-based bonuses, a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401k. A low student-teacher ratio with Co-Teaching Model, in a "family like" environment.

Also, please take a minute to watch the video in the attached link to learn more about our school. https://youtu.be/Zhxb3zTiVm8.

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply



To be considered, interested applicants must apply online or submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@albanycommunitycs.org with the job title in the subject line. No telephone inquiries or recruiters please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. ACCS is an EOE.