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Core Knowledge Teacher

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Published 20 days ago

Core Knowledge Teacher, Brooklyn, New York

In-Person Work Required

 

WHO WE ARE

Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools providing 2,000 students in Brooklyn with the outstanding education they deserve. Our goal is to provide students with curriculum and instruction that is both standards-aligned curriculum and culturally responsive. Our approach is designed to provide the conditions to nurture students as critical thinkers and natural problem-solvers. As an organization we are committed to engaging in work that disrupts and roots out systems and structures that perpetuate white supremacy. We intentionally seek to build and maintain a diverse and talented team that reflects the backgrounds and experiences of our students and creates an inclusive environment for all employees. 

 

WHO YOU ARE

You are an educator with experience teaching multiple grades from K-5. You are ready to lead a classroom and excited to work closely with students in a 15:1 or 20:1 student-to-teacher ratio. You prioritize student engagement, critical thinking, and authentic relationship-building in the classroom. You have demonstrated that you are a reflective practitioner and prioritize the needs of your students first and are committed to doing the work to educate the whole child. Dedicated to working in communities that have historically been underserved and under-resourced

  • Dedicated to working in communities that have historically been underserved and under-resourced
  • Committed to thoughtfully engaging in identity work necessary to take a culturally responsive approach to pedagogy and relationship-building with students and colleagues
  • Strong classroom management skills: you can set high expectations in the classroom and keep scholars engaged
  • Classroom presence: you are clear and precise when sharing new content with students and can effectively lead students through inquiry-based class discussions
  • Detail-oriented, and highly organized
  • 1-2 years of teaching experience
  • Experience planning lessons and teaching multiple grade levels
  • Strong science or social studies content knowledge, preferred
  • New York State Teaching Certification, preferred
  • Master’s Degree in Education, preferred

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

As a Core Knowledge Teacher you will lead a classroom on a 15:1 or 20:1 ratio with elementary students at different grade levels. You will be expected to manage the following daily:

  • Empower our scholars through teaching that balances cognitive development and critical thinking skills through responsive, rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum
  • Provide a range of instructional, management, and assessment strategies to meet the different needs of students
  • Engage in rigorous intellectual preparation and practice for all content areas you are responsible for teaching
  • Participate in creating, revising, administering, and grading assessments
  • Keep accurate and organized records of student information
  • Provide tutoring to small student groups as required
  • Manage student performances/exhibits, and extracurricular activities
  • Collaborate with colleagues across content areas and grade levels
  • Attend and actively participate in all meetings including PLCs, grade level meetings, and PD sessions
  • Review and leverage student data daily to inform instruction
  • Conduct family-teacher conferences as needed, as well as on-going family communication
  • Ensure the safety of students at all times
  • Assist with non-instructional supervision of students, such as arrival/dismissal, hallway monitoring, substitute teaching, lunch and playground duty, or supervision of extracurricular activities
  • Actively engage in identity work and necessary conversations in order to dismantle white supremacy culture 


BENEFITS AND PERKS

Explore Schools staff members receive a competitive salary, vacation including network shutdown days, considerable matching of retirement contributions, and more. Additionally, you can expect:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Professional development: teachers participate in weekly PD, year-round retreats and trainings, and on-going coaching by professionals
  • Continued education support: staff are eligible to receive some scholarship towards qualifying certification costs or higher education tuition
  • Flexible and reflective leadership: dedicated to staff development, and committed to direct and sensitive communication
  • Driven and passionate colleagues who contribute to a professional and collaborative work environment


LOCATION

Explore Schools is a network of 8 charter schools located in Canarsie, Crown Heights, and Flatbush communities of Brooklyn, NY. Our network office is located in DUMBO, Brooklyn. For the 21-22 school year, our schools will be moving back to a fully in-person model. For this specific role, in-person work is required.



EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Explore Schools is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status.

Core Knowledge Teacher, Brooklyn, New York

In-Person Work Required

 

WHO WE ARE

Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools providing 2,000 students in Brooklyn with the outstanding education they deserve. Our goal is to provide…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

BENEFITS AND PERKS

Explore Schools staff members receive a competitive salary, vacation including network shutdown days, considerable matching of retirement contributions, and more. Additionally, you can expect:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Professional development: teachers participate in weekly PD, year-round retreats and trainings, and on-going coaching by professionals
  • Continued education support: staff are eligible to receive some scholarship towards qualifying certification costs or higher education tuition
  • Flexible and reflective leadership: dedicated to staff development, and committed to direct and sensitive communication
  • Driven and passionate colleagues who contribute to a professional and collaborative work environment


BENEFITS AND PERKS

Explore Schools staff members receive a competitive salary, vacation including network shutdown days, considerable matching of retirement contributions…

Location

On-site
Brooklyn, NY, USA

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