Teacher (ESL, Long-term substitute)
Teach at one of New York City’s best, unscreened public high schools that believes that the success of each child is a community responsibility. You will be part of an exciting law-themed school that prepares students, most of whom come from the city’s historically least served communities, to graduate ready to succeed in college and effect change in society.
- A current New York City Substitute Teaching Certificate
- Demonstrated ability to manage a high school classroom with effective strategies.
- Ability to implement coherent curriculum
- A current New York State Teaching Certificate
- A background in Teaching English as a Second Language.
- Ability to use a variety of instructional methods to engage and reach all students in heterogeneous classes.
- A strong commitment to teaching as an act of social justice.
- Commitment to supporting all students in accessing rigorous curriculum and meeting high standards.
- A belief that all children can master academically rigorous material, regardless of their backgrounds, their learning styles, or their academic history. An SLJ teacher believes his or her students can meet ambitious expectations
- Demonstrated ability to take critical feedback, take guidance, and respond to supervision.
- Belief that ongoing professional development is a critical component of a an educator’s career.
- Teach a courseload that includes pushing in to humanities courses and teaching ELL support classes, implementing planned curriculum and supporting students to meet course goals.
- Ensure that all students learn through the implementation of cohesive, accessible curriculum and continual refinement to meet the needs of students in meeting standards.
- Implement evidence-based pedagogy for the explicit instruction of literacy skills.
- Collaborate with general education and special education planning partners to discuss student development, create modifications for various learning styles, and refine classroom strategies and protocols.
- Collaborate as a member of a grade team to create a cohesive experience for students.
- Create a classroom culture for learning that is both rigorous and positive, utilizing effective protocols and routines.
Position length: January 21, 2020 to June 26, 2020