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Summit Academy Charter School is seeking experienced full-time Foreign Language teachers who are highly qualified to teach at SACS. This position will be staffed with professional educators who have a proven track record of providing excellent learning experiences, utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, and deepens scholars' understanding of multiple literacy concepts. We anticipate candidates with superior content knowledge will collaborate with classroom teachers in planning units that integrate learning and are aligned with Common Core standards.

Platinum Teachers at Summit Academy must:

  • believe all scholars — regardless of academic or socio-economic background — will achieve at the highest levels
  • be willing to go above and beyond for the success of all scholars – both academic and behavioral
  • possess strong content area knowledge and classroom management skills
  • desire to teach in our extended day and year schedule
  • contribute to a relentless and dedicated team of outstanding professionals
  • have a passion for urban education and goes above and beyond the call of duty
  • ensure mastery through creative approaches and differentiated instruction
  • use knowledge of content area and multiple strands of data to create and implement a rigorous, standards-based curriculum
  • foster a safe, challenging, comfortable, and positive environment
  • be constantly reflective of oneself and others in a relentless pursuit of excellence
  • hold themselves and others accountable by giving and being receptive to feedback
  • collaborate with all stakeholders to ensure success of all scholars

Responsibilities

  • Develop and use the Common Core standards to create rigorous unit plans
  • Differentiate instructional delivery to meet the needs and challenge of diverse learners
  • Write and implement learning objectives that are challenging and measurable, based on Common Core standards as well as scholar assessment data
  • Use SACS classroom and behavioral management strategies that are structured, consistent, respectful and responsive to scholar needs
  • Analyze scholar work and assessments to inform instruction and create and execute data action plans
  • Develop a positive, orderly learning environment which engages scholars and maximizes on-task behavior
  • Utilize a common approach to preparation and planning, classroom environment, and instruction
  • Stimulate reflection by guiding scholars to explore areas of risk, discomfort and opportunity
  • Engage in professional development and coaching to improve practice with coaches and school administrators
  • Participate in mandatory individual and group Professional Development during the summer

Qualifications

  • Drive to improve the minds and lives of scholars in and out of the classroom;
  • Proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom;
  • Mastery of and enthusiasm for academic subjects;
  • Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is preferred; and
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting preferred, but not required.
  • Valid State Certification is helpful but not required.
  • Belief in and alignment with SACS core beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable.

Summit Academy Charter School is seeking experienced full-time Foreign Language teachers who are highly qualified to teach at SACS. This position will be staffed with professional educators who have a proven track record of providing…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    August 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$63,500 - $75,000

Benefits

We offer a generous compensation package. All staff members are equipped with the tools needed to succeed, including a dedicated workspace, laptop computer, email, high-speed Internet access, and all necessary supplies.

We offer a generous compensation package. All staff members are equipped with the tools needed to succeed, including a dedicated workspace, laptop computer, email, high-speed…

Location

On-site
27 Huntington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231, United States

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Please submit to careers@summitacademycharterschool.org: Resume or curriculum vitae with three professional references, Statement of Interest/Cover letter and provide a short response to the following question:

What is appealing about the mission of the Summit Academy Charter School?

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