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Middle School Math Teacher

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Published 11 days ago


Middle School Math Teacher, Brooklyn, New York

In-Person Work Required/Preferred 



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. 

 

WHAT WE BELIEVE

We believe that all children can learn when immersed in a rich environment full of high expectations, rigorous academics, and caring, committed adults. We believe equity and excellence are not mutually exclusive—we can meet the needs of all students in our schools, while actively engaging parents and driving toward excellent academic results. We believe it is both our privilege and responsibility to help close the opportunity gap in the Brooklyn community.



WHO YOU ARE

You are an educator with experience teaching grades 6-8. You are ready to lead a classroom and excited to work closely with students in a 20:1 student-to-teacher ratio. You prioritize student engagement, critical thinking, and 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
  • 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
  • Math content knowledge
  • Exceptional communication skills: you shine in front of the classroom and through written and verbal communication
  • Detail-oriented, and highly organized 
  • Classroom teaching experience required; 2 years preferred
  • New York State Teaching Certification, preferred
  • Master’s Degree in Education, preferred


WHAT YOU’LL DO 

As a Middle School Math Teacher you will lead classrooms of about 20 middle school students. You will be expected to manage the following daily: 

  • Provide a range of instructional, management, and assessment strategies to meet the different needs of students
  • Create thoughtful and engaging unit and lesson plans daily
  • Participate in creating, revising, administering, and grading assessments
  • Keep accurate and organized records of student information
  • Provide tutoring to small student groups as required
  • Collaborate with colleagues across content areas and grade levels
  • Attend and actively participate in all meetings including PLCs, grade level meetings, and PD sessions
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences as needed, as well as on-going parent 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


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

  • We’ll be accepting applications for this position until July 2021


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 this specific role, in-person work is required/preferred. Our schools are currently operating with a hybrid model of both remote and in-person instruction.  We'll be able to share more specifics around work expectations if you are to move forward in the interview process



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.


Middle School Math Teacher, Brooklyn, New York

In-Person Work Required/Preferred 



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…

Details at a Glance

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

Benefits

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

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

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Brooklyn, NY
Associated Location
Brooklyn, NY, USA

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