Math Teacher New Visions Charter High School for Advanced Math and Science III

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New Visions Charter Advanced Math and Science III High School Mathematics Teacher

Why Teach With Us?

New Visions Advanced Math and Science III seeks the most talented and dedicated educators to bring their skills, experience, and energy to a collaborative and innovative learning environment where teachers are empowered to meet each student's unique learning needs and open the doors to new and rich opportunities. Our teachers are dynamic and innovative pedagogues who are committed to urban students and the issues they face every day.

Every New Visions teacher can expect to receive enhanced instructional support, a range of professional development opportunities, the data tools they need to succeed and the opportunity to be part of a passionate team of colleagues. 

Advantages of teaching at a New Visions school include:

  • Emphasis on knowledge sharing practices, frequent training, and targeted feedback professional development opportunities
  • Eligibility to apply for grants and fellowships to support the personal and professional development of exceptional teachers
  • Access to leadership development programs and career opportunities from the classroom to school administration to educational reform
  • Highly competitive compensation and benefits.

Who You Are

You’re a dedicated educator who is committed to serving students from all backgrounds. You approach learning via a growth mindset and have a proven track record of engaging students. You are reflective, seek and effectively apply feedback, and strive to learn from those around you. You make informed decisions about lesson planning based on data and have demonstrated success in tailoring instruction to the needs of diverse learners. You work collaboratively with others to achieve common goals and are passionate about the mission of New Visions.

What You’ll Do

Mathematics teachers at New Visions schools work with a diverse range of students to develop math content knowledge and skills, primarily through collaborative classroom work around rich, authentic math tasks. Mathematics teachers at New Visions schools will:

  • Help pupils develop critical-thinking abilities by gaining an understanding of mathematics concepts and practices.
  • All teachers use both formal and informal assessment data about student thinking to inform instruction.
  • Core mathematics teachers (Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II) are also responsible for using an inquiry-driven approach to support student success on mathematics Regents examinations.
  • Develop an accessible curriculum through team co-planning, co-teaching and co-assessing.
  • Be an intentional team-player. 
  • Lead an advisory group of no more than 15 students over their time at AMS III.
  • Build students’ academic and socio-emotional skills.
  • Work with students one-on-one or in small groups both in classrooms and office hours within the school day.
  • Advocate to ensure that students receive appropriate supports not limited to their Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) and English as a New Language (ENL) needs. 
  • Meet with families and the school-based support team to ensure timely promotion and graduation of all students on the roster.
  • Teachers may attend professional development workshops and meet with colleagues to collaboratively analyze data and plan an instructional response.

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required; Master’s degree is preferred
  • A valid New York State Mathematics Certification 
  • There are limited opportunities for qualified teachers who do not possess a NY State certification. To learn more about NYS Certifications, visit:
  • Proven track record for planning lessons with clear learning objectives and a means for assessing whether those objectives have been met
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated content knowledge and familiarity with Common Core State Standards
  • Demonstrated success in tailoring instruction to the needs of diverse learners
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve common goals
  • Experience working with educational technology that allows staff to contribute meaningfully both in departmental planning and student support.

Additional Information 

Our schools are currently operating with a remote instructional model, with the intent to return to the classroom when it is safe for New Yorkers. For this specific role, both remote and in-person work may be required. We'll be able to share additional specifics around work expectations as you move forward in the interview process.   

This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by the employee.

Who We Are

AMS III is a non-selective, public charter high school located at Sheepshead Bay in South Brooklyn. We are a high performing school with an average graduation rate of 96% that firmly practices the values of holistic support for all students and not limited to, college access and readiness for all with persistent socio-emotional support. We strive to ensure that all students will dare to dream and make that dream their goal while they are with us. Our STEAM based programs are a combination of various arts, computer science, biological sciences and several Advanced Placement courses in Humanities, Math and Science. Our daily advisory program is a small group mentoring program with the same adult which allows scholars to experience community and personal development while experiencing success at AMS III. We are proud of our commitment to diversity both among staff and students, our growing social justice and restorative justice practices while students demonstrate learning through project based learning experiences and internships. Our high graduation rates, college readiness rates, range of course-offerings, high retention rates of students and college acceptance rates make us a competitive choice in south Brooklyn and NYC. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

New Visions for Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of New Visions that all employees and applicants for employment will be treated in all respects on the basis of their merit and qualifications and without regards to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, military status, marital status, ancestry, or any other reason prohibited by law.

New Visions believes that our teams should reflect the diverse communities we serve and that our culture and internal structures should be inclusive and equitable for all employees. We also recognize that perspectives from communities that have been historically marginalized are critical to the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from individuals living in the communities that we serve or who are members of historically marginalized communities.

New Visions provides a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits package in addition to the opportunity to make a significant impact on education reform and in the lives of urban youth.

New Visions Charter Advanced Math and Science III High School Mathematics Teacher

Why Teach With Us?

New Visions Advanced Math and Science III seeks the most talented and dedicated educators to bring their skills, experience, and energy to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 16, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required


3000 Avenue X, Brooklyn, NY 11235, USA

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