Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/23/2018

Address

1010 Rev James A Polite Avenue
Bronx
New York
10459
United States

Description

English Language Arts teachers at New Visions schools work with a diverse range of students to develop content knowledge and skills through exploration/experimentation, reading, discussion, and writing. While ELA teachers at New Visions are expected to prepare all students for success with New York State Regents English exams, they place an equal emphasis on developing critical thinkers by inviting students to ask questions, carry out discussions, and analyze texts. New Visions ELA teachers’ ultimate goal is to help students to master core academic content, think critically and solve complex problems, work collaboratively, communicate effectively, learn how to learn, and develop academic mindsets.

New Visions 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 and the opportunity to be part of a passionate team of colleagues. If you have the following qualities, credentials, and experience, please consider joining our team. 

Successful New Visions teaching candidates will:

  • Approach learning via growth mindset
  • Be reflective, seek feedback, learn from those around them, and effectively apply feedback
  • Make informed decisions, based on evidence and data, about their lesson planning
  • Demonstrate strong content knowledge and be familiar with the Common Core State Standards
  • Have a proven track record for planning lessons with clear learning objectives and a means for assessing whether those objectives have been met
  • Have a proven track record of engaging students in their own learning
  • Have strong organizational and communication skills
  • Have demonstrated success in tailoring instruction to the needs of diverse learners
  • Be committed to serving all students and respect children from all backgrounds
  • Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve common goals

Additionally, candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree, hold valid New York State certification*, and must be cleared for employment by fingerprint-supported background checks. We are committed to diversity in our hiring and employment practices, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

*There are limited opportunities for qualified teachers who do not possess a NY State certification.

New Visions for Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer.

Benefits

Advantages of teaching at a New Visions school include:

  • Emphasis on knowledge sharing practices, frequent training, and targeted 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

New Visions equips teachers with the data tools they need to succeed.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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