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Middle School STEM Apprentice Teacher

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Published 14 days ago


Middle School STEM Apprentice Teacher, Brooklyn, New York

In-Person Work Required



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

Explore Schools is seeking passionate and dedicated educators to join our faculty. You have some experience working with children but may have limited or no experience leading a classroom. You are interested in contributing to an environment where you can prioritize student engagement, critical thinking, and relationship building in the classroom. The most successful teachers in our network love challenges, collaboration, and building meaningful relationships with all students. 

  • 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
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Organized with strong attention to detail 
  • Skilled at project managing
  • Ability to influence and motivate others 
  • Expertise in change management 
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in education preferred


WHAT YOU’LL DO 

This role will work as a support teacher in one classroom, while refining skills under the guidance of an experienced teacher. The Apprentice Teacher will receive professional development in many aspects of teaching, including classroom management, planning Common Core aligned lessons and delivering rigorous instruction that puts the cognitive load on students. You will be expected to manage the following daily: 

  • Operate professionally, in accordance with our Operating Values and Staff Handbook
  • Serve as the lead teacher for one period of instruction each day
  • Support the mentor teacher throughout all instructional blocks
  • Lead small group instruction in math and science literacy
  • Attend and actively participate in all meetings including PLCs, grade level meetings, and PD sessions
  • Collaborate with colleagues across content areas and grade levels
  • Participate in creating, revising, administering, and grading assessments
  • Keep accurate and organized records of student information
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences as needed, as well as on-going parent communication
  • Support planning for and attend Curriculum Nights and Back to School Night
  • 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 STEM Apprentice Teacher, Brooklyn, New York

In-Person Work Required



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

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 

BENEFITS AND PERKS

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

Location

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

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