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SACS has openings for Special Education Teachers, familiar with the New York State Common Core Standards, for the 2021-2022 academic year. This Teacher’s primary responsibility is the implementation and development of Summit Academy’s curriculum and the success of its scholars. Therefore, SACS seeks teachers who are committed to continuously improving curriculum and instruction.

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 the 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 the success of all scholars

Responsibilities

  • Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards;
  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards;
  • Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices;
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions;
  • Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for scholar behavior;
  • Be accountable for scholars’ mastery of academic standards;
  • Communicate effectively with scholars, families, and colleagues; and
  • Participate in annual three-week staff orientation and training.

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; a 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.

SACS has openings for Special Education Teachers, familiar with the New York State Common Core Standards, for the 2021-2022 academic year. This Teacher’s primary responsibility is the implementation and development of Summit Academy’s…

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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Instructions:

Please submit to careers@summitacademycharterschool.org. Resume or curriculum vitae with three professional references and Statement of Interest/Cover letter. Final candidates must pass a national criminal background check.


As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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