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Middle School Latin Teacher

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George Jackson Academy | New York, NY
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George Jackson Academy


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Published 16 days ago

Start Date

August 26, 2019

Application Deadline

July 8, 2019

Salary

$57,000 - $60,000


George Jackson Academy (GJA) is the only school of its kind in New York City: an independent, nonsectarian upper elementary and middle school for academically capable boys from lower-income and underserved families. The school was created to engage boys from 5th to 8th grade, a time when young men are particularly vulnerable to disengaging from school. Currently, GJA serves more than 135 young men of color to succeed academically, socially, and emotionally.


Responsibilities

  • Able to teach middle school latin and history.
  • Creation and implementation of a Middle School Latin program.  This will involve teaching latin to our sixth, seventh and eighth grades.
  • Uses a variety of instructional strategies such as inquiry based, group discussion, lecture, discovery, etc.
  • Maintains an accurate grading and attendance system for students as well as updates students regularly on their progress in class.
  • Communicates with parents regarding student academic and behavioral progress.  
  • Conducts consistent academic assessments to inform content retention.
  • Collaborates with colleagues for lesson ideas, curriculum planning, and general communication and support.
  • Completes required duty assignments; assists with class coverages.
  • Structures and leads advisory sessions with students.
  • Contributes proactively to a positive school culture.
  • Engages in professional development as suggested by the Head of School.
  • Exudes professionalism and adheres to all George Jackson Academy rules, regulations, and expectations.


Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Education or equivalent preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills; experience with children required.
  • Teaching experience preferred.


To Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to humanresources@georgejacksonacademy.org



George Jackson Academy (GJA) is the only school of its kind in New York City: an independent, nonsectarian upper elementary and middle school for academically capable boys from lower-income and underserved families. The school was created…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

GJA has a full benefits package including Health, Dental and Life Insurance.

GJA has a full benefits package including Health, Dental and Life Insurance.

Level of Language Proficiency

Strong knowledge of Latin.

Strong knowledge of Latin.

How To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and a resume for the position. No calls please.

Please submit a cover letter and a resume for the position. No calls please.

Location

104 St. Mark's Place, New York, NY 10009
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