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Elementary School Teacher (SY 22-23)

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Uncommon Schools
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New York, NY
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Publicado há 20 dias

Uncommon Schools is a nonprofit network of high-performing, public charter schools providing an outstanding K-12 education in historically under-resourced communities. We have proudly built schools that reflect our student population, with more than 60% of our teachers and staff across our network identifying as a person of color. Uncommon currently manages 55 schools serving more than 21,000 students in six cities: Boston, Camden, New York City, Newark, Rochester, and Troy. We are proud that Uncommon graduates persist in and graduate from college at five times the rate of their peers nationally. We achieve this by offering strong academic, co-curricular, and social-emotional learning that prepares students for success in college and beyond. 

Uncommon Schools in Brooklyn currently manages twenty four schools serving students in grades K through 12.We believe in strong authentic relationships between teachers and students, supported by effective school systems and an engaging instructional model that enables students to flourish academically and personally. Our students in Brooklyn have an impressive 99% college acceptance rate.

Job Description

Uncommon Elementary School Teachers cultivate a love for learning in every student from the very start. Our teachers and students engage in a culturally-responsive, fast-paced, and fun learning environment. We have built a community where teachers encourage our core values of respect and hard work while celebrating the uniqueness of each student and laying the academic foundations that carry students to and through college. 

Responsibilities

1.  Instruction

  • You’ll co-teach and build an engaging and joyful classroom environment that encourages mastery and empowers students to engage in academic discourse.
  • You’ll teach the basic principles of mathematics.
  • You’ll teach reading and writing to build students' literacy skills: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.
  • You’ll teach an ELA curriculum that prioritizes meaningful texts and topics that are interesting and relevant. 
  • You'll teach a Science curriculum that prioritizes knowledge of geology, astronomy, ecology, and cycles in nature to ensure students understand climate change and how to take care of the Earth. 
  • You'll teach a Social Studies curriculum that incorporates analyses of America's diverse histories, with an emphasis on cultural and civic awareness.

2.  Data Analysis

  • You'll meet weekly with your principal and/or instructional coach to analyze and respond to trends in student work samples and assessments.
  • You'll learn and implement strategies to differentiate instruction for all learners in your classroom.

3.  School Culture

  • You’ll build positive relationships with students to ensure they feel seen, loved, and heard.
  • You’ll partner with students’ families to ensure appropriate resources are available to support their children’s learning needs.
  • You'll engage in practice-based professional development, mentorship, and coaching sessions. 
  • You’ll support morning arrival, lunch duty, student assemblies, class transitions, and after-school dismissal. 
  • You'll participate in weekly, school-wide meetings to foster community, model our core values, and encourage student achievement. 
  • You'll partner with your grade level team to develop academic goals and practice instructional strategies.

Qualifications

  • A commitment to the mission of Uncommon Schools and investment in our vision for being an anti-racist organization
  • A demonstrated commitment to supporting students’ social emotional and academic development
  • An enthusiasm for working with families in the best interest of students 
  • A self-directed learner who solicits and implements feedback to improve outcomes and achieve objectives
  • Required Experience:
  • A demonstrated interest in impacting K-12 students in urban schools and communities (1-2 years experience preferred).
  • Academic expertise in Elementary Education, Humanities, English, Social Sciences, or other related fields of study.
  • Prior to the start of employment, you must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Certification is not required to be hired at Uncommon, but you do need to meet NY state certification eligibility requirements. To meet these requirements, you must enroll in a teacher preparation program and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher during your employment with us if you do not have a degree in education. Uncommon Schools teachers are required to become certified in the state of New York within a reasonable period after beginning employment.


Uncommon Schools is a nonprofit network of high-performing, public charter schools providing an outstanding K-12 education in historically under-resourced communities. We have proudly built schools that reflect our student…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Tipo de Emprego
    Contrato / CLT
  • Data de Início
    1 de agosto de 2022
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    14 de julho de 2022
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível de Experiência
    Recém formado
Salário
Pelo menos USD $64.000
/ ano
Salary determinations are commensurate with years of teaching experience.

Benefícios

Full medical, dental, vision, 401(K), etc.

Full medical, dental, vision, 401(K), etc.

Localização

Presencial
New York, NY, USA

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