MIDDLE SCHOOL ESL TEACHER (IMMEDIATE HIRE)

Central Queens Academy Charter School

Elmhurst , New York ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2872858
  • Application Deadline: December 31, 2017
  • Posted : December 5, 2017
  • Starting Date: Immediately

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Job Description

Middle School ESL Teacher (6th Grade)

Join Central Queens Academy (CQA), a new and growing charter middle school serving a multi-ethnic immigrant community. Located in Elmhurst, CQA enrolls a diverse student body that hails from all over the world. The mission of CQA is to prepare students for success in education, the workforce, and the community through a school that integrates literacy, standards-based academics, and culturally responsive support services. In 2016-2017, we will serve about 400 students in grades 5 through 8 across two buildings.

We are seeking a Middle School ESL Teacher who wants to join a small, student-centered school in Queens. All team members will be called upon to employ a “whatever it takes” mentality and activate innovative thinking to help our students.

What We Ask of our Teachers

  • Teach – Drive student mastery of core and character standards through excellent teaching practices
  • Collaborate – Support efforts to institutionalize effective team practice and build a strong foundation
  • Grow – Engage in continual learning and reflective practices to build your skills and career
What We Look For

  • Evidence of self-reflective practices, coachability, self-motivation, and collaboration (required)
  • Exhibits a high level of organization, a knack for systems of data collection and analysis, and preparedness for instructional blocks (required)
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree (required) and Masters Degree (preferred)
  • NYS Certification in respective area of instruction (required)
  • At least two years of teaching experience in an urban setting (preferred)
  • Experience/strength in content area of application (preferred)
  • Expertise in standards-based curriculum design or with UBD framework (preferred)
  • Bilingual (Asian or Spanish languages) (preferred)
Compensation

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience and above corresponding NYCDOE salaries,
  • Retirement plan participation,
  • Comprehensive benefits, including medical, vision, and dental insurance.
Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to careers@centralqueensacademy.org.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
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  • Welcome TO Central Queens Academy Charter School!

    Join a small school making a big difference! Central Queens Academy (CQA) is a new and growing charter middle school serving a multi-ethnic, English Language Learner (ELL) and immigrant community. Located in Elmhurst, the “United Nations” district of Queens, CQA enrolls a diverse student body that hails from all over the world. According to research, fewer than 50% of NYC current ELLs graduate from high school, compared with the citywide average of 65%. The mission of CQA is to prepare students for success in education, the workforce and the community through a school that integrates literacy, standards-based academics and culturally responsive support services. We serve 400 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. In future years, we will expand to serve more than 1,000 students grades K-12, preparing our students to excel in college and beyond. Learn more about us...

    Job Requirements

    • At least 2 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Ashish Kapadia , Principal
    • 55-30 Junction Blvd
    • Elmhurst, New York 11373

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