CREATIVE TEACHER - FINE ARTS, VOCAL/MUSIC, SHOP, SPANISH, MEDIA SPECIALIST, PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Elm Community Charter School ( learn more )

BROOKLYN , New York ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2878943
  • Application Deadline: May 15, 2018
  • Posted : January 2, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 3, 2018

Job Description

About Elm CCS
We are an interdisciplinary and collaborative learning environment focused on cultivating civically engaged student leaders. Essential to our school’s philosophy is a relevant hands-on curriculum, along with the commitment to nurture each student’s social and emotional intelligence. Elm seeks to achieve authentic, ongoing integration of diverse student perspectives, assets, and ideas to enhance an equitable learning environment that serve students with all types of needs. We are looking for a team of individuals committed to fostering an environment that is innovative, collaborative, and equitable for both students and staff. Join us!

Creative Teachers:
Fine Arts, Vocal/Music, Blocks & Shop, Spanish, Research & Media, Physical Education
Elm CCS is looking for creative and results-driven teachers who align to inquiry-based models, value collaboration with colleagues, prioritize differentiation of instruction, are reflective and open to feedback and continual development, and believe in teaching the whole child. Our Creative Course Teachers are a dedicated team of talented staff who provide our students with excellent education with strong connections to our literacy, math, humanities, and science curriculum.

Responsibilities:
? Building a classroom culture in which students love learning;
? Establishes a positive classroom environment through proactive methods, a clear discipline system, and strong student rapport;
? Teaching students through an inquiry-based curriculum, and placing the thinking work on all students;
? Create the scope sequence, unit overviews, and lessons for content-specific subject, integrating history and culture into the curriculum
? Supports in daily school duties including breakfast, lunch, and recess duty;
? Collaboratively work with teachers to ensure the content-specific subject is horizontally aligned to Elm’s Humanities and STEM curriculum
? Holds all students to high expectations, with the fundamental belief that students with special needs and emergent bilingual learners are capable of incredible growth and achievement;
? Actively monitors and assesses student achievement and progress based on short-term and long-term goals and objectives;
? Design and implement targeted small group literacy instruction according to student data and needs;
? Provides timely and frequent feedback for students, based on formal and informal assessments, and aligned to lesson and unit objectives and quarterly goals;
? Proactively builds relationships and collaborates with other staff members to meet team goals, share best practices, and solve grade team concerns;
? Engages and contributes in professional development; proactively applies professional development material into classroom and teaching; trains with colleagues and leaders to receive targeted, in-the-moment feedback on instruction;
? Communicates regularly with families regarding the academic performance and behavior of students.

Qualifications
? Hold certification in Elementary Education
? Master’s Degree in Education with a specialization in early childhood or elementary education preferred
? Majored in the content-specific subject is highly preferred
? Minimum of 2 years teaching experience in elementary education, preferably in urban education
? Demonstrated ability in adapting curriculum and lessons to various student needs
? Experience in interdisciplinary studies and inquiry-based learning highly preferred

Successful candidates should also have the following experiences and characteristics. They:
? Are an inspiring team player who continually pushes themselves and others to higher levels of achievement;
? Deeply embed themselves into the community of the school, ensuring strong relationships, high engagement, and great operational results;
? Are a champion of Elm’s belief that all members of the school community must be active learners and resourceful problem-solvers in order to ensure a high quality education for all our learners;
? Are reflective, self-aware, and actively analyzes student work and data to provide a high quality education that is accessible to all students
? Have a growth mindset.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 6
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Art
    Classroom Teacher > Language: Spanish
    Classroom Teacher > Music Education
    Classroom Teacher > Music: Chorus
    Administrator > Athletic/Activities Director
    Athletics & Activities > Athletic/Activities Director
  • Job Requirements

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

    Contact Information

    • PRISCILLA WALTON
    • 420 ATLANTIC AVE
    • BROOKLYN, New York 11217

    The content you submit, offer, contribute, attach, post, or display (each a “Submission”) will viewed by other users of the service who may or may not be accurately representing who they are or who they represent. Do not include any sensitive data in your submissions. Any submission or any use or reliance on any content or materials posted via the service or obtained by you through the use of the service is at your own risk. “Sensitive data” for purposes of this section means social security or other government-issued identification numbers, medical or health information, account security information, individual financial account information, credit/debit/gift or other payment card information, account passwords, individual credit and income information or any other sensitive personal data as defined under applicable laws.