Associate Teacher - Success Academy Charter Schools (New York, NY)
Posted: Sunday, December 30, 2012 11:43 PM
Join our movementSuccess Academy Charter Schools is a fast growing not-for-profit Charter Management Organization (CMO) that operates 14 public charter elementary and middle schools throughout New York City (with 6 additional school openings planned for August 2013). Over the next decade, our network will grow to 40 schools that provide a phenomenal K-8 public education to NYC school children. Our dual mission is to: Offer children in New York City an exceptional public education that prepares them to succeed in college and life. Forever alter the educational prospects for all public school children by creating a ""tipping point"" - moving a nation where educational failure is the norm to a nation that expects high-quality public school options for all children. We are seeking Associate Teachers who are results-oriented, relentless and take a ""Beyond Z"" approach to teaching rigorous, engaging, and high quality instruction. Responsibilities: Our Associate Teachers will Be a part of a highly motivated team committed to education reform, parent choice and the building of exemplary schools.Support the learning and achievement of scholars in one class or several classes and across one or more grade levels. Collaborate with lead teachers to teach small groups.Gain experience leading an entire class of students in a specific content area.Receive routine, ongoing feedback and support from an outstanding leadership team and faculty.Teach in classrooms filled with resources and technology.Manage full class transitions and supervise lunch and recess.Join a ground-breaking faculty of teachers who collaborate regularly with a team and leader. Qualifications: Our ideal Associate Teacher will, at minimum, have either student teaching experience or relevant work experience with children. A Masters Degree and teaching certification in the content area are preferred (Bachelor's Degree is required).Demonstrated competencies in the following areas are a must: Accountability and Data Driven. Proven record of achievement as evidenced by student work, learning, and data.Stamina. Ability to handle the intensity required to work in a high-performing charter school, and remain organized, punctual, and reliable under pressure.Management. Ability to manage the behavior in a classroom of 25+ scholars. Self-Reflection. Ability to accept and implement feedback received for real-time improvement. Preparation. Ability to study curriculum and do the intellectual work needed to deliver instruction at a high level. In addition, the following characteristics are required to be successful on this team: Dedication to Mission. A genuine interest in finding ways to improve public education and support our schools. Ensure that joyful, rigorous instruction is delivered to every scholar, every day.Deadline and Detail Driven. Ability to think critically about the details of a task at hand and backwards plan in order to meet project timelines set by leadership. Flexibility. A team player that is not deterred by a fast-paced, constantly changing environment. Ability to adjust expected tasks and schedule to the updated priorities.Team Player. Willingness to work with others and respond constructively to feedback. Beyond Z Attitude. Eagerness to go above and beyond the requirements of the job to be innovative and support the organization. Constant desire to improve one's practice.To applyPlease upload a cover letter and resume outlining your skills and experience. Your cover letter should explain why you would be an excellent Associate Teacher at Success Academy. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed.Success Academy Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.Company Description:Success Academy Charter SchoolsDo you believe that every child can achieve success? Develop a lifelong love of learning? And fulfill his or her potential in college and beyond? This is our belief, and the foundation of our approach to education.To achieve our vision takes a bigger way of thinking. It takes proven methods of teaching that stress joyful rigor, and the flexibility to approach learning in brand-new ways. It takes educators, administrators, and parents who embrace a no-fail attitude for themselves as well as students. It takes a structure that allows scholars to flourish and staff members to see the gratifying results of their extraordinary dedication.With 14 schools serving grades K-8, and six more opening in 2013-2014, we are looking for talented individuals to join us in our mission to change education – for good. If you are ready to experience the personal and professional challenge of a lifetime, we invite you to explore opportunities in teaching, leadership, and operations at SuccessCareers.org.
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