Posted: Friday, March 10, 2017 11:08 AM
Job Description ClassiCorps Fellowship ClassiCorps is a highly-selective three-year program designed for recent college graduates or career changers of all backgrounds seeking to enter the teaching profession. ClassiCorps members begin as salaried teachers and simultaneously earn a fully-subsidized Master's Degree in Teaching at Relay Graduate School of Education, where they learn essential classroom skills and qualify for a permanent New York State certification. ClassiCorps Teachers also receive extensive in-classroom development and training, and quickly become successful members of our faculty. After earning their Master's in Teaching, ClassiCorps members enter their third year as Permanently Certified, Highly Qualified, and highly skilled teachers, receiving an annual salary of at least $70,000. Program Dates The ClassiCorps Program begins in June 2017.* ClassiCorps Teachers complete a paid, full time training program throughout June and July. Full Teacher responsibilities start in August, though ClassiCorps Teachers continue to receive professional development and feedback throughout their three-year commitment. ClassiCorps Teachers’ commitment to Classical ends at the end of June 2020. Successful ClassiCorps Teachers are encouraged to continue their work with Classical past the three-year commitment. *There may be opportunities to begin earlier depending on interest and availability. The start date may be delayed slightly for current college seniors with June graduation dates. Position Summary All our teachers share the undying belief that maximizing student achievement is their primary goal. Our teachers have a razor-sharp focus on the school’s mission and the drive to meet their key responsibilities: - Leading all scholars to gap-closing academic gains. Scholars must achieve mastery and advanced mastery of grade-level Common Core State Standards to succeed to and through college. - Establishing and maintaining a highly ordered classroom culture where scholars and staff demonstrate respect, responsibility, caring, trustworthiness, fairness, and citizenship. Our teachers work relentlessly to achieve these challenging, mission-critical goals. Successful teachers: - Study, practice, and execute lessons that lead students to master daily standard-aligned objectives, faithfully using our rigorous, classical curriculum. - Revise lessons for clarity, rigor and relevance, with guidance from instructional coaches. - Collect and analyze academic and behavior data to pinpoint scholar needs. - Collaborate in teams and with coaches to resolve challenges and implement instructional improvements driven by quantitative and qualitative data. - Proactively seek and implement feedback from team leaders and instructional coaches to improve their practice. Above all, our teachers care deeply about their scholars, who inspire them to achieve life’s greatest joy: doing good work well. Qualifications - Alignment to Classical Charter School’s mission and approach - Excellent work ethic and organizational skills - Demonstrated interest in education a plus but not required - Bachelor’s degree from a top college with a minimum GPA of 3.0 - Demonstrated application of our core values: Accountability, Innovation, Professionalism, Rigor, Tenacity, Transparency, and Urgency Compensation During the first two years of the program, ClassiCorps members earn a salary comparable to the starting salary for New York City Department of Education teachers. Classical Charter Schools also covers the tuition and required expenses for coursework at Relay Graduate School of Education. Upon successful completion of the program, in their third year, ClassiCorps members earn a minimum salary of $70,000. Throughout the program, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k) matching. Company Description Classical Charter Schools are high-performing public charter schools in the South Bronx. We maintain an uncompromising but purposeful structure that liberates teachers and scholars from distraction, transforming the classroom into an environment sharply focused on learning. Despite serving students typically deemed "at-risk," we consistently outperform over 90% of New York schools and won the National Blue Ribbon Award for Exemplary High Performance in 2014. Founded in 2006, South Bronx Classical I serves Kindergarten to eighth grade. South Bronx Classical II and III opened in 2013 and 2015 and will grow one grade each year through eighth grade. South Bronx Classical IV will open in the fall of 2017. We seek mission-driven professionals as we broaden our impact across the city.
• Location: Bronx
• Post ID: 95440956 newyork