Dance Teacher - Success Academy Charter Schools (New York, NY)
Posted: Sunday, December 30, 2012 11:55 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 Dance Teachers who are results-oriented, relentless and take a ""Beyond Z"" approach in teaching rigorous, engaging and high quality instruction. Responsibilities: Our Dance Teachers will Be a part of a highly motivated team committed to education reform, parent choice and the building of exemplary schoolsCollaborate with dance teachers across the network to build a superb dance program Produce a top notch performance for scholars to showcase their dance skillsInspire a love of dance through teaching a variety of dance styles and techniques Receive routine, ongoing feedback and support from an outstanding leadership team and facultyTeach in classrooms filled with resources and technologyJoin a ground-breaking faculty of teachers who collaborate regularly with a team and leader Qualifications: Our Dance Teacher will have full-time classroom experience, preferably in an urban setting. Our ideal candidate will be able to foster a creative and expressive environment for our students to develop an appreciation and skill set of the art of dance. A Bachelor's Degree is required.Demonstrated competencies in the following areas are a must: Data Driven. Proven record of achievement as an elementary or middle school teacher.Stamina. Ability to handle the intensity required to work in a high-performing charter school.Accountability. Ensure that joyful, rigorous instruction is delivered to every scholar, every day.Management. Ability to manage the behavior in your classroom. Self-Reflection. Ability to accept and implement feedback received for real-time improvement. In addition, the following characteristics are required to be successful on this team: Extraordinary Attention to Detail. Thinks critically about the details of a task at hand. Flexibility. Ability to adjust expected tasks and schedule to the updated priorities.Dedication to Mission. A genuine interest in finding ways to improve public education and support our schools.Collaboration. Working with teammates and responsive to feedback.Beyond Z Attitude. Willingness to go above and beyond the requirements of the job to be innovative and support the organization.Deadline Driven. Meeting project timelines set by leadership in an effort 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 Dance 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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