Posted: Thursday, March 9, 2017 4:37 AM
Job Description Position Summary The At-Risk Learning Specialist is a teacher who provides targeted, small-group literacy instruction school-wide to our scholars who are the most at-risk of not meeting grade level literacy standards. Like all our teachers, the At-Risk Learning Specialist shares the undying belief that maximizing student achievement is the 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 in literacy. Scholars must achieve mastery and advanced mastery of grade-level Common Core State ELA Standards to succeed to and through college. - Establishing and maintaining a “no-excuses,” highly ordered classroom culture where scholars demonstrate respect, responsibility, caring, trustworthiness, fairness, and citizenship. The At-Risk Learning Specialist works relentlessly to achieve these challenging, mission-critical goals. Successful At-Risk Learning Specialists: - Use data-driven, small group instruction to lead scholars who are below grade level in reading to master daily standard-aligned objectives. - Revise lessons for clarity, rigor and relevance, with guidance and support from instructional coaches. - Collect and analyze academic data to pinpoint scholar needs for small group instruction, typically with guided reading and phonics. - 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 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 - NYS Teaching Certification. - Track record of leading students to significant and measurable gains in literacy. - Masters level education in literacy a plus but not required. - Demonstrated application of our core values: Accountability, Innovation, Professionalism, Rigor, Tenacity, Transparency, and Urgency. Compensation We offer a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, plus 401(k) matching To Apply Please apply through our website: All applicants must submit a resume and respond to a few short answer questions. 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: 95391419 newyork