Academy of the City Employment

Open Positions

  • Lead Math Teacher for 5th Grade (2018-2019 school year)
  • Lead Teacher for 4th Grade (2018-2019 school year)
  • Lead Teacher for 2nd Grade (2018-2019 school year)
  • Math Coach (50% load anticipated)

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POSITION: Lead Math Teacher for 5th Grade (2018-2019 school year)

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor's degree in Education required
  2. Master's degree desirable
  3. New York State Certification required
  4. Three years teaching experience preferred
  5. Ability to work collaboratively and an interest in an interdisciplinary approach to education

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work with Children. The classroom teacher is responsible for teaching a group of children in all subject areas, planning to meet the needs of the entire group as well as individual children. The ability to attend to the social/emotional, physical and intellectual development of each child is his/her primary responsibility. An ability to work with some children that are English Language learners and have special education needs will be important.

Work with Environment and Materials. The teacher is responsible for designing, organizing and maintaining a materials-based classroom that reflects the curriculum and current work of the children. An ability to create and prepare materials that serve the curriculum is essential.

Curriculum Development. The teacher is responsible for developing curriculum in all areas based on the New York State standards and children's developmental capacities and needs. A current understanding
of literacy learning, mathematics and interdisciplinary curriculum development in social studies, science and the arts will be important. A multicultural understanding must be reflected in the curriculum developed for children. Special emphasis is placed on social studies as the core of classroom life and learning.

WORK WITH ADULTS
Assistant and Student Teachers. As cooperating practitioners for other teachers who work in their classrooms, teachers plan cooperatively with other adults and hold weekly supervisory meetings. Teachers meet with the student and the advisor, if in a Graduate Program several times per semester.
Staff. An interest in his/her own professional growth is expected. Each teacher meets weekly with their curriculum coordinator and participates in weekly grade level meetings and weekly staff meetings after school. As part of a diagnostic team, teachers work with specialists, nurses, and social workers, and meet with parents and other family members as necessary.
Parents. Teachers are required to meet with parents twice yearly for individual conferences and to be available for additional conferences where needed. Teachers and parents work together to increase each other's knowledge of the children. There will be two written comprehensive reports on children each year.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience
STARTING DATE: August 15, 2018
ENDING DATE: June 30, 2019

POSITION: Lead Teacher for 4th Grade (2018-2019 school year)

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor's degree in Education required
  2. Master's degree desirable
  3. New York State Certification required
  4. Three years teaching experience preferred
  5. Ability to work collaboratively and an interest in an interdisciplinary approach to education

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work with Children. The classroom teacher is responsible for teaching a group of children in all subject areas, planning to meet the needs of the entire group as well as individual children. The ability to attend to the social/emotional, physical and intellectual development of each child is his/her primary responsibility. An ability to work with some children that are English Language learners and have special education needs will be important.

Work with Environment and Materials. The teacher is responsible for designing, organizing and maintaining a materials-based classroom that reflects the curriculum and current work of the children. An ability to create and prepare materials that serve the curriculum is essential.

Curriculum Development. The teacher is responsible for developing curriculum in all areas based on the New York State standards and children's developmental capacities and needs. A current understanding of literacy learning, mathematics and interdisciplinary curriculum development in social studies, science and the arts will be important. A multicultural understanding must be reflected in the curriculum developed for children. Special emphasis is placed on social studies as the core of classroom life and learning.

WORK WITH ADULTS
Assistant and Student Teachers. As cooperating practitioners for other teachers who work in their classrooms, teachers plan cooperatively with other adults and hold weekly supervisory meetings.
Teachers meet with the student and the advisor, if in a Graduate Program several times per semester.
Staff. An interest in his/her own professional growth is expected. Each teacher meets weekly with their curriculum coordinator and participates in weekly grade level meetings and weekly staff meetings after school. As part of a diagnostic team, teachers work with specialists, nurses, and social workers, and meet with parents and other family members as necessary.
Parents. Teachers are required to meet with parents twice yearly for individual conferences and to be available for additional conferences where needed. Teachers and parents work together to increase each other's knowledge of the children. There will be two written comprehensive reports on children each year.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience
STARTING DATE: August 15, 2018
ENDING DATE: June 30, 2019

POSITION: Lead Teacher for 2nd Grade (2018-2019 school year)
QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor's degree in Education required
  2. Master's degree desirable
  3. New York State Certification required
  4. Three years teaching experience preferred
  5. Ability to work collaboratively and an interest in an interdisciplinary approach to education

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work with Children. The classroom teacher is responsible for teaching a group of children in all subject areas, planning to meet the needs of the entire group as well as individual children. The ability to attend
to the social/emotional, physical and intellectual development of each child is his/her primary responsibility. An ability to work with some children that are English Language learners and have special education needs will be important.

Work with Environment and Materials. The teacher is responsible for designing, organizing and maintaining a materials-based classroom that reflects the curriculum and current work of the children. An ability to create and prepare materials that serve the curriculum is essential.

Curriculum Development. The teacher is responsible for developing curriculum in all areas based on the New York State standards and children's developmental capacities and needs. A current understanding of literacy learning, mathematics and interdisciplinary curriculum development in social studies, science and the arts will be important. A multicultural understanding must be reflected in the curriculum
developed for children. Special emphasis is placed on social studies as the core of classroom life and learning.

WORK WITH ADULTS
Assistant and Student Teachers. As cooperating practitioners for other teachers who work in their classrooms, teachers plan cooperatively with other adults and hold weekly supervisory meetings.
Teachers meet with the student and the advisor, if in a Graduate Program several times per semester.
Staff. An interest in his/her own professional growth is expected. Each teacher meets weekly with their curriculum coordinator and participates in weekly grade level meetings and weekly staff meetings after school. As part of a diagnostic team, teachers work with specialists, nurses, and social workers, and meet with parents and other family members as necessary.
Parents. Teachers are required to meet with parents twice yearly for individual conferences and to be available for additional conferences where needed. Teachers and parents work together to increase each other's knowledge of the children. There will be two written comprehensive reports on children each year.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience
STARTING DATE: August 15, 2018
ENDING DATE: June 30, 2019

POSITION: Math Coach (50% load anticipated)
QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor's degree in required
  2. Master's degree in Education required
  3. New York State Certification required
  4. Three years teaching experience in Elementary school grades required
  5. Ability to work collaboratively and an interest in an interdisciplinary approach to education

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
S/he will provide consultation with and support to teachers with Math. S/he will assist in the general education classrooms with strategies and suggestions for children who are at risk. S/he will work closely with the Special Education Coordinator, ELL, SETSS and at risk teachers to insure that Math is previewed and reviewed.

Responsibilities include:
• Work closely with the Principal and Assistant Principals to insure Math high level instruction and follow up is provided
• Provide classroom instruction to students and guidance to teachers
• Provide professional development to all teaching staff in whole group, small group and individually as necessary
• Work closely with Special Education Coordinator and support providers
• Provide consultation and support for parents of at risk students in general education classroom and help facilitate positive collaboration between parents and teachers
• Monitor assigned program/services delivered by providers to ensure that student’s program recommendations & goals are addressed effectively and efficiently
• Attend staff/parent meetings of students as necessary for children struggling with Math

Other duties:
• Analyze Math assessments and work from classrooms to assist in planning instruction
• Support in 3rd – 5th grades for NYS preparation for the Math tests
• Modeling teaching strategies and techniques for best Math practices in classroom

Expected Qualifications and Training:
• Understanding of and commitment to the mission, goals, educational philosophy, and activities of the Academy of the City Charter School, as described in the School’s charter
• Deep knowledge of Math from a constructivist, progressive and direct instruction point of view
• Demonstrated capacity to plan, organize, and coordinate math for students

SALARY: Commensurate with experience
STARTING DATE: August 15, 2018
ENDING DATE: June 30, 2019

ACADEMY OF THE CITY CHARTER SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, SEXUAL ORIENTATION ETHNIC ORIGIN, SEX, OR DISABILITY IN ITS EMPLOYMENT POLICIES.