Special Education Teacher

Bronx Charter School for the Arts
Bronx, NY
Teacher
$55K - $85K/year
Subjects
Special Education
Grades
3rd - 5th
Description

OPPORTUNITY SUMMARY

BRONX ARTS seeks an Elementary School Classroom Teacher responsible for promoting a positive school culture. The Elementary School Classroom Teacher will work with the parents, students, and outside instructional consultants to ensure that the high expectations we have for our scholars are maintained in their classroom and use their knowledge of the development of young children, in ways which young children learn. Teachers are expected to support the social, emotional and cognitive development of young children.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and teach clear and engaging lessons that follow the rigorous, Common Core aligned Bronx Arts curriculum
  • Provide individual or small group instruction for students who require additional academic support
  • Differentiate small group instruction for students with special needs
  • Utilize formal and informal assessment data to drive instruction and ensure student mastery of standards
  • Build a warm and inclusive classroom environment, implementing the practices of Responsive Classroom
  • Create and maintain strong relationships with students and families
  • Actively participate in grade-level meetings, collaborative planning, and professional development, including an annual summer institute
  • Participate in Grade Team meetings to gather information about student progress and assist in developing program recommendations
  • Accept ultimate responsibility for the academic progress of his or her students, and work to actively overcome setback

Requirements

  • A master's degree is highly preferred
  • NYS Teacher Certification or pending
  • The ability to create a classroom environment where students feel safe, supported, and challenged
  • Passion and commitment to teaching scholars in underserved areas and to closing the achievement gap
  • Relentless drive to set and achieve ambitious goals
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Growth mindset and ability to use feedback to improve practice
  • Experience teaching in underserved areas a plus
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