MISSION OF THE SCHOOL
Compass Charter School is a safe and nurturing educational environment that honors the individuality of each learner. By engaging in a process of inquiry, our graduates will be equipped with the necessary skills to lead fulfilling personal and professional lives, including a developed sense of self, the ability to think in innovative and flexible ways, and the inspiration to make a positive impact on their community.
DESCRIPTION OF THE SCHOOL
Compass Charter School is an inquiry-based, intentionally diverse, progressive elementary school that opened in the fall of 2014 in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. In the 2021-2022 school year, Compass we will enroll approximately 330 students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade.
Compass Charter School is seeking committed educators to join our school community. Classroom Co-Teachers work in collaboration with Special Education Classroom Co-Teachers in each of our Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) classrooms and teach the same group of students for two consecutive years (looping).
Bachelor's Degree, Master’s Degree preferred
3 or more years of relevant teaching experience preferred
New York State Teacher Certification (Early Childhood, Childhood, and/or Special Education)
Educational philosophy aligns with the mission and vision of Compass
Commitment to diverse learning environments and anti-racist practices
Previous success in raising academic achievement of students within an urban community
Reflective practitioner in a state of constant professional growth and a willingness to share their craft with others
Commitment to integrating sustainability and the arts into core curricular subjects
Knowledge of the school neighborhood
Experience with co-teaching preferred
Experience working with children with special needs in an Integrated Co-teaching classroom preferred
Experience planning and teaching interdisciplinary units of study preferred.
Commitment to and knowledge of experiential and inquiry-based teaching and learning
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Experience collaborating with children, families, colleagues, and administrators
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.