Compass Charter School

New York

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.

Info
https://brooklyncompass.org
Pre-Kindergarten - 5th
  • Brooklyn
  • Overview

    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).

    Qualifications:

    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.

    Our Faculty
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    90 %
    Info
    https://brooklyncompass.org
    Pre-Kindergarten - 5th
  • Brooklyn
  • Our Students
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    Our Faculty
    45 %
    90 %