Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School

New Jersey

Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School is a K-8 school located in Jersey City, NJ, and we believe in the importance of building a positive school culture for students and staff.

We leverage the "7 Gears to Success " to nurture college and career ready students in every grade. The gears are: Music and Arts, Mentoring, Parent University, STEM, After School Program, Health and Wellness, and Social and Emotional Character Ed.

We offer 6 Specials – Character Ed, Music, Science Enrichment in a dedicated enrichment lab, Art, Computer Science, in a MAC lab, and Physical Ed.

Info
https://www.drlenaedwardscharterschool.org/home.aspx
Kindergarten - 8th
  • NJ North
  • Overview

    Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School is a K-8 school located in Jersey City, NJ, and we believe in the importance of building a positive school culture for students and staff.

    We leverage the "7 Gears to Success " to nurture college and career ready students in every grade. The gears are: Music and Arts, Mentoring, Parent University, STEM, After School Program, Health and Wellness, and Social and Emotional Character Ed.

    We offer 6 Specials – Character Ed, Music, Science Enrichment in a dedicated enrichment lab, Art, Computer Science, in a MAC lab, and Physical Ed.

    To be a successful Special Education Teacher, candidates need a distinct personality to handle the different kinds of children and parents and maintain a level of professionalism. Some of the most important skills/qualifications they should have include:

    ● Ability to build good relationships with children, parents, teachers and school staff

    ● Ability to work well with children from different backgrounds who have different abilities

    ● Well-organized and self-driven to devise and adopt new techniques for classroom management

    ● Ability to manage the classroom despite challenging behavior

    ● Strong written and verbal communication skills

    ● Compassionate, kind and patient with kids

    ● Excellent leader and mentor for students

    ● Strong attention to detail and an inquisitive mind to understand each individual student

    ● At least 2 years of prior teaching experience in K-12

    ● NJ DOE Certification

    Paid time off, Holidays, Health benefits, Tuition Reimbursement

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    Info
    https://www.drlenaedwardscharterschool.org/home.aspx
    Kindergarten - 8th
  • NJ North
  • Our Students
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    Our Faculty
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