K4 Teacher Partner

Tapestry Charter School
Buffalo, NY, United States
May 13, 2021
Grade Level
Elementary School
K-4 Teaching Partner
NYS Certification required

Summary: Assist & collaborate with classroom teachers in planning and implementing learning experiences that advance the emotional, social, intellectual, and physical development of children within a safe, healthy learning environment.

Teaching Partner vs Teacher Aide
At Tapestry Charter School we hire teaching partners . This gives you a title that is recognized by NYS Office of Certification and your years spent as a teaching partner are credited towards your permanent certification. The first place that Tapestry looks is to Teaching Partners to become Classroom Lead Teachers and advertises internally. When a Lead Classroom Teacher is out of the building, you assume the role of that Lead Teacher and are compensated accordingly.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Be a partner, working collaboratively with the lead classroom teacher.
  • Participates as a member of a collaborative team by successfully using communication strategies and structures to overcome collaboration barriers such as time and communication styles.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of personal strengths and challenges in terms of collaboration and can demonstrate flexibility in his/her personal style to serve multiple roles in collaborative relationships/teams.
  • Exhibits initiative in meeting the professional challenge of meeting diverse student needs in a an urban classroom setting.
  • Demonstrates awareness of and respect toward students, families and colleagues with diverse backgrounds using Tapestry's Core Values of: perseverance, Integrity, Respect & responsibility.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of differentiation, based on data that is designed to help all students achieve higher-order thinking and learning.
Job Description:
  • Shows evidence of successfully engaging families in the educational progress of their children. Integrates community connections into his/her current practice.
  • Shows evidence of being an active participant in an integrated curriculum project and can successfully describe a conceptual approach that addresses instructional goals, instructional activities, and assessment.
  • Shows achievement in integrating reading and math into social studies and science lessons.
  • Shows success in teaching through the Arts by offering students the opportunity to develop a sense of aesthetic, and to value craftsmanship and presentation.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of assessment FOR learning and assessment OF learning by showing the successful use of assessment techniques to inform instruction.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to regularly participate in professional development, both on and off site, and to actively integrate this learning into his/her practice and share with colleagues.
Please make sure to complete an application by clicking here for this job posting.

Building/Location : 111 Great Arrow Ave

Appointment Status : Permanent

Send Resume to : Amy Blaszczak

Contact Person's Title : HR

Contact Person's Phone : 7162045883

Contact Person's Email : blaszczaka@tapestryschool.org

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