Elementary School Teacher

Location
Brooklyn, New York
Salary
$55000+
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Job Category
Teaching
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Type
Full-Time

Description

Bed-Stuy New Beginnings:

Bedford  Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School is an elementary and middle  school proudly serving the students in our neighborhood in Brooklyn,  affectionately known worldwide as 'Bed-Stuy'.  Opened in 2010, we serve  more than 700 scholars in Kindergarten - Eighth Grade through the  pursuit of 21st century learning, project based & service learning,  and traditional coursework strategies, students will be prepared to  succeed in academically competitive schools as well as become  responsible citizens of the global community.

We offer you the  opportunity to change the future: one scholar at a time. Each BSNBCS  Scholar (present and future) deserves the chance to receive the quality  education they need to help prepare them for academic success and  growth. You also deserve to work in environment that is collaborative,  fosters professional growth and development, and that empowers each  staff member to take ownership of the learning environment in their  classrooms or functional area. This is your chance to join a great team  with the intent of teaching young minds, helping our scholars grow, work  in key roles within the school, and to develop your career.

Our Elementary Teacher:

We  are looking for a dedicated Elementary Teacher who will take a creative  and entrepreneurial approach to teaching and bring the learning  environment to life for our scholars. Our community of teachers strives  to create a space that encourages student ownership in the learning  process and that encourages students to think their way through answers  while exploring their insights and curiosities about the lesson  material.

We foster a culture of excitement about learning for  our students by partnering together to create vibrant learning  environments focused on project- and inquiry-based learning. We have a  co-teaching model that allows our classroom teachers to partner together  to ensure our scholars are engaged with rich and rigorous lesson  material. Ours is a collaborative environment that is designed to help  our scholars engage in their studies as well as in their natural  curiosities and to embrace a culture that is based on restorative  practices; allowing our scholars to feel connected, empowered, and  respected.

A day in the life of our Elementary Teachers:

  • You will collaborate with your fellow teachers to ensure our curriculum meets and exceeds the common core standards of learning.
  • You  will partner with your co-teacher to create and implement creative  lesson plans based on the needs of your scholars and that are in  accordance with the BSNBCS Mission.
  • You will work closely with  peers and school administrators to develop multifaceted curriculum that  integrates multiple subjects and approaches to meet the needs of your  scholars.
  • We want you to take an entrepreneurial approach to  your curriculum, teaching methods, and optional duties that allows you  to be flexible, forward looking, and creative.
  • You’ll need to be  aware of the school’s strategic initiatives and incorporate them into  your work to ensure compliance with the BSNBCS Mission.
  • You’ll  regularly report student progress while maintaining accurate and up to  date records related to scholars’ achievement and performance.
  • You’ll  take an active role in your professional development by identifying and  creating opportunities that expand your skills as an educator.
  • Communication  is important, so you will communicate frequently with scholars,  parents, colleagues, and other school staff members with information  that is pertinent to your scholars and their performance.
  • BNSBCS puts a big focus on our community, so you will need to take an active role in community outreach.
  • You’ll need a strong understanding of and ability to implement the BSNBCS Mission, Vision and Values.
  • Learning  should be fun, so we want you to enjoy teaching and make every effort  to make the learning environment engaging and exciting for your  scholars!

Requirements

What you need to bring to the table:

  • You MUST have a valid and current New York State Teacher Certification. (Childhood Education Grades 1-6)
  • You MUST possess at least a bachelor’s degree; preferably in Education or a related field.
  • You MUST clear a fingerprint background check to work in any school in NY, so we require all teachers to be cleared through 
  • prior to starting employment with us. This cannot be waived and must be complete PRIOR to starting employment with us.
  • You must have a measurable and proven track record of teaching success in a NY District or Charter School
  • You must have at least two years of classroom teaching experience, preferably in an urban school.

What we offer you:

  • A full-time position with a competitive salary that is commensurate with your experience and qualifications
  • Amazing  benefits! As a member of the team, your care and well being are a top  priority. You will have a great benefits package that is not only  affordable but includes all the perks and benefits you deserve!
  • The  opportunity to shape the future. Each of our scholars has the potential  to do great things. All they need is you to help show them how they can  succeed!
  • A friendly and collaborative working environment: Our  classrooms use a co-teaching model that encourages partnership and  collaboration with your fellow teachers. We provide weekly professional  learning community engagement and opportunities to participate in school  wide activities!
  • The change to grow as a professional: You will  be offered many opportunities to refine your skills and grow as a  professional educator through quality professional development  opportunities offered throughout the year!
  • A learning  environment that is innovative and creative: You will be empowered to be  to take ownership of the learning environment in your classroom through  21st learning that is focused in project based, and inquiry based  learning systems!

Application Process:

Applications  are accepted on an ongoing basis. Once we have received your  application, we will review your qualifications and experience as  quickly as possible and get back to you within one week of submission.

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