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Elementary Teacher

Position Overview

The Academy Charter School Elementary Teacher understands and promotes the school’s mission, vision, objectives, and policies both within and outside the immediate school community. The Elementary Classroom Teacher is responsible for providing a classroom/instructional program that supports the individual needs of all children in accordance with the school’s mission and values established by the school.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assume personal responsibility for the academic progress of all students
  • Implement a coherent, research-based curriculum in consultation with Administration
  • Teach students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) in an inclusion setting and implement IEPs as necessary
  • Document all lesson plans, assignments, rubrics and other instructional materials and methods
  • Use consistent school-wide practices and a variety of individualized methods to engage students in the classroom
  • Use technology tools for instruction, planning, and communication and ensure student engagement
  • Measure student achievement and progress towards learning objectives using the school’s formative and summative assessment tools
  • Evaluate academic achievement through detailed data analysis of student performance on a wide variety of metrics
  • Provide ongoing and timely feedback to students on their progress towards meeting expectations and achieving goals
  • Create, and manage a responsive learning environment that enables students to feel safe, to be creative, and to develop to their full potential
  • Use student data to reflect on effectiveness of lessons and student achievement progress in order to improve instruction and personal practice
  • Communicate effectively and maintain strong relationships with students, families,  colleagues and administrators
  • Establish, involve, and assist students in the development, maintenance, and evaluation of portfolios
  • Develop and use rubrics for evaluating student products and performances

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of two years K – 6 Certified teaching experience
  • Able to improve curriculum and instruction through collaboration as part of a grade level team
  • Passionately dedicated to school’s mission with a steadfast belief that all students will receive a rigorous elementary foundation
  • Bachelors Degree required, Masters Degree preferred
  • New York Teacher Certification

 

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