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Middle School Science Teacher

Company: BelovED Community & Empowerment Academy Charter Sc
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionBe Part of Our Growing High-Performance SchoolWe have achieved a high level of academic success without burning out our teachers by meshing an effective education program with effective teacher supports and professional development...And we are growing: we add additional grade levels and hire additional teachers each year.If you want to work in a highly successful charter school that supports its teachers, serving a student mix that is among the most diverse in America while enjoying the cultural vibrancy of Jersey City, Hoboken and New York City (just 2 miles away), then apply today!Teacher ResponsibilitiesValues, Expectations, and Commitment - Teachers must commit themselves to the Schools values and mission. Moreover, appreciating the example of excellent schools which succeed at helping all students achieve at a high level, teachers must hold high expectations for each student and commit themselves to helping every student achieve their full potential.Student Learning -Every teacher must accept ultimate responsibility for his or her students achieving learning progress that meets or exceeds the School's high standards and must actively develop solutions to problems, reaching out for peer and leader support, and taking advantage of other school resources, as necessary.Teaching and Assessment - Teachers may make use of school-provided curricular materials, or they may design their own, but they must plan and deliver vibrant and engaging lessons each with a measureable goal within the framework of the Schools carefully sequenced, standards-aligned education program and they must administer school-provided formative assessments on a regular basis so instruction can be targeted to their students' needs.Culture and Classroom Management - Teachers must communicate, and also model for their students, behaviors which befit the high expectations culture and the caring school climate to which we are committed. They must apply School and classroom rules consistently and effectively; make use of preventive discipline; and effectively supervise students both in their classroom and elsewhere on School grounds.Teamwork, Professional Relations, and Professional Development -Teachers should see themselves as members of a team and should commit themselves to their own and to their peers on-going professional development. Teachers will be required to attend professional development sessions, to participate actively in planning meetings, and to become part of a professional learning community where they can lend assistance to, and gain assistance from, their grade-level peers.Special Needs Students and English Language Learners - Teachers must work collaboratively with the schools special education and ELL staff to implement the schools special education and ELL programs and to comply with all state and federal regulations.INDINSTRUCTIONRequirementsRequired Certifications / QualificationsCandidates must hold or plan to pursue the New Jersey Department of Education certification necessary to teach Science at the middle school level.BenefitsTeacher SupportsTeachers are part of a school-wide team that includes many different professionals and they receive career-long coaching and professional development support from their Academy Dean and Dean of Students, their Grade Level or Department Head, and our Coordinator of Special Education.Teachers work closely with their grade-level peers, with whom they engage within professional learning communities (PLCs) assisting one another to solve problemsAdditional teacher supports include:

  • The staffing of our afterschool program by Academic Tutors, so we can limit the length of our teachers work-days;
  • Abundant planning periods allow teachers to prepare upcoming lessons during the school day.As equal opportunity employers, BelovED and Empowerment Academy hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.
    • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
    • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
    • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
    • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
    • Short Term & Long Term Disability
    • Training & DevelopmentPay: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

Keywords: BelovED Community & Empowerment Academy Charter Sc, Jersey City , Middle School Science Teacher, Education / Teaching , Jersey City, New Jersey

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