Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School, a new middle and high school that is expanding by one grade each year, seeks a high school computer science teacher.
Ideal candidates have the following traits:
All teachers must be willing to commit to our mission:
- 3-5 years experience in urban high school classroom instruction
- Experience of integrating technology into classroom instruction
- Experience with curriculum design
- Background in urban education serving a broad range of students
- Prior experience with new school, "start-up" processes
- Experience in delivering Common Core aligned instruction
Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School will empower students in Inwood and Washington Heights to become agents for change through community focused leadership, character development and college preparedness. Our teachers will regard our student leaders as burgeoning assets to their community and help them develop the tools they need to be successful in college and beyond.
•Work in a collaborative team teaching environment or individual classroom setting
•Engage students in active learning
•Use assessment to modify lessons
•Utilize online student system to track student progress through competencies and keep up to date assignments for students
•Contribute to program design and implementation
•Participate in all staff programs and academic planning, implementation, and evaluation
•Work collaboratively with other staff and teachers daily
•Communicate effectively and maintain consistent relationships with students, colleagues, and families
•Instruct students on how computers work, including the basic science and mathematics behind their operation and the hardware and the software built on those foundations.
•Teach how to write computer programs, algorithms and programming languages.
Qualifications and Competencies:
•Commitment to the mission and vision of IALCS
•Expert in subject area including AP Computer Science
•Receptiveness to ongoing coaching and evaluation
•At least three years of teaching in an urban environment
•Passionate about teaching and subject matter
•Energetic, motivated, innovative, prepared
•Ambitious, entrepreneurial mindset committed to helping develop the components and culture of a new school
•Valid NYS Teaching Certificate
•Evidence of excellence when working with middle and high school students
•Wide-ranging intellectual and educational interests
•Superior communication skills
•An ability to work collaboratively