High School Science Teacher
Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School - New York, NY

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Inwood Academy for LeadershipCharter School, a new middle and high school that is expanding by one grade each year, seeks a 9 th grade Science Teacher.

Ideal candidates have the following traits:
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

All teachers must be willing to commit to our mission:
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

Integrate technology into core classroom instruction

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

Enforce and uphold school policies and culture

Communicate effectively and maintain consistent relationships with students, colleagues, and families

Qualifications and Competencies :
Commitment to the mission and vision of IALCS

Expert in subject area

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

Preferred Qualifications

Spanish proficiency