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Success Academy Charter Schools is a fast growing not-for-profit Charter Management Organization (CMO) that operates 14 public charter elementary and middle schools throughout New York City (with 6 additional school openings planned for August 2013). Over the next decade, our network will grow to 40 schools that provide a phenomenal K-8 public education to NYC school children. Our dual mission is to:
Offer children in New York City an exceptional public education that prepares them to succeed in college and life.
Forever alter the educational prospects for all public school children by creating a “tipping point” – moving a nation where educational failure is the norm to a nation that expects high-quality public school options for all children.
We are seeking a Kindergarten Teacher who is results-oriented, relentless, and takes a “Beyond Z” approach in delivering rigorous, engaging, and high quality instruction.
Our Kindergarten Teacher will…
Be a part of a highly motivated team committed to education reform, parent choice, and the building of exemplary schools.
Provide additional academic and tutoring support to elementary school scholars.
Engage students through a curriculum that reinforces the fun of learning and enables struggling students to thrive.
Receive routine, ongoing feedback and support from an outstanding leadership team and faculty.
Inspire intellectual curiosity through rigorous lessons.
Teach in classrooms filled with resources and technology.
Join a ground-breaking faculty of teachers who collaborate regularly with a team and leadership.
Our ideal Kindergarten Teacher will have at least two years of full-time classroom experience and a demonstrated track record of propelling student academic growth and mastery. A Masters Degree and teaching certification in the content area are preferred (Bachelor’s Degree is required).
Demonstrated competencies in the following areas are a must:
Accountability and Data Driven . Proven record of achievement as evidenced by student work, learning, and data.
Stamina . Ability to handle the intensity required to work in a high-performing charter school, and remain organized, punctual, and reliable under pressure.
Management . Ability to manage the behavior in a classroom of 25+ students.
Self-Reflection . Ability to accept and implement feedback received for real-time improvement.
Preparation . Ability to study curriculum and do the intellectual work needed to deliver instruction at a high level.
In addition, the following characteristics are required to be successful on this team:
Dedication to Mission . A genuine interest in finding ways to improve public education and support our schools. Ensure that joyful, rigorous instruction is delivered to every scholar, ever day.
Deadline and Detail Driven . Ability to think critically about the details of a task at hand and backwards plan in order to meet project timelines set by leadership.
Flexibility . A team player that is not deterred by a fast-paced, constantly changing environment. Ability to adjust expected tasks and schedule to the updated priorities.
Team Player . Willingness to work with others and respond constructively to feedback.
Leadership . Ability to train and work collaboratively with an assistant or associate teacher.
Beyond Z Attitude. Eagerness to go above and beyond the requirements of the job to be innovative and support the organization . Constant desire to improve one’s practice.
Please upload a cover letter and resume outlining your skills and experience. Your cover letter should explain why you would be an excellent Kindergarten Teacher at Success Academy.
Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed.
Success Academy Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.
At Success Academy, we are redefining what's possible in public education. Our schools rank in the top 1% in math and top 3% in English...