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7th Grade ELA Teacher

Opportunity Charter School
3.1 out of 5
240 West 113th Street, New York, NY 10026
$60,685 - $88,498 a year - Full-time

Location

240 West 113th Street, New York, NY 10026

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Full job description

Belief in Every Student's Promise

Opportunity Charter School (OCS) teachers are trained in cutting-edge, research-based methodology of evaluating students’ academic strengths and challenges. To maximize each child’s personal development, an individualized education plan is created that is tailored to his or her unique needs. Students receive differentiated instruction in every curricular area with the goal of expanding their higher cognitive thinking.

Performance-Driven and Results-Oriented

Our curriculum will prepare students to take the Regents exams and transition to college or a meaningful career. Our goal is for every student to graduate having achieved a clearly demonstrated academic and social foundation, as well as a deep understanding of their own strengths and challenges. Our teachers are responsible for implementing OCS’s Common Core curriculum, and assessing students in order to appropriately meet their academic needs. We seek educators who are dedicated to improving their instructional practices by working critically and collaboratively with their colleagues.

Responsibilities:

  • Instruct and train students in the basic skills and knowledge of subjects to be studied for tests.
  • Prepare instructional materials for classroom use.
  • Develop an educational curriculum.
  • Use teaching aids to explain complex subject matter.
  • Communicate with students, parents, colleagues, or administrators.
  • Supervise student behavior in class.
  • Complete administrative responsibilities.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • NY State Teach certification in English (preferred).
  • Dual certification in Special Education and Subject Areas 7-12 is preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,685.00 - $88,498.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • New York, NY 10026: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Special education: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • NY State Teach certification in English (Preferred)

Work Location: In person