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HS Science 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


240 West 113th Street, New York, NY 10026

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  • 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 academic strengths and weaknesses. 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 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 weaknesses.

Our teachers are responsible for the implementing OCS’s Common Core curriculum and assessing students in order to appropriately meet their academic needs, which is why we seek educators who are dedicated to improving their instructional practices by working critically and collaboratively with their colleagues.


  • Implement curriculum and create performance tasks aligned to the Common Core Standards;
  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards;
  • Use interim assessment data to enhance curriculum and inform instructional practices;
  • Participate in professional learning communities, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions;
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with students, families, and colleagues; and
  • Have extensive content knowledge including how to differentiate, use universal design for learning (UDL) guidelines and leveled questioning.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred;
  • NY State certification in Science required.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Opportunity Charter offers a full benefits program, as well as, membership in Teachers’ Retirement System.

Job Type: Full-time

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


  • 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


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

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


  • Special education: 1 year (Preferred)


  • NY State Teaching Certification in Science (Preferred)

Work Location: In person