10 Nov 2017

Full-Time Teacher Residency Program – Humanities Teacher (Grades 5-12)

Success Academy Charter Schools – Posted by SACSNew York, New York, United States

Job Description

As the fastest growing, highest-performing charter school network in New York State, Success Academy has reimagined public education. Nationally recognized for achieving outstanding academic results for students from all backgrounds and zip codes, we have created an innovative K-12 school model that is preparing current and future generations of children with the subject mastery and skills to succeed in college and life. We are now seeking results-driven Humanities Teacher Residents to join our school communities.
Our highly selective Teaching Residency Program is a two-year, full-time salaried position for emerging leaders who are interested in helping children from all backgrounds and all zip codes achieve extraordinary results. Whether you are just starting your career or considering a change, the Teacher Residency Program offers an outstanding opportunity for growth and hands-on experience to develop as an exceptional Teacher and Leader in the Education Reform movement.
As a Teaching Resident you will receive extensive professional development from experienced teachers and talented school leaders, build deep relationships with students, parents, and communities, work in a fast-paced and joyful environment that sets high academic standards for children, and join a community of leaders committed to transforming public education in New York City and beyond. Former Success Academy Teacher Residents have become our current school teachers and leaders, as well as successfully transitioned to top graduate school programs and Fortune 500 companies.
Key responsibilities include:
– Teaching small groups and leading whole-class instruction using an inquiry-based, rigorous curriculum that inspires intellectual curiosity, reinforces the joy of learning, and enables all students to thrive;
– Working collaboratively with Teachers, assuming increased teaching responsibilities while progressing towards the Lead Teacher role;
– Engaging in training with school leaders to benefit from targeted, in-the-moment feedback on instruction, accelerating learning and growth with unparalleled support;
– Developing meaningful relationships with students and parents that drive students to love learning and make exceptional academic gains; and- Joining a highly motivated team committed to education reform, parent choice, and the building of exemplary schools.
Successful candidates should also have the following experiences and characteristics. They:
– Have a passion for English and History Curriculum;
– Hold a Bachelor’s degree, with an outstanding record of academic achievement and leadership;
– Have a GPA of 3.0 or above;
– Are a person of high moral character;
– Flexible and open to feedback;
– Demonstrate grit and perseverance; and
– Interested in working in a collaborative environment.

How to Apply

To join our team, please upload a cover letter and resume that outlines your candidacy. Your cover letter should explain in detail your qualifications for the position. 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 extraordinary opportunities for professional growth.

Job Categories: Education
Job Types: Full-Time

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