REACH Academy Charter School is seeking a highly qualified teachers that have a combination of skills and attributes that align them with the REACH Academy Charter School Mission. Teachers are responsible for ensuring that all students in their classes are achieving at high levels both academically and socially and are prepared for high levels of achievement in life.
This position is for a part time Elementary Science Teacheer
Required Knowledge and Skills for Open Positions at REACH
Strong teaching ability and enjoy working with children;
Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English;
Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills;
Ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of REACH community;
Obvious passion for the academic subject matter being taught;
Commitment to equity and inclusion;
Willingness to adapt to an existing curriculum as well as contribute ideas to enhance the respective academic programs.
Excellent attendance and punctuality;
A clear understanding of and appreciation for the goals and criteria of REACH Academy Charter School;
Deep understanding of student learning theory, brain-based learning, and differentiated instruction;
Experience with inquiry based learning.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
Ensure that scholars are emerged in inquiry based learning activities;
Be able to connect science standards/activities cross curricular with reading, writing and mathematics standards
Executes the mission of REACH Academy Charter School including high academic achievement, the application of critical thinking skills and ethical standards to learning, and living and problem solving through individual teaching and learning practices;
Believes that every child can and will achieve high academic standards and provides consistent support to students no matter how challenging the individual situation may be;
Plan units and execute developed lessons;
Consistently reflects on self and instructional practices to achieve academic goals;
Selects and uses effective instructional methods and learning materials;
Manages the classroom in a positive manner and keeps students engaged and on task;
Communicates and collaborates with peers, sharing student work, methodologies, and strategies as well as coordinating lesson topics with other teachers in order to create a coherent curricular design to achieve the overall purposes of the REACH Academy Charter School program;
Communicates regularly with parents about both positive and negative interactions with students;
Prepares, administers, and reviews all required student assessments;
Analyzes data and develop individual scholar intervention plan;
Participates in professional development and personal growth opportunities;
Perform other duties assigned by the Head of School.
All teachers must hold a NYS professional teaching certificate or be eligible for reciprocity to include (1) Minimum Bachelor’s degree in subject area to be taught, Master’s Degree preferred; (2) Proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom and commitment to accountability preferred ; (3) Belief in and alignment with REACH Academy Charter School core beliefs and educational philosophy; (4) Valid New York State Certification, except in cases where the Head of School shall make an exception under the terms of this Policy, in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
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