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When students enter HCZ Promise Academy Charter Schools, we make a promise to help each and every one get to and through college. Everything we give our students—from world-class instruction and exceptional extracurricular activities to social emotional support and healthy meals—is aimed at fulfilling that promise. Our schools have a longer school day and year, helping us keep our kids safe and engaged, ensure their success in core subject areas, and give them an immersive, well-balanced education that includes exposure to the arts, daily physical activity, and field trips to museums, performances, sporting events and, of course, college campuses. To support our teachers, we provide them with weekly professional development, access to top-of-the-line technology, including a personal laptop, and Smartboards and tablets in the classroom. Additionally, our teachers are surrounded by colleagues and professionals—ranging from academic and instructional coaches and deans of students, to guidance counselors and social workers—all committed to ensuring the success for every child. As a teacher at Promise Academy, you will take your place in a team that seamlessly surrounds children in a safe, enriching environment, making sure the reach their full potential. We are seeking a Special Education Teacher for Middle School. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for the mission of HCZ Promise Academy, an understanding and respect for the culture of all residents of Harlem, and a desire for working in a school setting that fosters a love for children. Special Education Teacher Essential Duties and Responsibilities Review IEP related documents to develop appropriate goals and objectives for each student Collaborate with general education teachers regarding the educational, social, emotional and physical needs of each student Plan, develop and implement individualized learning plans for each student Prepare instructional materials and lesson plans according to Individual Education Plans (IEPs) Review IEPs with parents, school administration and general education teachers Monitor, evaluate and document each student’s progress utilizing appropriate measurements and assessment devices Maintain and communicate high academic and personal expectations for all students Incorporate direct instruction, discussion, projects and cooperative work to engage students, keep classes focused and infuse a lasting desire to learn Follow the school’s policies and procedures for student conduct and discipline, and refuse to tolerate classroom disruptions Meet designated deadlines for completing Teacher Reports, IEPs, parent phone calls and other time sensitive tasks Develop and use a variety of assessments (e.g., exams, written work, and public performances) that frequently measure student progress toward the school’s content and skill standards Develop clear evaluation criteria and distribute to students prior to assignments Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues Share responsibility for grade level and school-wide activities Opportunity to work Saturdays during test prep season – additional compensation provided Special Education Teacher Qualification, Skill and Knowledge Requirements A dedication and commitment to the mission of HCZ Promise Academy Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years teaching experience is required 2 – 5 years teaching experience in an urban school setting is desired New York State certification for Special Education grades 7-12 required Excellent oral and written communication skills We offer highly competitive salaries with generous performance-based bonuses, a comprehensive benefits package, and a low student-teacher ratio. To be considered, interested applicants must apply online or submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No telephone inquiries or recruiters please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE. #
Qualifications/Skills: Special Education Teacher Qualification, Skill and Knowledge Requirements A dedication and commitment to the mission of HCZ Promise Academy Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years teaching experience is required 2 – 5 years teaching experience in an urban school setting is desired New York State certification for Special Education grades 7-12 required Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Majors/Areas of Study: On track to earn NYS Teaching Certification
Salary/Rate of Pay: $50000-$90000