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Middle & High School ENL Teacher

Employer
Summit Academy Charter School
Location
New York City, New York
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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Job DescriptionJob Description
SACS has an opening for Middle and High School ENL Teacher, familiar with the New York State Standards. This Teacher”s primary responsibility is the implementation and development of Summit Academy”s curriculum and the success of its scholars. Therefore, SACS seeks teachers who are committed to continuously improving curriculum and instruction.

Platinum Teachers at Summit Academy must:
  • believe all scholars - regardless of academic or socio-economic background - will achieve at the highest levels
  • be willing to go above and beyond for the success of all scholars - both academic and behavioral
  • possess strong content area knowledge and classroom management skills
  • desire to teach in our extended day and year schedule
  • contribute to a relentless and dedicated team of outstanding professionals
  • have a passion for urban education and goes above and beyond the call of duty
  • ensure mastery through creative approaches and differentiated instruction
  • use knowledge of content area and multiple strands of data to create and implement a rigorous, standards-based curriculum
  • foster a safe, challenging, comfortable, and positive environment
  • be constantly reflective of oneself and others in a relentless pursuit of excellence
  • hold themselves and others accountable by giving and being receptive to feedback
  • collaborate with all stakeholders to ensure success of all scholars

Responsibilities
  • Plan, organize, and provide instruction in English that meet state and federal standards
  • Provide instruction that is consistent and coordinated with the school”s instructional program so as to ensure that students meet and exceed learning targets
  • Develop and deliver lesson plans that utilize a broad range of appropriate teaching techniques and strategies
  • Address all aspects of communication through appropriate instruction that develops each student”s ability to read, write, speak, and listen in the appropriate content area
  • Administer academic and language assessments for the purpose of evaluating student progress for meeting academic learning targets and progress in language acquisition
  • Maintain complete and accurate records of student progress and evidence of growth and progress
  • Provide a nurturing and supportive learning environment that encourages student responsibility and incorporates challenging instructional strategies
  • Adapt curriculum to provide individual, small group, and/or remedial instruction as to meet the needs of individual students and subgroups of students
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior required to run an orderly and productive classroom environment
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and strategies to meet different aptitudes and interests of students
  • Manage allotted learning time to maximize student achievement
  • Oversee assigned out-of-classroom activities during the school day, as needed

Qualifications
  • Driveto improve the minds and lives of scholars in and out of the classroom;
  • Proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom;
  • Mastery of and enthusiasm for academic subjects;
  • Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player
  • Bachelor”s degree is required; Master”s degree is preferred; and
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting preferred, but not required.
  • Valid State TESOL Certification required.
  • Belief in and alignment with SACS core beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable.

Compensation

We offer a generous compensation package. All staff members are equipped with the tools needed to succeed, including a dedicated workspace, laptop computer, email, high-speed Internet access, and all necessary supplies.

As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Company DescriptionSummit Academy Charter School (SACS) is a tuition free, college preparatory middle and high school for 6th - 12th grade scholars in Brooklyn, New York. We deliver the benefits of rigorous scholarship to one of Brooklyn's most underserved communities. SACS provides scholars in Brooklyn's Community School District #15 with a public education that addresses their academic needs and delivers on the aspirations they and their families hold for them. At Summit Academy our mission is simple mission: to prepare its scholars to go to college.Company DescriptionSummit Academy Charter School (SACS) is a tuition free, college preparatory middle and high school for 6th - 12th grade scholars in Brooklyn, New York. We deliver the benefits of rigorous scholarship to one of Brooklyn's most underserved communities. SACS provides scholars in Brooklyn's Community School District #15 with a public education that addresses their academic needs and delivers on the aspirations they and their families hold for them. At Summit Academy our mission is simple mission: to prepare its scholars to go to college.

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