Career Opportunities

Academy of the City is  currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Art Teacher

Associate Teachers (Kindergarten, First Grade)

Lead Teachers (First, Third, and Fourth Grades)

Learning Specialist

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Academy of the City Charter School

 

DATE:                        March 17, 2014

POSITION:            Art Teacher for Kindergarten – 4th Grade

(2014-2015 school year, 60%-100% load)

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Art or Education
  2. Master’s degree preferable
  3. New York State Certification required
  4. Two years experience teaching art with children
  5. Ability to work collaboratively and an interest in an interdisciplinary approach to education

 

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Work with Children: The teacher is responsible for teaching art classes, planning to meet the needs of the entire group as well as individual children. Working in the visual arts including drawing, sketching, painting, working with clay as well as building projects related to Social Studies work in the classroom. The ability to maintain a caring environment with clear yet firm expectations is crucial.

 

Curriculum Development: The teacher is responsible for developing and implementing curriculum based upon the New York State Standards and based on children’s developmental capacities and needs. A commitment to diversity must be reflected in the curriculum developed for children. The teacher is also responsible collaborating with classroom teachers to help integrate art with other areas of study.

 

Work with Environment and Materials: The teacher is responsible for organizing and maintaining the Art room. The teacher is responsible for hanging exhibits of the children’s artwork, both in the classroom, and the halls, and the Lobby, and keeping these exhibits current and labeled. The teacher will be responsible for making art supply orders and working within a given budget.

 

Work with Staff: An interest in his/her own professional growth is expected. Each teacher meets regularly with his/her supervisor and participates in weekly staff meeting after school. Staff is expected to collaborate, discuss and work to make children’s experience in the school successful.

 

The position is flexible and can accommodate work loads between 60-100% (3-5 days per week).

 

SALARY:                                     Commensurate with experience

STARTING DATE:                        August 15, 2014

ENDING DATE:                        June 30, 2015

SEND RESUME TO:            careers [at] academyofthecity [dot] org  with position in re: section of the email

 

ACADEMY OF THE CITY CHARTER SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ETHNIC ORIGIN, SEX, OR DISABILITY IN ITS EMPLOYMENT POLICIES.

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Academy of the City Charter School

 DATE:                 March 17, 2014

SUBJECT:            Associate Teacher for Kindergarten – 1st Grade (2014-2015 school year)

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Education required
  2. Enrolled or completed Master’s degree desirable
  3. New York City Teacher Assistant L1 certification required
  4. Previous work with children preferred
  5. Ability to work collaboratively and an interest in an interdisciplinary approach to education

 

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with Children. The Associate Teacher is responsible for teaching a group of children in all subject areas and planning to meet the needs of the entire group as well as individual children. Enabling the social/emotional, physical, and intellectual development of each child is the teacher’s primary responsibility. A willingness to work with some children that are English Language Learners and have special education needs will be important.

 

Work with Environment and Materials. The teacher is responsible for designing, organizing, and maintaining a materials-based classroom that reflects the curriculum and current work of the children. The teacher will create and prepare materials that serve the curriculum.

 

Curriculum Development. The teacher is responsible for developing curriculum in all areas based on the New York State standards and children’s developmental capacities and needs. A current understanding of literacy learning, mathematics, and interdisciplinary curriculum development in social studies, science, and the arts will be important. A multicultural understanding must be reflected in the curriculum developed for children. Special emphasis is placed on social studies as the core of classroom life and learning.

 

WORK WITH ADULTS

Staff. An interest in his/her own professional growth is expected. Each teacher participates in weekly grade level meetings and weekly staff meetings after school. As part of a diagnostic team, teachers work with specialists, nurses, and social workers and meet with parents and other family members as necessary.

 

Parents. Teachers are required to meet with parents twice yearly for individual conferences and to be available for additional conferences where needed. Teachers and parents work together to increase each other’s knowledge of the children. There will be two written comprehensive reports on children each year and Associate Teachers will have a role in some of the writing of these reports.

 

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

STARTING DATE:            August 15, 2014

ENDING DATE: June 30, 2015

SEND RESUME TO: careers [at] academyofthecity [dot] org  with position in re: section of the email

 

ACADEMY OF THE CITY CHARTER SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ETHNIC ORIGIN, SEX, OR DISABILITY IN ITS EMPLOYMENT POLICIES.

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Academy of the City Charter School

 

DATE:                 March 17, 2014

POSITION:            Lead Teachers for 1st, 3rd, 4th Grades (2014-2015 school year)

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Education required
  2. Master’s degree desirable
  3. New York State Certification required
  4. Three years teaching experience preferred
  5. Ability to work collaboratively and an interest in an interdisciplinary approach to education

 

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with Children. The classroom teacher is responsible for teaching a group of children in all subject areas, planning to meet the needs of the entire group as well as individual children. The ability to attend to the social/emotional, physical and intellectual development of each child is his/her primary responsibility. An ability to work with some children that are English Language learners and have special education needs will be important.

 

Work with Environment and Materials. The teacher is responsible for designing, organizing and maintaining a materials-based classroom that reflects the curriculum and current work of the children. An ability to create and prepare materials that serve the curriculum is essential.

 

Curriculum Development. The teacher is responsible for developing curriculum in all areas based on the New York State standards and children’s developmental capacities and needs. A current understanding of literacy learning, mathematics and interdisciplinary curriculum development in social studies, science and the arts will be important. A multicultural understanding must be reflected in the curriculum developed for children. Special emphasis is placed on social studies as the core of classroom life and learning.

 

WORK WITH ADULTS

Assistant and Student Teachers. As cooperating practitioners for other teachers who work in their classrooms, teachers plan cooperatively with other adults and hold weekly supervisory meetings. Teachers meet with the student and the advisor, if in a Graduate Program several times per semester.

 

Staff. An interest in his/her own professional growth is expected. Each teacher meets weekly with their curriculum coordinator and participates in weekly grade level meetings and weekly staff meetings after school. As part of a diagnostic team, teachers work with specialists, nurses, and social workers, and meet with parents and other family members as necessary.

 

Parents. Teachers are required to meet with parents twice yearly for individual conferences and to be available for additional conferences where needed. Teachers and parents work together to increase each other’s knowledge of the children. There will be two written comprehensive reports on children each year.

 

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

STARTING DATE:            August 15, 2014

ENDING DATE: June 30, 2015

SEND RESUME TO: careers [at] academyofthecity [dot] org with position listed in re: section of the email

 

ACADEMY OF THE CITY CHARTER SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ETHNIC ORIGIN, SEX, OR DISABILITY IN ITS EMPLOYMENT POLICIES.

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Academy of the City Charter School

 

DATE:                        March 17, 2014

POSITION:            Learning Specialist for Kindergarten – 4th Grade (2014-2015 school year)

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Education required
  2. Master’s degree in Education preferred
  3. Master’s degree in Reading preferred
  4. New York State Certification required
  5. Two years classroom teaching experience and two years of working with children on reading and math
  6. Ability to work collaboratively and an interest in an interdisciplinary approach to education

 

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Work with Children. The teacher is responsible for providing daily reading, writing, and math instruction to students intervention support for students who are “at risk”. Attend IEP review meetings as necessary. Use the Responsive Classroom model for community-building and behavior management strategies. Maintain organized records of anecdotal notes and assessments. Administer formal interim assessments and informal ongoing assessments, conferencing, end-of-unit rubrics, student portfolios, etc. Establish and maintain ongoing positive relationships with families.

 

Curriculum Development: The teacher is responsible for developing and implementing curriculum based upon the New York State Standards and based on children’s developmental capacities and needs. A commitment to diversity must be reflected in the curriculum developed for children.

 

Work with Staff: The teacher will help teachers to develop materials and techniques for individuals and small groups, participate in Child Study team weekly at risk committee meetings to discuss children and plan strategies for their education and support, support teachers in helping them to implement the interventions and assist teachers in monitoring students’ progress within the interventions.

 

Other Responsibilities: An interest in his/her own professional growth is expected. Each teacher meets regularly with his/her supervisor and participates in weekly staff meeting after school. Staff is expected to collaborate, discuss and work to make children’s experience in the school successful. Actively participate in school community through staff meetings, professional development, school events, etc. Demonstrate commitment to working with diverse populations of families and students, including those at-risk. Perform other school-wide responsibilities.

 

SALARY:                                     Commensurate with experience

STARTING DATE:                        August 15, 2014

ENDING DATE:                        June 30, 2015

SEND RESUME TO:            careers [at] academyofthecity [dot] org with position in re: section of the email

 

ACADEMY OF THE CITY CHARTER SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ETHNIC ORIGIN, SEX, OR DISABILITY IN ITS EMPLOYMENT POLICIES.

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ACADEMY OF THE CITY CHARTER SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, SEXUAL ORIENTATION ETHNIC ORIGIN, SEX, OR DISABILITY IN ITS EMPLOYMENT POLICIES.

 

 

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