Overview

Broome Street Academy is partnered with The Door, a nationally-renowned youth services organization, to provide a unique model that seamlessly integrates a rigorous academic curriculum and youth development services all under one roof.  The school serves as a national model for addressing the needs of all students, especially those in need of additional support.  Broome Street Academy values:

  • The development of individual student strengths
  • Caregiver involvement
  • A learning environment that fosters mutual respect
  • A safe, supportive school climate
  • Standards based curriculum that is relevant
  • Student learning that is meaningful and goal oriented
  • Development of and respect for community partnerships
  • Healthy social and emotional relationships

Responsibilities

  • Develop lesson plans that ensure the mastery of state learning standards and any additional specific learning standards set forth by the Academy
  • Differentiate daily lessons and continuously refine teaching methodologies to meet the needs of all students
  • Ensure students attain the achievement goals of the Academy’s accountability plan
  • Strike a balance between “direct instruction” and “project based learning”
  • Maintain and enhance expertise in a specified content area
  • Coordinate lesson plans with other teachers and reinforce student knowledge on an interdisciplinary basis
  • Provide direct and indirect instruction to large and small student groups
  • Prepare students adequately for all required assessments
  • Carry out the necessary functions to maintain a visually stimulating an welcoming classroom environment
  • Engage in effective and appropriate classroom management

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree and NYS Teacher certification in a relevant subject area (unless covered under the certification exemptions of the NYS Charter School Law)
  • Minimum of three years of teaching experience and demonstrated experience working with a vulnerable student population such as young people from high poverty communities or in marginalized housing situations
  • Must be available as needed for school day assignments and willing to work up to 30 hours a month.
  • Dual-certification and/or experience with Special Education highly preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in subject area as shown by significant undergraduate or graduate coursework in content area
  • Ability to engage the interest of students, meet student achievement goals and be held accountable for student results
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate tests and other measurements of achievement
  • Must be flexible and resilient in the face of very intense and heavy work situations
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse students, including those with special needs and English Language Learners
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with and engage the participation of parents and other student care-givers
  • Work effectively as a team member

Department: Teachers
Supervisor: Assistant Head of School for Teaching and Learning
Hours: Per Diem
Salary: Hourly rate based on experience
Contact: APPLY