Company Info

Invictus Prep Charter School

370 Fountain Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, United States

Phone: 718-235-1682
Web Site: www.invictusprep.org

Company Profile

Middle School Science Teacher


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Job ID:

843

Location:

Brooklyn, NY, United States 

Category:

Education
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Job Views:

5715

Zip Code:

11208

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

04.16.2015
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Job Description:

Responsibilities
• Deliver rigorous lessons that promotes the critical thinking of all students
• Inspire students to hold themselves to a high standard of academics and character
• Use school-wide classroom management practices to ensure a focused, safe and caring environment
• Analyze assessment data to inform instruction
• Support with the school wide intervention initiatives designed to support student achievement
• Collaborate with colleagues to share best practices and ensure student mastery of standards
• Maintain close relationships with families, including phone calls and conferences
• Monitor and sustain a school culture with high academic and behavioral expectations
 
Support
• A Macbook Air to plan lessons, collaborate with other teachers
• Two week August Training Camp to review and prepare systems, curriculum, and classrooms for student arrival
• One hour of prep time and a daily PLC meeting time
• Two hours weekly of co-planning time for curriculum collaboration
• 12:30pm weekly student dismissal to allow for staff-wide professional development
• Highly competitive benefits: Health, Vision, Dental, and Life insurance along with a 403-b retirement plan that’s
   generously matched by Invictus Prep.
  • Teachers receive funds for supplies and materials.

Job Requirements:

Middle School Teacher Job Description
 
Invictus Prep is a college prep middle school in Brooklyn, NY with a clear-cut vision: academic success for students in high school, college and life.  Our teachers are driven by student learning, high academic results, and work relentlessly towards our goals for our students.
 
While similar in structure to many other No Excuses charter schools, Invictus Prep differentiates itself through its staffing structure and class size. At Invictus Prep:
• We place high priority on our intervention programs to ensure that we fully address student gaps
• Class sizes are limited to a maximum of 24 students: By keeping our classes small, we are able to increase the amount of individual support we can provide to our scholars. We aim to maximize academic growth by creating a supportive, and highly focused environment.
 
Qualifications and Experience
• Strong commitment to, belief in, and alignment with Invictus Prep's mission and vision
• High level of professionalism
• Open to feedback and willing to engage in a cycle of continuous improvement
• Evidence of using data to drive instructional practices
• Daily display of compassionate teaching with the ability to evoke self-efficacy in all students
• Academic Accountability  
· High level of personal organization and planning.
· Team player: maturity, humility, strong work ethic, follow-through, sense of humor, willingness to respond
   positively to feedback and a “roll-up-my-sleeves” attitude.
• Bachelor's degree from a competitive college or university; Master’s Degree preferred
• Two years urban teaching experience preferred
· Strong instructional and classroom management skills.
• Measurable evidence of driving academic growth for students highly preferred
· Posses adequate State Certification, or evidence of seeking it.