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We are urgently hiring a qualified Chemistry Teacher for our Broome Street Academy Charter High School!    

Work Schedule: Full Time, 40 hours a week, 10-month position paid over 12 months, with Summers off. 

Overview: 

Broome Street Academy Charter High School will empower our students to reach their highest aspirations for post-secondary success. Our equitable, holistic, and student-centered approach will provide students with access to a rigorous, standards-based curriculum that will equip our graduates with the skills they need to make a positive impact on their communities and the broader world.

Broome Street Academy (BSA) is a tuition-free public charter high school devoted to providing students the necessary skills and support to graduate prepared for a successful future beyond high school. Our admissions policy gives preference to siblings and students who are homeless, in foster care, or from low performing schools, though all students are welcome to apply. A BSA graduate will possess the 21st-century knowledge, collaborative and technological skills and personal qualities that will enable them to contribute to their community and pursue their educational and professional goals.

At BSA, we hold our students to five pillars of excellence to support students in becoming well-rounded, valuable, and value-added citizens. The five pillars of PRIDE include:

Professionalism, Resilience, Investment, Dignity, Empathy

As the Chemistry Teacher, you will teach, plan, and provide an engaging and appropriate learning environment for a diverse group of learners.

Broome Street Academy Values:

  • Student Voice
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Academic rigor (including challenging curriculum and AP courses)
  • Caregiver involvement
  • A safe, supportive school environment
  • Development of and respect for community partnerships
  • Healthy social and emotional relationships.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Teach 2 classes of Regents Chemistry, and teach 3 classes and/or the equivalent responsibilities, for a total of 5 duties throughout the day
  • Engage students in academic and necessary chemistry lab experiences
  • Serve as an advisor to a small group of students.
  • Ensure students achieve goals set forth in SUNY Accountability Plan
  • Develop NY State and Common Core Standards-aligned units and lessons
  • Attend all scheduled prep time with co-teachers/team members and all scheduled meetings
  • Update gradebook weekly
  • Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all students (especially those with ELL and IEP designations)
  • Prepare students for all required assessments (Regents, NWEA, PSAT, SAT)
  • Participate in all required School professional development
  • Actively pursue certification and/or professional development
  • Communicate with caregivers
  • Maintain a welcoming and safe classroom environment.
  • Engage in effective and appropriate classroom management.
  • Maintain clean and clutter-free room

 

Responsibilities:

  • Co-teach 5 classes and/or the equivalent responsibilities; teach where needed regardless of certification or training.
  • Develop specially designed instruction tailored to meet the learning needs of all students (especially those with ELL and IEP designations) through team co-planning, co-teaching, and co-assessing with the support of the Special Education department and subject area teams
  • Write IEPs (individualized educational programs), progress monitor students’ IEP goals, and facilitate IEP meetings with the CSE
  • Create plans for post-high school transition to ensure college and or career readiness
  • Conduct data-driven one to one and small group academic intervention
  • Serve as a case manager for a group of students that you teach with IEPs. Case management duties include consistent parental outreach, advocating to ensure that students receive appropriate supports, providing testing accommodations and academic student conferencing
  • Record proper attendance for every class assigned
  • Serve as an advisor to a small group of students
  • Develop NY State and Common Core Standards-aligned units and lessons.
  • Attend all scheduled prep time with co-teachers/team members and all scheduled meetings.
  • Update gradebook weekly
  • Prepare students for all required assessments (Regents, NWEA, PSAT, SAT)
  • Participate in all required School professional development
  • Actively pursue certification and/or professional development
  • Communicate regularly with caregivers
  • Maintain a welcoming and safe classroom environment

What We Are Looking For:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree. A plus if you have a Master’s degree in Education or Teaching
  • You are an expert and enthusiast in Chemistry as shown by significant undergraduate or graduate coursework in content area or teaching certification
  • You have chemistry laboratory experience, both in setup and safety
  • A plus if you have a C-14 license, Certificate of Fitness for Non-Production Chemical Laboratories
  • A huge plus if you have dual-certification and/or experience with Special Education
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate assessments
  • Familiarity with trauma informed practices
  • Effective work ethic as a team member
  • You have a knack for engaging youth and the ability to apply positive youth development practices
  • You have a strong commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion

Why You Should Join Our Team:

  • You want to empower students
  • 403(b) Pension Plan through Mutual of America
  • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
  • Life/LTD Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account and Pre- Tax Commuter Program
  • Summer vacations

Salary is based on experience and credentials/certifications.  

Contact: Submit cover Letter and Resume to: APPLY

COVID -19 POLICY

The Door and Broome Street Academy follow the CDC and NYS recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Door and Broome Street Academy are now requiring all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a qualified exemption.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. We support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to our organization. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.