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Overview:

Broome Street Academy (BSA) 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 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 Broome Street Academy 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

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.

Broome Street Academy’s primary special education model provides Integrated Co-teaching classes in the core academic classes (English, science, math, and social studies), where two teachers offer differentiated instruction based on student needs. Additionally, we offer push-in and pull-out SETSS (Special education teacher support services) for students with IEPs needing more targeted academic support. The related services that we offer are counseling (provided by BSA social workers) and speech therapy, provided by a DOE therapist. We also have DOE-provided paraprofessionals assisting students who have greater socio-emotional and academic needs. Special education staff also provide data-driven small-group and one-on-one instruction for students in need. This comprehensive program helps ensure that students with IEPs get access to rigorous, specialized, culturally responsive teaching and behavioral support that maximizes their ability to thrive and reach their full potential. We are looking for an educator who is excited by this model!

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.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s degree in Education or Teaching preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in subject area as shown by significant undergraduate or graduate coursework in content area or teaching certification.
  • Dual-certification and/or experience with Special Education highly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate assessments.
  • Familiarity with trauma informed practice.
  • Effective work ethic as a team member

FTE: 40 hours a week – 10 Month position, school year ends June 30, 2022 paid over 12 months (prorated if start date is after first day of school).

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.