$70,000 – $94,000 a year
Family Life Academy Charter School (commonly called FLACS) is a nonprofit network of high-performing schools in the South Bronx. As stated in our mission statement, our schools “create an orderly, nurturing, and dynamic environment where learning is engaging, meaningful, and joyful. All members of the school community (students, parents, and teachers) develop the knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm to continue learning throughout their lives, expand their understanding of what is possible for themselves and their world, and lead productive and satisfying lives.” We are guided by this mission and through it, we have revolutionized education for students from K-12. We are currently seeking dynamic individuals to join our teaching staff.
JOIN OUR TEAM IF YOU:
WANT TO CREATE AN EQUITABLE EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE FOR ALL LEARNERS.
BELIEVE THAT YOUNG PEOPLE CAN BE LEADERS AND POSITIVELY CREATE CHANGE IN THEIR COMMUNITY.
WANT TO WORK IN A WARM AND CARING ENVIRONMENT WHERE YOUR SKILLS WILL BE DEVELOPED AND NURTURED?
WANT TO WORK WITH LIKE-MINDED EDUCATORS WHO BELIEVE THAT EDUCATING IS ACTIVISM.
WANT TO BE PART OF THE FOUNDING TEAM THAT SETS THE TONE FOR HIGH-QUALITY EDUCATION FOR YEARS TO COME.
We are looking for dynamic English Langauge Arts teachers who are able to:
Plan units based on the NYS Next Generation Standards in English Language Arts.
Create academically rigorous and culturally relevant lesson plans, materials, and assessment that prepares students for the NYS Regents Exams, Advanced Placement, and collegiate-level coursework.
Teach engaging lessons that are differentiated to meet students’ needs and use various teaching strategies which include the integration of technology into the classroom.
Teach both independently and collaboratively with other teachers.
Focus on the integration of 21st-century literacy skills to help students become proficient readers, writers, and public speakers. Use targeted intervention strategies in small groups and whole-class instruction.
Develop and administer formative and summative assessments. Regularly analyze students’ comprehension and essay writing skills. Analyze and use assessment data to refine instructional practices to close the achievement gap for all students.
Monitor student behavior and academic progress. Report student progress to parents and family members using online resources, report cards, and progress reports.
Reflect on lessons, student data, and current educational trends to improve practice and student outcomes.
Participate in ongoing professional learning, mentorship, coaching, and staff development. Share best practices with colleagues and other members of the staff. Help to foster the school’s culture of family, inclusion, and a love of learning and build positive relationships with students, parents, and the school staff.
Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is preferred.
Prior satisfactory teaching experience preferred.
New York State Teaching Certification in English Language Arts (grades 7-12), Library Media Specialist, or Literacy (5-12).
Dual certification in English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) or Students with Disabilities is a plus.
Professionalism, superb written and verbal communication skills, excellent organizational skills, and timeliness.
NYS Dept of Education fingerprint clearance and employment screening
It is the policy of FLACS to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage and citizenship status, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), or prior record of arrest or convictions (except as provided by law), and to maintain an environment free of discriminatory harassment, including sexual harassment, or retaliation, as required by civil rights law.
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