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Middle School Math Teacher

About​ ​Us

The mission of New York City Charter School of the Arts is to inspire a diverse community of young people to engage with the arts as a pathway to rich and rigorous academic learning and a creative, purposeful life. City School of the Arts opened our doors to 102 sixth grade students in the fall of 2016. In 2018-2019, we will reach our full capacity of 306 students ranging from grades 6-8. Arts-based learning has been proven to boost academic achievement in math, science, history and literacy, while helping students build capacities like problem-solving, critical thinking, empathy, resilience and a willingness to engage across differences. Our creative, academically challenging program is designed to meet the needs of all learners and is uniquely well-suited to supporting English Language Learners and students with learning differences. City School of the Arts is not a traditional “art school”, but rather a high-performing, academically-focused school where the arts and the imagination are used to help a new generation of young leaders create, learn and thrive.

About​ ​the​ ​Position

The mathematics teachers loosely follows the EngageNY math curriculum, but is encouraged to exercise creativity in designing a rigorous, inquiry-based course that helps students develop both a love of learning and sound number sense. Responsibilities of a City School of the Arts Teacher will include but are not limited to:

  • Design and implement rigorous, arts- and social justice-driven curricula
  • Design and implement formative assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
  • Use formative, summative, and interim assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
  • Participate in professional learning communities
  • Co-plan, manage, and maintain a positive culture and climate in "Home" (homeroom), leveraging relationships to promote positive academic experiences and mindful, effective communication
  • With support, deliver a socio-emotional curriculum to a group of ‘advisees’ twice a week
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development to integrate the arts and interdisciplinary learning across grade level
  • Collaborate with colleagues to infuse artistic practice and the creative process into the planning and execution of each lesson
  • Serve as a camp counselor/ chaperone on three overnight field trips
  • Fulfill other responsibilities in collaboration with the Principal and grade-level team
  • Other duties, as assigned by the Principal.

Salary & Benefits Salary is commensurate with experience and competitive with other New York City teaching positions. City School of the Arts offers a full suite of benefits to full-time employees, including health, dental, and vision insurance

 

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