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Middle School Social Studies Teacher, Challenge Charter Middle School

Challenge Preparatory Charter School (Challenge Prep) is a community-based public charter school designed to meet the unique needs of Far Rockaway’s at-risk students and families. Since 2010, Challenge Prep has provided children and families in Far Rockaway with a progressive, student-centered educational program that supports the academic growth and achievement of a diverse group of students. Challenge Prep is currently expanding from an elementary school program to a program that serves scholars in grades K-8. The new positions of Middle School Content Area Teachers will play a major role in launching an ongoing operation of a new and innovative middle school academic program at a successful New York City charter school.

Middle School Content Area Teacher Job Description

The Middle School Content Area Teacher(s) are responsible for ensuring that all students in their subject classes are achieving at high levels academically. All content area teachers report to the Upper Level School Principal.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop effective, standards-aligned lessons that support student learning and achievement of school academic objectives and benchmarks and of CCSS and NYS learning standards. 
  • Plan purposefully to provide students with opportunities for constructing meaning and developing understandings of new concepts.
  • Utilize developmentally appropriate and rigorous curricula and instructional materials and present students with new ideas and concepts through a variety of strategies that inspire and guide them to explore, express and uncover new ideas.

Required Credentials and Educational Experience

  • New York State Common Branch Certification (Grade 6) and NYS Content Specialist 7-12 Certification
  • Experience with and/or understanding of blended learning preferred.

To apply:

Your cover letter should explain why you would be an excellent Challenge Prep Middle School Teacher. 

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Challenge Preparatory Charter School is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.

Compensation is competitive. Challenge Prep offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth. 

 

 

 

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