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5th Grade Social Studies Teachers - Brooklyn - New York

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Brooklyn, New York, Northeast, USA
Start February 2019
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  • Elementary
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree and certification preferred 
  • The ability to create a classroom environment where students feel safe, supported, and challenged
  • Passion and commitment to teaching scholars in underserved areas and to closing the achievement gap 
  • Relentless drive to set and achieve ambitious goals
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Growth mindset and ability to use feedback to improve practice
  • Experience teaching in underserved areas a plus

The 5th grade social studies teacher will develop and teach engaging lessons that follow the rigorous, Common Core aligned Ascend curriculum. Additionally, the middle school social studies teacher will:

  • Utilize formal and informal assessment data to drive instruction and ensure student mastery of standards
  • Build a warm and inclusive classroom environment, implementing the philosophy of restorative practices
  • Create and maintain strong relationships with students and families
  • Actively participate in grade-level meetings, collaborative planning, and professional development, including an annual summer institute
  • Accept ultimate responsibility for the academic progress of his or her students, and work to actively overcome setbacks

Staff and reporting relationships

The 5th grade social studies teacher reports to the dean of instruction. He or she also accepts direction from and works closely with the dean of students.

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This is a Direct to School Job
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This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job