|Date Posted||June 29, 2020|
|Industry||K-12: Charter Schools|
Middle School Special Education Teacher
Brooklyn, New York
WHO WE ARE
Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools providing 2,000 students in Brooklyn with the outstanding education they deserve. We strive to provide students with the academic skills and critical-thinking abilities they need to succeed in a college-preparatory high school and beyond.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
We believe that all children can learn when immersed in a rich environment full of high expectations, rigorous academics, and caring, committed adults. We believe equity and excellence are not mutually exclusive—we can meet the needs of all students in our schools, while actively engaging parents and driving toward excellent academic results. We envision a pathway to equity that features outstanding curriculum and instruction as well as ample opportunities for students to achieve success in and out of the classroom. We believe it is both our privilege and responsibility to help close the opportunity gap in the Brooklyn community.
WHO YOU ARE
You are a special educator with experience teaching at-risk students in grades 6-8. You are ready to provide targeted and individualized instruction to students. You prioritize student engagement, critical thinking, and relationship-building in the classroom. You have demonstrated that you are a reflective practitioner willing to go above and beyond to meet the needs of your students, and are committed to doing the work to educate the whole child.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Nearly 20% of our students are of special needs. As a Middle School Special Education Teacher, you will work with our students in special education population through specially designed lessons, both in and out of the classroom. You will be expected to manage the following daily:
BENEFITS AND PERKS
Explore staff enjoys a competitive salary and benefits, generous vacation-including network shutdown days, considerable matching of retirement contributions, and more. Additionally, you can expect:
Explore is a network of 8 charter schools located in Canarsie, Crown Heights, and Flatbush communities of Brooklyn, NY. Our network office is located in DUMBO, Brooklyn. This role is based in one of our 8 schools.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Explore Schools is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status.