Director of Science and Technology

Explore Schools, Brooklyn, New York

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Date Posted April 02, 2021
Industry K-12: Charter Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified

Description:

Director of Science and Technology

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. Our goal is to provide students with curriculum and instruction that is both standards-aligned and culturally responsive. Our approach is designed to provide the conditions to nurture students as critical thinkers and natural problem-solvers. As an organization we are committed to engaging in work that disrupts and roots out systems and structures that perpetuate white supremacy. We intentionally seek to build and maintain a diverse and talented team that reflects the backgrounds and experiences of our students and creates an inclusive environment for all employees.

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 believe it is both our privilege and responsibility to help close the opportunity gap in the Brooklyn community.

WHO YOU ARE

Explore Schools seeks an experienced leader who demonstrates a drive toward excellence and is eager to engage various community members in setting and planning around a vision for rigorous science and technology-based learning across a network of four elementary and four middle schools. This individual will be responsible for supporting a multi-year plan for science and technology-based curriculum and instruction that is characterized by innovation, culturally responsive pedagogy, and alignment to the Next Generation Science standards.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

In partnership with the Assistant Superintendents, The Director of Science and Technology will work closely with our Science/Technology Reimagine committee to identify, plan, and roll out curriculum, professional development, and assessments related to science and technology.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

BENEFITS AND PERKS

Explore Schools staff members receive a competitive salary, vacation including network shutdown days, considerable matching of retirement contributions, and more. Additionally, you can expect:

LOCATION

Explore Schools 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. For this specific role, in-person work is required/preferred. Our schools are currently operating with a hybrid model of both remote and in-person instruction. We'll be able to share more specifics around work expectations if you are to move forward in the interview process.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Explore Schools is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

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