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College Readiness Teacher
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Brooklyn
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Start Date: July 1, 2017
Location: Brooklyn


Teaching at Achievement First:
Achievement First invites passionate educators to apply for the position of College Readiness Teacher for the 2017-18 school year. Teaching College Readiness at Achievement First is an ideal position for an educator with deep passion for instruction who is eager to gain rigorous development to help perfect his/her craft. In addition to participating in weekly professional development and team planning meetings, teachers receive consistent high-impact coaching and feedback from a school administrator or teacher-leader. Furthermore, Achievement First has launched Teacher Career Pathway, a systematic, coordinated approach to recognizing and developing great teachers as they progress through five career stages. These stages were developed to celebrate excellent teachers and are accompanied by increased compensation, recognition and professional development opportunities. Achievement First is committed to recruiting, developing and retaining excellent College Readiness teachers.

Responsibilities of Achievement First College Readiness Teachers will include but are not limited to: 

Outstanding academic achievement and student character development  

  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented and structured learning environment that excites and invests students.
  • Motivate students to realize high academic and behavioral standards.
  • Build classroom community by investing families in children’s academic success and development of REACH values (REACH stands for Respect, Enthusiasm, Achievement, Citizenship and Hard work).
  • Utilize data from assessments to drive instruction and intervention.
  • Design and implement unit and lesson plans in collaboration with grade or subject team.
  • Hold all students accountable during transitions, meals, trips and school events.
  • Exemplify AF’s core values in all interactions with students, families and colleagues.
Professional learning, development and growth
  • Collaborate with coach, grade-level chair and school team to improve instructional, culture-building and leadership skills.
  • Attend all professional development, team planning and data analysis meetings.
  • Participate enthusiastically in structured and informal learning and development opportunities.
Skills and Characteristics
  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills.
  • High level of personal organization and planning.
  • Team player: maturity, humility, strong work ethic, follow-through, sense of humor, willingness to respond positively to feedback and a “roll-up-my-sleeves” attitude.
  • Strong belief in the Achievement First mission and educational model.
  • Mastery of and enthusiasm for subject matter.
Educational Background and Work Experience
  • Two years of teaching experience preferred with a proven record of high student achievement.
  • Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 3.0 from a competitive college or university; Master’s degree preferred.

Compensation

Salary for this position is very competitive and commensurate with experience. Additionally, Achievement First offers a comprehensive benefits package. Teachers receive funds for supplies and materials as well as a laptop computer.

Achievement First is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity. People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish language proficiency is a plus. You can learn more about diversity at Achievement First here: http://achievementfirst.org/about-us/diversity/

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