The Academy Charter School Social Studies Teacher in Hempstead, New York
The Academy Charter Schools offers a rigorous Social Studies curriculum in a technology rich environment. The academic program focuses on preparing students for the rigors of college life, well beyond just meeting the requirements for passing the Regents exams. The Academy employs caring and committed staffs who promotes excellence in the classroom to ensure that students can achieve at high levels.
The Academy Charter High School Social Studies teacher works to deepen students? mastery of Science. The teacher is responsible for planning, developing, and delivering instruction to groups of 20-25 students as well as providing small group tutoring for students who need additional instructional support in Social Studies. The teacher will uphold the school?s mission to ensure that all students receive a world class education.
Responsibilities and Duties
Teach a standards- based curriculum that ends with the Regents exam
Develop lesson plans and supplementary materials
Teach content subject matter
Incorporate the use of technology on an ongoing basis
Provide interactive and meaningful learning material to students, maintaining positive learning environment for active participation of students, assigning homework, and conduct periodic assessments to measure student growth and progress
Implement and deliver quality instruction to students and execute the instructional program by demanding higher order thinking activities from students in a progressive manner
Design the curriculum that challenges the learning ability of students and ensure overall development of language
Prepare assignments and create innovative methods of teaching as per the students' varying learning style
Implement effective classroom management skills that builds a classroom culture
Actively participate in professional development and works collaboratively with colleagues and instructional leaders to improve instructional practices and student learning.
Build meaningful and professional relationships with students and their families.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the school leadership.
Qualifications and Skills
2-3 years teaching experience in a public high school or charter school setting, or similar background
Knowledge and experience in teaching Regents courses
Bachelor?s degree in History from an accredited college or university, Master?s Degree preferred
Valid New York State Certification (7-12)