S.A.C.S CAREERS

Storefront Academy seeks to provide children of varied academic strengths with quality educational opportunities. Preparing them academically, socially, and emotionally to become critical thinkers,high-achieving students, and well-rounded individuals. Storefront Academy selects educators who are passionate about improving student learning and outcomes. We currently have multiple career opportunities for the 2020-2021 school year.

School Counselor 

Job Description 

The School Counselor will work collaboratively with school leadership, students, parents, teachers,and school support staff to help our students achieve the highest degree of academic, emotional, and behavioral success. 

 

Your job is to hold all students to high expectations, support the needs of a diverse student population, and determine appropriate strategies and interventions that will allow students to academically excel.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Serving as a leader in the school while building strong relationships with students and their families to support scholars’ academic success

  • Providing high-quality counseling sessions for scholars with I.E.P and at-risk scholars

  •  Creating, implementing, and tracking behavior intervention plans for students with behavioral needs

  • Leading crisis management for scholars in need of this support

  • Engage in the school-based support team to ensure student progress through the right supports and interventions.

 

Successful candidates should also have the following experiences and characteristics:

  • Hold a valid NY State School Counselor’s certification;

  • Have experience with a variety of psycho-educational and behavioral assessment tools

  • Have background in counseling and crisis management

  • Are a person of high moral character

  • Are passionate about learning

 
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General Education Teacher 

Job Responsibilities

  • Produce quality Common Core aligned lesson plans that strive for higher-level objectives while accommodating all learning styles;

  • Analyze and regularly review student assessment data from a variety of sources – both formally and informally - to drive curricular and pedagogical choices and adjustments;

  • Maximize learning time through effective classroom management;

  • Provide an inviting, exciting, learning environment using varied instructional techniques and developmentally appropriate strategies;

  • Mastery/deep knowledge in the instructional subject area, with an undergraduate major or minor or graduate degree in the subject;

  • Evidence of student achievement growth in previous teaching roles;

  • Strong desire to collaborate with other faculty and instructional leaders to discuss student work and ensure curricular coherence;

  • Passion for his/her subject and the ability to connect with and motivate, individually and collectively, a diverse group of students;

  • A strong commitment to all students with the belief that all students can learn and must be held to high academic standards; and,

  • Boundless energy and enthusiasm for working with students and other adults in the building.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required; Masters degree preferred

  • A minimum of 2 years teaching experience preferred; experience in an urban school setting in which the students were selected by lottery and not by entrance exam or by discretionary criteria is preferred

  • Hold N.Y.S certification or working towards certification is preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Special Education Teacher

Job Description

  • Provide instructional services to students with I.E.P in the areas of reading, mathematics, and writing

  • Deliver prescribed instructional delivery methods as determined by the student’s I.E.P

  • Consult with school personnel to coordinate efforts in providing services to students

  • Communicate and conference with parents providing information on student progress

  • Manage and support an organized and professional classroom that is conducive to learning

  • Support student and school needs in preparing to be successful on the N.Y.S State Exam

  • Work closely with peers and administration to develop a multifaceted curriculum that integrates multiple subjects and approaches to meet the individual needs of students

  • Lead classroom differentiation through curricular modifications, instructional techniques, parallel instruction, and integrated classroom strategies

  • Assess and develop goals for the I.E.P process

  • Implement I.E.P goals and strategies into an integrated classroom

  • Maintain an awareness of the school's strategic initiatives and incorporate them into your work.

  • Regularly and accurately report student progress and maintain accurate and up to date records related to student achievement, performance, and I.E.P goals

  • Review data daily and amend your approach accordingly

  • Take an active role in your professional development by identifying and creating opportunities to expand your skills to meet the demands of individual student needs

  • Attend I.E.P meetings and parent conferences

  • Develop strong relationships with parents and students to create investment in school culture and academics

  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules and collaborating effectively with co-teachers and colleagues


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required; Masters degree preferred

  • A minimum of 2 years teaching experience preferred; experience in an urban school setting in which the students were selected by lottery and not by entrance exam or by discretionary criteria is preferred

  • Hold N.Y.S certification or working towards certification is preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

70 East 129th Street

New York, NY 10035

(646) 328-9730

609 Jackson Avenue

Bronx, NY 10455

(646) 758-7201

Storefront Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender expression, age, national origin, or disability.

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