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.

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

Special Education Coordinator

Job Description

As an integral part of a school’s instructional leadership team, the special education coordinator is responsible for overseeing programs that provide educational assistance to children with mental, psychological, learning, behavioral, or physical disabilities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

●  Overseeing / managing a caseload of special education students and the implementation of their IEP/504 plans in: inclusive, self-contained and pull-out settings.

●  Ensuring appropriate delivery of both special education instruction and related services as stipulated on IEPs/504 plans.

●  Ensuring compliance by the school with all local and Federal laws and regulation relating to students with IEPs/504 plans and students referred to special education.

●  Ensuring that services provided by contractual personnel are of high quality, provided in the LRE, and are aligned with students’ IEPs/504 plans.

●  Effectively communicating to parents and guardians the special education process including process for referrals, evaluations, annual IEPs/504 plans, and re-evaluations as well as parental rights granted by IDEA.

●  Facilitating IEP meetings using a strengths based and family centered approach Coordinating with student’s special education team to ensure all documents are completed in a timely manner (according to state, local, and school policies and procedures)

●  Connect with the special education team to ensure all team members (including parents) are prepared for the content of the       meeting.

●  Coordinating with a special education team to complete quarterly IEP progress reports and provide quarterly IEP progress reports to parents/guardians.

●  Maintaining student files (paper and electronic) according to school and OSSE standards.

●  Providing training and technical assistance to case managers, teachers, related service providers and support service professionals on all aspects of case management: use of computer systems for the special education process, writing of goals, progress reports, annual reviews and parent communication.

●  Ensuring IEPs are developmentally appropriate, curriculum/standards -based, strength based, and relevant to individual students.

●  Facilitating workshops / meetings for parents, as well as identifies resources for parents of students with special needs.

●  Maintaining confidentiality of student records and student information Other duties as assigned.

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

 
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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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