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Job title - Certified Science Teacher

Reports to - Principal, Assistant Principals

Status - Full-time

About Health Sciences Charter School:

www.healthsciencescharterschool.org

Mission:To provide high-school age youth with an academically challenging learning environment that prepares them to communicate effectively, think and reason critically, value diversity, engage in service learning, pursue academic excellence, obtain sustainable and quality careers in the healthcare industry and become productive and valued members of the community.

Vision:Health Sciences Charter High School will be recognized as the premier college and career-readiness model in New York State and beyond.

Position Summary: Responsible for teaching 9-12 General Science with proven results in student learning. The teacher will be expected to teach for an extended school year, consisting of approximately 190 student days and 200 teacher school days, with an optional summer program. The Teacher will provide student services to those students enrolled, ensuring the effective completion of the curriculum that they are responsible for. The Teacher will develop creative forms of instruction to meet the needs of a diverse urban student population, while establishing and enforcing non-instructional duties throughout the educational process. The Teacher will work collectively in a Professional Learning Community (PLC).

Responsibilities:

1) Provides a diverse perspective when working with Students, parents, colleagues, and PLC members.

2) Maintains professional standards per HSCS in an urban environment.

3) Participates in PLC; daily participation and motivation to collaboratively improve PLC.

4) Engages in a diverse community based programming with regional colleagues and healthcare providers.

5) Observes and evaluates the students' performance, progress, behavior, social development and physical health.

6) Instructs students effectively through lectures, discussions, class activities, demonstrations and other creative forms of education of the curriculum their courses require and maintain a balance of these different educational strategies.

7) Implements teaching methods according to what is appropriate to students' needs and interests.

8) Establishes and enforces rules of classroom conduct throughout the educational process while adhering to all administrative policies and rules governing the students.

9) Prepares, administers and grades tests and assignments that are a reflection of what students will be evaluated on during NYS Regents, Advanced Regents and Advanced Placement testing.

10) Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Any NYS 7-12 Science Certification (Earth Science/Living Environment/Chemistry preferred)
  • Preferred research and/or field experience.
  • Proficiency in microsoft office, electronic management, grading, and other instructional technologies.
  • Teaching in an urban setting is strongly desired.
  • Strong verbal and communication skills.

Must be able to frequently:

- Repeat the same motions

- Sit for long periods of time.

- Able to communicate verbally.

 

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Title: Long Term Substitute - Social Studies

Pay: $135/day Approx End of January - End of April 2019

Reports to - Principal

Position Summary: Responsible for teaching students in the Social Studies content area. The Teacher will develop creative forms of instruction to meet the needs of a diverse urban student population, while establishing and enforcing non-instructional duties throughout the educational process. The Teacher will work collectively in a Professional Learning Community (PLC).

Responsibilities:

1) Provides a diverse perspective when working with Students, parents, colleagues, and PLC members.

2) Maintains professional standards per HSCS in an urban environment.

3) Participates in PLC; daily participation and motivation to collaboratively improve PLC.

4) Engages in a diverse community based programming with regional colleagues and healthcare providers.

5) Observes and evaluates the students' performance, progress, behavior, social development and physical health.

6) Instructs students effectively through lectures, discussions, class activities, demonstrations and other creative forms of education of the curriculum their courses require and maintain a balance of these different educational strategies.

7) Implements teaching methods according to what is appropriate to students' needs and interests.

8) Establishes and enforces rules of classroom conduct throughout the educational process while adhering to all administrative policies and rules governing the students.

9) Prepares, administers and grades tests and assignments that are a reflection of what students will be evaluated on during NYS Regents, Advanced Regents and Advanced Placement testing.

10) Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

- NYS Social Studies 7-12 certification preferred.

- Proficiency in microsoft office, electronic management, grading, and other instructional technologies.

- Teaching in an urban setting is strongly desired.

  • Strong verbal and communication skills.

Must be able to frequently:

- Repeat the same motions

- Sit for long periods of time.

  • Able to communicate verbally.

Moderate to occasional:

- Lifting (1-10 pounds), walking.

Job Type: Full-time

 

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Title:   Career Coordinator

Reports to:  Head of School

Status:  10 Month + per diem days, Exempt

 

Position Summary: 

Career Coordinator will be expected to work closely with the Head of School to plan, organize, implement and oversee career related and work-based learning activities for Grades 9–12.  

 

Responsibilities: 

 

  1. Career Guidance and Exploration

 

1.1. Work cooperatively with school leaders and staff to develop and track career plans for all students beginning in Grade 9.

1.2. Continually manage co-curricular transcript initiative to track all students’ WBL participation,   learning experiences, and NYS approved Career Development & Occupational Studies (CDOS) activities.

1.3. Establish and organize internal and external Work-Based Learning (WBL) activities such as MASH Camps, Guest Speakers, Field Trips, Job Shadowing etc.

 

  1.  Work-Based Learning and Certificate Programs

 

2.1 Develop a Work-Based Learning Plan to increase the number of career development and service learning opportunities

2.2. Provide focused and approved NYS Career & Technical Education opportunities with college and healthcare industry partners

2.3. Develop new and strengthen existing business and college partnerships to continuously identify viable options for WBL activities and certificate programs

 

Qualifications: 

 

 Required skills include:

  • Proven skills in project management, career interest identification, time management
  • Sound skills in the area of interpersonal communications 
  • Proven ability to communicate with students, educators, and business and industry professionals

Previous experience and credentials may include (Preferred but not required):

  • Related experience in Business, Marketing or Career and Technical Education
  • Career Coordinator certification
  • Experience with high school-aged youth in WBL placements

The above job description is not a contractual or binding document; it is provided as a guide to the types of duties required to be undertaken.  Duties may vary from time to time and this description is subject to review.  Modifications will be made as needed to support changes in the business climate and student needs.

 

 

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*Title Substitute Teacher 
*Job Type Certified - Teaching - Substitute Teacher {SUBD} 
*Job Type Description

 

Position Summary: A Bachelor's Degree in Education, or in a relevant subject area is required. Prior substitute teaching experience is preferred. The Substitute Teacher provides student services to those students enrolled at Health Sciences Charter School on an as needed basis; ensuring the effective completion of the existing curriculum they are responsible for through lectures, discussions, class activities, demonstrations and other creative forms of education while establishing and enforcing rules for maintaining order throughout the educational process. The teacher will work collectively in a Professional Learning Community (PLC). 

Responsibilities: 
1. Will bring a diverse perspective when working with students, parents, colleagues, and PLC members. 
2. Ability to work professionally in an urban youth learning environment. 
3. Instruct students effectively through lectures, discussions, class activities, demonstrations and other creative forms of education of the curriculum their courses require and maintain a balance of these different educational strategies. 
4. Establish and enforce rules of classroom conduct throughout the educational process. Enforce all administrative policies and rules governing the students. 
5. Other duties as assigned and requested.

 

Qualifications:

-  Bachelor's Degree

 

Must be able to frequently:
-  Repeat the same motions
-  Sit for long periods of time.
-  Able to communicate verbally.

Moderate to occasional:
-  Lifting (1-10 pounds), walking. 



 
 
 
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