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Science Teacher  

Reports to - Principal, Assistant Principals

 

Position Summary: Responsible for teaching 9-12 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:

  •  NYS Certification Earth Science, Living Environment, Chemistry 7-12 or related 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.

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

 

Please make sure to complete an application at http://www.wnyric.org/application for this job posting.

 

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School Counselor

REPORTS TO: Principal

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

Position Summary:      The School Counselor provides support services to the students enrolled at Health Sciences Charter School, counseling students on issues affecting their education in school and out of school, evaluating student’s skills and abilities, and ensuring they are prepared for later vocational as well as educational opportunities.

 

Responsibilities:

1. Counsel students in order to help them understand and overcome their personal, social and/or behavioral issues affecting their education.
2. Provide crisis intervention to students during difficult situations at or outside of school.
3. Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, administrators or other professionals to discuss student’s progress, resolve behavioral, academic or other problems regarding the student in order to determine how to meet the student’s needs.
4. Preserve accurate and complete records as required by law, district policies and administrative standards.
5. Prepare students for later educational opportunities by evaluating their abilities, interests, skills, and personality characteristics through the use of tests, records, interviews or professional sources.
6. Aid students in career planning and career exploration.
7. Counsel students on educational issues, such as class selection, class scheduling and registration, school adjustments, excessive absenteeism, study habits, and career planning.
8. Conduct follow-up interviews to check the progress of students, identify whether their needs are being met and take initiatives to meet the student’s needs.
9. Identify domestic problems that are affecting students and encourage them and their family to seek assistance from mental health professionals.
10. Provide additional support to students, educating them on drug and alcohol prevention, sex education, and conflict resolution.
11. Other duties as assigned and requested.

 

Bachelor's Degree required.

  • Certification in School Counseling required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, electronic student management, grading, and other instructional technologies.

 

Skills:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality when appropriate.
  • Ability to work well independently or as part of a team.
  • Showing problem sensitivity by being able to identify that something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Ability to make difficult decisions independently, involving multiple functions within and/or outside of the organization.
  • Strong conflict resolution skills.

 

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Job title - Certified Special Education Long Term Substitute

Reports to - Principal, CSE Coordinator

Pay: $135/day Approx Immediate - End of June 2019

Position Summary:  Responsible for teaching students in the special education content area. The Long Term Special Education Substitute 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 Long Term Special Education Substitute 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) Coordinate, oversee, progress monitor, and deliver all NYS requirements for servicing special education students.

11) Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree required.

-Students with Disabilities 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.

 

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Title: Long Term Substitute - Math

Pay: $135/day Approx End of May - End of June 2019

Reports to - Principal

Position Summary: Responsible for teaching students in the Math content area. The Long Term Math Substitute 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 Long Term Math Substitute 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 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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