Job Opportunities

Job Title - Social Studies Teacher

Reports to - Principal, Assistant Principals

Status - Full-time

Position Summary: Responsible for teaching 9-12 Social Studies 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 Teaching Certification, Social Studies (7-12) 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.

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

Job title –Per Diem Substitute

Reports to - Principal, Assistant Principals

Status - Per Diem

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. 

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