28 days old

ENL Teacher - Grades 1-4

OWN - Our World Neighborhood Charter Schools
Howard Beach, NY 11414
  • Job Code
    1517213

About OWNCS

Our World Neighborhood Charter Schools (OWNCS) educates students to become independent thinkers and lifelong learners. Our educational philosophy is based on inquiry, active and experiential learning, and social justice. 

We are committed to providing strong educational opportunities for children in underserved communities. We believe in the importance of creating socio-economically and culturally diverse schools.

A successful candidate for this position will embody confidence, exercise good judgement and must be able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with various constituencies, including students, senior staff, co-workers, and teachers.

Position Summary

OWN 1 Elementary and OWN 1 Middle School are seeking dynamic, talented teachers to provide exemplary instructional practices, work hard to meet the high-accountability demands and close achievement gaps. Our ideal candidate will bring a passion for the mission of OWNCS, an understanding and respect for the culture of all residents, and a desire for working in a school setting that fosters a love for children.

Primary Tasks

To serve as a teacher for OWN Charter Schools. To provide students with a first-class learning experience that maximizes their intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development, including the development of their ability to apply their intellect to solving problems and contribute to their communities as enlightened and responsible citizens.

Primary Tasks

  1. ENL teachers are responsible for designing and implementing direct ENL instruction and collaborating with teachers to provide English language support in other content areas.
  2. Additionally, the elementary school ENL teacher will administer diagnostic and state mandated assessments of English Language Learners.
  3. Share commitment to the success of the mission, vision, goals, and objectives of OWN Charter Schools.
  4. Support and fully participate in a school culture that focuses on student and adult learning.
  5. Set high expectations and standards for the achievement of students and own personal performance.
  6. Offer content and instruction that ensures student achievement of school's academic standards.
  7. Support the school's philosophy that values continuous learning for adults tied to student learning and other school goals.
  8. Use multiple sources of data collection to analyze barriers to student achievement and to access, identify and apply to instructional improvement.
  9. Provide opportunities for the community to be involved in student and school success.

Required Education and Skills

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in education or related discipline from US accredited university or college.
  • Required - TESOL certification/Bilingual Extension Certification
  • Knowledge of NY State Learning Standards
  • Must have appropriate credentials as designated by New York State Education Department and in accordance with definitions and requirements to be designated a highly qualified and certified teacher as defined by NCLB.
  • Must be authorized to work at OWN Charter Schools through appropriate NYSED fingerprint clearance.
  • Must demonstrate competency in all areas of content responsibility and be computer literate.
    • Must be able to:
      • Communicate through superior written and oral communications skills.
      • Exhibit a high caliber of expertise in subject matter.
      • Work on multiple projects and respond to requests and deadlines in an accurate, timely manner.
      • Make sound decisions within the parameters of authority.
      • Be courteous, professional and tactful at all times.
      • Maintain a positive working relationship with faculty, staff, board members, parents, students, authorizer and community.

Benefits

  • Health/Dental/Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with employer match contribution
  • Commuter benefits
  • Gym benefits
  • Employee discounts
  • Paid time off
  • Student loan forgiveness (Teacher's, Federal)

OWNCS EEO Statement

OWNCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion/creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, actual or perceived mental or physical disability, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), sex/gender, gender identity, presentation, expression or nonconformity (including cisgender/transgender, non-binary or intersex status), marital status, domestic partner status, familial or caregiver status, military or veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, asexuality), sexual and reproductive health decisions, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offenses, arrest or conviction record, unemployment status, credit history, salary history, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws (each a "Protected Characteristic").

Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities discipline, discharge and general treatment during employment.

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Posted: 2020-04-27 Expires: 2020-05-27

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OWN - Our World Neighborhood Charter Schools
Howard Beach, NY 11414

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