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Teaching Fellow, Promise Academy

Company: HARLEM CHILDREN'S ZONE
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

HCZ requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Accordingly, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement of employment.We are seeking a Teaching Fellow. As a Teaching Fellow, you will be paired with an experienced teacher, and receive professional development from academic coaches, while enhancing your teaching skills and building meaningful relationships with students and families. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for the mission of HCZ Promise Academy, an understanding and respect for the culture of all residents of Harlem, and a desire for working in a school setting that fosters a love for children.

When students enter HCZ Promise Academy Charter Schools, we make a promise to help each and every one get to and through college. Everything we give our students-from world-class instruction and exceptional extracurricular activities to social emotional support and healthy meals-is aimed at fulfilling that promise. Our schools have a longer school day and year, helping us keep our kids safe and engaged, ensure their success in core subject areas, and give them an immersive, well-balanced education that includes exposure to the arts, daily physical activity, and field trips to museums, performances, sporting events and, of course, college campuses.

To support our teachers, we provide them with bi-weekly professional development, access to top-of-the-line technology, including a personal laptop, and Smartboards and tablets in the classroom. Additionally, our teachers are surrounded by colleagues and professionals-ranging from academic and instructional coaches and deans of students, to guidance counselors and social workers-all committed to ensuring the success for every child. As a teacher at Promise Academy, you will take your place in a team that seamlessly surrounds children in a safe, enriching environment, making sure they reach their full potential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Work collaboratively with Lead Teacher on lesson planning and delivery of instruction
Assist students individually and in small groups to help them reinforce and master learning concepts
Monitor student engagement during lessons and apply refocusing strategies as needed
Incorporate direct instruction, discussion, projects and cooperative work to engage students, keep classes focused and infuse a lasting desire to learn
Follow the school's policies and procedures for student conduct and discipline
Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues
Share responsibility for grade level and school-wide activities
Opportunity to work Saturdays during test prep season - additional compensation is provided

Qualification, Skill and Knowledge Requirements

A dedication and commitment to the mission of HCZ Promise Academy
Bachelor's degree required
Currently in a teaching graduate program and working towards a New York State certification required
Open to feedback
Exercises perseverance and grit
Excellent oral and written communication skills

We offer highly competitive salaries with generous performance-based bonuses, a comprehensive benefits package, and a low student-teacher ratio. To be considered, interested applicants must apply online or submit a cover letter and resume to promisecareers@hcz.org. No telephone inquiries or recruiters please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: HARLEM CHILDREN'S ZONE, New York , Teaching Fellow, Promise Academy, Other , New York, New York

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