JobID 177 : Middle School Art Teacher (#406402)

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Middle School Art Teacher
 
Overview
 
Building on a 48 year legacy of educational excellence, Link Community Charter School (LCCS) is a community that demands the very best of all its members. LCCS teachers hold central responsibility for developing the minds, bodies and spirits of our students, working deliberately to change the trajectory of the lives of our young scholars thus ending the disparity in educational achievement that exists in low income communities. Classroom teachers are responsible for actively delivering the school’s curriculum and ensuring student learning that meets established standards in a collaborative/co-teacher model.  With a commitment to continuously improving one’s practice, curriculum and instruction through collaboration as part of a grade level team, teachers work to achieve strong student results.   Teachers, in addition to holding instructional responsibilities, serve as student advisors and community leaders and play an integral part in the life of the school.  All support the development of Link scholars working towards strong student growth, admission to competitive high schools and lifelong success.

Expectations:
  • Possess strong content knowledge and a highly effective teaching practice
  • Plan intensely and thoughtfully and collaborate with other content area and grade level teachers
  • Deliver highly engaging and student-centered instruction, differentiating for all students to be successful
  • Maintain and communicate high academic and personal expectations for all students
  • Build a positive classroom culture that supports joy, active learning and the core values
  • Maintain an organized, structured, well managed classroom with clear policies and fair, consistently applied discipline
  • Actively support a positive school culture for all members of the community
Qualifications:
  • Successful teaching experience in a classroom setting with proven track record of high student achievement and use of data in making instructional choices. Demonstrated ability to evaluate student assessments and a willingness to be held accountable for student results.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to engage the interest of and connect with young people
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of children and to work well with parents
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member, bringing a positive attitude, strong personal drive and motivation, joy, flexibility and a sense of humor  
  • Appropriate grade level/content area NJ Teaching Certification (Alternate Route candidates will be considered)
  • Required criminal history check, medical exam, and residency in New Jersey (residency within one year of hire)
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status
  • Commitment to Link Community Charter School’s mission, vision and Core Values
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent
                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Education
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in Elementary Education or related discipline applicable to teaching assignment
  • Masters Degree in related area a plus
FLSA Status:       Exempt-10 Month Employee

 

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Link Community Charter School (District)

23 Pennsylvania Avenue, Newark, NJ 07114
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $19,422 (USD)

% ELL Students

State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio

8.62

State Average: 12.25

% IEP Students

11%

State Average: 16%

FTE

51

State Average: 345