ELA Teacher (Grades 6-8)

Bronx, NY
BRICK Bronx
Full-time
OUR MISSION
 
Building Responsible Intelligent Creative Kids (BRICK) aims to place all children on a positive life trajectory by providing our students with the academic and character skills they need to be college-ready, and by addressing the elements of adversity that impede their academic success so that they can all become successful adults.
 
To learn more about BRICK, please visit http://www.bricknewark.org
 
Benefits
Here is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting entrepreneurial organization that focuses on turning around chronically failing schools and starting high performing schools. We are looking for an individual who will help build an organization from the ground up. If you are interested in being part of success at a greater scale and looking to invest in a theory of change that actually works – then this is your organization.  

Desired Skills and Characteristics

    • A passionate belief in BRICK Academy’s mission, values, and educational model;
    • A deep desire to work with educationally underserved student populations and their families;
    • An unwavering commitment to the academic success and personal development of our students;
    • An eagerness to set ambitious, challenging, and tangible goals, and a relentless drive to achieve them;
    • An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and a capacity to remain calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges;
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including strong public speaking skills;
    • A sense of humility.

Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree is preferred;
    • A valid New York Teaching License in English
    • An ability to meet all state and federal guidelines in order to be fully licensed and “Highly Qualified” according to ESSA; and
    • Current authorization to work in the United States – A candidate must have such authorization by his or her first day of employment.
    • Candidates must be able to start August 13, 2018

Salary and Goals

    • Salary Range: Competitive compensation package
    • Full time
    • Employment Period: 10 Months
    • Fringe Benefits: Pension, Health, Dental