ICS is seeking a full-time Science Teacher. The successful candidate is highly organized, detail oriented, energetic, committed to urban education, and excited by the challenge of working at a growing school.
Lead science instruction for 430 students in grades k-5
Establish and maintain a safe, effective physical and emotional classroom environment while holding children to high academic and behavioral standards
Develop, utilize (and modify as needed) lesson plans; provide a scope and sequence addressing skill development
Coordinate instruction with classroom teachers to extend student knowledge across disciplines
Participate and assist in weekly professional development programs
Collect and evaluate data on student progress to improve instruction and learning
Communicate regularly with families to share student progress and help families support their child most effectively
Incorporate feedback from observations by the Principal and other school leaders to grow as a teacher and leader
Collaborate to design interventions and extensions for atypical students
Bachelors degree (Master’s preferred)
Two years experience teaching elementary science
Demonstrated ability to engage students and deliver effective instruction
Commitment to using data to inform instruction
Familiarity with administering New York State science exams
Dedication to the ICS mission, culture, and values
Belief in one’s ability to grow professionally; desire to do so
Sense of humor
Strong belief in the ability of all children to succeed
Highly detail oriented
Valid State Certification is helpful but not required.
To apply please complete the form below and attach a pdf of your resume.