Spanish Teacher

| July 22, 2014
DESCRIPTION: The Brooklyn Latin School (TBLS) is one of New York City’s eight specialized (i.e. exam) high schools, offering a classical, liberal arts education. A replication of the prestigious Boston Latin School, TBLS was founded in 2006, and all of its upper class students are enrolled in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, a challenging two-year course of study widely recognized by the world’s leading universities. We are presently seeking results-oriented teachers who exhibit effective leadership, thorough content knowledge, a reflective nature, a strong work ethic, and an appreciation for the discipline of teaching.MISSION: The Brooklyn Latin School provides a classical, liberal arts education, including the study of Latin, in a disciplined academic environment. It provides the groundwork for an understanding of the foundation of our society, while developing the leadership capacity of our students so that they may serve as leaders in their communities.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: New York City certification in the appropriate content area, with satisfactory ratings.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Roles in small schools are varied and complex and serious consideration will be given to applicants who demonstrate through their resume and cover letter, experience and/or willingness to become involved in these essential aspects: • Availability for participation in summer planning and curriculum development • Effective collaboration with colleagues to plan units, write interim assessments, share teaching strategies, visit peer classrooms, analyze student data, and develop best practice pedagogy • Ability or willingness to take on duties that support classroom teaching (i.e. creating curriculum, regularly meeting with departments and grade levels, writing and implementing school policy, being an active part of the school decision making process, etc.) • Demonstrated experience or willingness to develop and implement an advisory curriculum and serve as an advisor to a group of 10-20 students • Demonstrated experience or willingness to engage in a community where teaching is public (i.e. engaging in classroom visits, publication/critique of units, interim assessments, and curricula maps, sharing of dilemmas in Critical Friends Groups etc.) • Willingness to adhere to the accepted norms and practices established by the TBLS school community • Availability to participate in after school/Saturday tutoring programs. • Availability and willingness to develop, lead, and recruit students for extracurricular activities such as clubs, sports, and teams • Availability and willingness to engage in a limited number of evening/weekend student recruitment and parent outreach events

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