Special Education Teacher - STEM at The Bronx School for Law Government and Justice

The Bronx School for Law Government and Justice

Full-Time

Entry Level

Bronx, NY, USA

$57 - $75

28 Dec → 27 Jan

Job Description

We have a broad range of positions available for the spring 2022 in grades 6-12. We are looking for teachers in Special Education with a focus in the sciences and math.

Specifically, we are looking for three high school special education teachers, a high school science teacher and one middle school humanities teacher

We especially encourage experienced, Bronx-based, and/or Spanish-speaking candidates to apply.

Founded by Richard Kahan as the first of the Urban Assembly schools, The Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice opened its doors in September 1997 to 64 ninth grade students. Our students have the unique opportunity to experience firsthand the inner workings of the legal system. In addition to law firms and members of the justice community helping to create the school's innovative curriculum, judges and lawyers also serve as teachers and mentors to the students. Today LGJ has grown into a 6-12 secondary school. We offer our middle and high school students the opportunity to realize their potential with the help and support provided in a small learning community.

The mission of The Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice (LGJ) is to ensure that students in grades 6-12 reach high standards of academic excellence by providing a rigorous curriculum that combines law-related studies with authentic, real–world learning experiences in a safe and nurturing environment. Students explore careers in legal and governmental fields through coursework, mentoring partnerships and related internships while preparing for the challenges of higher education. We have enhanced our curriculum and offer students five AP courses as College Now. Our graduation rate All LGJ scholars are expected to finish high school and complete a post- secondary degree. We have

SPECIAL FEATURES OF OUR SCHOOL:

Crime Laboratory Forensics Laboratory Courtroom

Fitness Center

Law Library Media Center

Art Studio

2 Computer Labs

Rooftop Garden

Spanish Honor Society

National Honor Society

State-Of-The–Art Gymnasium

Computers in Every Classroom

TRANSPORTATION:

Subway: 4/B/D train to 161thStreet/Yankee Stadium

Metro North: Get off at Melrose and walk to school (About a 5 minute walk)

Bus: 1 Bus to 161st Street and Grand Concourse

To help us process your application, please state the position you’re seeking in the subject line, and include your cover letter in the body of the email. Please note, because of the volume of applications we receive, we are not able to respond to phone inquiries.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Certification to teach in NYC public schools

  • Commitment to promoting literacy and college readiness for every student

  • Commitment to building collaborative partnerships with colleagues in a diverse, multicultural workplace

  • Excellent command of their subject area(s)

  • Strong organization, differentiation, and planning skills

  • Demonstrated ability to integrate group work, project-based learning, technology, and literacy-building activities into curriculum

  • Interest in the leadership opportunities that often occur in the development and growth of a small school

  • Willingness to serve as an academic advisor

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Special Education Certification (Preferred)

  • Teacher Certification (Preferred)

Benefits/What We offer

  • 401(k)

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee discount

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Paid time off

  • Parental leave

  • Professional development assistance

  • Vision insurance

How To Apply

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