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Thank you for your interest in joining the CSEE team in a movement to produce students who meet or exceed all New York State learning standards. At CSEE, we strongly believe that ALL CHILDREN CAN LEARN. We strive to select the best people and create opportunities that will inspire and support them in their careers. If you want to change the lives of students and be a part of a team that is focused on ensuring that all students have access to a quality education, join our team. The general steps for our application process are:

Step 1: Online Application
Review our available positions below to see our current opportunities. Click on the position that fits your professional interests and complete the application steps which may include submitting additional information. This ensures all your information is in one place for our recruiting team to review.

Step 2: Demo Lesson & Interview
Our in-person demo lesson and interview allows us to further explore your potential match with CSEE. You will lead a 30-40 minute class where we can assess your classroom management instincts and lesson delivery. After the lesson, you’ll reflect with school leadership.

 
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Charter School of Educational Excellence is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.
Employment Opportunities

Reporting to: Principal
Location: Yonkers, New York
 
Background
The mission of the Charter School of Educational Excellence ("CSEE") is to produce students who meet or exceed all New York State learning standards. CSEE will do this by creating a challenging learning environment with high expectations for every child with an emphasis on the basic subject areas of English-language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science. The school will employ standards based and research proven curriculum, implement best educational practices, use a variety of assessments to measure on-going student progress in skills and content learning, and support teachers with professional development activities that are aligned to the instructional program.
CSEE's emphasis on basic subjects will give students a strong academic foundation that will allow them to become critical thinkers and life-long learners. The school will also expose students to a diverse curriculum that promotes appreciation of art, music, and cultural awareness. The Charter School of Educational Excellence will provide a safe and nurturing environment for all students and foster a strong partnership with families and the community.
 
Position Overview
The Charter School of Educational Excellence Education Assistant understands and promotes the school's mission, vision, objectives, and policies both within and outside the immediate school community.
Responsibilities & duties (including, but not limited to):
Classroom Management 
" Assist in instructing and supervising children in classroom activities.
" Continuously monitor children to ensure safety at all times, and report child abuse and neglect when necessary.
" Participate in learning teams within the school community that maximize cohesion, collaboration and alignment with school initiatives
" Help to maintain a clean and organized learning environment
" Maintain a quality room arrangement in compliance with curriculum standards
Curriculum Preparation
" Assist the classroom teacher in incorporating required activities into lesson plans that support children's development
" Design and complete documentation panels for the classrooms and hallways
" Maintain up to date and accurate education folders to include complete incident reports and permission slips
" Maintain accurate and up to date portfolios
Student and Extracurricular Activities
" Organize and supervise approved field trips to enhance classroom learning.
" Provide opportunities and supervise activities in order for students to demonstrate individually and in ensembles or large groups the skills and talents developed in the music program
Student Support & School Culture 
" Maintain open communication with parents by scheduling parent/teacher conferences
" As a parent advocate, along with assistance from the School Counselor resolve issues or concerns that are raised
" Inform parents about daily classroom routine and expectations
General Duties -
" Responsible for the safety and welfare of all students during admission, dismissal, lunch and physical education
" Interact with students, parents and colleagues in a professional, positive and inspiring manner
" Maintain classroom supply lists and inventory
" Other tasks as assigned by Administration
 
Academic & certification qualifications
" Bachelors Degree required
" New York Teaching Assistant Certification required
" Must be on-track to becoming a classroom teacher
 
Work experience & skills
" 1-2 years student teaching experience in a urban school setting
" Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required to develop rubrics, examine data and metrics that will enhance student knowledge and promote performance of superior work products
" Knowledge of childhood development and demonstrated experience with executing planned lessons to meet the differential needs of each child
" Strong written, grammatical, presentation, and verbal communication skills
" Experience working with at-risk student population in some capacity preferred
" Educational experience after college (fellowships, summer study, or graduate course work to pursue greater depth in a subject area, specific instructional methodology, curriculum development, special education, technology, etc.) preferred
" Working knowledge and comfort level with instructional technology
" Demonstrated ability in utilizing office equipment and software such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Explorer, Excel, and Outlook);
" Evidence of verbal and written communication skills as well as self-motivation and initiative;
" Proven ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with a diverse team of teachers and administrators
" Willingness to learn new skills and participate in professional development activities

Personal qualities & behavioral traits
" Passionately dedicated to school's mission
" Champions change; actively motivates and encourages others to adapt to change
" Develop and maintain positive communications and working relationships with co-workers by being collaborative and maintaining a pleasant work attitude
" Ability and/or willingness to work effectively in a small school setting
" Ability to interact positively with all members of the school community including supervisors, teachers, colleagues, students, and parents;
" Exemplary record of attendance and punctuality;

Compensation
A competitive compensation package including base salary and complete benefits is available.
Applying & selection process
Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter and a copy of their certification to Jasmine Rosado, Human Resource Director, at jrosado@cseeschool.org
 
An Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of Charter School of Educational Excellence to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage and citizen status, age, marital status, disability, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as provided by law), sexual orientation, gender (sex), and to maintain an environment free of discriminatory harassment, including sexual harassment, or retaliation as required by civil rights law.
 
 
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Middle School Teachers 5-8
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Art Teachers Math Teachers
Chemistry Teachers Science Teachers
ELA Teachers Music Teachers
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The mission of the Charter School of Educational Excellence ("CSEE") is to produce students who meet or exceed all New York State learning standards. CSEE will do this by creating a challenging learning environment with high expectations for every child with an emphasis on the basic subject areas of English-language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science. The school will employ standards based and research proven curriculum, implement best educational practices, use a variety of assessments to measure on-going student progress in skills and content learning, and support teachers with professional development activities that are aligned to the instructional program.

Responsibilities & duties (including, but not limited to):
Instructional Planning
" Assume personal responsibility for the academic progress of all students
" Implement a coherent, research-based curriculum in consultation with Administration
" Teach students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) in an inclusion setting and implement IEPs as necessary
" Document all syllabi, lesson plans, assignments, rubrics and other instructional materials and methods
" Use consistent school-wide practices and a variety of individualized methods to engage students in the classroom
Instructional Delivery
" Document all lesson plans, assignments, rubrics and other instructional materials and methods
" Use consistent school-wide practices and a variety of individualized methods to engage students in the classroom
" Use technology tools for instruction, planning, and communication and ensure student engagement
" All duties encompassed under classroom teacher
Student Assessment
" Measure student achievement and progress towards learning objectives using the school's formative and summative assessment tools
" Evaluate academic achievement through detailed data analysis of student performance on a wide variety of metrics
" Provide ongoing and timely feedback to students on their progress towards meeting expectations and achieving goals
" Use student data to reflect on effectiveness of lessons and student achievement progress in order to improve instruction and personal practice
" Develop and use a variety of assessment data to refine curricula and instructional practice
" Ensure that grade teachers submit all test data to the Principal in a timely manner
" Complete all reports in a timely manner
Learning Environment
" Create, and manage a responsive learning environment that enables students to feel safe, to be creative, and to develop to their full potential
" Establish, model, practice and reinforce age-appropriate rules and discipline using school approved procedures; create and consistently use individual behavioral management plans as needed
" Implement classroom procedures, systems and routines that provide structure for students
" Ensure smooth operation of all classroom instructional functions without exceptions
Extracurricular Activities
" Organize and supervise approved field trips to enhance classroom learning.
" Provide opportunities and supervise activities in order for students to demonstrate individually
Student Support & School Culture
" Communicate effectively and maintain strong relationships with students, families, colleagues and administrators
" Establish, involve, and assist students in the development, maintenance, and evaluation of portfolios
" Develop and use rubrics for evaluating student products and performances
" Oversee and assist with student arrival / dismissal
" Work closely with all members of school community, model citizenship, collaboration and support of one another
" Other tasks as assigned by the Administration
 
Academic & certification qualifications
" Master's Degree preferred
" Bachelor's Degree required
" New York Teacher Certification a MUST
 
Work experience & skills
" Minimum of two years K - 12 Certified teaching experience
" Able to improve curriculum and instruction through collaboration as part of a grade level team
" Passionately dedicated to school's mission with a steadfast belief that all students will receive a rigorous elementary foundation
" Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required to develop rubrics, examine data and metrics that will enhance student knowledge and promote performance of superior work products
" Proven ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with a diverse team of teachers and administrators
" Knowledge of childhood development and demonstrated experience with executing planned lessons to meet the differential needs of each child
" Strong written, grammatical, presentation, and verbal communication skills
" Experience working with at-risk student population in some capacity preferred
" Educational experience after college (fellowships, summer study, or graduate course work to pursue greater depth in a subject area, specific instructional methodology, curriculum development, special education, technology, etc.) preferred
" Working knowledge and comfort level with instructional technology

Interested candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and certification copies for review to Jasmine Rosado, Human Resources Director at jrosado@cseeschool.org