WHO WE WANT:Successful SCSD educators are passionately committed to urban education and all in for Syracuse students. They:Believe strongly that all students can learn at high levels;Demonstrate commitment to serving urban students, schools or communities, and to closing the achievement gap;Demonstrate willingness to put the interests of students above all others;Actively contribute to a culture of high expectations in their school and district;Adapt seamlessly to the complexities of the urban school environment; andFollow current trends in education policy and research, including Common Core standards, comprehensive assessment systems and data-driven instruction.SPECIFIC DUTIES:Reporting to the principal, the teacher ensures that all their students achieve ambitious academic outcomes. The teacher must effectively:Plan data-driven, standards-aligned and differentiated units, lessons and activities;Deliver clear, accurate and rigorous lessons with a range of instructional and formative assessment techniques;Establish and maintain a supportive, productive and positive learning environment with strong classroom management practices; andMonitor and communicate about student progress while engaging in continuous reflection, adjustment and professional development.The teacher will perform additional related duties as required.QUALIFICATIONS:Proven experience accelerating measurable student learning in urban schools (preferred)Training and or experience with Culturally Relevant Education (preferred)Minimum of two years successful classroom teaching experience (preferred)Prior demonstration of exemplary attendance is expected of any candidate for hire.All candidates must possess New York State teacher certification in Physical Education and Health Education, or qualify to obtain it by the first date of employment. This requires at least a Bachelors degree. Licensed teachers from other states may qualify forreciprocity.Please note that New York State requires a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 for certification, and one hired, this proof will be kept on file in the Office of Human Resources.Once offered, you will be required to declare that all previous obligations with an employing school district have been met and you are not seeking this position with the intent of resigning from a previous commitment in which you have not served.City Residents are encouraged to apply!SALARY/SALARY RANGE:The current starting salary for SCSD Teachers is $48,500. With proof of outside related experience and college transcripts, the salary will be increased pursuant to the Unit 1 contractual agreement.Teachers who are assigned to work at schools with extended learning time will receive an additional stipend.Teachers will have opportunities to teach in our Summer School Programs, receiving an hourly rate of $42.69.Teachers with experience and a deep background in Urban Education may qualify for the Districts Urban Fellowship Program. Associated topics: assistant principal, chief, direct, director, elementary school principal, elementary vice principal, high school superintendent, manage, principal, student
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