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Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES First Grade Teacher in Buffalo, New York

First Grade Teacher

Primary Hall Preparatory Charter School

2408 Main Street

Buffalo , NY 14214

Certified - Teaching - Elementary Teacher {ELEM}

Job Number 3300046906

Start Date

Open Date 04/23/2024

Closing Date 08/01/2024

Elementary Teacher

Job Description

Primary Hall Preparatory Charter School (PHPCS) was founded to provide the students and families on the East Side of Buffalo access to quality education. At the core of our mission is the belief that education at our school will provide strong foundational skills in literacy and mathematics that will equip our students for academic and personal success throughout their educational careers and beyond. As aFirst Grade Teacher with Primary Hall,you are charged with ensuring that each Primary Hall student is educated in a rigorous and joyful learning environment. Surrounded by a team of like-minded educators, you will be supported to provide high quality instruction and grow as a teacher and leader.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creates a calm, rigorous, and engaging classroom environment

  • Executes lesson plans and differentiates instruction on a daily basis to ensure the measurable success of all learners

  • Uses data to drive instruction by regularly analyzing data, studying student work, and implementing the highest leverage instructional strategies to maximize student achievement

  • Participates in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions

  • Regularly implements feedback with grace and urgency and with students' achievement at the forefront

  • Upholds a values-based approach to maintain a positive culture among students and staff

  • Builds strong relationships with parents and students, driving investment in school culture and academics

  • Implements academic interventions for students that are tailored specifically to their needs to increase student achievement

  • Implements behavioral interventions for students to increase learning time and decrease time spent out of the classroom

  • Participates and engages in individual coaching meetings, Professional Development, and Summer Professional Development with a positive attitude and growth mindset

  • Implements techniques in the classroom that have been learned during coaching meetings, Professional Development sessions, or in-the-moment feedback opportunities

  • Regularly grades student work and informs parents about student progress toward mastery on a regular basis

  • All other duties as assigned

Key Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Commitment to, belief in, and alignment with the mission of our school, our school's goals and educational philosophy, racial equity, social justice and commitment to our students, staff, and families

  • Minimum requirement of a bachelor's degree at the time of employment (minimum average GPA of 2.75)

  • Valid New York State Teacher Certification in B-2 or 1-6 preferred

  • 2 years teaching in an urban public school (traditional or charter) preferred but not required

  • Communicates well with others and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with students, parents, colleagues and community members

  • Possesses a strong growth mindset, with a willingness to take personal responsibility

  • Able to internalize and apply feedback with immediacy, dedication to effectiveness and excellence

  • Remains calm under pressure

  • Must be willing to work outside of traditional office hours if necessary or required as the role requires some attendance at recruitment and school events outside of business hours

  • Holds unwavering high expectations for all students

  • Can lift 20-30 pounds

Commitment to Diversity:

Primary Hall Preparatory Charter School is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory working and learning environment. PHPCS does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ability, veteran status, or personal characteristic protected by applicable law.

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Salary: From 45000.00

Salary: To 60000.00

Salary Competitive Y

Appointment Status Provisional

Position Status Full time

Start Date August 1,2024

Required Certification Type Childhood Education Grades 1-6 {3014}

Contact Person's Name Arielle Peterson

Contact Person's Title Executive Director

Contact Person's Phone 7165974373

Contact Person's Email

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