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Latin/Debate Teacher (2022-2023)

In alignment with the policy at the NYC Department of Education, all Classical staff members are required to become vaccinated to ensure the safety of our school community. Exemptions from this requirement will be granted for those with a sincerely-held religious belief or medical condition.
Position Reports to: School Director
Start/End Date: 2022-2023 School Year
Hours: 7:30am-4:45pm + some out of school time responsibilities 
About Us:
As one of the highest performing charter networks in New York City, Classical Charter Schools is having a meaningful impact on education in the South Bronx. Recognized as two-time National Blue Ribbon Award-Winning network, Classical Charter Schools outperforms 97% of New York charters by providing a transformative education through a classical curriculum focused on art, music, Latin, debate and character education. 
We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employees and applicants will be treated in all respects on basis of merit and qualifications without regards to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by law. We strongly encourage applications from people of all backgrounds to apply. At Classical, we provide comprehensive health benefits, competitive salaries, and opportunities for growth.
Position Summary:
All Classical faculty (teachers) share the undying belief that maximizing student achievement and development is at the core of our work. Our teachers commit to our mission and drive to meet key responsibilities through:
Curriculum & Instruction
  • Studying, practicing, and executing lessons that influence scholars to master daily standard-aligned objectives, faithfully using our rigorous, classical curriculum
  • Leading instruction across several grades in Latin and Debate
  • Revising lessons for clarity, rigor and relevance, with guidance and support from instructional coaches
  • Leading all scholars to gap-closing academic gains: scholars must achieve mastery and advanced mastery of grade-level New York State Standards to succeed to and through college
Data Analysis
  • Collecting and analyzing academic and behavior data to pinpoint scholar needs
  • Collaborating in teams and with coaches to resolve challenges and implement instructional improvements driven by quantitative and qualitative data
  • Establishing and maintaining a highly structured classroom culture where scholars demonstrate respect, responsibility, caring, trustworthiness, fairness, and citizenship
  • Building positive and empowering relationships with scholars to create a warm and inclusive classroom environment that promotes learning and joy daily
  • Partnering with colleagues and scholars’ families to communicate progress towards goals and celebrating successes
  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in history, Classics, middle school education or a related degree or least 3 years of teaching experience
  • Have experience teaching Latin
  • Have experience teaching at a high-performing charter school (preferred)
Successful candidates will:
  • Have experience working in a charter school
  • Maintain strong classroom management skills
  • Hold certification in Education or have a degree in Education, History, or a related degree
  • Have experience teaching, reading, and speaking Latin
  • Show alignment to Classical Charter School’s mission and approach
  • Exhibit excellent work ethic and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate application of our core values: Accountability, Innovation, Professionalism, Rigor, Tenacity, Transparency, and Urgency