Visual Arts Teacher – Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School – Brooklyn, NY

Who We Seek

We believe that students achieve more through an engaging curriculum. We seek a visual arts teacher who will inspire our students’ creativity and create a rigorous, differentiated visual arts curriculum. Our ideal candidate is not just a talented artist, but a skilled facilitator of student learning who is excited about the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and infuse arts within our middle school curriculum.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Collaborate with colleagues to ensure instruction is meeting and exceeding standards.

Create and implement unit and lesson plans based on student needs and BSNBCS’ mission.

Work closely with peers and administration to develop multifaceted curriculum that integrates multiple subjects and approaches to meet the individual needs of students.

Take an entrepreneurial approach to your curriculum, teaching methods, and optional duties.

Plan events and field trips that enhance your curriculum.

Maintain an awareness of school’s strategic initiatives and incorporate them into your work.

Regularly and accurately report student progress and maintain accurate and up to date records related to student achievement and performance.

Take an active role in your professional development by identifying and creating opportunities to expand your skills to meet the demands of individual student needs.

Communicate frequently with students, students’ families, colleagues and other school personnel.

Take an active role in school community outreach.

Strong understanding and ability to implement BSNBCS mission and vision.

Additional duties as assigned by the Executive Director or his/her designee.

Qualifications

Required: New York State Teaching Certification

Preferred: 2 years of classroom experience with demonstrable results.

How to apply

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Interested candidates should email a thoughtful cover letter and current resume to careers@bsnbcs.org with “Visual Arts Teacher” in the subject line. Please no calls.

Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School is an equal opportunity employer.

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