Elementary General Education Co-teacher
Company: Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Job Number 3300029876 Start Date 08/30/2021 Open Date 09/08/2022
Closing Date 09/23/2022 Please make sure to complete an application
for this job posting.Charter School of Inquiry (CSI) Vision Our
children are empowered to value themselves, their heritage and
others, while uplifting our community and cultivating curiosity.
Charter School of Inquiry (CSI) Mission The Charter School of
Inquiry promotes a safe and supportive community for children and
families by infusing the heritage and culture of people of African
descent, embracing the concept of Ubuntu and promoting academic
growth through challenging student-led investigations. About the
Charter School of Inquiry (CSI) The Charter School of Inquiry (CSI)
is a vibrant school community that is responding to the academic
and social needs of approximately 350 students in grades K-6,
primarily from Buffalo's Eastside. CSI is a unique community-based
school that has emerged as a trusted institution for families in
its Eastside neighborhood. CSI successfully implements its unique,
ground-breaking key design elements. Most notably, the school-wide
use of the Inquiry Learning Model that fosters critical thinking
and problem solving, and African and African American infusion into
all curricular areas, which allows all children to benefit from a
better understanding of the history, culture, and contributions of
people of African descent. Parents are overwhelmingly pleased with
CSI, as evidenced by an 90% student retention rate, 100% of parents
indicating that they are either highly satisfied or satisfied on an
independent survey administered by Daemen College, an overall
increase in enrollment of 31%, and waiting lists in most grades.
CSI recognizes the urgency of educating the whole child, and that
the social curriculum is as important as the academic curriculum if
students are to achieve at high levels. CSI offers a wide-range of
extra-curricular programs, values field trips and in-school
presentations, and offers a free extended-day program. The
school-wide implementation of the Responsive Classroom approach and
Restorative Justice practices has significantly reduced student
suspension in the last two years. Summary The Classroom Teacher
demonstrates mastery in the area of children's development of
cognitive and social skills. They implement the Common Core
Standards and work collaboratively with instructional personnel to
help develop an interdisciplinary curriculum that adheres to the
mission, vision, and values of the school. Responsibilities
- Create an inviting, exciting, and innovative learning
environment. Plan and implement instructional units which adhere to
the New York State standards and the curriculum, mission and vision
of the Charter School of Inquiry.
- Attend and participate in all professional development for
instructional personnel including but not limited to professional
development in the responsive classroom approach, literacy and
inquiry-based instruction and the infusion of African-American
history and culture.
- Assess and evaluate student progress.
- Utilize formal and informal assessments to plan the
- Work with Literacy and Inquiry Coaches to review student
assessment data and create differentiated individual instruction
plans (IIP's) for each student.
- Collaborate with other faculty to meet program requirements of
the Charter School of Inquiry.
- Coordinate with special education and ESL teachers to plan and
implement program appropriate to children's IEP's and language
- Maintain open communication with parents or guardians,
including monthly phone calls to each student's parents or
guardian, newsletters, progress reports and other forms of
communication as required.
- Maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning by
establishing and implementing appropriate classroom
- Adhere to all dress standards and policies.
- Perform other duties, as required. Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university Valid
New York State Teaching Certificate Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree from an accredited college of university Two years
of teaching experience Building/Location Charter School of Inquiry
Appointment Status Probationary Certification Type Elementary
Education Posting Link www.csicharter.org
Keywords: Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, Buffalo , Elementary General Education Co-teacher, Education / Teaching , Buffalo, New York
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