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NYOS Charter School

Austin, Texas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4130671
  • Application Deadline: January 20, 2024
  • Posted: January 21, 2023
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

NYOS Charter School
Job Title: 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Reports to: Secondary Principal
Service days: 190
About NYOS

At NYOS Charter School, we educate the whole student. We foster a collegial Pre-K -12 program that challenges each learner with rigorous academics, innovative strategies and expectations for civic engagement.

Primary Role:

This position is for 7th Grade Social Studies


Bachelor's degree from accredited university.
Valid Texas teaching certificate required
Demonstrate competency in the core academic subject area assigned
Texas ESL certification preferred
Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Prepare classroom, materials and lesson plans and implement research based instructional practices
Observe, evaluate, remediate and extend on students' academic performance, behavior and social development
Identify, modify and adapt curriculum and approved instructional resources to meet various learning styles and needs of students
Utilize a variety of teaching methods to instruct students individually, in small groups, and as a whole class
Monitor students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, cafeteria, playground, school grounds, hallways, restrooms, study trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment
Implement and maintain effective classroom management to ensure continual progress of students
Utilize data to monitor learning and design lessons tailored to student needs
Establish standards-based objectives for all lessons and utilize clear criteria for evaluating lessons
Utilize efficient record keeping procedures
Communicate with parents and guardians to discuss student progress
Work collaboratively with colleagues, including Special Education staff in support of student achievement goals and professional development
Meet professional criteria and obligations
Administer standardized achievement and ability tests as required
Interpret student performance data and implement approved Response to Intervention Tiers 1, 2 and 3
Enforce NYOS Charter School rules and policies
Actively participate in a variety of meetings and professional development activities for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and to improve student achievement
Use audiovisual aids, computers, and or other interactive technology to supplement and support lessons
Keep up-do-date with current educational issues
Demonstrate strong work ethic, accept responsibility, and the ability to be self-motivated
Exemplify through manner, words, and dress the high standards and expected behavior of the school
Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit
Professional Requirements:

Maintain strict confidentiality regarding information concerning students, parents, staff, and classroom incidents
Adhere to ethical and legal standards and model behavior that is professional and responsible
Participate in approved professional development to improve skills related to job assignment
Follow NYOS standard procedures for communication, interaction, and discipline as outlined in the NYOS Staff Handbook
Work Environment: This job operates in a school environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

Physical Demands:

This position is very active and involves standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and move items over 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Compensation and Benefits:

NYOS offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience. We also provide a comprehensive package of benefits including:

Health, dental, and vision insurance
Short and Long-term disability
Participation in the Texas Teachers Retirement System
403b and 457 investment plans
Health Savings Accounts
8 days Paid Time Off
Discounted Health Club Membership
A culture of continuous learning with opportunities for professional development
Fingerprinting and background checks are mandatory for all applicants.

NYOS Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, or disability, in hiring or providing education or access to benefits of educational services, activities, and programs. The Executive Director has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Title IX. The Director of Special Services has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Both can be reached at 12301 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78753, 512-583-6967.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: General
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    NYOS Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Matthew May, Assistant Director of HR
    • 12333 N Lamar Blvd
    • Austin, Texas 78753
    • Phone: 512-583-6967 ext 3171
    • Fax: 512-359-7993
    • Email: click here

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