Job Description

Elementary Teacher- Learning Expert Teacher

Department:Instruction
Office:BASIS Independent Brooklyn
Location:Brooklyn, NY

BASIS Independent Brooklyn is seeking qualified candidates for an Elementary Teacher - Learning Expert Teacher for the 2017/2018 school year!

Who we are...

The mission of BASIS Independent Schools is to redefine education by raising the levels of student learning to the highest international standards. Every BASIS Independent school provides a joyful learning community where hard work is celebrated and intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary outcomes. In just three years we have established five highly-regarded private schools (PK-12) in some of the world's most dynamic regions: New York City, Silicon Valley, and Northern Virginia, with more campuses opening in the coming years. BASIS Independent is building a team of talented, passionate, and hard-working educators to ensure our students receive the best education in the world. Join us!

You can expect to...

As a Primary Learning Expert Teacher, you are able to use your expertise in learning to address the differentiated needs of your students. Through the collaboration with you, the Subject Expert Teachers handle the main instruction in the classes, so you aren't preparing multiple lessons every day. This allows you to truly focus on the individual results and needs of your students so you can raise their ability to learn.

  • LETs: BASIS Curriculum Elementary Teachers are knowledgeablepassionate and believe in transforming education. Our K-4 classrooms are co-taught with not one, but two elementary school teachers co-creating with students at all times. Our Learning Expert Teachers (LETs) cultivate a joyful learning culture where hard work is celebrated and where intellectual pursuits result in an extraordinary student outcomes. LETs at the elementary level customize education to meet the individual needs of each student. Our elementary teachers love teaching and our students love learning. BASIS Curriculum teachers celebrate the art of elementary education and, guided by the belief that any child can excel, our elementary teachers' deep pedagogical expertise ensures that each student receives a world-class education.

Primary Responsibilities:

Learning Expert Teachers, one type of BASIS Curriculum Elementary Teacher, are responsible for one cohort of students and lead them through classroom transitions during the day. They collaborate work with the Subject Expert Teacher (SET) for each class period. BASIS Learning Expert Teachers utilize their expertise in elementary education teaching methods to provide individualized or small group instruction to meet the differentiated needs of students and establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. These two types of elementary teachers collaborate to find the best ways to deliver a top-tier education, ensure student engagement, and create an environment where students will understand and retain what they learn. 

Qualifications...

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Education and able to obtain a valid fingerprint clearance. In addition to a Bachelor's degree, documentation of passage of a state authorized elementary subject knowledge education test fulfills the highly qualified requirement which vary by state. Demonstrated passion for student achievement and directed effort to raise individual student outcomes. 

Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of 3 years of experience as an elementary educator is preferred. A successful applicant will demonstrate strong communication skills and be open to new ideas in teaching methods.

The Nitty Gritty...

Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS Independent Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Note: BASIS (collectively, BASIS.ed, BASIS Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public Charter School, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BASIS Independent Schools, LLC, BASIS Global LLC, and BASIS Educational Ventures, LLC), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment are recruited, hired and assigned without discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or familial status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military/veteran status or any other classification protected by law. BASIS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment. For additional information, please visit our Careers website at http://jobs.basised.com. 

Important Notes

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