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Albany Community Charter School

65 Krank Street
Albany, NY, United States

Phone: 518-433-1500
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New York State Certified K-8 Lead Teachers


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Albany, NY, United States 


Education, Management


$45-55K per year

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Full time




Education: Elementary School, Junior-High School, Special Education

Job Description:

New York State Certified K-8 Lead Teachers
Position Overview
Lead teachers hold primary responsibility for the implementation and development of ACCS’s curriculum and the success of its students. ACCS seeks teachers who are committed to continuously improving curriculum and instruction through collaboration as part of grade level teams, content teams, school teams, and more.
Lead teacher responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards;
  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards;
  • Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices;
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions;
  • Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior;
  • Be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards;
  • Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues; and
  • Participate in staff professional development on an ongoing basis.
  • A passionate belief in Albany Charter School Network’s mission, values, and educational model;
  • A deep desire to work with educationally underserved student populations and their families;
  • An unwavering commitment to the academic success and personal development of our students;
  • An eagerness to set ambitious, challenging, and tangible goals, and a relentless drive to achieve them;
  • An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and a capacity to remain calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges;
  • An ability and desire to manage multiple projects at once;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including strong public speaking skills;
  • A sense of humility;
  • Bachelor’s degree is required;
  • Current authorization to work in the United States; and
  • Valid State Certification is helpful but not required. Belief in and alignment with ACCS’s core beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable.
Compensation and Benefits
We offer a competitive compensation package including comprehensive health benefits.

Job Requirements:

·  Master's degree required
·  Special Education certification
·  Belief and alignment with school’s core beliefs and educational philosophy
·  Minimum of 5-7 years of special education teaching and leadership experience preferred.
·  Ability to create strong strategic plans; effective executer as well as a proven record of successful strategic outcomes
·  Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment; flexible, able to work autonomously as well as take directions as needed. 
·  Ability to work with scholars, their families, partners, and community members in a variety of capacities
·  Ability to consistently and fairly articulate and enforce school rules
·  Strong organizational skills; extremely careful attention to detail and follow-through
·  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
·  Strong communication and ability to build and maintain relationships with all stakeholders