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Social Studies Teacher

Company: New Story
Location: Boonton
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for education and being a part of a mission-driven organization? Do you want to join a fast-growing company with excellent benefits, such as company sponsored medical coverage, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off, and so much more?Sage Alliance High School, a New Story School in Boonton, NJ is seeking a Social Studies Teacher for our students in grades 8 to 12 with social and emotional challenges. You will play an integral role in the success of our students while managing all functions within your classroom, including service delivery, reporting, and management of assistants and aides. You will be a critical element in our mission to create a dynamic partnership between parents, students, staff and school districts for the provision of a safe, therapeutic and highly academic environment that addresses the social, emotional and educational needs of students so they can achieve in school and in their community. Hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 3:00 pm. Start date August 29, 2022.RESPONSIBILITIESMeet and instruct assigned classes in the location and the times designatedCreate a consistent, emotionally safe classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity, interest, and abilities of emotionally fragile studentsGuide the learning process toward the achievement of Sage Alliance curriculum goalsEstablish and communicate clear objectives to the students for all lessons, units and projectsEmploy a variety of instructional techniques and media, consistent with the space and resources provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involvedStrive by instruction and action to implement Sage Alliance's philosophy of education, instructional goals and objectives, and performance expectations as outlined in the Policy and Procedure manualAssess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis, provide progress reports as required, and communicate with parents as deemed necessaryMaintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, Sage Alliance policy, and administrative regulationsDevelop a code of conduct for the classroom which is consistent with established administrative policies and develop rules of classroom behavior which are enforced in a fair and just mannerMake provisions for being available to students and parents by appointmentMaintain an ongoing program for professional growth that satisfies Sage Alliance requirements and personal expectationsTake an active part in the Sage Alliance teacher evaluation process, contributing to a mutual agreement concerning the results of the evaluationAttend staff meetings to promote communication and mutual decision making among the staffServe on Sage Alliance committees, which develop curriculum and enhance instructionAttend established, traditional school-sponsored activities (e.g. Parents' Night, Parent/Teacher Conferences, Arts FestivalContribute to decisions made by Sage Alliance and administrators regarding budget, curriculum and personal well beingOther duties as assigned by the PrincipalBENEFITS:Eligible New Story Employees will receive competitive pay and benefits including:Medical, Dental, Vision, and Health Savings Account (HSA)Company-paid Life InsuranceVoluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Hospital, and Accident CoveragePaid time off and paid holidaysTuition reimbursement401K with 100% vested company contributionHealthcare, dependent care, and commuter Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Wellness Incentive ProgramEmployee Discount ProgramRewards program which allows you to earn points to purchase itemsSage Alliance is a subsidiary of New Story Schools, which is an educational organization comprised of schools in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. We offer an academic learning environment integrated with behavior support services for students with social and emotional challenges. Our multidisciplinary teams collaborate with families, school districts, and community partners to empower children in overcoming challenges and creating new stories in their lives.New Story Schools is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in the workplace. We are also committed to providing a drug-free, safe workplace for our employees and the students we serve. For more information about New Story Schools careers and benefits, please visit our website /

Keywords: New Story, Paterson , Social Studies Teacher, Education / Teaching , Boonton, New Jersey

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