Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Visual Arts Teacher - Middle School

Visual Arts Teacher - Middle School
Launch Expeditionary Learning Charter School- Brooklyn, NY

A Visual Arts teacher will work with fellow teachers and Launch staff to develop and implement an innovative curriculum to Launch's 6 th and 7 th grade students. All teachers and staff will receive extensive professional development and ongoing support in the Expeditionary Learning model. "Learning Expeditions" are in-depth, cross-curricular studies that are project-based, incorporate fieldwork and are relevant in students' lives. Expeditions are the primary way of organizing the curriculum and address common core standards. Staff will work to develop the curriculum and be supported in planning and implementation by a dedicated coach known as an Instructional Guide. Teachers will have ample opportunities to take on leadership roles within the organization as lead teachers, mentors and leaders of study groups that will drive school-wide growth and best practices.

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