Careers


Imagine Me Leadership Charter School is currently accepting cover letters and applications for the following positions:

TEACHER POSITION

Are you an experienced teacher-leader who dreams about transforming public education? Do you fundamentally believe that all children, particularly African-American and Latino boys, can learn at high levels? Do you love children and teaching? Do you have what it takes to nurture each child’s vision of life-long learning? Are you an extraordinary instructional leader capable of closing the achievement, access and expectation gaps? Do you believe schools should be fun, empowering learning communities for students, teachers, parents, and community stakeholders? Do you believe, as President Obama stated, “that a world-class education is the best anti-poverty program around?”
If your answer is yes to these questions, then we are looking for talented people like you to join our progressive community school. Imagine Me Leadership Charter School’s (IMLCS) leadership team is seeking dynamic, experienced, results-driven teacher-leaders who are interested in joining our effort to revolutionize public education.
OUR MISSION
Imagine Me Leadership Charter School (IMLCS) will provide a positive, nurturing environment with an exciting, rigorous academic and cultural program where our boys learn to become responsible citizens, life-long learners, and community leaders.
OUR VISION
Our boys will develop a sense of self by knowing who they are and what they are expected to become, thus, allowing them to be confident and prepared to face the challenges of our diverse global economy.
JOB DESCRIPTION
Function
Teachers will help develop and implement the curriculum. The primary responsibility of a classroom teacher is to instruct students in all subject areas as prescribed by the school’s academic goals and expectations. The classroom teacher is accountable for students’ academic performance in all standardized, informal and summative, teacher-made assessments. In addition, the teacher has responsibilities outside of the classroom. The classroom teacher reports directly to the principal and is evaluated by the principal Teachers will have a critical role in closing the Achievement Gap prevalent in urban education.
Education
  • Bachelor or Advanced (Masters) degree. Must have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA at all institutions.
  • NYS certification (or eligibility for reciprocity). Experience in special and/or gifted education is a plus. Evidence of wide-ranging intellectual and educational interests, and superior communication skills.
  • NYS Teacher Certification.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Able to develop fluent readers and thinkers; interdisciplinary teaching strategies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to performance-based accountability.
  • Able to develop comprehensive monthly assessments in all subject areas.
  • Demonstrate success in moving students to the highest performance, Levels 3 and/or 4.
  • Knowledge and experience teaching character education.
  • A collaborative team player with colleagues.
  • Committed to an excellence, particularly for urban, impacted boys of color.
  • Willingness to engage in frequent dialogue and be relentlessly self-reflective with regards to personal teaching practices.
  • Commitment to analyzing student’s academic achievement results and using assessment data to inform teaching and learning.
  • A valid credential in ESL, TESOL, or ELL programs, a plus.
Responsibilities
  • Generate data reports and graphs regarding formal and standardized student assessments and progress.
  • Write summary reports on student progress on a quarterly basis or as needed.
  • Serve as a resource to promote parental support of student goals.
  • Collaborate with teachers on long and short-term goals planning.
  • Provide direct and indirect instruction to all Special Education students, both pull-out and push-in settings.
  • Ensure that the school’s academic standards are rigorous, clear, and measurable and aligned with NYS and Common Core Learning Standards.
  • Submit lesson plans to the Principal for every unit.
  • Develop curriculum that addresses different learning styles.
  • Work with grade-level and subject-level teams to develop curriculum and create strategic plans.
  • Maintain close relationships with parents/guardians.
  • Be a lead teacher and assist in the school’s professional development initiative.
  • Able to lead professional development workshops for parents and community stakeholders.
  • Maintain a child-friendly classroom environment that celebrates student learning with authentic standards-based content.
  • Adhere to all state and federal mandates in reporting sexual or physical abuse and neglect.
  • Maintain an open-door policy.
  • Publish new content on all exterior bulletin boards on a monthly basis. All published work must be rigorous in nature, rich in content and relevant to students. All displayed work should be standards based, graded according to a displayed rubric, and neat.
  • Assist with school dismissal and daily homework.
  • Adhere to a longer academic school day and year, including attending weekly professional development and staff meetings.
  • Supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, school yards, at physical education/health, or on field trips.
  • Conduct demonstrations to teach such skills as sports, dancing, and handicrafts.
  • Enforce administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Grade homework and tests, and compute and record results, using answer sheets or electronic marking devices.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Observe students’ performance, and record relevant data to assess progress.
  • Participate in teacher-parent conferences regarding students’ progress or problems.
  • Prepare lesson outlines and plans in assigned subject areas, and submit outlines to teachers and administrators for review.
  • Provide extra assistance to students with special needs, such as non-English-speaking students or those with physical and mental disabilities.
  • Take class attendance, and maintain attendance records.
  • Carry out therapeutic regimens such as behavior modification and personal development programs, under the supervision of special education instructors, psychologists, or speech-language pathologists.
  • Laminate teaching materials to increase their durability under repeated use.
  • Maintain computers in classrooms and laboratories, and assist students with hardware and software use.
  • Operate and maintain audiovisual equipment.
  • Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms.
  • Type, file, and duplicate materials.
  • Location: ENY-Brooklyn
  • Compensation: We offer a salary in line with the DOE scale.
  • This is at a non-profit organization.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT
Are you an experienced teacher-leader who dreams about transforming public education? Do you fundamentally believe that all children, particularly African-American and Latino boys, can learn at high levels? Do you love children and teaching? Do you have what it takes to nurture each child’s vision of life-long learning? Are you an extraordinary instructional leader capable of closing the achievement, access and expectation gaps? Do you believe schools should be fun, empowering learning communities for students, teachers, parents, and community stakeholders? Do you believe, as President Obama stated, “that a world-class education is the best anti-poverty program around?”

If your answer is yes to these questions, then we are looking for talented people like you to join our progressive community school. Imagine Me Leadership Charter School’s (IMLCS) leadership team is seeking dynamic, experienced, results-driven teacher-leaders who are interested in joining our effort to revolutionize public education.

OUR MISSION
Imagine Me Leadership Charter School (IMLCS) will provide a positive, nurturing environment with an exciting, rigorous academic and cultural program where our boys learn to become responsible citizens, life-long learners, and community leaders.
OUR VISION
Our boys will develop a sense of self by knowing who they are and what they are expected to become, thus, allowing them to be confident and prepared to face the challenges of our diverse global economy.

Educational Assistant Job Description

Function
Educational Assistants provide instructional services to students under the general supervision of a licensed or certified teacher. Under the supervision of the Principal, Educational Assistants serve two primary roles: (1) as classroom educational assistants and (2) mature role models. Educational Assistants have a critical role in closing the Achievement Gap prevalent in urban education. Educational Assistants over goal will be to endure that all student scholars meet challenging stretch goals, leading to radical academic achievement.
Education
  • Must have Bachelor or Advanced (Masters) degree. Must have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA at all institutions.
  • Must have at least two (2) years overall education experience. NYS certification (or eligibility for reciprocity). Experience in special and/or gifted education is a plus. Evidence of wide-ranging intellectual and educational interests, and superior communication skills.
  • NYS Teacher Certification.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Certification required as a Level I, Level II, and Level III, pre-professional, Temporary or Continuing teaching assistant certificates.
  • Must have a working knowledge of word processing software as well as electronic mail and the internet.
  • Must have well developed interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic.
Responsibilities
  • Providing the teacher with information about pupils which will assist the teacher in the development of appropriate learning and behavioral experiences.
  • Assisting pupils in the use of available instructional resources, and assisting in the development of instructional materials.
  • At least monthly, teaching assistants will be provided opportunities to teach whole group lessons to students in classroom and/or afterschool settings.
  • Administer, grade and record student assessment/data.
  • Participate effectively and collegially in faculty meetings and in all professional development activities.
  • Enforce and uphold school policies and culture by reinforcing the values both inside and outside of the classroom.
  • Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers in order to coordinate instructional efforts.
  • Prepare lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment, and demonstrations.
  • Present subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers, using discussions, or supervised role-playing methods, small and whole group instruction.
  • Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups in order to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
  • Supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, school yards, at physical education/health, or on field trips.
  • Conduct demonstrations to teach such skills as sports, dancing, and handicrafts.
  • Distribute teaching materials such as textbooks, workbooks, papers, and pencils to students.
  • Distribute tests and homework assignments, and collect them when they are completed.
  • Enforce administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Grade homework and tests, and compute and record results, using answer sheets or electronic marking devices.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Observe students’ performance, and record relevant data to assess progress.
  • Organize and label materials and display students’ work in a manner appropriate for their eye levels and perceptual skills.
  • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.
  • Participate in teacher-parent conferences regarding students’ progress or problems.
  • Plan, prepare, and develop various teaching aids such as bibliographies, charts, and graphs.
  • Prepare lesson outlines and plans in assigned subject areas, and submit outlines to teachers for review.
  • Provide extra assistance to students with special needs, such as non-English-speaking students or those with physical and mental disabilities.
  • Take class attendance, and maintain attendance records.
  • Assist in bus loading and unloading.
  • Attend staff meetings, and serve on committees as required.
  • Carry out therapeutic regimens such as behavior modification and personal development programs, under the supervision of special education instructors, psychologists, or speech-language pathologists.
  • Laminate teaching materials to increase their durability under repeated use.
  • Maintain computers in classrooms and laboratories, and assist students with hardware and software use.
  • Operate and maintain audiovisual equipment.
  • Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms.
  • Type, file, and duplicate materials.
  • Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Location: ENY – Brooklyn
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
Again, please send all cover letters and resumes to our Human Capital department at info@imlcs.org