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OVERVIEW:  The Broome Street Academy Charter High School will prepare our young people for post-secondary success that leads to positive life outcomes. We value student strengths and will provide multiple pathways to success through a curriculum of rigorous academic, career and social instruction grounded in the principles of positive youth development.


Broome Street Academy values:


        The development of individual student strengths

        Caregiver involvement

        A learning environment that fosters mutual respect

        A safe, supportive school climate

        Standards based curriculum that is relevant

        Student learning that is meaningful and goal oriented

        Development of and respect for community partnerships

        Healthy social and emotional relationships



·        Identify and support incoming and current students that are below grade level in reading.

·        Assess all students identified using the QRI reading Inventory.

·        Implement reading curriculums that are appropriate for student levels and needs.

·        Work with students in small groups and push into English and History courses.

·        Co-teach in English or History course

·        Monitor and manage progress of students receiving Reading Intervention.

·        Create an appropriate meeting schedule for group and individual reading instruction.

·        Support teachers and staff to meet needs of students requiring intervention.

·        Maintain data on students who require intervention, analyze data, write goals and develop interventions using data, be able to report on all learning data for students with intervention.

·        Work with Academic Intervention Department Chair on follow up for RTI program and student individual RTI plans

·        Maintain up-to-date on all laws and best practices associated with students with suspected disabilities and special education needs, communicate all relevant information and changes to relevant staff.

·        Align interventions to common core standards and expectations.

·        Complete IEPs and give input on IEPs for students that require reading intervention and have IEPs.

·        Lead Professional Development and school-wide initiatives on how to infuse literacy into all classrooms.

·        Complete other projects as assigned by supervisor


·        Master’s degree required.

·        NYS Special Education certification required.

·        Background in Literacy Education required.

·        Experience teaching and working with students with IEPs and 504 plans, required.

·        Experience working with Wilson, Orton, or other specific reading curriculums

·        Minimum of three years of relevant experience, preferably in a school setting.

·        Knowledge of common core standards and proficiency with planning utilizing those standards.

·        Excellent oral, written communication and analytical skills.

·        Demonstrated ability to work effectively and creatively as part of an interdisciplinary team.

·        Ability to engage the interest of students, meet student achievement goals and be held accountable for student results.

·        Demonstrated ability to evaluate tests and other measurements of achievement.

·        Must be flexible and resilient.

·        Demonstrated ability to work with diverse students, including those with special needs and English Language Learners.

·        Demonstrated ability to work well with and engage the participation of caregivers.

·        Work effectively as a team member.


Salary Information

FTE: 40 hrs/Week
Salary: Commensurate with experience

To Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to Please specify the title and how you heard about this position.

Broome Street Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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