HSE Teacher- Education and Career Services (ECS), Full-Time - Bronx

  • 424 E 147th St, The Bronx, NY 10455, USA
  • Full-time
  • Division: Education, Career and Enrichment

Company Description

The mission of CASES is to increase public safety through innovative services that reduce crime and incarceration, improve behavioral health, promote recovery and rehabilitation, and create opportunities for success in the community.

  • We are committed to helping people—regardless of their past choices, present struggles, or future obstacles—to build the capacity and courage to change their lives.
  • We tailor our services to each individual’s unique needs, risks, and strengths and believe the most effective programs are evidence-based, family-focused, and trauma-informed.
  • We are committed to engaging the community by leveraging partnerships and resources to maximize our clients’ opportunities for success.

Our team:

We recognize that each CASES staff member is critical. We are a team strengthened by our diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, and talents and united by a common purpose. We are determined to continuously enhance our knowledge and skills, evaluate our results, and learn from our successes and failures.

Our impact on the community:

We believe public safety is best protected through alternatives to incarceration that combine accountability and support with empowerment and opportunity. We are committed—through continuous innovation and the strategic disruption of ineffective responses to crime, addiction, and mental illness—to creating solutions for some of the city’s most difficult public safety and public health challenges

Program Overview: 

CASES' youth programs aim to help New York City's criminal legal system-involved young people, ranging in age from 13-24, to lead productive, crime-free lives. Our approach is distinguished by individualized case management, evidence-based programming, and group activities that build positive peer associations. For many, this is the first time in their lives that they are participating in activities that help them set personal goals and develop the skills they need to reach them. As a result, hundreds of our youth participants have enrolled in secondary, post-secondary, and vocational institutions, acquired their High School Equivalency Diplomas, found unsubsidized employment, and ended their involvement in the criminal legal system.

CASES’ youth programs operates a High School Equivalency Program for participants ages 17-27. We aim to provide young people who have been disconnected from education a chance to reconnect through creative and thoughtful lesson plans.

We are looking for a teacher who is interested in creating a supportive learning environment where students can thrive and experience success.

Reports to:            Supervisor of Academic Instruction

Locations:              Bronx

 

 

Job Description

  • Provide a safe learning environment for students, filled with opportunities to experience success, academic advancement, and support;
  • Teach all subjects of the TASC: Math, Science, Writing, Reading, and Social Studies;
  • Develop curriculum maps and level-appropriate lesson plans that promote balanced literacy and student-centered instruction, addressing multiple learning styles;
  • Provide instruction in virtual settings, including synchronous video classes and asynchronous assignments;
  • Lead educational field trips (virtual during remote work) and contribute to planning of events and celebrations;
  • Administer the TABE assessment for new students;
  • Teach customized enrichment classes to those who have passed some subjects of the TASC;
  • Maintain and enter attendance in databases;
  • Write progress notes for every student, with attention to those who are mandated to services;
  • Communicate with other staff about participants’ progress and challenges and collaborate to create success plans for students experiencing difficulties;
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings;
  • Provide tutoring to active participants as well as graduates as time allows;
  • Assist with Education referrals to appropriate settings and providers;
  • Assist with development of and/or Facilitate a Project-Based learning group for 14 and 15 year-olds during SYEP;
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Director

Qualifications

  • Minimum of BA/BS degree, with experience in tutoring and/or teaching youth;
  • Demonstrated ability to engage, support and motivate disconnected youth;
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse group of students and staff;
  • Classroom management practices rooted in youth development principles;
  • Familiarity with all subjects on the TASC;
  • Willingness to participate in professional development both internally and externally;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Commitment to developing a safe learning environment; and,
  • Open to working in a collaborative environment

Additional Information

Salary:         $50,000

                     Full-time 35-hour week with excellent benefits

Benefits:      Here at CASES we offer benefits that will assist you in making the most of your career and your life. Our programs include health and wellness insurance which is offered through Aetna. A retirement 403(b) plan is held with Principal, education, and training. Additionally, our portable ancillary benefits are offered through Aflac, Legal Shield, and ADP Flexible spending account; which is then deducted through payroll along with commuter benefits, additional short-term disability, cancer, additional income protection, hospitalization coverage, and identity theft protection.

Additional information:

In one document, attach your cover letter and resume in PDF or Word format. No phone calls please. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

CASES is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with CASES is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position, without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, age, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or marital, military, or citizenship status. We also actively recruit individuals with prior involvement in the criminal justice system.

 

 

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