Employment at Tapestry
As a growing urban public school, Tapestry Charter School is building a responsive, collaborative faculty who actively engage in community building, rigorous learning and high quality teaching practices, serving as a model for students and families.
Candidates who can demonstrate the desire, drive and commitment to provide students with an engaging and challenging educational environment should submit a letter of interest, resume and application of employment to:Elizabeth Canfield, CFO/HR
Tapestry Charter School
65 Great Arrow
Buffalo, New York email@example.com
Tapestry Charter School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, race, color, creed, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, sexual orientation or disability.
Employment Opportunities for the 2016-2017 School Year:
Substitute Teachers: Tapestry Charter School (TCS) is seeking substitutes in all grade levels (K-12). A Bachelor’s Degree in Education, or in a relevant subject area is required. Prior substitute teaching experience is preferred.
Part-time Lunch Aides: Assist students K-5 with lunch; keep café tables and chairs clean, work as part of a team to help with set-up and clean-up of café. Create a positive and safe environment for students. Must enjoy working with children. Perform other duties as assigned by Foodservice Manager.
Part-time Hall Monitors: Assist in student supervision throughout the school day. Support in building relationships with students to create a positive school culture. Monitor students in hallways during transitions throughout the school day. Escort students to main office if necessary. Perform other duties as assigned by Principal.
Part-time Bus Drivers: Drive students to fieldwork experiences throughout the regular school day. Must be 19A certified.
What Tapestry Teachers Believe:A school should represent the diversity of its city
- Our students come from every zip code in the City of Buffalo representing the city’s unique and beautiful diversity
- Each year, more than 90% of our Seniors graduate and enroll in a two or four year college
- Crew at Tapestry ensures that each child is known well and has an advocate in school
- Teacher Leadership is valued and practiced in our community
- All members of the Tapestry Community are deeply invested in improving educational opportunities for the students of Buffalo
What Tapestry Teachers Do:
- Participate actively in on–going professional development that pushes their thinking about individual and school wide practices.
- Participate as active members of a collaborative grade-level team, working with other subject area teachers to create a nurturing community for students.
- Serve in multiple roles on collaborative teams, recognizing that a teacher’s responsibility is not just contained within the classroom walls.
- Take initiative to do whatever it takes to help students learn.
- Actively build relationships with families from communities across the City of Buffalo and make them feel welcome in our school community.
- Differentiate learning in order to help all students feel appropriately supported and challenged.
- See themselves as being responsible for building literacy and numeracy skills in all students regardless of their subject area.
- Integrate the arts into lessons using works of art and artistic mediums.
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of assessment FOR learning and assessment OF learning and the value of each practice to instruction.
Education: Masters degree, or higher, in applicable grades/subject area.
Please download the appropriate application here:
Recommended Reading for Candidates:
- www.elschools.org – About Expeditionary Learning Schools
- www.napds.org – About Professional Development Schools
- www.newyorkcharters.org – About New York State Charter Schools
ABLE 2016-17 Corps Members
The Service Collaborative of WNY - Buffalo, NY
AmeriCorps Builds Lives through Education (ABLE) is an education focused National Service program. We collaborate with schools that share our mission of increasing the academic success of students in Buffalo, NY. ABLE mobilizes men and women in national service to revive and strengthen educational environments, expanding opportunities for today’s youth and transforming America’s future—one student, one classroom, and one community at a time.
ABLE members serve the community by providing social/emotional/behavioral skills support, as well as math tutoring, in grades 4-10. ABLE members can be found in the classrooms and after school programming of public, private, and charter schools throughout the city of Buffalo. All ABLE Members will be trained in two evidence based interventions (Positive Action, I CAN Learn), which will guide their work with students throughout their term of service.We are currently looking for individuals who are interested in pursuing a full time (40 hours a week) 12 month service term. Members will begin their term in September 2016. We will continue to place members until all positions are filled.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education: Associate Degree
Required experience: Working with youth in an academic setting for at least 1 year
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Required Academic and Experience Qualifications:
Benefits Include: Education Award, Living Allowance, Loan Forbearance, Health Insurance, Professional Development
All interested candidates MUST submit a resume in reply to this posting.
AmeriCorps Builds Lives through Education is a program operated by The Service Collaborative of WNY. The Service Collaborative of WNY (TSC) creates opportunities for all individuals to serve their communities, challenging them to turn their ideals into action and their passion into positive change.