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Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES Social Studies Teacher in Buffalo, New York

Social Studies Teacher

Health Sciences Charter School

1140 Ellicott Street

Buffalo , NY 14209

Certified - Teaching - Social Studies Teacher {SS}

Job Number 3300044703

Start Date

Open Date 11/20/2023

Closing Date

Job Title: Social Studies Teacher


REPORTS TO: Principal, Assistant Principals


Position Summary: Responsible for teaching 9-12 Social Studies with proven results in student learning. The teacher will be expected to teach for an extended school year, consisting of approximately 190 student days and 200 teacher school days, with an optional summer program. The Teacher will provide student services to those students enrolled, ensuring the effective completion of the curriculum that they are responsible for. The Teacher will develop creative forms of instruction to meet the needs of a diverse urban student population, while establishing and enforcing non-instructional duties throughout the educational process. The Teacher will work collectively in a Professional Learning Community (PLC).

Essential Functions:

  • Provide a diverse perspective when working with Students, parents, colleagues, and PLC members.

  • Maintain professional standards per HSCS in an urban environment.

  • Participate in PLC; daily participation and motivation to collaboratively improve PLC.

  • Engage in a diverse community-based programming with regional colleagues and healthcare providers.

  • Observe and evaluate the students' performance, progress, behavior, social development, and physical health.

  • Instruct students effectively through lectures, discussions, class activities, demonstrations, and other creative forms of education of the curriculum their courses require and maintain a balance of these different educational strategies.

  • Implement teaching methods according to what is appropriate to students' needs and interests.

  • Establish and enforce rules of classroom conduct throughout the educational process while adhering to all administrative policies and rules governing the students.

  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments that are a reflection of what students will be evaluated on during NYS Regents, Advanced Regents and Advanced Placement testing.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • NYS Teaching Certification, Social Studies (7-12) required.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office, electronic management, grading, and other instructional technologies.

  • Teaching in an urban setting is strongly desired.

  • Strong verbal and communication skills.

Must be able to frequently:

  • Repeat the same motions.

  • Sit for long periods of time.

  • Able to communicate verbally.

Moderate to occasional:

  • Lifting (1-10 pounds), walking.

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Salary: From 36000.00

Salary: To 70000.00

Contact Person's Name Lisa Newell

Contact Person's Title Director of Human Resources

Contact Person's Phone 716-888-4080