Living Environment Teacher (Science K-4)

Bronx, New York, United States · Teaching


About Us:

Excellence Community Schools is a charter management, non-profit organization. The mission of the Excellence Community Schools is to prepare young people to compete for admission to and succeed in top public, private, and parochial high schools by cultivating their intellectual, artistic, social, and emotional and ethical development through the Bronx Charter School for Excellence (Bronx Excellence) and the Stamford Charter School for Excellence (Stamford Excellence). Our network of schools accomplishes this by offering a challenging and rigorous academic curriculum - which at the earliest of grades has an eye towards college preparation. We achieve this in a supportive and caring environment that at all times has high expectations of our students.

The mission of the Schools and Innovation department is to provide an array of college and career readiness services on the Excellence Community Schools Pre-K through 16 educational spectrum. These services focus on the development of the whole child, empowering the family and transforming communities.


Under the general supervision of the School Principal, we are currently seeking a Living Environment Teacher who is dedicated to improving K-8th grade Environmental Science education in an urban school setting through integrated facilities, hands on curriculum, and professional development. The Living Environment Teacher will also teach students to grow food, while learning hands on about nutrition, water resource management, efficient land use, climate change, biodiversity, conservation, contamination, pollution, waste management, and sustainable development.

To assist in the facilitation of learning within this environment, the candidate must be familiar with the New York State curriculum guidelines and standards for science & STEM. The successful candidate for this position will also be required to work in a Greenhouse Project classroom inclusive of solar panels and hydroponic growing system.

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Note: Candidates who do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.



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