Middle School ELA Teacher Grade 8

Community Charter School of Paterson

Paterson, NJ, USA

Full time


23 hrs

Position Type:
Middle School Teaching

Date Posted:

Middle School Campus

Date Available:

Closing Date:
Until filled

Open ELA Teacher position Grade 8

Starting at $61,000 and up based on experience as per collective bargaining agreement

We are looking for a dynamic teacher who is passionate about teaching literacy and writing to middle school students!

Must have a love of literature coupled with a growth and team-focused mindset.

We provide active support and coaching with weekly professional development and opportunities for growth.

Employment Category: Full-time, Exempt 10-month position. Tenure Track and Pension. Union Membership Available

Location: 8 Morris Street Campus, The Community Charter School of Paterson

Requirements: Valid New Jersey Teaching Certificate or Certificate of Eligibility in:

  • ELA K-12 or
  • Elementary Education K-6 with Subject Matter Specialization in ELA (5 - 8)

General Duties

The Community Charter School of Paterson is seeking a teacher to implement a rigorous, engaging, individualized instructional program and classroom environment conducive to learning at the highest levels; establishes effective rapport with students; motivates students to develop mastery of academic standards as well as the skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to be successful in college and career; and establishes good relationships with parents and other CCSP staff members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student with the support and guidance of the school leadership.
  • Uses a variety of instruction strategies.
  • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences to maximize instructional time.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior aligned with CCSP established norms as needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other staff members in assessing and helping students and parents develop solutions to academic and non-academic challenges that may impact student achievement.
  • Evaluates students' academic and social/emotional growth, maintains appropriate records, utilizing student assessment data and prepares progress reports and report cards.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences, approved social media venues, phone calls and other means to discuss students' progress and interpret the school program.
  • Maintains professional competence through school-based professional development and independent learning activities; actively participates in all CCSP required professional development.

Program Duration:
August 15, 2022 - June 23, 2023

Hours: 7:45 am to 3:05 pm

Salary: Starting at $61,000 and up based on experience as per collective bargaining agreement

Interested candidates should apply to this position (Open until Filled) by utilizing the Community Charter School of Paterson Applitrack system.

Incomplete applications will not be considered



The Community Charter School of Paterson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, ancestry, national origin, social status, or physical disabilities.

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