Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Community Charter School of Paterson

Paterson, NJ, USA

Full time

Social Studies


13 hrs

Position Type:
Middle School Teaching/Social Studies

Date Posted:

Middle School Campus

Date Available:

Closing Date:
Until Filled

Open Middle School (5-8) Social Studies Teacher Position

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

  • Offer includes: Competitive Salary, Benefits and PTO. Along with NJ DOE pension, union representation, & tenure track role.
  • Valid New Jersey Teaching Certificate (Standard, Provisional, CEAS, or CE, P-3 or K-6 AND Special Education Endorsement (TSOD) Required

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:

  • Social Studies K-12 or
  • Elementary Education K-6 with Subject Matter Specialization in SS (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.

Middle School Teacher Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from a competitive college or university. GPA must meet minimum requirements for NJ DOE certification.
  • Demonstrated mastery of content knowledge and ability to drive student growth.
  • Evidence of NJ Department of Education certification (CE/CEAS/Provisional/Standard) or out of state certification.

Program Duration: August 14, 2023 - June 24, 2024
Hours: 7:55 am to 3:05 pm Monday & Wednesday- Friday
7:55 am to 4:30 pm Tuesdays*
*Additional 85 minutes for weekly professional development.

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


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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