As a Lower Elementary Teacher (grades K-2) at HVA, you will join an incredible community of educators who are passionate about progressive pedagogy while embracing a sense of urgency, a strong work ethic, and accountability for student learning. We select individuals who share our vision and are willing to put in the hard work to achieve it.
Develop and teach highly engaging, academically rigorous lessons, aligned with HVA’s standards, curriculum and progressive pedagogical philosophy
Invest several hours per week in professional learning, including personalized instructional coaching, lesson study, co-planning, book study groups and other learning work
Inspire students to hold themselves to high standards of academics and character
Establish and uphold classroom routines to ensure a focused, safe and caring environment
Analyze assessment data and use it to inform and differentiate your instruction
Collaborate with colleagues to share best practices and ensure student mastery of standards
Maintain close relationships with families, including phone calls and conferences
Two years of teaching experience in grades K-2 preferred
A commitment to developing progressive pedagogy is essential
Strong track record of student achievement in your past teaching
Ability to create a class environment in which students feel safe, supported and challenged to engage deeply in meaningful work
A strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement
Unshakeable conviction that all students can learn at a high level
Our team is passionately committed to the vision and values of Harlem Village Academies; have a positive mindset; a very strong work ethic; and an inner drive for excellence. The ideal candidate will thrive working within an entrepreneurial and results-driven environment.
Harlem Village Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity among our staff. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.