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, rigorous performing arts/dance curriculum and lessons for elementary students, aligned with HVA’s standards and progressive pedagogy
Invest several hours per week in professional learning, including personalized instructional coaching, lesson study, co-planning, book study groups, and other learning work
Build strong, lasting relationships with students while encouraging them to hold themselves to high standards for 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 through phone calls and conferences
Contribute to the school community by attending school events and leading a club, reading group, athletic team, or other initiative
Minimum of two years full-time elementary Dance teaching experience required. Four or more years of teaching experience strongly preferred.
Bachelor's degree in Dance Education or related field
Strong track record of student achievement and performance 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
Highly thoughtful and reflective, committed to always getting smarter with colleagues, reflecting on mistakes, welcoming feedback and making continual adjustments in your practice
New York State teaching certification preferred
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.