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.
We are looking for IB Teachers across multiple disciplines. The IB EnglishTeacher is an experienced, reflective practitioner who uses an inquiry-based approach within the IB framework to create positive learning environments that motivate and challenge learners to become self-regulated leaders and independent thinkers.
Create a classroom environment that encourages a personal appreciation of literature and develops an understanding of the techniques involved in literary criticism.
Develop students’ powers of expression, both in oral and written communication, and provide opportunities for the practicing and developing of the skills involved in writing and speaking in a variety of contexts.
Introduce students to a range of literary works of different periods, genres, styles, and contexts, leading to an understanding of the relationships between different works across periods of time.
Cultivate students’ ability to engage in close, detailed analysis of written texts, as well as an enjoyment of, and lifelong interest in, literature.
In designing your curriculum, align lesson plans with both academically rigorous IB benchmarks and HVA’s progressive pedagogical model.
Invest several hours per week in professional learning and lesson planning, including personalized instructional coaching, co-planning, department meetings, and grade level meetings.
Collaborate with colleagues to share best practices and ensure student mastery of standards. Analyze assessment data and use it to inform your instruction.
At least two years of teaching experience in grades 7-12, preferred
Experience teaching, or knowledge of, IB English curricula, required
A commitment to developing progressive pedagogy
A strong track record of and sense of accountability for student achievement
An unshakeable conviction that all students can learn at a high level
All team members are passionately and deeply committed to the mission, vision, and values of Harlem Village Academies; have a positive and professional attitude; exhibit a very strong work ethic; and possess an inner drive for personal and professional 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.