Elementary Kindergarten Lead Teacher (Leave Replacement)
Job Title:Elementary Kindergarten Lead Teacher (Leave Replacement)
Harlem Village Academies is a community of educators working to build an urban school district based on the ideals and tenets of progressive education. HVA is the demonstration site for the Progressive Education Institute. The leave replacement is from December 2023 to February 2024.
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
2-3 years of relevant teaching experience required, 5+ years of teaching experience 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
Compensation & Benefits
The salary range for this position is $62,000 - $104,000, and is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary prorated for months of employment.
Our team is passionately committed to the vision and values of Harlem Village Academies. The ideal candidate will have a positive mindset, a very strong work ethic, an inner drive for excellence and will thrive working in 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.