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Elementary School Teacher [Immediate]

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Harlem Village Academies


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Published 10 days ago

Competitive with benefits

The Opportunity

Harlem Village Academies is a community of educators working to build an urban K-12 school model based on the principles of progressive education. Located in Harlem, HVA is also the demonstration site for the Progressive Education Institute.

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.


Responsibilities

  • Plan and teach highly engaging and 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
  • Build strong, lasting relationships with students, inspiring them to hold themselves to high standards of academics and character
  • Establish and uphold classroom expectations that support students to develop increased agency, responsible autonomy, and ownership over learning
  • Analyze assessment data and use it to inform your instruction
  • Collaborate with colleagues to share best practices and ensure student mastery of standards
  • Maintain close relationships with families, including 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


Qualifications

  • Two years of teaching experience in grades K-5 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


Organizational Culture

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.

The Opportunity

Harlem Village Academies is a community of educators working to build an urban K-12 school model based on the principles of progressive education. Located in Harlem, HVA is also the demonstration site for the Progressive…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Location

Harlem, NY

How to Apply

First, learn about us! Review our website and consider whether Harlem Village Academies is the place for you. If your skills and experience are a match for this role, please apply through the careers section of our website.

Harlem Village Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity among our staff. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

First, learn about us! Review our website and consider whether Harlem Village Academies is the place for you. If your skills and experience are a match for this role, please apply…

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