7th Grade Math Teacher

Job Type

Full Time




New York
United States


Middle School Math Teacher

Join Central Queens Academy (CQA), a new and growing charter middle school serving a multi-ethnic immigrant community. Located in Glendale and Elmhurst, CQA enrolls a diverse student body that hails from all over the world. The mission of CQA is to prepare students for success in education, the workforce, and the community through a school that integrates literacy, standards-based academics, and culturally responsive support services. In 2016-2017, we will serve about 400 students in grades 5 through 8.

We are seeking an Middle School Math Teacher who wants to join a small, student-centered school in Elmhurst, Queens. All team members will be called upon to employ a “whatever it takes” mentality and activate innovative thinking to help our students.

What We Ask of our Teachers

  • Teach – Drive student mastery of core and character standards through excellent teaching practices
  • Collaborate – Support efforts to institutionalize effective team practice and build a strong foundation
  • Grow – Engage in continual learning and reflective practices to build your skills and career

What We Look For

  • Evidence of self-reflective practices, coachability, self-motivation, and collaboration (required)
  • Exhibits a high level of organization, a knack for systems of data collection and analysis, and preparedness for instructional blocks (required)
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree (required) and Masters Degree (preferred)
  • NYS Certification in respective area of instruction (required)
  • At least two years of teaching experience in an urban setting (preferred)
  • Experience/strength in content area of application (preferred)
  • Expertise in standards-based curriculum design or with UBD framework (preferred)
  • Bilingual (Asian or Spanish languages) (preferred)


  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience and above corresponding NYCDOE salaries,
  • Retirement plan participation,
  • Comprehensive benefits, including medical, vision, and dental insurance.



Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to careers@centralqueensacademy.org.