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[2021-22] High School English Teacher

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The Opportunity

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 lab school 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

  • 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. 
  • 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.

 

Qualifications

  • At least two years of teaching experience in grades 9-12, preferred
  • 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

 

Organizational Culture

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.

The Opportunity

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 lab school for the Progressive Education Institute.

Join an…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

Competitive with benefits

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

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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