Job Type

Full Time




311 W. 120th Street
New York
United States


Position Title: UFT 1st & 2nd Grade ELA/Math Teacher


Reports To: Principal


The New York French American Charter School is a k-5 school, located in the heart of Harlem and the Francophone community. Comprised of parents, teachers and families from over 80 different countries and nationalities around the world, the school provides lessons in cultural diversity alongside a strong bi-lingual education in an immersive environment. We offer immersive French classes to non-French speakers and through our ICT classes we are the only school in the U.S to offer immersive French courses to children with special needs.


·        Plan and execute classroom instruction to meet the school’s educational goals

·        Create integrated lesson plans to support effective project-based instructional strategies

·        Become knowledgeable of student learning styles to create individualized learning plans and maximize learning opportunities for all students

·        Use qualitative and quantitative data to inform decision making and instructional strategies

·        Create a respectful, productive classroom environment to foster collaborative learning experiences

  • Leverage the Responsive Classroom approach, working to align students’ social/emotional development and academic achievement

·        Use NYFACS resources to enhance learning such as classroom equipment, supplies, technology, research capacities, outside trips, and speakers

·        Manage student behavior and remove obstacles to learning, working collaboratively with the Principal and other faculty to use positive behavioral interventions to improve student achievement

·        Coach and mentor peers; facilitate small group meetings and working with individual teachers to share best practices

·        Participate with other faculty in developing and executing interdisciplinary curricula

·        Maintain required student records, submit reports, communicate progress to parents, as appropriate

·        Participate in teacher training and development activities required by NYFACS

·        Perform other related duties, as assigned by the Principal and/or designee


  • Bachelor’s degree in content area
  • NYS Certification - Childhood, Grades K- 5
  • Solid understanding of interdisciplinary teaching/learning 
  • 3-5 years of successful teaching experience; previous experience as a senior teacher desirable
  • Evidence of leadership ability, peer mentoring, creation of professional development opportunities for others, development of both integrated curriculum units and curricula across subject areas, development of appropriate assessments
  • Evidence of strong track record and performance ratings that indicate a high level of proficiency
  • Experience and clarity regarding the significance and use of data-driven instruction
  • Experience creating and facilitating interdisciplinary learning and integrated lesson plans
  • Strong commitment to involving parents and school community in classroom activities; experience with and/or understanding of the urban learning environment
  • Strong commitment to the Responsive Classroom model and positive behavioral interventions


·        Competitive salary package commensurate with education and experience plus excellent Benefits package

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Please send a Cover Letter and Resume to the Business Manager: nsako@nyfacs.net