Elementary Teachers and Teaching Assistants

Storefront Academy Harlem is seeking full-time Elementary Teachers and Teaching Assistants for the 2014-2015 school year.

We are looking for educators who have a passion for working collaboratively in a small community of educators to engage, enlighten and inspire our students. Our Elementary level teachers and teaching assistants provide age and grade appropriate hands-on curriculum allowing our students to enhance their knowledge both in and outside of the classroom. We believe that a student-centered culture that motivates character development and emphasizes respect, responsibility, concern for others, diligence, honesty and perseverance will allow us to prepare children for acceptance into competitive public, parochial, independent and boarding high schools as well as ensure their lifelong success.

Our ideal candidates have the ability to tailor curriculum and lessons based on student's academic abilities, interests, and social-emotional needs. We know that high levels of differentiation making learning possible for students at all levels.

Teachers at Storefront Academy Harlem:

  • Believe the purpose of education is both academic achievement AND character development
  • Provide whatever is necessary to ensure ALL students are successful and are developing strong character
  • Use data and assessments to inform and drive instruction
  • Involve families in their students' education and in the Storefront community
  • Value feedback and evaluation on teaching practices and set SMART goals
  • Support and challenge colleagues and hold each other to his or her best
  • Voice their thoughts, opinions and suggestions and embody an entrepreneurial spirit, taking on leadership in a multitude of ways
  • Pursue their own self-discovery and growth

Teacher Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • A Master's degree in Education or relevant content area (preferred)
  • Demonstrated success working in an urban or independent school setting
  • Special education experience, preferred
  • An ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues, families and students
  • A belief that everyone is gifted with unique potential
  • A commitment to character development and family partnerships

Teaching Assistant Qualifications:

  • BA required, working toward an MA
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • An ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues, families and students
  • A belief that everyone is gifted with unique potential
  • A commitment to character development and family partnerships

How to apply

How To Apply

To apply, please email hr@storefrontacademy.org:

a) cover letter b) resume c) salary requirements d) two (2) professional references and please include "Elementary Teacher" or "Elementary Teaching Assistant" in the subject line of your email.

No phone calls, please.

New York City, New York
2014-08-31
Storefront Academy Harlem
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hr@storefrontacademy.org



70 East 129th Street, New York, NY, 10035, US


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