Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Mott Haven Academy Charter School (Haven Academy) is seeking new hires dedicated to progressive teaching practices and providing high quality educational opportunities to underserved communities. Our pioneering educational model combines rigorous, college preparatory instruction with on-site social-emotional supports for our unique population of general community and child welfare students.

Our outstanding educators are provided with unmatched opportunities for rewarding professional growth, are committed to using data to improve student results, possess exceptional professionalism, and embrace our school’s belief that all students, regardless of economic status or family structure, are entitled to learn in a system that gives them the best chance for success.

Join our team as we pave the way for children in foster care in our groundbreaking academic program.

 

Director of External Affairs

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates private grant writing and management for school initiatives connected to the school’s unique model and development of brand
  • Cultivates and creates foundation and research partners, as well as corporate relationships for the purpose of brand building and fundraising
  • Partnerships
    • Funders (grant writing & reporting, building and managing donor relationships)
    • Various organization liaison (development, coordination of programming, volunteerism)
    • Information sharing: calls, emails, presentations, and tours
    • Facilitating program partnerships with outside agencies
  • Strategy
    • Board liaison (coordinating, minutes, maintaining records)
    • Events management
    • Fundraising
    • Social Media / PR / opportunities to present

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years professional writing experience
  • Spanish speaking preferred but not required
  • Strong understanding of nonprofit organizations
  • Exceptional writing, presentation and communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects

General Education/Special Education Teachers (Kindergarten and Grade 4)

 Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with a co-teacher to develop and teach highly engaging, academically rigorous curriculum and lessons, aligned with Common Core Standards
  • Inspire students to dedicate themselves fully to their education
  • Establish and uphold classroom routines to ensure a focused, safe and caring environment
  • With guidance, analyze assessment data and use data to inform instruction
  • Collaborate with colleagues to share best practices and ensure student mastery of standards
  • Maintain close relationships with families, including phone calls and conferences

 Qualifications

    • Two or more years of teaching experience strongly preferred
    • Masters Degree in Special Education Preferred; NYS Teaching Certification
    • Outstanding instructional skills, including the ability to motivate and challenge students
    • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain a warm and orderly environment
    • A strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement
    • Unwavering  conviction that all students can learn at a high level

Middle School Teachers, All Subjects (5th and 6th grades)

 Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with a co-teacher to develop and teach highly engaging, academically rigorous curriculum and lessons, aligned with Common Core Standards
  • Inspire students to dedicate themselves fully to their education
  • Establish and uphold classroom routines to ensure a focused, safe and caring environment
  • With guidance, analyze assessment data and use data to inform instruction
  • Collaborate with colleagues to share best practices and ensure student mastery of standards
  • Maintain close relationships with families, including phone calls and conferences

 Qualifications

    • Two or more years of teaching experience strongly preferred
    • Masters Degree in Special Education Preferred; NYS Teaching Certification
    • Outstanding instructional skills, including the ability to motivate and challenge students
    • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain a warm and orderly environment
    • A strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement
    • Unwavering  conviction that all students can learn at a high level

If you are interested in a position at Haven Academy, email your résumé and cover letter to careers@havenacademy.org.