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Elementary Teachers

Mott Haven Academy Charter School (Haven Academy) is seeking elementary special and general education teachers who are 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.

Haven Academy was founded in 2008 and in 2010 relocated to a brand new, LEED certified building constructed specifically to meet our needs. We continuously receive outstanding evaluations from the NYC DOE. We also continue to consistently receive high ratings for environment scores, family satisfaction ratings and maintain high student attendance rates.

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.

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
  • Master’s 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 resume and cover letter to careers@havenacademy.org.

Recent Testimonials

The second place my kids call home.

Parent

Recent Testimonials

Fulfilling Career Choice for Teachers and Leaders.

Haven Staff Member

Recent Testimonials

The staff remembers your face and your child is treated with respect and courtesy. There is nothing but positive reinforcement and encouraging children to be the best.

Recent Testimonials

The teachers and leaders at this school are the most loving and most dedicated educators in schools. The school feels welcoming and warm. Kids LOVE coming to school and that is an important part of making life long learners.

Haven Staff Member

Recent Testimonials

Me gusta todo de Haven Academy, una de las cosas que tiene mi atención es que la principal de la escuela siempre esta disponible para dar la bienvenida a los estudiantes en la mañanas.

Recent Testimonials

I wish I was a kid again, I would have loved to attend Haven Academy.

Haven Staff Member

Recent Testimonials

Me gusta todo, especialmente la atención y la comunicación que tenemos con los miembros del personal.

Parent

Recent Testimonials

With the support of Haven Academy, Principal Nauiokas, and the other teachers and staff, I feel part of a community—one that has the power to change our student's lives for the better.

Eric Lara - Special Ed Teacher