2024-25 Elementary School Founding Special Education Teacher

Website Inwood Academy for Leadership

Location: New York, NY 10034
Pay Rate: $58,000.00 – $110,000.00 Annually
Open Positions: 8
Department: Elementary School AIS Teacher
Division: 10 Month
Job Status: Full-Time
Work Shift: 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Hour Per Week: 40
Details: Click here to view our salary schedule for Teachers

Position Description:
Reports to: Elementary School Assistant Director

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work in a collaborative team teaching or individual classroom setting
  • Engage students in standard-aligned, active learning
  • Cultivate a safe, welcoming and rigorous learning environment
  • Use assessment data to inform instruction and improve student learning
  • Utilize online student systems to track student progress
  • Contribute to program design and implementation at grade level
  • Participate in all staff programs and academic planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • Work collaboratively with other staff and teachers daily
  • Enforce and uphold school policies and culture
  • Communicate effectively and maintain consistent relationships with students, colleagues, and families
  • Any additional responsibilities assigned by Administration

Key Skills, Attitudes and Behaviors:

  • Expert in foundational reading, writing and math skills and socio-emotional needs for elementary students
  • Strong commitment to success of all students, in academics, character and leadership development
  • Receptive to ongoing coaching, development and evaluation
  • Energetic, motivated, innovative and prepared
  • Ambitious, entrepreneurial mindset committed to helping develop the components and culture of the school
  • Wide-ranging intellectual and educational interests
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player, the ability to work collaboratively


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Valid NYS Teaching Certificate preferred
  • At least one year of teaching experience in an urban environment preferred
  • Spanish proficiency preferred but not required

About Inwood Academy for Leadership:

Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School is a tuition-free public charter school that began as an idea among community members who longed to see more educational choices offered to the children of Washington Heights and Inwood.

All staff must be willing to commit to our mission:

Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School will empower students in Inwood, Washington Heights and the Bronx to become agents for change through community-focused leadership, character development and college preparedness. Our staff regard our student leaders as burgeoning assets to their community and help them develop the tools they need to be successful in college and beyond. IAL is committed to providing a well-rounded educational experience for all students we serve. We are looking for candidates who are hardworking, flexible, and innovative as well as able to embody the IAL traits of leadership in their daily work (honesty, integrity, responsibility, caring and restraint).


As an equal opportunity employer, we hire and promote without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

To apply for this job please visit inwoodacademy.extensishrtalent.com.