Kindergarten Teacher Job in New York, NY – Success Academy Charter Schools

Author - June 26, 2012

We are seeking a Kindergarten Teacher who is results-oriented, relentless, and takes a “Beyond Z” approach in delivering rigorous, engaging, and high quality instruction.

Qualifications of Kindergarten Teacher Job:
Our ideal Kindergarten Teacher will have at least two years of full-time classroom experience and a demonstrated track record of propelling student academic growth and mastery.  A Masters Degree and teaching certification in the content area are preferred (Bachelor’s Degree is required).

Demonstrated competencies in the following areas are a must:

  • Self-Reflection. Ability to accept and implement feedback received for real-time improvement.
  • Stamina. Ability to handle the intensity required to work in a high-performing charter school, and remain organized, punctual, and reliable under pressure.
  • Preparation.  Ability to study curriculum and do the intellectual work needed to deliver instruction at a high level.
  • Management. Ability to manage the behavior in a classroom of 25+ students.
  • Accountability and Data Driven. Proven record of achievement as evidenced by student work, learning, and data.

In addition, the following characteristics are required to be successful on this team:

  • Beyond Z Attitude. Eagerness to go above and beyond the requirements of the job to be innovative and support the organization.  Constant desire to improve one’s practice.
  • Team Player. Willingness to work with others and respond constructively to feedback.
  • Deadline and Detail Driven. Ability to think critically about the details of a task at hand and backwards plan in order to meet project timelines set by leadership.
  • Flexibility. A team player that is not deterred by a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.  Ability to adjust expected tasks and schedule to the updated priorities.
  • Leadership.  Ability to train and work collaboratively with an assistant or associate teacher.
  • Dedication to Mission. A genuine interest in finding ways to improve public education and support our schools.  Ensure that joyful, rigorous instruction is delivered to every scholar, ever day.


  • Join a ground-breaking faculty of teachers who collaborate regularly with a team and leadership.
  • Engage students through a curriculum that reinforces the fun of learning and enables struggling students to thrive.
  • Provide additional academic and tutoring support to elementary school scholars.
  • Teach in classrooms filled with resources and technology.
  • Be a part of a highly motivated team committed to education reform, parent choice, and the building of exemplary schools.
  • Inspire intellectual curiosity through rigorous lessons.
  • Receive routine, ongoing feedback and support from an outstanding leadership team and faculty.

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