Teaching at Zeta

As a Special Education Teacher, you will receive extensive support and professional development from experienced teachers and talented school leaders to ensure your success, build deep relationships with students, parents, and communities, work in an innovative environment with high standards for children and adults alike, and join a community of leaders committed to transforming public education in New York City and beyond.


As a Special Education Teacher, you will be responsible for:


  • Building a classroom culture in which students love learning

  • Planning, preparing, and delivering excellent instruction to all students in the class according to their educational needs

  • Teaching students through an inquiry-based, rigorous curriculum that inspires intellectual curiosity and enables all students to thrive

  • Developing strong relationships with parents and students to create investment in school culture and academics

  • Driving academic outcomes by analyzing data, studying student work, and implementing high-leverage instructional moves to ensure dramatic gains for all students

  • Bringing a passion for innovation and optimizing technology in the classroom

  • Assessing, recording, and reporting on student progress, achievement, and behavior


We are looking for talented Special Education Teachers with a Bachelor’s degree and at least 1-2  years+ of teaching experience, preferably within a special education (ICT, SETSS or 12:1:1) setting, with a proven record of propelling student growth and achievement. Additionally, we are looking for the following characteristics:


  • Demonstrated passion for the mission, vision, and core values of Zeta Charter Schools

  • Have an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • High moral character

  • Flexible and open to feedback

  • Demonstrating grit and perseverance

  • Interested in working in a collaborative environment

  • Passion for learning, driving innovation, disrupting the status quo, trying new approaches, and tackling problems from many angles and with creative solutions


Zeta Charter Schools is seeking candidates who can start on July 29, 2019. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Zeta Charter Schools offers a competitive compensation package.


Work authorization required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.). Zeta Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


About Zeta

Zeta Charter Schools is a next generation charter school network in NYC that launched two public charter schools in the South Bronx and Inwood communities, with plans to grow to ten schools serving Pre-K-12th grades. As we expand to K-2 for the 2019-2020 school year, Zeta Charter Schools is focused on a people-first culture that maintains high expectations to enable team members to grow personally and professionally. Zeta’s mission is build and maintain high-performing schools that forge thriving communities of lifelong learners, innovators and problem solvers.


What makes Zeta unique?

In addition to cultivating a high-performance culture that fosters extraordinary outcomes, Zeta Charter Schools has a focus on innovation learning as well as mindfulness and wellness to drive our rigorous hands-on academics. With the implementation and adaptation of Compass Programming, we promote an environment of mindfulness that serves as a strong foundation for a respectful school community. Additionally, we believe our Zeta design combines the best of an academically rigorous education, focused on critical thinking and problem solving, with cutting edge technology and tools.