Join our mission
At Zeta, we pursue an unprecedented combination of high academic achievement and social-emotional development. We insist that every child receives a world-class education while fostering a love for learning. We are changing the public education landscape for all of New York City’s children, and we are uncompromising in our mission.
To achieve our vision, we are searching for specialist teachers with a Bachelor’s degree, at least 1-2 years of teaching experience, and a skillset aligned with one of our specialist programs: Taekwondo, Music, Sports, Chess, or Art.
Deliver incredible results
As a specialist teacher at Zeta, you will build a classroom culture that fosters students’ genuine love for learning and instills a passion for your specific class. With the support of talented leaders and a dedicated team, you will propel incredible growth and development in all your students. At Zeta, we wholeheartedly pursue academic mastery in math, reading, writing, and science for all children. We also believe deeply in enriching mind, body, and soul through our students’ practice in your class along with their other specialist programming.
Your passion for innovation in the classroom coupled with your expertise in your field will alter the life trajectories of your students and launch them towards their most powerful and fulfilling lives.
Become a part of our world-class team
Here at Zeta, you will receive constant support and professional development while working with a world-class team. Every week, the entire specialist team will have dedicated time to engage in professional development workshops and mindfulness routines. Throughout the school day, Zeta has an open door policy, where both teachers and school leaders provide and receive constructive feedback.
Successful teachers are encouraged to step up into leadership roles, with many opportunities for promotion within our organization as we grow, especially within our specialist programming. We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package that places a premium on the needs of you and your family. Zeta also provides top-of-the-line technology and classroom resources.
Bring your whole self
We want team members who are passionate about our mission, vision, and core values. You will make a tremendous team member at Zeta if you bring a mindset of growth, flexibility, and openness to feedback. You are hungry and determined to not only meet your goals, but surpass them at all costs. You are highly skilled at effectively communicating with your team members, both in good times and bad.
We maintain an unrelenting focus on team, so you must be humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of your own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment. At Zeta, your voice will be valued.
We want lifelong learners who live with child-like joy and passion. At Zeta, we need you to bring your passion for learning, disrupting the status quo, and tackling problems with creative solutions. Bring your whole self to Zeta.
As a specialist teacher, you are a master of your craft and also passionate about youth development. Therefore, you are willing and able to support other members of the school team throughout the year.
Currently, Zeta operates two schools, one in upper Manhattan and one in the South Bronx. We have big growth plans because the educational crisis is massive and requires big solutions. We plan to open two schools each year starting in 2020. Join our growing team today, and change the landscape of public education in New York City. If you can’t wait to get started, apply now!
Work authorization is required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.). Zeta is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.