Careers

 

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We are lifelong learners, our students and adults alike.  Learning does not stop with children, and school is just the spark.

Bring your whole self to Zeta, and learn alongside extraordinary individuals (big and small) committed to becoming their best selves in every way.  Be challenged and stretched.  Pursue your passions, and change the lives of children, families, and colleagues.

Learn more about our investment in our people!  Click on the buttons below to apply:


Join Zeta in an instructional role:

Our highly selective Teaching Residency Program is a two-year, full-time salaried position for emerging teachers who are interested in helping children from all backgrounds achieve extraordinary results.  Whether you are just starting your career or considering a career change, the Teacher Residency Program offers an outstanding opportunity for growth and hands-on experience to develop as an exceptional teacher.

As a Head 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 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 SETSS Teacher, you will be responsible for creating differentiated, scaffolded, and engaging lessons based on students’ individualized education plans. The SETSS Teacher will work with students in small-groups, and will be expected to provide appropriate support to enable students who need additional help to experience academic success and meet our academic benchmarks.

As a Science 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.

Our highly selective Teaching Residency Program is a two-year, full-time salaried position for  emerging teachers who are interested in helping children from all backgrounds achieve extraordinary results. Whether you are just starting your career or considering a change, the Teacher Residency Program offers an outstanding opportunity for growth and hands-on experience to develop as an exceptional Science teacher.

As an Art 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.

We are seeking Taekwondo instructors to teach Taekwondo to kindergarten and 1st grade students in our Inwood/Washington Heights and South Bronx school locations.  Our Taekwondo program will be a part of our larger health and wellness program, as well as our social-emotional learning and integrity focus, both during and after school.


Join Zeta in a leadership, network, student support, or operations role:

At Zeta, our leadership team is a critical component of our school design. Reporting to the Principal and/or Managing Director of School, our school-based Resident Principal will have direct accountability for the academic performance of his/her Zeta School. With deep expertise in teaching and learning, curriculum development, and training, our Resident Principal helps to set the vision for academic excellence at his/her Zeta School in alignment with the network of Zeta Schools.

We are looking for an experienced and successful educator with deep expertise in teaching and learning, curriculum development, and training to help set the vision for academic excellence at Zeta Charter Schools. The school-based Academic Director will have direct accountability for the academic performance of his/her Zeta School and will report directly to the Managing Director.

We are looking for a highly motivated and organized individual with a passion for data analysis, assessment administration, and ensuring that appropriate programming and services are in place for ELL, Special Education, and Advanced populations.  The school-based Student Achievement Manager will help set the vision for academic excellence and will have direct accountability for the academic performance of his/her Zeta School. He/She will report directly to the Managing Director.

We are looking for a highly motivated and organized individual with a passion for data analysis, assessment administration, and ensuring that appropriate programming and services are in place for ELL, Special Education, and Advanced populations. The school-based Student Achievement Associate will help set the vision for academic excellence and will have direct accountability for the academic performance of his/her Zeta School. He/She will report directly to the Managing Director.

We are looking for a results-driven Renovations & Facilities Project Manager to join our team. This role is an opportunity for a creative, talented individual to join a committed start-up team dedicated to delivering excellent, free public education to children of all backgrounds and transforming the landscape of public education.

As the Director of Development, you will be responsible for working collaboratively with the CEO to build and grow the presence of Zeta Charter Schools in various philanthropic circles and deepen strong, lasting individual and institutional commitments through fundraising and engagement efforts. The Director of Development will be responsible for partnering with the CEO to advance partnerships with government, corporate, and foundation donors as well as identifying and cultivating prospective donors.

We are looking for a results-driven Legal Counsel to join our team. This role is an opportunity for a creative, talented attorney to join a committed start-up team dedicated to delivering excellent, free public education to children of all backgrounds and transforming the landscape of public education.

We seek a Director of Finance to set the vision for and to implement financial excellence at Zeta Charter Schools. This role is an ideal opportunity for a mission-minded finance professional to help build next-generation public charter schools that will deliver transformative education to New York City children in underserved communities.

We are looking for a results-driven Director of Operational Strategy to join our team. This role is an opportunity for a creative, talented individual to join a committed start-up team dedicated to delivering excellent, free public education to children of all backgrounds and transforming the landscape of public education.

We are looking for an experienced and successful school psychologist with a passion for working with students and supporting their social and emotional wellbeing.  As a school psychologist, you will work closely with school leaders to ensure students are socially, emotionally, and behaviorally supported so as to allow students to achieve academic success.  You will build deep relationships with students, parents, and members of the greater community, 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 the Talent Recruitment Associate, you will be responsible for supporting with the ambitious effort to staff our Zeta Charter Schools. The Talent Recruitment Associate is an excellent project manager with a demonstrated track record of moving quickly and managing a demanding workload. You’ll work with a team of mission-driven, high-achieving, passionate colleagues to help Zeta succeed in its mission to build and sustain high-performing schools that forge thriving communities of lifelong learners, problem solvers, and innovators.

The Executive Assistant is the critical first point of contact and serves as a primary resource for interactions with network staff, school leadership, board, and donors. The ability to work under pressure on competing responsibilities with resilience, discretion, diplomacy, and accuracy is essential. We are looking for talented Executive Assistant with a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2-3 years of experience+ supporting a high-level executive in a fast-paced work environment.

As the Director of Science,  you will be responsible for developing innovative curriculum for our growing K-2 school model. The Director of Science will be an excellent project manager with deep expertise in creating rigorous, engaging and high quality elementary school science instruction for. Our Director of Science will partner with our Managing Director of Academics to create a discovery based, hands on science and Z Lab  curriculum that drives our innovative culture at Zeta.

As the Director of Literacy,  you will be responsible for developing innovative literacy curriculum for our growing K-2 school model. The Director of Literacy will be an excellent project manager with deep expertise in elementary school literacy curriculum. You’ll work with a team of mission-driven, high-achieving, passionate colleagues to help Zeta succeed in its mission to build and sustain high-performing schools that forge thriving communities of lifelong learners, problem solvers, and innovators.

We are looking for talented Manager of Science, Curriculum & Development with a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2-4 years of of experience with inquiry-based science education in a teacher or leader capacity. Our Manager of Science, Curriculum & Development will partner with our Managing Director of Academics to create a discovery based, hands on science and Z Lab  curriculum that will drive our innovative culture at Zeta.

We seek an entrepreneurial, resourceful, and highly skilled Director of People & Culture to grow and support our extraordinary team. You will be a thought partner with the CEO and senior team on attracting and retaining mission-minded, top talent, driving a high-performance culture, and embedding our core values into our culture. You will help change the lives of children by helping our leaders and staff themselves fill their own cup and become excellent in many dimensions, in service of children.

As the Talent Recruitment Manager, you will be responsible for supporting with the ambitious effort to staff our Zeta Charter Schools. The Talent Recruitment Manager is an excellent project manager with a demonstrated track record of moving quickly and managing a demanding workload. You’ll work with a team of mission-driven, high-achieving, passionate colleagues to help Zeta succeed in its mission to build and sustain high-performing schools that forge thriving communities of lifelong learners, problem solvers, and innovators.