Thanks for your interest in Success Academy! Running the largest, fastest-growing, and highest-performing network of public charter schools in New York City takes a village - families, children, teachers, staff and faculty, advocates and supporters alike. We would love to welcome you to our community! We work tirelessly every day to ensure each child in NYC has access to a fun, rigorous, whole-child education regardless of zip code or economic status. When you join SA, you play a part in giving every student who walks through the doors of one of our 49 schools in NYC a fair shot at reaching his or her potential.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis both for immediate vacancies and for our 2023 - 2024 School Year.
About Success Academy Charter Schools
Success Academy Charter Schools is a high-achieving, leading-edge network of 47 K-12 public charter schools serving over 23,000 scholars throughout New York City. At Success Academy Charter Schools, we're redefining what's possible in public education.
As a high-performing, whole-child focused charter school, we are looking for talented, invested Art Teachers with a robust background in Visual Arts to join our community. We are looking for Art Teachers to engage our Scholars in fostering a love for art, exploring the creative process, and highlighting their artistic talents.
At Success, non- academic subjects aren’t “extra,” but essential. We expect our scholar talent teachers to be masters of their craft and share their passions, talents, and experiences in the classroom.
In this role, you will:
Build a safe and joyful classroom culture in which scholars develop a love for art
Engage students in the creative process and foster their talents, while deepening their knowledge and understanding of art, design, and art history
Collaborate with Art Teachers across the network to build a premier art program, while cultivating a school environment that prioritizes aesthetics and makes learning visible to the community
Build a culture of self-expression, and utilize the inquiry-based teaching and learning approach as a way to press scholars’ critical and conceptual thinking about art
Engage in multiple Professional Developments to benefit from targeted, in-the-moment feedback on instruction, accelerating learning and growth with unparalleled support
Please submit a resume and a one-page letter of interest detailing your particular interest in this role and in being an Art Educator at Success Academy. Your portfolio should be included in either your resume or cover letter.
We invite you to apply if you:
Have graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in the Visual Arts (Fine Arts, Illustration, Fashion Design, etc.) or Art Education
Have an outstanding record of academic achievement
Have an art or art education portfolio that showcases your skill-set, and demonstrates your passion for art and learning
Have experience with holistic exposures to art and art history
Possess the ability to set ambitious goals for yourself and set high expectations for your Scholars
Success Academy is a high-achieving, leading-edge network of almost 50 public charter schools serving more than 20,000 students in grades K-12 throughout New York City. We set out to tackle this country’s public education crisis with a groundbreaking school design that delivers a rigorous, whole-child education to students from all backgrounds. Today, our acclaimed network of public schools outperform every district in New York State and is a national model for academic excellence, opportunity, and equity. We foster a love of learning while creating opportunities for children to become critical and creative thinkers, build life skills and confidence, pursue passions, and secure exceptional careers. Our dual mission is to build world-class K-12 public schools in NYC while advocating to change policies that prevent children from accessing excellent educational experiences.