In 1998, a student teacher struggled to teach the book Johnny Tremain in a middle school classroom where most of the kids were reading three years below grade level. Her mentor teacher suggested she show them the movie. Instead, she founded her own school. From that single excellent public charter school, Amistad Academy, our Achievement First […]
We utilize our evidence-based selection model, deep connections with the NYC education sector, and historical data to find and select a pool of educators you might have not otherwise have the chance to connect with. Through our comprehensive, multi-measure selection model, we identify the candidates who possess the qualities of a high-impact teacher who will […]
We do not require certification for acceptance into our program but some of our partner schools do prefer certified teacher candidates. If you are not currently certified, or are certified in another state, please review the links below to help you determine your next steps.
Yes! On our application, we ask you to list all subject areas and grade levels you are interested in teaching. If you are invited to join our candidate pool, schools will reach out to you to interview for a variety of positions, based on your experience, degrees, context expertise, and interests. The grade and subject […]
· Earn a trusted recommendation. Our partner schools prioritize candidates who apply through Teachers for NYC Charter Schools and pass our screening process. Become part of a select pool of pre-qualified individuals whose application is shared directly with hiring teams looking for candidates with your specific background. · Find the school community that’s right for you. Our partner […]