Innovation Lab Head Teacher

Zeta Charter Schools - New York City, New York - Full time

Find your purpose

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 developing a deep love for learning. Our purpose lies in 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 a talented Innovation Lab Head Teacher with a Bachelor’s degree (STEM-related field preferred) and at least 1-2 years of lead teaching experience (science lab experience preferred) with a proven record of facilitating rigorous and fun lab experiments and supporting STEM curriculum writing.

Deliver powerful results

At Zeta, we wholeheartedly pursue academic learning across math, reading, writing, and science for all children. Specialist teachers provide additional enrichment in Taekwondo, Music, Dance, Chess, Art, Soccer, and more. As an Innovation Lab Head Teacher at Zeta, you will build a classroom culture that fosters students’ genuine love for innovation and discovery and creates a sense of exploration and critical thinking. In addition to classroom responsibilities, you will also support our Network Academics team in creating and evaluating Z Lab curriculum.

Your passion for innovation in the classroom through exploration in Z Lab will launch your students toward their most powerful and fulfilling lives.

Achieve your limitless potential

At Zeta, you will receive significant support and professional development while working with a world-class team. Every week, school teams dedicate time to engage in professional development workshops and mindfulness routines. Throughout the school day, Zeta maintains an open door policy, where both teachers and school leaders exchange feedback.

Successful teachers are encouraged to step up into leadership roles. As a rapidly growing organization, we are always looking to promote from within, and we provide ample training and support to ensure the next generation of Zeta leaders are well equipped for successful leadership.

Join our passionate community

Our Zeta team is comprised of top talent with incredible schooling and private sector experience. You will make a tremendous team member at Zeta if you:

  • Are passionate about our mission of providing world-class education to all students
  • Bring a mindset of growth, flexibility, and openness to feedback
  • Are hungry and determined to not only meet your goals, but surpass them
  • Are humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of your own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment
  • Are well organized and detail-oriented

We maintain an unrelenting focus on team at Zeta, 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. As part of a lean growth organization, we expect all our teammates to wear multiple hats and have a can-do attitude about overcoming any hurdle!

We want lifelong learners who live with child-like joy and passion. At Zeta, we need you to bring your passion for learning to disrupt the status quo and tackle problems with creative solutions.

Apply Now

The start date for this position is July 25, 2022. We provide a top-of-market, competitive compensation and benefits package. Zeta also provides top-of-the-line technology and classroom resources.

Currently, Zeta operates multiple schools, in the South Bronx and Upper Manhattan. We have big growth plans because the educational crisis is massive and requires big solutions. We plan to open 1-2 schools each year. 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!

Equity is at the heart of our mission. We have a deep commitment to pursuing diversity and striving for equity. Zeta is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Work authorization is required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.).

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Stem Teacher

Experience Level

Mid Level

Zeta Charter Schools

Zeta's mission is to provide an excellent, free education for every child in NYC. We value high academic achievement equally alongside socio-emotional development. Our schools strive to be innovative, high achieving learning communities focused on mindfulness and wellbeing.
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