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26 Jan 2022

Teacher 21-22 ENL Teacher

Inwood Academy for Leadership
 New York, New York County, New York, United States

Job Description

About Inwood Academy for Leadership

Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School is a tuition-free public charter school that began as an idea among community members who longed to see more educational choices offered to the children of Washington Heights and Inwood.

All staff must be willing to commit to our mission: Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School will empower students in Inwood and Washington Heights to become agents for change through community-focused leadership, character development and college preparedness. Our staff regard our student leaders as burgeoning assets to their community and help them develop the tools they need to be successful in college and beyond. IAL is committed to providing a well-rounded educational experience for all students we serve. We are looking for candidates who are hardworking, flexible, and innovative as well as able to embody the IAL traits of leadership in their daily work (honesty, integrity, responsibility, caring and restraint).

Reports to:                                                                                                       

Assistant Principal


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Valid NYS Teaching Certificate Preferred
  • 3-5 years experience in classroom instruction, especially in the areas of working with special education or English language learners
  • Experience with the NYSESLAT and/or NYSITELL exams
  • Experience with integrating technology into classroom instruction
  • Experience with curriculum design
  • Background in urban education serving a broad range of students
  • Experience in delivering Common Core aligned instruction
  • Spanish proficiency is preferred but not required

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work in a collaborative team teaching environment or individual classroom setting
  • Engage students in active learning
  • Integrate technology into core classroom instruction
  • Use assessment to modify lessons
  • Plan administration of and administer NYSITELL and NYSESLAT exams
  • Utilize online student system to track student progress through competencies and keep up to date assignments for students
  • Contribute to program design and implementation
  • Create individualized plans for students with special requirements (e.g. learning disabilities)
  • Research new teaching methods for teaching English as a second language
  • Create a supportive and positive classroom environment
  • Participate in all staff programs and academic planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • Communicating with the Department Head or Principal, as needed.
  • Maintaining standardized guidelines.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff and teachers daily
  • Enforce and uphold school policies and culture
  • Communicate effectively and maintain consistent relationships with students, colleagues, and families
  • Other duties as assigned by Administration


IAL offers a competitive compensation package including medical, dental and vision insurance, a 403B retirement plan with 5% match. In addition to extensive professional development, our teachers are equipped with all necessary instructional supplies and technology.

How to Apply

Apply online via the Careers page at


As an equal opportunity employer, we hire and promote without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher.