About Us:

Excellence Community Schools is a charter management, non-profit organization. The mission of the Excellence Community Schools is to prepare young people to compete for admission to and succeed in top public, private, and parochial high schools by cultivating their intellectual, artistic, social, and emotional and ethical development through the Bronx Charter School for Excellence (Bronx Excellence) and the Stamford Charter School for Excellence (Stamford Excellence). Our network of schools accomplish this by offering a challenging and rigorous academic curriculum – which at the earliest of grades has an eye towards college preparation. We achieve this in a supportive and caring environment that at all times has high expectations of our students.

The mission of the Schools and Innovation department is to provide an array of college and career readiness services on the Excellence Community Schools Pre-K through 16 educational spectrum. These services focus on the development of the whole child, empowering the family and transforming communities.


We are seeking Art Teachers who are dedicated, ambitious, and committed to student success and education reform. Qualified candidates must demonstrate records of achievement, high degrees of personal responsibility, and the drive to do whatever it takes to ensure that every child achieves academic success. This individual must be committed to excellence, lead by example, and see collaboration as a key component of success.


· Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards.

· Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards.

· Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices.

· Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions.

· Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior.

· Be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards.

· Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues.

· Performs other duties as assigned.


  • NYS Teacher Certification in Art or reciprocity from another state in the equivalent area required.
  • At least 2 years of Art Teacher experience at the middle school level, grades 5-8 required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Master’s Degree preferred.

Note: Candidates who do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.



  • Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary range ($55,156.50- $136,493)
  • Health Insurance, dental, vision & 403b Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off/Paid Sick Leave/Parental Leave/FMLA
  • Short-term, Long-term Disability benefits and Life Insurance

To learn more about our schools, please visit: www.excellencecommunityschools.org