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8 May 2023

Teacher Co-Teacher

Literacy Academy Collective

Job Description

South Bronx Literacy Academy (SBLA) is looking for general and special elementary school educators with structured literacy experience or those with a growth mindset who would like to learn to become Founding Teachers at a new district public school.

P.S.642 – The South Bronx Literacy Academy (SBLA) is the first stand-alone public school in New York City specifically designed to serve students with diagnosed dyslexia and/or language-based learning difficulties. SBLA is designed to meet the unique needs of students who are struggling to learn to read. Aligned with recommendations from the International Dyslexia Association, SBLA will offer intensive, tier 1 instruction in structured literacy – providing highly explicit, systematic, and multi-sensory teaching of the foundational skills and other important literacy components including vocabulary, comprehension, and writing. Additionally, SBLA will embed consistent and purposeful practices to support social-emotional learning and executive functioning skill development to meet the needs of our student population.

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How to Apply

If you are interested, please go to and send Cover Letter, Resume, and Portfolio to: In addition to the cover letter, resume, and interview, teacher candidates must present a teaching portfolio, which may include evidence of philosophy of education, evidence of curriculum planning such as course syllabi, lesson plans, and any teaching artifacts collected throughout their teaching career. Artifacts may include student work, images of student work and presentations, and curriculum development examples. Applicants must also provide three professional references and, if possible, a written observation from a supervisor. References might include one from a peer with whom the applicant has collaborated, and/or a faculty development or professional organization representative.

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.