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.
For further information go to www.literacyacademycollective.org