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8 Mar 2018

Instructional Support Founding Associate Superintendent, Network

Harlem Village Academies
 New York, New York, United States

Job Description

Harlem Village Academies

Harlem Village Academies is a K-12 charter network committed to the ideals of progressive education. Based in Harlem, HVA is also the demonstration site for the Progressive Education Institute.

The Opportunity

Join an incredible community of educators who are passionate about progressive pedagogy while embracing a sense of urgency, a strong work ethic, and accountability for student learning. We select individuals who share our vision and are willing to put in the hard work to achieve it.Responsibilities:

The Associate Superintendent, Network at Harlem Village Academies will manage and run the education team at the network level, including recruitment, school operations, family affairs, special education, and data.
Our ideal candidate is a smart, passionate educator with an extraordinary ability to ensure the network team is incredibly well organized and functioning at a high level. Our ideal candidate is genuinely warm and kind and thrives on a results-driven team.

  • Ensure communication between the network team and the schools is seamless and productive
  • Oversee the management of all projects and work product related to members of the team, such as:
    • recruiting high quality team members and meeting all hiring goals
    • running schools that are operationally sound and aesthetically beautiful
    • cultivating positive family relationships and managing a strong Dean of Students team
    • providing coherent and high quality data reports to schools and supporting in data analysis
    • meeting all special education requirements and providing our special education students with high quality instruction
  • Provide individual development and management to members of the network team through one-on-one meetings, coaching, planning, and feedback


  • Six years of experience in educational leadership with a track record of student achievement
  • Strong understanding of how operations and data systems run in a high performing school
  • Knowledge of special education compliance and programming within New York City
  • Ability to use data to inform practice, with a clear understanding of the metrics that lead to student achievement
  • Exceptional results leading others and managing a highly effective team to achieve ambitious goals
  • Demonstrated success creating and managing systems and work product
  • Incredibly high excellence bar and ownership over results
  • A team player with a strong work ethic and consistent follow-through
  • Ability to build lasting and meaningful relationships with team members, students, and families
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Master’s degree

How to Apply

First, learn about us! Review our website and consider whether Harlem Village Academies is the place for you. If your skills and experience are a match for this role, please apply through the careers section of our website. Harlem Village Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity among our staff. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Please apply through the Careers section of our website:

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Instructional Support. Job Tags: Founding Associate, Network, and superintendent.

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