Join our team and help transform schools and change lives throughout New York City, ensuring that even more students have access to a challenging, supportive, and revolutionary public education. We are looking for dynamic, driven educators and nonprofit experts who are committed to disrupting systems that historically and currently harm students and schools, so that all students can reach their full potential.

K-8 Teaching Positions 2024-2025

Position Type:
Full-Time, 12-month contract

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Position Summary:
We are looking for K-8 classroom teachers with certification in elementary school, secondary school content area certification (Art, Humanities, Math, Science, Performing Arts, Physical Education, and Spanish) and special education for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. Community Roots offers Integrated Co-Taught (ICT) classes for all K-5 classrooms and all 6-8 grade core content areas.

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Community Roots is committed to equal employment opportunity. Community Roots does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Employment decisions at Community Roots will be made in a non-discriminatory manner and are based on qualifications, abilities, and merit. This policy governs all aspects of employment at this Community Roots including hiring, assignments, training, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, lay-off and termination, compensation, employee benefits, discipline, and other terms and conditions of employment.

If you have any questions or concerns about any type of discrimination, bring these issues to the attention of the Co-Director(s). Anyone found to be engaging in any type of discrimination is subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.