Don't Just Teach -
Make a Real Difference.

Located in New York City, we’re hiring now to fill teaching positions for this school year and next school year.

  • Jumpstart your career
  • Build professional and leadership skills
  • Rapid Advancement

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds who…

  • Value the work we do
  • Seek rewarding challenges
  • Want to make a positive impact

New teachers first participate in an immersive training experience and, once in the classroom, receive ongoing support from expert teachers and school leaders.

Together, our teachers use their expertise, creativity, and enthusiasm to deliver life-changing opportunities for our scholars.

In this role, you will:

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  • Share your passion for science, math, literature, and/or history with your scholars and independently seek to deepen your knowledge of the subject/s you teach.
  • Develop meaningful relationships with students and families that inspire a love of learning and lead to exceptional academic gains.
  • Intellectually engage students using an inquiry-based, rigorous curriculum that inspires curiosity, reinforces the joy of learning, and enables all students to thrive.
  • Have intellectual curiosity that motivates you to master new skills and to embrace the opportunity for continual growth and improvement through regular feedback and coaching that helps you achieve your goals.
  • Receive mentorship and professional development from school leadership that allows you to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become an excellent teacher.
  • Be a problem solver; You are not frustrated by setbacks — you see them as an opportunity for growth.
  • Use scholar work and assessment data to inform instruction and targeted intervention that drives student achievement.
  • Join a driven team of aligned educator-advocates who are committed to education reform, parent choice, and the building of exemplary schools.

We invite you to apply if you:

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  • Have or will receive a Bachelor’s degree by Spring 2022.
  • Achieved outstanding academic results.
  • Set ambitious goals for yourself and others, and are not afraid of putting in the hard work it takes to achieve them.
  • Have confidence and presence -- You enjoy taking the lead and inspiring others with your passion and commitment.
  • Enjoy collaborating with others (i.e., playing on an athletics team, or in a band or orchestra).
  • Pay strong attention to detail, and have experience juggling multiple responsibilities and planning around competing priorities.
  • Have experience working with a group of children.
  • Embody the character traits we value in our ETHOS - Excellence, Teamwork, Humor, Ownership, and making sure our Scholars are top of mind.

Why teach at Success Academy?

Our training + Rapid advancement = Your professional launchpad.

Build foundational skills with our unparalleled training program. At Success, you're not just learning to teach, you're learning to command a room while driving meaningful change.

Join our high-performing team.

At SA, teachers work together in a fast-paced environment dedicated to a single mission: academic excellence that changes the lives of our scholars.

Work to end systemic inequity in education.

Imagine a world where every kid has access to excellent education — we're making it happen. At Success Academy, 100% of graduates are accepted into college.

Reimagine education to change the lives of students.

We believe every scholar deserves a cutting-edge educational experience. Use your skills to help us create the future of education. Join us.

Application Process

Here’s how it works

  • Apply Submit your application—remember that strong writing is the first indicator that you’re a fit for SA, so be sure to proofread and edit.
  • Virtual Interview(s) Every qualified candidate will be invited for a virtual interview.
  • Placement If you are hired for a school role, you will be placed at one of our 47 schools across Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens.

It's Easy to Apply

Simply submit your resume and you’ll hear back in 3‑5 business days.

Not ready to apply? Just provide us your name and email to learn more about teaching at Success Academy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a charter school?

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  • Charter schools are unzoned public schools that by law must admit anyone who applies by blind lottery. Charters are funded and regulated by the state but are run (in most states) by non-profit organizations.
  • Charters are independent and may create proprietary learning experiences for students.

What is the SA mission?

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  • Our dual mission is to: Build exceptional, world-class public schools that prove children from all backgrounds can succeed in college and life; and advocate across the country to change public policies that prevent so many children from having access to opportunity.

What’s the timeline for applying?

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  • We are now accepting applications for K-12 entry level teaching positions.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We actively seek applications from people of all backgrounds to strengthen our community and the perspectives needed to flourish in a multicultural world. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.