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Photography Teacher

Company: Success Academy Charter Schools
Location: Bronx
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

We're redefining what's possible in public education. We set out to tackle this education crisis with a groundbreaking school design that delivers a rigorous, whole-child education to students from all backgrounds. Today, as the fastest growing, highest-performing charter school network in New York, our network of 47 K-12 schools outperforms every district in the state, proving irrefutably that all children are capable of excellence.

Job Description

Please note that all applications for this job posting will be considered for a July 8, 2021 start date

About Success Academy Charter Schools

Success Academy is a high-achieving, leading-edge network of 47 K-12 public charter schools serving over 20,000 scholars throughout New York City. We are redefining what's possible in public education.

Success Academy welcomes candidates from all backgrounds who understand that the work we do is important, and are looking for a career where they can swiftly build a professional skill set while being challenged, supported, and valued.

At Success, non- academic subjects aren't 'extra' but essential. Scholar Talent and electives serve as critical, creative outlets for scholars to explore and develop their passions and talents in athletics, chess, debate and visual and performing arts. We expect scholar talent teachers to be masters of their craft and share their passion, talent and experience in the classroom.

We are looking for a results-driven Photography Teacher to join our community.

In this role, you will:

  • Build a classroom culture in which students love photography

  • Engage students in the creative process and cultivating their talents, while deepening their knowledge and understanding of photography, design, and photography theory

  • Collaborate with other fine art teachers in the network to build a world-class art program, while cultivating a school environment that prioritizes aesthetics and makes learning visible to the community

  • Build a culture of self-expression, and utilizing discourse and critique to press scholars' critical thinking about photography

  • Engage in training with school leaders to benefit from targeted, in-the-moment feedback on instruction, accelerating learning and growth with unparalleled support

We invite you to apply if you:

  • Have or will receive a Bachelor's degree in Photography or a related field by Spring 2021

  • Achieved outstanding academic results

  • Have prior experience in establishing creative environments in which art and photography is explored, discovered, and observed both in and out of the classroom

  • Have a passion for photography and learning

  • Have experience in developing a rigorous photography curriculum

  • 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);

  • Have leadership experience (i.e. leadership position on a club or team; experience overseeing/managing people or organizing activities);

  • 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

To be considered, please upload a cover letter, resume, portfolio and student-work portfolio (if available) that outlines your candidacy. Your cover letter should explain in detail your qualifications for the position.

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.Learn more about our philosophy, benefits, and team at

Keywords: Success Academy Charter Schools, New Rochelle , Photography Teacher, Other , Bronx, New York

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