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Success Academy Charter Schools

Speech and Debate Teacher

New York, NY

Thanks for your interest in Success Academy! Running the largest, fastest-growing, and highest-performing network of public charter schools in New York City takes a village - families, children, teachers, staff and faculty, advocates and supporters alike. We would love to welcome you to our community! We work tirelessly every day to ensure each child in NYC has access to a fun, rigorous, whole-child education regardless of zip code or economic status. When you join SA, you play a part in giving every student who walks through the doors of one of our 53 schools in NYC a fair shot at reaching his or her potential.

Job Description:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis both for immediate vacancies and for our 2024 - 2025 School Year.

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About Success Academy Charter Schools

Success Academy Charter Schools is a high-achieving, leading-edge network of 53 K-12 public charter schools serving over 20,000 scholars throughout New York City. At Success Academy Charter Schools, we're redefining what's possible in public education

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.

Job Description:

We are looking for a results-driven Speech and Debate Teacher to join our community.

In this role, you will:

  • Build a classroom culture in which scholars develop a love for public speaking and debate;
  • Collaborate with teachers across the network to build a world-class speech and debate program, while investing the community in the vital role of public speaking and debate in education;
  • Engage students with challenging material that is relevant to their lives and interests;
  • Prepare scholars to compete in rigorous city, state, and national competitions; and
  • Engage in training with school leaders and benefit from targeted, in-the-moment feedback on instruction, which accelerates learning and growth with unparalleled support.

We invite you to apply if you:

  • Have or will receive a Bachelor's degree prior to your start date;
  • Achieved outstanding academic results;
  • Have a record of excellence competing in debate at the collegiate level or coaching at the middle school or high school level;
  • Are passionate about speech and debate and learning;
  • 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.

Starting From: $60,000.00

Current Success Academies Employees:

Please apply through the Jobs Posting in your Success Academies Workday Account.

You will be asked to log in through your Okta Profile.

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 our Working Here page.

Success Academy Charter Schools does not offer employment-based immigration sponsorship.

Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: SuccessAcademy-SUACUSR0015585EXTERNALENUS
Employment Type: Other

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