Director of Curriculum & Instruction

    • New York, NY

Why this job: The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School is seeking a Director of Curriculum and Instruction for the school’s new Early Childhood & Elementary School. This individual will have an opportunity to play a significant role in the expansion of a revolutionary school model that has been a featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and on 60 Minutes for its radical investment in teachers and its outstanding results. Originally a 5th through 8th grade middle school, TEP now also serves students in Kindergarten and 1st grade and will soon be adding Pre-K, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades, eventually becoming a Pre-K through 8th grade school serving 1200 students. 

Position overview: The Director of Curriculum and Instruction for TEP Early Childhood & Elementary School (grades Pre-K through 4) will need to demonstrate deep expertise in the Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA) curriculum for either the Early Childhood grades (Pre-K, K, and 1st grade ) OR the Elementary grades (2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade) OR both. The Director of Curriculum and Instruction will be responsible for training, observing and evaluating teachers on fidelity to the CKLA scope and sequence and successful implementation. This individual will work directly with TEP’s Principal and work in partnership with TEP’s current Director of Curriculum and Instruction.


  • Deep expertise in the Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA) curriculum
  • Experience in staff training and development
  • Experience as an Early Childhood OR Elementary school teacher preferred but not required

Compensation and benefits: The Director of Curriculum & Instruction receives an annual salary of $100K. Benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage, a 403b retirement plan, and approximately 8 weeks of vacation per year.

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter below. Your cover letter must detail your specific experience and expertise with respect to the 4 qualifications listed above, particularly your expertise in the CKLA curriculum. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Deadlines and notifications: TEP is currently reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Applications will be reviewed in the order that they are received. 

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