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Zeta Charter Schools

Art Teacher

New York, NY

Follow your passion

Are you looking to make a BIG impact? At Zeta, we pursue an unprecedented combination of high academic achievement and social-emotional development for our students. We insist that every student receives a world-class education while fostering a love for learning. We are passionate about changing the landscape of public education in New York City and beyond, and we are uncompromising in our mission.

Currently, we operate multiple elementary and middle schools in the Bronx and Upper Manhattan. We plan to grow and open 1-2 schools each year because children in every community deserve excellent, equitable education. Join our growing team today, and be a change agent for children.

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To achieve our vision, we are searching for Art Teachers with a Bachelor’s degree, at least 1-2+ years of teaching experience, and mastery of visual arts.


  • Execute a vision of excellence in visual arts, working with leaders and teammates to craft inquiry-based and rigorous lessons that inspire curiosity and creativity in all students
  • Build a classroom culture that fosters students’ genuine love for learning and creates a sense of community for our families
  • Assist with whole-school initiatives and provide instructional support as needed
  • Use data-driven approaches and teaching resources to drive student achievement
  • Develop authentic, meaningful relationships with students and families to support student growth
  • Collaborate with colleagues and participate in weekly professional development opportunities with leaders and colleagues to benefit from feedback that will help you grow as an educator
  • Lead a strong after-school art program that furthers students' passion and skill set

Join our purpose-driven community

Zeta teammates are lifelong learners who live with child-like joy and a deep sense of purpose. We disrupt the status quo and tackle problems together. Our team stands united by our commitment to a limitless future for every child. Our Zeta team is comprised of top talent with incredible schooling and private sector experience. At Zeta:

  • We are passionate about our mission of providing world-class education to all students
  • We bring a mindset of growth, flexibility, and openness to feedback
  • We are hungry and determined to not only meet our goals, but surpass them
  • We are humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of our own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment
  • We have a high bar for excellence and sweat over the details
  • We are caring and put team over individual at all times

The start date for this role is July 22, 2024. The salary range for this position is between $62,000 and $94,000. New hires can expect to be brought into the organization at a salary at or near the start of the range, depending on relevant experience teaching art in schools and internal equity. Compensation is based on our salary scales.

How does Zeta invest in you?

We offer great benefits:

  • Comprehensive and affordable medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Flexible spending accounts for eligible medical purchases and commuter expenses
  • 403(b) retirement plan; Zeta offers matching contributions toward your savings
  • Competitive compensation

We provide awesome perks:

  • MacBook Air
  • Zeta swag
  • Specified monthly reimbursement for use of mobile phone
  • Fully stocked teacher workrooms with favorite snacks and Nespresso machine
  • NYC’s finest sweet treats
  • Team outings 

We care deeply about your personal and professional growth:

  • Clear pathway to professional growth
  • Consistent feedback and support from managers and teammates
  • Community Circle practice to build and strengthen our sense of team
  • Interactive Mindfulness & DEIJ programming

Apply Now!

Equity is at the heart of our mission. We have a deep commitment to pursuing diversity and striving for equity. Zeta is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Work authorization is required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.).

Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: 4196508003
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Fitness Subsidies
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Tuition Reimbursement