Foreign Language teachers at New Visions schools work with a diverse range of students to develop language skills through exploration, reading, discussion, and writing. While Foreign Language teachers at New Visions are expected to prepare all students for success with New York State Regents Foreign Language exams, they place an equal emphasis on developing students’ linguistic and critical thinking skills by inviting them to explore literature, media, and current events from foreign countries. New Visions Foreign Language teachers’ ultimate goal is to help students to become proficient in another language and to embrace diverse cultures in order to be responsible, tolerant, and curious global citizens in an increasingly connected world.
New Visions seeks the most talented and dedicated educators to bring their skills, experience, and energy to a collaborative and innovative learning environment where teachers are empowered to meet each student's unique learning needs and open the doors to new and rich opportunities. Our teachers are dynamic and innovative pedagogues who are committed to urban students and the issues they face every day.
Every New Visions teacher can expect to receive enhanced instructional support, a range of professional development opportunities and the opportunity to be part of a passionate team of colleagues. If you have the following qualities, credentials and experience, please consider joining our team.
Successful New Visions teaching candidates will:
Approach learning via growth mindset
Be reflective, seek feedback, learn from those around them, and effectively apply feedback
Make informed decisions, based on evidence and data, about their lesson planning
Demonstrate strong content knowledge and be familiar with the Common Core State Standards
Have a proven track record for planning lessons with clear learning objectives and a means for assessing whether those objectives have been met
Have a proven track record for engaging students in their own learning
Have strong organizational and communication skills
Have demonstrated success in tailoring instruction to the needs of diverse learners
Be committed to serving all students and respect children from all backgrounds
Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve common goals
Additionally, candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree, hold valid New York State certification*, and must be cleared for employment by fingerprint-supported background checks. We are committed to diversity in our hiring and employment practices, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.
*There are limited opportunities for qualified teachers who do not possess a NY State certification to work in one of our Charter High Schools.
New Visions for Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer.
About New Visions for Public Schools
About UsNew Visions for Public Schools’ goal is to radically disrupting the cycle of poverty by improving student achievement, resilience and creating and sustaining a network of high performing schools for New York City’s highest-need students.New Visions for Public Schools believes that the best way to strengthen schools is to develop the professional capacity of teachers, principals and administrators. Our mission is to ensure all of New York City’s public school students, regardless of race or economic class, have access to a high-quality education that prepares them for the rigors of college and the challenges when entering the workforce. New Visions for Public Schools works with the NYC Department of Education to provide instructional and operational support to 69 high needs public schools throughout the five boroughs and also directly operates 10 Charter High Schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens. New Visions looks for teachers who will contribute to a healthy school climate by adhering to the goals, values, teaching practices, and organizational structures of the school they are hired in.