Amber Charter Schools

Amber Charter Schools provide our students with an academically rigorous and well-rounded education, along with strong character development, which will enable them to prosper in their future endeavors.

Amber Charter School East Harlem was founded in 2000 as the first Latino-led charter school in New York State. It currently serves 500 K-5 students. Amber Charter School Kingsbridge opened in 2016 and serves 420 K-4 students.  A third school has been approved to open in the Inwood community in 2021 and will serve K-8 students. By 2025, the ACS network will serve just under 2000 students across three NYC neighborhoods.

Join a team devoted to positively impacting the lives of children and families every day. Come help build lifelong learners.


  • Keep kids at the core.  Lead from our mission.  Strive to balance the warm with the firm, the support with the accountability.

  • Model the AMBER Way: 

    • Achievement: Embrace a growth mindset.  Stay humble and respectfully give and receive feedback. 

    • Community: Create a collaborative community.  Develop and maintain trusting and aligned teams. 

    • Honesty: Communicate intentionally and authentically. 

    • Responsibility: Be solutions oriented. Remain nimble, persistent and honestly optimistic. 

    • Respect: Be inclusive and empathetic.  Value diversity in all its forms: identity, experiences, ideas and perspectives. 

In light of the (COVID-19) and to protect our candidates’ and interviewers’ health and well-being, we will be conducting all interviews virtually via Google Hangouts or Zoom.

Current Job Openings


Elementary Classroom Teacher
Amber Charter Schools
Teacher Assistant
Amber Charter Schools

Instructional Support - Academic Tutors

Academic Tutor Kingsbridge
Amber Charter School Kingsbridge

Shared Support Team

Director of Network Operations
Amber Charter Schools
Director of Talent
Amber Charter Schools