Join our mission
At Zeta, we pursue an unprecedented combination of high academic achievement and social-emotional development. We insist that every child receives a world-class education while fostering a love for learning. We are changing the public education landscape for all of New York City’s children, and we are uncompromising in our mission.
To achieve our vision, we are searching for proven leaders with a Bachelor’s degree and at least ~3 years of teaching experience and ~2 years experience in successfully leading a school to extraordinary outcomes.
Deliver incredible results
The Principal role is an ideal opportunity for a dynamic and visionary leader to lead and grow a new school. The Principal serves as the executive leader of the school community having direct accountability for outcomes and leading a world-class school. You will directly manage other school academic and operations leaders, and you will own all school results.
With the support of other leaders in the network, you will create a culture of high expectations, candid feedback, and continuous improvement with a relentless, data-driven focus on student achievement. You will build a world-class work environment for all staff that proactively drives innovation and that tackles problems with creative solutions.
You will set the standard for excellence in content knowledge, planning and implementation. By providing meaningful and actionable feedback while building strong relationships, you will develop our teachers into an efficient and high-achieving team. You will also build relationships with students and families, driving for strong school culture.
You will also maintain a safe and positive school environment in which students, staff, and families are able to thrive, develop, and grow in collaboration, consistently identifying and spreading best practices throughout the organization as a whole. .
Become a part of our world-class team
Here at Zeta, you will receive constant support while working with a world-class team. Every week, school teams dedicate time to engage in professional development workshops and mindfulness routines, which you would assist in creating and leading. Throughout the school day, you would support and coach your teaching staff.
As a school leader, you would also communicate often with other school and Network leaders engaging in regular leader-specific professional development.
Bring your whole self
We want team members who are passionate about our mission, vision, and core values. You will make a tremendous team member at Zeta if you bring a mindset of growth, flexibility, and openness to feedback. You are hungry and determined to not only meet your goals, but surpass them at all costs. You are highly skilled at effectively communicating with your team members, both in good times and bad. You are humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of your own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment. You want to have a voice in how we transform the landscape of education.
We want lifelong learners who live with child-like joy and passion. At Zeta, we need you to bring your passion for learning, disrupting the status quo, and tackling problems with creative solutions.
Zeta operates four schools in the Bronx and upper Manhattan. We have ambitious growth plans because the educational crisis is massive and requires big solutions. We plan to continue opening two schools each year. Join our growing team today, and change the landscape of public education in New York City. If you can’t wait to get started, apply now!
We are in search of candidates who can join our team starting in the Summer of 2021.
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.).