High School Spanish Teacher

Leaders In Our Neighborhood Charter School

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About Leaders In Our Neighborhood Charter School:

Leaders In Our Neighborhood (LION) Charter School is the only K-12 college-preparatory school serving students and families in the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx. Over 90% of our students graduate from high school, preparing them for college and for life.

LION Charter School’s mission is to develop the character of each student. We unite students, families, and teachers in helping each individual achieve their best academically, and in sports, the arts, and service to the community. We believe that passion for learning, self-discovery, leadership, and a social conscience are the foundation for success in college and fulfillment in life.

We maintain a student-centered culture. Our goal is to prepare students for college and beyond. We believe that to provide the best possible education for our young leaders, faculty and staff need to engage in a continuous growth process as well. Given our exceptional culture and results, working at our school is a unique and rewarding experience.

Teachers at LION Charter School:

  • Believe the purpose of education is both academic achievement AND character development
  • Provide whatever is necessary to ensure ALL students are successful and are developing strong character
  • Use data and assessments to inform and drive instruction
  • Involve families in their students’ education and in the LION process
  • Value feedback and evaluation on teaching practices and set SMART goals
  • Support and challenge colleagues and hold each other to his or her best
  • Voice their thoughts and opinions
  • Embody an entrepreneurial spirit and take on leadership in a multitude of ways
  • Pursue their own self-discovery and growth

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide students with high quality and engaging Spanish instruction (native and non-native Spanish speakers)
  • Ensure high academic standards are set for and met by all students
  • Collaborate with other teachers to provide rigorous, standards-based learning to students
  • Execute rigorous, whole-group instruction based on individual needs of students
  • Use student performance data derived from teacher-created and standardized assessments to drive instructional decision-making
  • Prepare students for the Spanish Regents exam


  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • A Master’s degree in Education or relevant content area (preferred)
  • New York State Certification in Spanish 7-12
  • Demonstrated success working in an urban school setting
  • Strong data tracking and analysis skills
  • An ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues, families and students
  • A belief that everyone is gifted with a unique potential
  • A commitment to character development and family partnerships

Primary Location LION High School Salary Range $65,000.00 - $85,000.00 / Per Year Shift Type Full-Time
Job Contact Information
Robyne Garrison

Director Talent Acquisition


Job Location
Bronx, New York, United States
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