MOTT HAVEN ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL

Mott Haven Academy Charter School (Haven Academy) opened its doors in the Fall of 2008 in the South Bronx with a rigorous academic program and a highly structured and supportive school culture. While Haven Academy is comprised of students from many backgrounds, it is uniquely designed to meet the needs of at-risk students who are currently in the foster care and child welfare system. To meet the needs of our community, the school design includes a close partnership with one of the city's largest social service agencies, The New York Foundling. By co-locating the school and family support servi ... ces, Haven Academy distinctly provides students and families a seamless continuum of care to maximize success. Our students learn that challenging life circumstances provide opportunities to learn, grow, and persevere. To learn more about our partnership, please click here. We offer students an educational program that helps kids achieve academic success, as well as social and emotional growth through an extended school day and school year, a small student to teacher ratio with two teachers in each room, access to family support services and a rich after school program led by The New York Foundling. Our after school program focuses on cultural enrichment and building self-confidence and social skills through activities like, Alvin Ailey Dance, Hip-Hop Dance, Yoga, African Drumming, Violin and Voice, Academic Tutoring and Community Service. Aligned with our school goal to actively engage parents and provide ongoing support for them, we also offer a wide variety of evening workshops for parents covering such topics as literacy, English language improvement, resume building and parenting classes. Haven Academy values families and their desire to provide a better future for our children. Our approach to educating kids is simple: When the barriers to learning are addressed and responded to appropriately, every child can achieve academically. More
Headquartered in BRONX, NY
Total Employees 50 - 100
Company Earnings $5M - $10M

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The Mott Haven Academy Charter School (Haven Academy) seeks committed, engaging, dynamic educators to join its new Haven Alumni Program as full-time academic coaches. Haven Academy is a K-8 charter school in the South Bronx that empowers children in an educational environment which addresses and reduces the barriers to academic success through the integration of family support services with a rigorous, college-preparatory academic program. Starting in 8th grade, the Haven Alumni Program supports scholars with the transition to their new high schools, partnering with each scholar and their fami... view job details

Behavior Support Assistant. Mott Haven Academy Charter School (Haven Academy) was founded in 2008 and serves students in grades Pre-K through 8. As the first charter school in the country specifically designed to meet the needs of children in the child welfare system, Haven Academy is a one of a kind place that offers passionate educators an opportunity to make a difference in today’s educational landscape.. The role of the Behavior Support Assistant is critical to the academic success and achievement of students enrolled at Haven Academy Charter School. The Behavior Support Assistant will wor... view job details

Job Summary. The role of an Music Teacher is an integral part of the school’s educational program. In addition to working directly with students, the Music Teacher will support colleagues by co-designing lessons and by collaborating with peers to improve teaching strategies to effectively meet the needs of all students. Other responsibilities include:. Responsibilities and Duties. Maintain and enrich expertise in the subject area you teach. Develop lesson plans that ensure the attainment of state learning standards and the additional specific grade- by-grade exit outcomes. Provide Music instru... view job details

Mott Haven Academy Charter School (Haven Academy) is seeking a teacher dedicated to progressive teaching practices and providing high quality educational opportunities to underserved communities. Our pioneering educational model combines rigorous, college preparatory instruction with on-site social-emotional supports for our unique population of general community and child welfare students. Our outstanding educators are provided with unmatched opportunities for rewarding professional growth, are committed to using data to improve student results, possess exceptional professionalism, and embrac... view job details

Elementary Special Education Case Manager Job Description. Hired by, reports to, and evaluated by Director of Special Populations. The role of the Elementary Special Education Case Manager is an integral part of the school’s educational program. In addition to collaborating with the Committee on Special Education for IEP meetings, the Elementary Special Education Case Manager will support teachers with IEP development and progress monitoring; as well as, provide instruction for those who receive mandated SETSS services and other students who may present with similar needs. Responsibilities are... view job details

Family and Student Specialist Job Description (P/K, 1/2, 3/4/5). Hired by the Principal and reports to the Director of Social Services, Assistant Principal and Principal. The role of the Family and Student Specialist is critical to supporting the academic, behavioral, and social emotional needs of our scholars. Family and Student Specialists work directly with students, their families, and teaching and leadership staff to ensure growth in the above areas as to assess, engage and provide preventive services to scholars and families.. This individual should:. Have a Master’s Degree in Social Wor... view job details

Program Overview. Haven Academy is a K-8 charter school in the South Bronx that empowers children in an educational environment which addresses and reduces the barriers to academic success through the integration of family support services with a rigorous, college-preparatory academic program. The Haven Alumni Program was launched in Summer 2020 with the aim of extending Haven’s culture of support to Haven scholars as they transition to high school. During the summer following their graduation from 8th grade at Haven Academy, each scholar will be matched with a full-time tutor/academic coach w... view job details

Manager of External Affairs. Hired by, reports to, and evaluated by Head of School. Works closely with The New York Foundling’s communications and development team. The role of Manager of External Affairs is an integral part of the school’s educational program. This person coordinates all press and media relations, external program partnerships, and marketing and communications initiatives. This person also leads the school's research initiatives, and works with the board and other internal and external stakeholders to share our practices and our model. S/he must have strong writing and proofr... view job details

Middle School English Language Arts (ELA) Teacher for Child Welfare-Focused Charter School. Mott Haven Middle School for Social Leadership is a public charter school in the Bronx focused on the needs of children in the child welfare system. Since our founding in 2008, our goal has been to permanently remove the barriers students face by providing comprehensive support services in academic settings. We use leading social-emotional learning curriculum to help vulnerable children - many of who are survivors of trauma, abuse, or neglect- regulate their emotions and do their best learning.. As our ... view job details

Middle School English Language Arts (ELA) Teacher for Child Welfare-Focused Charter School. Mott Haven Middle School for Social Leadership is a public charter school in the Bronx focused on the needs of children in the child welfare system. Since our founding in 2008, our goal has been to permanently remove the barriers students face by providing comprehensive support services in academic settings. We use leading social-emotional learning curriculum to help vulnerable children - many of who are survivors of trauma, abuse, or neglect- regulate their emotions and do their best learning.. As our ... view job details