Employment Opportunities

The Speyer Legacy School is a K-8 NYC independent school designed to meet the educational and social emotional needs of accelerated learners. Speyer currently has an enrollment of 313 students and is located on 59th Street and Ninth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan.

Speyer continually seeks new members of our school community from diverse backgrounds and with wide ranging experiences. If you are interested in joining our community, please see our employment listings below.

For more information about employment opportunities at The Speyer Legacy School, please email employment@speyerlegacyschool.org.

The Speyer Legacy School is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity among our faculty and staff.

Middle School Writing Teacher/Learning Specialist

The Speyer Legacy School, a K-8 school for accelerated learners in Manhattan, seeks a middle school writing teacher who has experience working with students with organizational challenges and documented learning differences. The position includes teaching organizational skills (5th grade); writing mechanics (6th grade); writing (7th grade); and individual and small group work with students who require academic support in reading, writing, and executive functioning. Academic advising will also be a component of this position.

The successful candidate will have a mimimum of five years of teaching experience and will have specific knowledge of and experience working with intellectually gifted middle or high school students. A master's degree in a relevant discipline is required.

Interested applicants should send a resume and a cover letter that details the applicant's specific experience with accelerated learners to: employment@speyerlegacyschool.org.

The Speyer Legacy School is an equal opportunity employer, and we seek to represent in our faculty and staff the diversity and inclusiveness of our New York City environment.

Mathematics Teacher -- Middle School

The Speyer Legacy School, a not-for profit, coeducational, K-8 independent school serving the needs of accelerated learners, seeks a middle school mathematics teacher for highly differentiated instruction, primarily for grades 5 and 6 beginning in July 2018. 

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of middle or high school teaching experience in mathematics and be comfortable working with accelerated learners and adapting the curriculum to be challenging and engaging. A masters’ degree in mathematics is preferable. A master's degree in education is also an acceptable credential for this position. In addition, a successful candidate will also have experience with math contests, such as AMC8, AMC10, MATHCOUNTS, Math Kangaroo, and Math League.

Speyer teachers participate in a curriculum that reaches far beyond content and processing skills, with a focus on character, community and service. Academic advising is an integral component of this position.

Interested applicants should send a resume and letter of interest to employment@speyerlegacyschool.org.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, The Speyer Legacy School seeks candidates who will add to the diversity of our community of learners.