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 an ambitious certified School Psychologist with a Masters degree or a Ph.D. in School Psychology, and a proven record of successfully supporting students in crisis and propelling student growth and achievement.
Deliver incredible results
As a School Psychologist at Zeta, you will be an integral part of the school community and the driver of student support and social and emotional learning. With the support and guidance of school leadership, as well as experienced network staff and expert consultants, you will oversee impressive individualized growth for students who struggle with emotion regulation, social perspective-taking, social problem-solving or self control.
You will utilize your passion for social and emotional learning (SEL) to create innovative and impactful curriculum, coach teachers on effective execution, and ensure schoolwide immersion of all of Zeta’s SEL program components. You will build strong relationships with students and families and lead Zeta’s initiative to ensure students develop and display Excellence, Perseverance, Integrity and Community, our “EPIC” values, driving for strong school culture.
The School Psychologist works closely with the Student Achievement Team and the Committee on Special Education to identify and support students with disabilities. In this role you will be an important part of the Response to Intervention (RtI) Team and will conduct all monolingual psycho-educational assessments, ensuring each student receives appropriate, targeted and effective support.
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 have dedicated 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 teaching staff, increasing student success and building teacher capacity for a wide range of student needs .
As an experienced professional with specialized knowledge, you would communicate often with other school psychologists and network staff, consulting on challenging cases and completing SEL and student support-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 five 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 Spring or 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.).