Want to transform the lives of children and families while building your career at a world-class nonprofit organization? Join our team!
We are hiring talented and tenacious educators and professionals to advance our mission: break the cycle of intergenerational poverty in Central Harlem and lead the way for other long-distressed communities to do the same.
Career opportunities at HCZ are now available on the following teams:
- Zone Programs, which includes a range of place-based Education and Youth progams and Heath and Community services for children, families, and community members.
- HCZ Promise Academy, our premier K-12 charter schools within HCZ’s pathway of cradle-to-career services.
- Administration, which includes Communications, Development, Facilities, Finance, Food Service, Human Resources, Information Technology, National Leadership, Research & Evaluation, Strategy & Innovation, and Safety.
Keep scrolling to discover your career at Harlem Children’s Zone!
Featured Career Opportunities
English as a New Language Teacher
Help build a bright future for our scholars by becoming an ENL teacher at our HCZ Promise Academy Charter Schools.
Oversee the implementation of Healthy Harlem programming at one of our high school afterschool programs.
Join our Zone Programs TeamSearch Career Opportunities at Zone Programs
As a member of our Zone Programs Team, you’ll support holistic, place-based Education and Youth progams and Heath and Community services for children, families, and community members.
We offer career opportunities in a range of programs, including:
- The Baby College program for new and expectant parents
- Three-Year-Old Journey
- Harlem Gems preschools
- Peacemakers program in Central Harlem public schools
- A Cut Above K-8 after-school program
- Academy of Arts and Civic Engagement high school arts after-school program
- Employment and Technology Center high school STEM after-school program
- Countee Cullen Community Center high school media arts after-school program
- Community Pride community outreach program
- Healthy Harlem health and wellness education
- The Armory health and wellness space
- Emotional Wellness mental health education and support initiative
- CHECS college and career support program
Meet Our Zone Programs Team
As a College Coordinator, Laressa provides everything our scholars need to navigate the application process, get into college, and achieve their dreams.Read More
Join the Promise Academy TeamSearch for Career Opportunities at HCZ Promise Academy
Join HCZ Promise Academy, our premier K-12 charter schools within HCZ’s pathway of cradle-to-career services.
At HCZ Promise Academy, you’ll help to ensure that every one of our scholars enrolls in and graduates from college. In the 2021-22 academic year, 100% of our graduating seniors were accepted to college.
The team at HCZ Promise Academy is relentless in the pursuit of our scholars’ success. Everything we provide our scholars — from world-class instruction and extracurricular activities to social emotional support and healthy meals — is designed to fulfill the promise that they will graduate from college.
Meet a Promise Academy Teacher
As a Promise Academy teacher, Jerry Perez helps his scholars see a future in the sciences.Read More
Relay Graduate School of Education
Available only to HCZ Promise Academy educators, Relay Graduate School of Education is a private graduate school that helps teachers and school leaders build skills and careers.
In partnership with Relay, HCZ Promise Academy sponsors selected teacher leaders to enroll in Relay’s two-year residency to become teaching fellows. Upon program completion, they receive certification and become lead teachers.
Join the Administrative TeamSearch for Career Opportunities on HCZ’s Administrative Team
As a member of the HCZ’s Administrative Team, you will catalyze the work of our organization to transform lives in Central Harlem and beyond.
We offer career opportunities in a range of areas, including:
- Food Service
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
- National Leadership
- Research & Evaluation
- Strategy & Innovation
As a member of the Harlem Children’s Zone team, you will join a supportive and inclusive community dedicated to helping children, families — and our staff — thrive. We offer highly competitive salaries with generous performance-based bonuses, a comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for growth.
We know you have career goals. We want to help you achieve them.
Diversity and Inclusion
We value inclusion and diversity in every sense of the word — from background and birthplace to experience and ideas.
Full-time Promise Academy staff members are eligible for student loan forgiveness of up to $30,000.
We reward efforts that lead to tangible improvement in scholar outcomes.
Comprehensive Benefits Package
For full-time staff, we offer medical, dental, and vision insurance. For full-and part-time staff, we offer savings and investment opportunities.
Low Student-Teacher Ratio
Our scholars are engaged, instruction is personalized, and teachers develop a relationship with their scholars.
Find Your Team
The nature of our work is broad and deep. At Harlem Children’s Zone, there are opportunities to work with children, families, and community members, as well as people from all over the world interested in implementing our programs. Find the team that’s right for you.
Education and Youth Programs
Our cradle-to-career pathway of services range from early childhood programs to HCZ Promise Academy Charter Schools to college and career support.
Health and Community
We offer a range of programs to support the physical, emotional, and economic health of our scholars, families, and community members.
Want to learn more about HCZ careers? We’re here to help!
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For questions about all other HCZ careers, email firstname.lastname@example.org.