Harlem Village Academies

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HVA is a community of educators working together to build an urban school district based on the ideals of progressive education.

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  • K-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
  • Manhattan

What makes us unique
At HVA, we are trying something different than almost every other school in the city by marrying deeply progressive values of inquiry-based and rigorous learning with the high expectations. HVA is the demonstration site for the Progressive Education Institute.
Ideal candidate fit
You are committed to developing progressive pedagogy, getting smarter with colleagues, and welcoming feedback. You create a class environment in which students feel safe, supported and challenged. You show unshakeable conviction that all students can learn at the highest level.
You have at least two years of full-time teaching experience with solid understanding of the essentials of effective instruction. You have a strong track record of student achievement in your past teaching and a strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement.

Our Students

82% Low income

99% of Color

5% ELL

18% Special needs

Our Faculty

40% of Color

31% > 3 yrs exp