Career Opportunities at Merrick Academy
ABOUT THE SCHOOL: Merrick Academy Queens Public Charter School (“Merrick Academy”) is the first charter school in Queens and was established to provide an academic environment where all children can reach their maximum potential. Founded in 2000 and chartered by SUNY Charter Schools Institute, Merrick Academy is located in the Springfield Gardens neighborhood of Queens.
Merrick Academy focuses on student achievement in the critical core skills of Reading, Math and Language by offering more total time on the task of learning, a high degree of individualized instruction and a highly innovative academic curriculum which, together with the Common Core, will ensure students are college and career ready. In addition to a rigorous basic educational program, Merrick Academy offers an opportunity for students to participate and develop in the areas of Digital and Visual Art, Language, Music, Physical Education, Chess, and S.T.E.A.M courses.
Merrick Academy is a small, collegial and all-inclusive learning community of students, educators, parents and community members working together toward the common purpose of providing an excellent educational experience for its students. The instructional day begins at 8:00 am and ends at 3:45pm. There are 500 students in grades K-5 that enjoy the academic offerings at Merrick Academy.
Please see the Current Available Positions Below...
Elementary Classroom Teacher
(Teachers holding a certification for Students with Special Needs is recommended)
An Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of Merrick Academy to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage and citizen status, age, marital status, disability, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as provided by law), sexual orientation, gender (sex), and to maintain an environment free of discriminatory harassment, including sexual harassment, or retaliation as required by civil rights law.