Careers at Inwood Academy

With a focus on college, character, and community, faculty and staff are preparing students for success in life beyond their post-secondary education. Help us solve educational inequality in Inwood and Washington Heights.

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A Community of Leaders

As a leadership academy, we empower our educators and staff to lead and we invest in training to help them grow into master educators, coaches, administrators, and nonprofit professionals.

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Join the Family

Our staff appreciates coaching and feedback, working collaboratively with teachers and school leaders, and have a deep desire to understand the energy, organization, motivation, and innovation required to ensure student success.

Value Lifelong Learners

In order to serve our students with the best education possible, a range of external and internal professional development opportunities are made available to staff and faculty.

Amazing Team Collaboration

You are supported by colleagues who share the same vision and goals. 80% of our classrooms have team teaching.

Celebratory Events

Our staff knows how to have a good time. Whether it is staff-only outings or school celebrations, there are always ways to engage with staff, students, and families outside of the classroom.

Medical, Insurance, and Flexible Spending Benefits

You are provided with health, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending, dependent care and can contribute to a 403-b retirement plan that includes a match by Inwood Academy.

We have been able to create a family for students here and if I’m being honest, for me, too. John Harrison, Woodshop Teacher
It’s how we are preparing students for both life beyond high school and after college that excites me most about Inwood Academy’s mission. Jeannie Infante, Senior Project Manager
We do not evaluate our year by wins and losses but by the development of character. Jason Marchena, Director of Athletics
We don’t just teach math. We teach social and emotional skills, and help students grow into healthy, mature adults. Chris Travis, Math Teacher
There’s nothing more rewarding than seeing students that you’ve worked with for years succeed. You can’t put any price on that. The why (why I do this) is all about them. Ashley Carbaugh, MS Assistant Principal, STEM

Our Values

Inwood Academy believes fostering five main character traits contributes to well-rounded individuals who care, give back, and lead.

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