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Thank you for your interest in Hunter's Point Community Middle School.

Our Mission:

At Hunter’s Point Community Middle School, our goal is to spark young minds through scholarship, creativity, and community. We believe that each young person has unique talents and perspectives that can be fully developed within a rigorous, inclusive, and equitable setting. We unequivocally support Black lives and the dismantling of all systems that propagate and empower systemic oppression against all marginalized people. Our students are consistently asked to collaborate, think critically, problem-solve, and develop a growth mindset to prepare for college, career, and active engagement in our democratic society.

Open Positions:

  • We are always looking for qualified and certified substitute teachers. Please contact kshuart@hunterspointcms.org if you are interested in being a substitute.


Anticipated Staff Openings for the 2022-2023 School Year:

  • Full Time Teaching Positions:

    • Special Education/ICT - Grades 6/7/8 (May be in Social Studies, ELA, Math, or Science Classrooms)

    • General Education Math - Grades 7/8

    • General Education ELA - Grade 6

    • General Education Science - Grade 7/8 (pending available funding)


  • Potential Full Time Administrative Position (pending available funding)

    • Assistant Principal - We anticipate a 12 month position that will include at least one core teaching assignment along with an Advisory


  • Potential Part Time Positions (pending available funding, may be combined with positions below or above to create a full time position)

    • Health Teacher (must be licensed), Spanish Teacher, Dance Teacher, Technology Teacher/Coordinator, Vocal Teacher, and positions TBD.


All HPCMS staff are committed to a unique and dynamic professional experience based around:

    • Our core values of Scholarship, Creativity, and Community

    • Supporting literacy and numeracy in all subjects

    • Mastery based, collaborative, project, and data-driven planning

    • Working with a diverse group of staff and students

    • Utilizing a distributed leadership model to create and strengthen successful but ever-adapting systems and structures at a model school


When teaching and administrative openings are available: To apply, please follow these steps:

  • Send a cover letter, resume, and 2 artifacts that illustrate your planning process to hiring@hunterspointcms.org

  • Apply through the Open Market System (for current NYC DOE applicants) or the Online Teacher Application (for teachers new to the DOE visit http://teachnyc.net/)