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The Benefits of Working at Promise Academy

Our team does whatever it takes for our students. We recognize these commitments by rewarding our teachers with an exemplary compensation and benefits structure, opportunities for growth, as well as access to training and wellness programs.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive pay: Total compensation (base salary plus bonus) consistently outpaces NYC DOE
  • Additional pay available for after-school, Saturday sessions and summer school
  • Retirement Savings Plan – 403(b), pension plan
  • Transit discount program
  • Affordable comprehensive health and dental insurance for you and your family
  • Life insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, AD&D

Professional Development

  • More than 100 hours of targeted professional development sessions for all instructional staff
  • Daily development and mentoring by school leaders and instructional coaches
  • Opportunity to join our Teaching Fellow program with the Relay Graduate School of Education 

Wellness Programs

  • Free, healthy breakfast and lunch for students and staff freshly prepared daily
  • Staff cooking classes, gardening workshops and fitness challenges
  • Free flu shots
  • Discounts at a variety of companies including BJ’s Wholesale, AT&T and more









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