Discover Launch

Launch is a middle school in Brooklyn, growing to High School, dedicated to empowering all students to develop the knowledge, skills and character to disrupt inequities in society and build a better world.

Our vision of success is to operate schools where every child and every family is known well and cared for, and every student develops both their intellect and their character in order to achieve more than they thought possible.

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Why Join Launch

Empower Your Journey as an Educator

Launch Expeditionary Learning Charter School is deeply committed to fostering the development of educators. We are dedicated to refining teaching skills and enhancing pedagogical craft through a diverse array of professional development opportunities. These include: 

  • On site support

  • Weekly Professional Development 

  • 1:1 Coaching 

  • School Visits 

  • Opportunities to attend and present at conferences and seminars 

  • Involvement in PLCs (EL and NYCOB) 

Be Part of a Nurturing Community

At Launch Middle School, we cultivate a warm and welcoming environment where teachers, families, and students come together as a close-knit community. We prioritize strong relationships and value diversity, inclusion, and authenticity. Our aim is to foster a vibrant and supportive atmosphere where everyone can flourish.

Advance Social Justice in Brooklyn 

At Launch Middle School, we recognize education as a vital social justice imperative. Our teachers actively tackle social inequities by providing exceptional education, extending support to families across Brooklyn, and nurturing a strong sense of community within our school. We are dedicated to fostering an environment that is diverse, equitable, inclusive, and actively anti-racist.

Career Growth and Leadership Development

Launch Middle School provides dynamic pathways for career advancement throughout our institution. We actively cultivate and support the growth of internal candidates into leadership roles, including opportunities such as School Principal, Assistant Principal, Director of Operations, among others. 


The ideal candidate will believe

  • All students can achieve at high levels
  • Families are essential partners in their students learning
  • Ongoing feedback strengthens performance and outcomes

and model our Habits of Heart and Mind

Integrity &

Always works to do what is best and right for our community. Inspires confidence in others through consistent honesty and care.

Kindness &

Make others feel like they belong through demonstrating empathy and care.

& Spirit

Demonstrates and unyielding belief that we can accomplish our goals.

Dedication &

Uses each minute to support our mission and reflects on actions with a focus on continuous improvement.


Overview of Launch Hiring Process 

At Launch, our typical application process begins with candidates submitting their resumes for review. Those whose skills and experiences align with our needs may be invited to complete a brief questionnaire and participate in a phone interview. Successful applicants will be invited to an in-person interview, during which they'll have the opportunity to meet our team, engage with our community, and lead a demo lesson. Finalists will have their references checked, and formal offers will be extended to those selected to join our team!

Current Openings