American Paradigm Schools ( learn more )

Philadelphia , Pennsylvania ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2872530
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 4, 2017
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Art Teacher

The Opportunity:

If you are an exceptional Elementary School Art Teacher then we have a job for you! We are looking for an art teacher with strong content knowledge, who can plan lessons with clear learning objectives that engage and inspire the students. As a First Philadelphia team member and part of the American Paradigm Family, you will be trusted to make decisions and held accountable for critical results. You will engage in a positive and professional workplace embedded in a warm, joyful, student-centered, and welcoming school culture. In the American Paradigm Schools you will find bright colors, smiling faces, and opportunity.


Genuine interest, belief, and care for students’ personal and academic success
The ability to motivate, support, and challenge students in a student-centered, standards-driven classroom community
Commitment to professional growth, self-reflection, receptiveness to feedback, and a desire to continuously improve
A positive mindset and a drive for personal excellence
A strong sense of professional responsibility as well as personal accountability for student achievement
Solutions-oriented resiliency to respond positively and effectively to challenges
Outstanding instructional skills driven by data and delivered through rigorous and engaging strategies
Duties and Responsibilities:

Commit to ongoing professional development in the spirit of continuous improvement
Develop rigorous and appropriate lesson plans, assignments, and assessments in cooperation with school-based leadership
Work closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data to measure progress and use data to inform instruction
Collaborate in grade level teams to discuss student work, share best practices and plan events for joy and humor
Engage families in their children’s education by building relationships and maintaining regular communication
Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required with a record of personal, professional, and/or academic achievement
Teacher certification- completed or in process
Commitment to and experience working with underserved communities
Determination to drive student achievement and set high expectations for all students
Demonstrated expertise in subject area
Must hold a valid teacher license in K-8 art education for the state of PA
Candidates with experience working with at-risk students – preferred, if applicable to the school
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Art
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Brittney Burgos , HR Generalist
    • 8101 Castor Avenue
    • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19152
    • Phone: 2158348112
    • Fax: 2158348112
    • Email: click here

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