American Paradigm Schools ( learn more )

Philadelphia , Pennsylvania ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2876385
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : April 16, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Position Summary:

American Paradigm Schools is seeking dynamic and passionate Alternative Education English/Language Arts teacher to lead our urban school turn-around efforts in the greater Philadelphia region. American Paradigm teachers work to create a warm and welcoming school culture that is driven by student achievement, and are committed to outrageously high expectations and high support for students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Implement the APS curriculum and utilize classroom routines and procedures with consistency
Develop rigorous lesson plans, homework assignments and assessments
Work closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data and use data to inform instruction
Collaborate in grade level teams to discuss student work, share best practices, and ensure student mastery of standards
Form and maintain relationships with students’ families, including phone calls and conferences
Participate in on-going professional development in the spirit of continuous improvement

Ability to adjust instructional strategies in order to reach year-end goals
Receptiveness to feedback and a desire to continuously improve
A strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement
A belief that all students should be held to high standards
A positive attitude and a drive for personal excellence
Outstanding instructional skills, including the ability to motivate and challenge students and maintain an orderly classroom environment
Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required
Must have or be working towards teacher certification
Demonstrated expertise in subject area
Classroom teaching experience in an urban school setting
Physical Requirements:

Standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, speaking loudly and clearly, seeing and hearing things both near and far away, stooping, kneeling, fine finger and hand manipulation in use of a computer, chalkboard, dry erase board or projector.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
  • 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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