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Esperanza Academy Charter Schools

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3944456
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : June 24, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 18, 2022

Job Description


SCHOOL: Esperanza Academy Charter School (MG)

LOCATION: 4126 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia PA 19140




Esperanza means hope. Esperanza Academy Charter School (EACS) is located in the Hunting Park section of North Philadelphia and prides itself on serving the students in the community in which it is located. During the 2022-2023 school year, Esperanza Academy will serve grades: K, 1, 4, 5, and 6-12.  Esperanza Academy believes that education can be a vehicle for social and economic progress for marginalized communities.  As a result, we are relentless in our pursuit to provide our students with the best educational option in the Philadelphia area. 


Our proven track record of academic success with historically underserved students sets us apart. The Academy has 11th-grade test scores above the city of Philadelphia average and value-added math and reading proficiency growth is among the highest in Pennsylvania. Students graduate at a rate exceeding 90% and drop out at a rate of only 1%.   For seven out of eight years our high school has been ranked as one of the Best High Schools in the country.


By the fall of 2023, we will have fully expanded to a K-12 school serving over 2,400 students.  This expansion will result in Esperanza Academy being the second-largest single charter school in the city of Philadelphia.





Esperanza Academy Charter School is currently seeking a full-time middle grades Physical Education and Health Teacher for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year.   This teacher will seek to deepen a students' understanding of the relationship between health, wellness, and physical fitness.  Our Physical Education and Health teachers create opportunities for each student to discover and develop qualities such as strength, agility, confidence, and teamwork via physical activities and sports.  

Esperanza Academy teachers:

  • Are mission-minded leaders both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Understand that building strong relationships is critical to student achievement.
  • Are student-centered, data-driven, and set a high standard for themselves and their students.
  • Are focused on student achievement and are committed to tailoring curriculum and instruction to the needs of our student body.
  • Are collaborative team players who believe that they can move ALL students forward.




  • A passion for education and a belief that your zip code does not dictate your destiny.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required. (Official transcripts showing degree conferred are required prior to the starting date of employment.)
  • Certification:Certification: Applicants interested in this opportunity should have an active Special Education, PK-12 (9231) certification OR a Special Education, PK-8 (9226) prior to their start date. 
  • Clearances: All applicants must have current FBI, PA Criminal, and Child Abuse background checks.  For more information regarding required clearances please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Education website.
  • Spanish fluency is preferred but not required. 




To learn more about Esperanza Academy, please visit our website at https://www.esperanzaacademycs.org.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Health
    Classroom Teacher > Physical Education
    Classroom Teacher > Title I
  • Employer Description

    Esperanza Academy Charter School (EACS) located in North Philadelphia is a grades 6-12 school. We are accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year. EACS is a safe, structured, supportive and disciplined environment in which to teach. The Academy has 11th grade test scores above the city of Philadelphia average and value added math and reading proficiency growth among the highest in Pennsylvania. Students graduate at a rate exceeding 90% and drop out at a rate of only 1%. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an instructional team that will lead to even better student outcomes due to educating Esperanza Academy students at an earlier age. EACS is committed to tailoring curriculum and instruction to the needs of our student body. Spanish fluency is desired but not mandatory. All applicants must have current FBI fingerprints, PA Criminal and Child Abuse background checks, as well as the appropriate instructional certification. Learn more about us...

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    Contact Information

    • C Foster
    • 301 W Hunting Park Avenue
    • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140

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