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Esperanza Academy Charter Schools

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3945340
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : June 23, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 15, 2022

Job Description

START DATE: August 18,  2022 

SCHOOL: Esperanza Academy Charter School (MG)

LOCATION: 4261 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 students who have historically been underserved sets us apart. 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%. For six out of seven years, the Academy has been awarded a silver or bronze medal rating in the US News ranking of 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 Technology Teacher for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. Esperanza Academy is invested in exposing students to opportunities in STEM career fields. As a result, our technology teacher will lay the foundational knowledge for computer science.  The technology teacher will guide students as they engage in project-based learning that will allow students to practice skills learned in the classroom setting.   


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.



  • Prior Work Experience: Prior work experience in IT is preferred along with one or more of the following technical certifications: Cloud, Coding, Cybersecurity, TIA A+, Networking +, Security+, CCNA certified, or hold an active PA teacher certification (see more below).
  • PA Teaching Certification: Applicants interested in this opportunity should have one of the following PA teacher certifications before their start date: Computer Science, 7-12 (1657), Technology, PK-12 (6075), Middle-Level Math, 7-9 (2860), Middle-Level Science, 7-9 (2880), Mathematics 7-12 (6800), or General Science,7-12 (8450).
  • 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 or follow us on our social media accounts.  We can be found on  Facebook or Instagram.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Career Education > Computer Science
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Computer Science
    Classroom Teacher > Technology/Industrial Arts
    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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    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

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

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