Prospect Hill Academy Charter School
Employment Opportunities

ON-CALL SUBSTITUTE TEACHER


Prospect Hill Academy Charter School K-12
Prospect Hill Academy Charter School
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3016488 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: December 14, 2018 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is a highly successful, urban K-12 public school with the mission of preparing each student for success in college, fostering responsible citizenship, and inspiring a lifelong love of learning.

At Prospect Hill Academy, the prevailing belief is that with hard work, effective effort, perseverance through adversity, committed teachers, and invested parents, all students are capable of academic, intellectual, social, and moral excellence. Fueling this conviction are seven core values that guide the daily life and culture of the school—
(1) High Expectations: Each student can do and be whatever s/he wants; (2) Equity: Access and opportunity drive achievement; (3) Personalization: One size does not fit all; (4) Cultural Proficiency: We see, honor, and embrace differences; (5) Collaboration: Many minds are better than one; (6) Balance: Both-and, not either-or; (7) Inquiry: Decisions are strategic and informed by data; and (8) Accountability: If students fail, we all fail.

Job Summary: The On-Call Substitute Teacher ensures the continuity of classroom instruction during a teacher's absence.

Primary Responsibilities:
Provide daily on-call substitute coverage by following specific schedule and completing the following core tasks:
  • Delivering with fidelity an existing lesson that has been created by the classroom teacher
  • Ensuring that the classroom environment is safe and productive
  • Upholding the campus discipline system when classrooms situations emerge that require a disciplinary response.
Provide additional coverage as needed during non-instructional times in the day:
  • Morning breakfast duty/morning recess duty
  • Lunch/recess duty
  • Hallway/Bathroom area monitor

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 6


Welcome to Prospect Hill Academy Charter School K-12!

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is a highly successful, urban K-12 public school with the mission of preparing each student for success in college, fostering responsible citizenship, and inspiring a lifelong love of learning.

At Prospect Hill Academy, the prevailing belief is that with hard work, effective effort, perseverance through adversity, committed teachers, and invested parents, all students are capable of academic, intellectual, social, and moral excellence. Fueling this conviction are eight core values that guide the daily life and culture of the school--(1) High Expectations; (2) Equity; (3) Personalization; (4) Cultural Proficiency; (5) Collaboration; (6) Balance; (7) Inquiry; and (8) Accountability.


The ideal PHA teacher will possess the following attributes:

P…positive
R…resilient
O…open-minded
S…student-centered
P…professional
E…engaging
C…collaborative, culturally competent, caring
T…track record of High Performance


Equal Opportunity Employer
Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
Educational or other qualifications
  • High School diploma required, Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Experience working with children, ideally in a school setting
Specific skills and/or competence required:
  • Flexibility, collaboration and a “growth mindset”
  • Ability to multi-task and perform a range of duties
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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    Contact Information
    Sarah Ferguson, Human Capital Director
    50 Essex Street
    Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
    Phone: 6172847905
    Email: sferguson@prospecthillacademy.org