Elementary Teachers, Grades K-4

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Elementary Teachers, Grades K-4

Posted date
May 16, 2018
School level
Location

Philladelphia, PA

Employment Type
Full-Time

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
 Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
 Appropriate Instructional I or Instructional II Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate, Temporary Teaching Certificate,
or valid out of state license for the given subject area for which you are teaching.
 Required criminal history background check, physical and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status.

PREFERRED
 Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university either in education or in content areas (e.g. Math,
Science)
 At least (2) years of urban teaching experience
 Experience in leading out of school time learning opportunities (e.g. serving as a coach, mentor, club leader)

QUALIFICATIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

A SLACS Teacher is charged with providing instruction to our students and is specifically responsible for, but not limited
to:
 Implement instruction according to the school’s educational goals and objectives by focusing on high standards
and achievement for all students including those who are ELL and/or receive special education services.
 Meet and instruct class(es) as assigned leveraging school curriculum and texts and other support materials as
needed.
 Prepare, leverage and provide feedback to students regarding their assignments.
 Utilize lesson and unit plans to support effective delivery of instruction.
 Encourage students to set and maintain standards of behavior needed to achieve.
 Maintain functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
 Provide for continuous evaluation of student progress consistent with school established goals and policies.
 Maintain student records and other pertinent data as determined by the school.
 Facilitate students’ progress and growth toward stated objectives of instruction within the limits of the
resources provided by the school.
 Attend all professional development, team planning and data analysis meetings as needed.
 Collaborate with grade level and/or content peers to create a consistent learning experience for students.

An ideal candidate for this role will demonstrate the following and/or have experiences with:
 Commitment to the success of all SLACS students and specifically to raising the academic achievement of
children in high-poverty communities and/ or children with special needs.
 Desire to grow professionally and seek out new opportunities to learn; and integrity and clarity in all
communications and interactions.
 Ability to use data to inform instruction
 Excellent oral and written communication skills.
 Innovative teaching methodologies through techniques such as team teaching, demonstrations, simulations and
consultations.
 Ability to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
 Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills.
 Ability to critically assess challenges and identify effective instructional/behavioral solutions to support the
success of each of his or her students.
 Exceptional classroom management skills.
 Flexible, optimistic approach; committed to overcoming challenges; strong problem solving skills.
 Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
 Strong working knowledge of technology used to design and differentiate instruction for students.

SALARY, BENEFITS, AND EMPLOYMENT PERIOD

SALARY RANGE
 Competitive salary based on education and experience.

BENEFITS
 Medical, Dental and Vision Plan
 Flexible Spending Account
 401K Matching Plan

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD
 Ten (10) Months, non-tenureable position

HOW TO APPLY
Effective for SY 18-19, SLACS is only accepting electronic applications. Please visit our online application portal to
submit your resume, cover letter, and supporting documents today! Incomplete applications will not be considered.

OPENING DATE: February 7, 2018
CLOSING DATE: Until filled

SOUTHWEST LEADERSHIP ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER