REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
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.
Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university either in education or in content areas (e.g. Math,
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
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
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
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
Competitive salary based on education and experience.
Medical, Dental and Vision Plan
Flexible Spending Account
401K Matching Plan
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