Classroom Teacher - Vision Academy Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Special Education Teacher
Job Location: Vision Academy Charter School at 716 Emerson Avenue East Lansdowne PA 19050
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Special Education N-12
Certificate: Special Education PK-8
Certificate: Special Education 7-12
District: Vision Academy Charter School
Lansdowne, PA 19050
Telephone: 484-466-2630
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Job Description:
Special Education Teacher
Vision Academy Charter School in Delaware County, PA, is hiring passionate Special Education Teachers to join our team. Whether you're starting your teaching career or seeking a new chapter, your dedication and experience will be valued. We are committed to nurturing your talents, providing training, and supporting your growth as an effective teacher. As a member of the VACS team, you'll have autonomy, be held accountable for results, and work in a positive, professional, and student-centered environment.
Qualifications:
  • Genuine interest, belief, and care for students' personal and academic success.
  • The ability to motivate, support, and challenge students in a student-centered, standards-driven classroom community.
  • Commitment to professional growth, self-reflection, receptiveness to feedback, and a desire to continuously improve.
  • A positive mindset and a drive for personal excellence.
  • A strong sense of professional responsibility as well as personal accountability for student achievement.
  • Solutions-oriented resiliency to respond positively and effectively to challenges.
  • Outstanding instructional skills driven by data and delivered through rigorous and engaging strategies.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Commit to ongoing professional development in the spirit of continuous improvement.
  • Develop rigorous and appropriate curriculum maps, lesson plans, assignments, and assessments in cooperation with the School's leadership and curricular resources used at VACS.
  • Collaborate closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data to measure progress and use data to inform instruction.
  • Engage in PLC teams to discuss student work, share best practices, plan events for joy and humor, and ensure student mastery of standards.
  • Foster family engagement in their children's education by building relationships and maintaining regular communication.
  • Demonstrate genuine interest, belief, and care for students' personal and academic success.
  • Commit to professional growth, self-reflection, receptiveness to feedback, and a desire to continuously improve.
Education, Experience, and Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree required, with a record of personal, professional, and/or academic achievement.
  • Teacher certification – completed or in process.
  • Commitment to and experience working with students from diverse communities.
  • Determination to drive student achievement and set high expectations for all students.
  • Outstanding instructional skills driven by data and delivered through rigorous and engaging strategies.
Compensation and Benefits:
Starting Base Salary:
 $61,000, competitive and commensurate with experience. Click here to see the rest of the compensation and benefits.

Professional Growth & Development:
  • Supportive leadership.
  • Coaching cycles for concrete goals, frequent feedback, modeling, and practice.
  • Tuition Reimbursement for ongoing education and professional development.
  • Opportunities for growth and career advancement.
  • Teacher leaders assist with instruction, management, extra-curriculars, and multicultural growth mindset.
  • Department/ Cluster system recognizes achievements with increased responsibilities and compensation.
To apply, email a letter of interest, current resume, three professional letters of reference, transcripts, PA certifications, and PA educator clearances to hr@vacharter.org. VACS is an equal-opportunity employer..

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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