Classroom Teacher - Vision Academy Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Art
Job Title: Art Teacher (PT)
Job Location: Vision Academy Charter School at 716 Emerson Avenue, E Lansdowne, PA 19050
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Art K-12
Certificate: Music K-12
District: Vision Academy Charter School
Lansdowne, PA 19050
Telephone: 484-466-2630
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Job Description:

Position: Art Teacher
Position Summary: Vision Academy Charter School is seeking dynamic and passionate Art teachers to make a huge impact in their students' lives. Vision Academy Charter School teachers work to create a warm and welcoming school culture driven by student achievement and are committed to outrageously high expectations and high support for students.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Implement Vision's curriculum and utilize classroom routines and procedures with consistency
  • Develop rigorous lesson plans, homework assignments, and assessments
  • Work closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data and use data to inform instruction
  • Collaborate in grade-level teams to discuss student work, share best practices, and ensure student mastery of standards
  • Form and maintain relationships with students' families, including phone calls, conferences, and home visits
  • Participate in ongoing professional development in the spirit of continuous improvement
  • Tutor students on an individual basis and sponsor an afterschool club.
Qualifications:
  • Ability to adjust instructional strategies in order to reach year-end goals
  • Receptiveness to feedback and a desire to continuously improve
  • A strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement
  • A belief that all students should be held to high standards
  • A positive attitude and a drive for personal excellence
  • Outstanding instructional skills, including the ability to motivate and challenge students and maintain an orderly classroom environment
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred
  • Must have or be working toward teacher certification
  • Demonstrated expertise in the subject area
  • Classroom teaching experience in an urban school setting
  • Documented Experience using data-driven instruction to achieve significant student gains
  • Documented Experience, knowledge, and skills using technology to improve instruction
Physical Requirements:
Standing, walking, sitting for long periods, speaking loudly and clearly, seeing and hearing things near and far away, stooping, kneeling, fine finger and hand manipulation using a computer, chalkboard, dry-erase board, or projector.
Application Process:
Candidates should apply electronically by email at hr@vacharter.org. No paper applications will be accepted.
What Sets Us Apart:
At Vision Academy Charter School, excellent teachers make excellent schools. We provide an enriching, rewarding work environment encouraging effective teaching and happy teachers. We also offer professional development opportunities such as job-embedded coaching and a tuition reimbursement program.
Compensation and Benefits:
Starting Base Salary: $61,000, competitive and commensurate with experience. Click here to see the rest of the compensation and benefits.
Vision Academy Charter School is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, please visit www.vacharter.org

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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