Classroom Teacher - Charter High School for Architecture and Design
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Science
Job Title: Teacher, Science by Design
Job Location: 105 South 7th Street, Philadelphia PA 19106
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: General Science 7-12
District: Charter High School for Architecture and Design
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Telephone: 215-351-2900 EXT 2226
Job Description:
Are you looking for a creative opportunity to educate students?
Come join a dynamic team of unique educators who inspire and empower students through design thinking!

Teacher, Science by Design
Full Time Position
Starts January 21, 2019

Benefits and Perks:
-Extremely Competitive Salary
-In-House Professional Development Opportunities
-Tuition and Professional Development Reimbursement
-Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage options
-Stipend Opportunities
-Dynamic Center City location

The Charter High School for Architecture + Design is seeking a full-time Science Teacher for the Spring, 2019 semester. Successful teachers may be considered for a full-time position in the 2019-2020 school year.

Are you interested in helping students appreciate the beauty of science? Do you have a passion for student-centered, inquiry-driven, project-based learning? Want to make the world a better place? The ideal candidate will have an interest in sustainability and a commitment to exploring science through a design lens. A Bachelor’s degree is required, along with PA teaching certification in chemistry, physics, or biology.

Specific Responsibilities:
Have a strong pedagogical background that helps students want to learn more about science.
Be committed to exploring connections between traditional science disciplines and everyday applications.
Use a variety of student artifacts to better understand students’ needs.
Use qualitative and quantitative data to inform curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Collaborate with colleagues to research, create, and revise lessons and units plans.
Participate in departmental, grade-wide, and school-wide meetings.
Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues.

School Overview:  
The Charter High School for Architecture + Design (CHAD) is a learning community committed to an innovative program integrating the design process with the mastery of a strong liberal arts education. CHAD is a thoughtful academic environment that engenders love of learning, intellectual curiosity, and new ways of seeing, and prepares students for higher education. CHAD’s teachers are responsible for ensuring that every CHAD student acquires the academic and design skills to succeed in competitive design colleges and universities across the country.

Founded in 2000, CHAD is a college preparatory school located in Center City Philadelphia just 2 blocks from the Liberty Bell. CHAD's design program provides students with foundation skills to support further education in the areas of architecture, industrial design, fashion design, and graphic design. CHAD’s core academic courses focus on developing strong literacy, science, and math competencies and incorporate elements of architecture and design into all subject areas.

CHAD teachers are on duty in school Monday through Friday from approximately 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.
CHAD boasts a 91% graduation rate with an average of 93% of our graduates accepted into college.

Interested applicants: Please email Carl Salerno at

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