Classroom Teacher - Innovative Arts Academy Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Language Arts (English)
Job Title: English Teacher (Grades 6-12)
Job Location: Innovative Arts Academy
Beginning: Aug 12, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: English 7-12
Certificate: Grades 4-8 with English/Language Arts/Reading Concentration
District: Innovative Arts Academy Charter School
Catasauqua, PA 18032
Telephone: 610-403-2787
Job Description:
Innovative Arts Academy (Catasauqua, PA)
English Teacher (Grades 6-12)
Start Date: August 12, 2019 (2019-2020 School Year)
Salary Range: $42,000-$55,000 (BOE and education)

Two positions are available at the middle and high school levels.

About to Organization:
The Innovative Arts Academy is a public charter school that provides students with opportunities to engage in specialized fields of study. IAA opened its doors in the Fall 2016 to more than 250 students. Due to expansion plans to serve more than 700 students, IAA is accepting applications for an English Teacher for the 2019-2020 academic year.

More About You:
  • You have an enormous passion for helping kids learn through creative and innovative teaching methods!
  • You help students see the value and importance of learning, and more importantly, you help kids apply what they have learned to authentic, "real-world" scenarios.
  • You operate with a growth mindset and have an insatiable hunger to constantly refine your craft and love of teaching.
  • You work well with other people and believe in the power of collaboration.
  • You have experience working in urban, high poverty schools primarily composed of underrepresented, minority student groups.
  • You thrive in settings that change frequently and adapt easily to new surroundings.
  • You are comfortable receiving direct, candid feedback about your performance and operate with a high level of professionalism.
  • Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply!
Major Areas:
  • Culinary Arts
  • Fashion Design
  • Graphic Arts
  • Journalism
Specialized Elective Areas:
  • Music
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree; Masters Degree Preferred
Certification Required: English (7-12) by PA Department of Education
Required Experience: None; 3 to 5 years preferred at the secondary level.
Courses: The applicant(s) must be able and willing to teach British Literature, World Literature, American Literature, Composition and Rhetoric, and Middle School English courses.
Employment Terms: 10 months

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