Classroom Teacher - String Theory Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Science
Job Title: High School Biology Teacher
Job Location: Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School a String Theory School
Beginning: Aug 15, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Biology 7-12
District: String Theory Schools
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Telephone: 215-334-4000
Job Description:

Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School, A String Theory School seeks a full-time teacher to join the Science teaching team at the Vine Street Campus (1600 Vine Street). At Vine Street, students in grades 6-12 engage in a unique educational environment designed to grow the next generation of creative leaders, and where students focus on the arts and sciences as major subjects alongside a technology-infused, project-based, standards- and competency-driven academic curriculum. 
Our teachers are creative, passionate, professional educators that believe every student has specific intelligences that must be nurtured and that all students should have an equal opportunity to achieve their own innate potential. 
  • Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree
  • PA Certification in Biology
  • Criminal history, child abuse and FBI clearances (Acts 34, 151 and FBI)
String Theory Schools teaching candidates...
  • are passionate about creative arts and sciences
  • are undaunted by urban challenges and dynamic change
  • value multi-disciplinary collaboration
  • know technology can transform learning experiences
  • apply feedback and constructive criticism with grace
  • understand that hard work and fun are not mutually exclusive
  • accept responsibility for student growth
  • not only think outside the box, but can find compelling reasons why the box isn’t necessary

 Key Competencies:
  • Develop vigorous courses, plans, projects, assignments, and assessments.
  • Collaborate with grade and/or subject area teachers to refine and implement high-quality curriculum aligned to standards and competencies.
  • Build relationships with students and families through thoughtful and frequent communication 
  • Experience working in diverse settings and/or commitment to improving one’s own cultural competence
  • Ability to use or willingness to learn technology integration to improve teaching and learning
  • Ability to effectively manage a classroom where student choice, inquiry, differentiation, and authentic learning are high values
  • Ability to problem solve, research and work in a collaborative environment
  • Analyze and regularly use both qualitative and quantitative data to inform your practice
  • Cultivate higher order thinking skills through inquiry
  • Access to consistent coaching in instruction and technology integration
  • Access to best-in-class technology resources and a physical framework designed with innovative learning in mind
  • Excellent health benefits (for both you and your family), retirement benefits, and more!
Please visit our website at to learn about the application process. Send all required materials to

** 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.