Classroom Teacher - Belmont Charter Network
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Science
Job Title: 2021-22 SY, Grades 9-12 Science Teacher
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: May 30, 2021**
District: Belmont Charter Network
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: 215-790-1294
Job Description:
Summary & Essential Functions
About the Network
Belmont Charter Network is a family of charter schools working to address the academic and social-emotional barriers hindering our students' overall success. In addition to a fundamental academic curriculum, we provide physical and mental health services within the school environment, along with a wide variety of extracurricular programming, including sports, academic enrichment and the arts. We strive to equip each of our students with the resources and skills necessary to become successful and productive members of society.

Our organization currently operates four schools in the Belmont area: Belmont Academy Charter School, Belmont Charter School, Belmont Charter High School and Inquiry Charter School. We also partner with the Community Education Alliance of West Philadelphia to provide social service programs to our students. Together, our mission is to promote the academic and social-emotional well-being of each child we serve.

Position Summary
Belmont Charter High School is currently recruiting for a new biology teacher. We seek someone who is passionate about their content-area, committed to closing the achievement gap, and willing to do whatever it takes to see our students to graduation. To be successful, our co-teachers must thrive in a dynamic, start-up environment, and work diligently to realize the BCHS mission and vision on a daily basis.

Across our network, our educators are deeply passionate about teaching and put their heart and soul into every lesson. They have a hunger for feedback and a desire to engage in an ongoing cycle of reflection and growth. They embrace a restorative approach to discipline, and value relationships with students, families and community partners. Above all, our educators understand the challenges of urban education and work tirelessly to address academic and social-emotional barriers to student success.
Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Collaborate with lead biology teacher to:
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lessons
  • Ensure lessons are rigorous, age appropriate and joyful
  • Develop and use a variety of assessments
  • Maintain a safe, organized, and joyful classroom environment that facilitates learning
  • Communicate about student progress with other school personnel and families
  • Maintain student grades and appropriate records
  • Participate and support school wide initiatives such as school wide meetings and end of the year showcases
  • Adhere to the school curriculum as set forth
  • Participate in professional development and classroom instructional coaching

Qualifications & Requirements

? Current Pennsylvania Teaching Certification
? Teaching experience in middle or high school setting preferred but not required
? Knowledge of the PA Core Standards and Keystone Assessment Anchors
? Strong communication and collaboration skills

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