Classroom Teacher - Prep Charter High School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: English as a Second Language (ESL)
Job Location: Prep Charter High School
Beginning: Aug 07, 2021
Deadline: Aug 26, 2021**
Certificate: English as a Second Language Program Specialist
District: Prep Charter High School
Philadelphia, PA 08085
Telephone: 215-334-6144
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Job Description:

English Language Learner Teacher - 2021 - 2022 School Year

The Preparatory Charter High School is a tuition-free, college preparatory schooling option for Philadelphia students in grades nine through twelve. Our mission is to promote a nurturing and challenging atmosphere where students will achieve high academic standards and develop essential career skills. We offer full support for English Language Learners, (ELL/ESL) and special education populations. 

The Opportunity:

We are seeking a full-time inspired and dynamic educator to join our team and provide a top quality education for all of our students. Whether you are starting your teaching career or are looking to launch a new chapter, your passion and experience will be deeply valued and your opportunities for growth and impact will be limitless. Your natural talents will be fostered and we will provide the support to help you be an incredibly effective teacher. You will engage in a positive and professional workplace embedded in a warm, joyful, student-centered, and welcoming school culture.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

A. Serve as a resource to classroom teachers to help ELL students achieve academically in the classroom.
B. Use language teaching strategies to increase English proficiency for students who speak a language other than English at home.
C. Advocate for the needs of the ELL students.
D. Evaluate the language needs of students whose families speak a language other than English at home and recommend appropriate language support.
E. Administer a language screener to students for whom a language barrier is impeding their academic success.
F. Maintain accurate ELL cumulative files and communicate changes to Student Services.
G. Participate in ongoing professional development including ELL staff meetings.
H. Administer the ACCESS for ELLs assessment mental Functions.
I.  Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • English as a Second Language Certification 
  • Demonstrated expertise in subject area
  • Classroom teaching experience

Salary is negotiable pending on certification and experience

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