Classroom Teacher - Maritime Academy Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Language Arts (English)
Job Title: High School English Teacher
Job Location: Maritime Academy Charter School
Beginning: Aug 22, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: English 7-12
District: Maritime Academy Charter School
Philadelphia, PA 19137
Telephone: 215-535-4555
Job Description:
Organization:  Maritime Academy Charter School
Location: 2700 East Huntingdon Street, Philadelphia, PA 19125 & 2275 Bridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19137

Maritime Academy is currently accepting applications for a High School English Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year! In order to be considered for a teaching position, candidates must hold a valid and active Pennsylvania teaching certification in the subject area and grade level they are applying for.  Maritime Academy offers a safe, friendly working environment, as well as a competitive salary and benefits package, including a 403b retirement plan (alternative to PSERS) with a generous employer match.  To apply, please use the following link: 

Qualifications for Maritime Academy teaching professionals include:
-    Current PA Teaching Certification required
-    Current FBI, PA Criminal, and PA Child Abuse clearances required
-    A belief that all students should be held to high academic standards
-    Commitment to urban education
-    Strong content knowledge
-    Highly skilled at teaching a standards-based curriculum and incorporating innovative approaches to instruction
-    Strong work ethic, positive attitude, teamwork and leadership skills
-    High physical and emotional energy
-    Excellent communication skills
-    Commitment to diversity and inclusion

Join Us!
We are looking for teachers and team members who strive for excellence, are committed to improving student learning and demonstrate a high level of professional conduct – and who genuinely believe in our school culture, which is grounded in the theme:  BE RICH IN KINDNESS!  If you are interested in being considered for a position with Maritime Academy, please use the following link to apply:   Please be sure to indicate the subject area(s) and grade level(s) that you are interested in applying for in the subject line of your e-mail.

Salary and Benefits
Maritime Academy offers a competitive benefits and salary package, including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, at no cost to the employee.  Employees do not participate in the state PSERS pension plan; however, a comparable, alternate 403b plan with a generous match is offered to all new employees.  All teaching positions are 10-month positions, paid over 12 months.

Professional Development and Collaboration
Maritime Academy is dedicated to providing professional learning opportunities for our staff.  One full day per month is set aside on the school calendar as a staff professional development day, which allows for collaboration and planning time, as well as opportunities for professional growth and learning.  Also, our tuition reimbursement program provides a benefit of up to $1,000 per school year for continuing education and professional development opportunities.  In addition, our Teacher Induction Program supports the professional growth of our new teachers by providing methods, strategies and techniques to manage their classrooms and develop the skills that are associated with highly effective teachers.  

About Our School – Quick Facts
•    Currently serving approximately 900 students in grades 1 through 12
o    Two school campuses located in the Northeast section of Philadelphia:
o    Elementary and middle school students attend classes in several historical buildings in the Frankford Arsenal campus (2275 Bridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19137)
•    High school students attend classes at the Douglas School campus in the Port Richmond section of the city (2700 East Huntingdon Street, Philadelphia, PA 19125)
•    Class sizes average 25 students
•    Special theme of maritime studies integrated throughout the curriculum
MACS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, gender, sexual orientation, or any other protected class.

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