Classroom Teacher - Vision Academy Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Elementary School Classroom Teachers
Job Location: Vision Academy Charter School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Elementary PreK-4
Certificate: Elementary K-6
Certificate: Grades Pre K-4
District: Vision Academy Charter School
Lansdowne, PA 19050
Telephone: 484-466-2630
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Job Description:
Position: Elementary School Classroom Teachers
Position Summary: Vision Academy Charter School (VACS) seeks dynamic and passionate elementary school teachers to significantly impact their students' lives. The ideal candidates will create a warm and welcoming school culture driven by student achievement and are committed to setting high expectations and providing high levels of support to their students.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Implement VACS's curriculum and utilize consistent classroom routines and procedures.
  • Develop rigorous, aligned instruction, lesson plans, homework assignments, and assessments.
  • Work closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data and use it to inform instruction.
  • Collaborate with grade-level teams to discuss student work, share best practices, and ensure student mastery of standards.
  • Form and maintain relationships with students' families through phone calls, conferences, and visits.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development to continuously improve their practice.
  • Provide individualized instruction and support to students through tutoring sessions and organize and lead an afterschool club or enrichment activity to promote students' academic and social-emotional growth.
Qualifications:
  • Ability to adjust instructional strategies to meet year-end goals.
  • Receptiveness to feedback and a desire to continuously improve.
  • A strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement.
  • A belief that all students should be held to high standards.
  • A positive attitude and a drive for personal excellence.
  • Outstanding instructional skills, including the ability to motivate and challenge students and maintain an orderly classroom environment.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.
  • Must have or be working toward teacher certification.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the subject area.
  • Classroom teaching experience in an urban school setting.
  • Documented experience using data-driven instruction to achieve significant student gains.
  • Established expertise, knowledge, and skills using technology to improve instruction.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge with Core Knowledge Sequence is preferred.
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Starting Base Salary: $61,000, competitive and commensurate with experience. Click here to see the rest of the compensation and benefits.
Physical Requirements:
  • Standing, walking, sitting for long periods, speaking loudly and clearly, seeing and hearing things near and far away, stooping, kneeling, delicate finger and hand manipulation using a computer, chalkboard, dry erase board, Smartboard, or projector.
Application Process: Candidates should apply electronically by email.
To apply, please email a letter of interest, a current resume, three recent professional letters of reference, transcripts, PA certifications, and PA educator clearances to hr@vacharter.org.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Vision Academy Charter School is an equal opportunity employer.

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