Classroom Teacher - Vision Academy Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Science
Job Title: Middle School Science Teacher
Job Location: Vision Academy Charter School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Grades 4-8 with Science Concentration
Certificate: General Science K-12
Certificate: General Science 7-12
District: Vision Academy Charter School
Lansdowne, PA 19050
Telephone: 484-466-2630
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Job Description:
Middle School Science Teachers
Position Summary:

Vision Academy Charter School is seeking passionate and dynamic middle school science teachers to make a significant impact on their students' lives. Our teachers are committed to creating a warm and welcoming school culture focused on student achievement, with high expectations and support for every student.
Responsibilities:
The successful candidates will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Implementing Vision Academy's curriculum and maintaining consistency in classroom routines and procedures.
  • Developing rigorous, aligned instruction, including lesson plans, homework assignments, and assessments.
  • Collaborating with school leaders to analyze student assessment data and use it to inform instruction.
  • Participating in PLCs and Departments to discuss student work, share best practices, and ensure student mastery of standards.
  • Establishing relationships with students' families, including phone calls, conferences, and visits.
  • Participating in ongoing professional development in the spirit of continuous improvement.
  • 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:
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Ability to adjust instructional strategies to achieve 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 motivating and challenging students and maintaining an orderly classroom environment.
Education and Experience:
The successful candidates must meet the following requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.
  • Must have or be working towards 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.
  • Documented experience and knowledge using technology to improve education.
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise with Core Knowledge Sequence preferred.
Physical Requirements:
The successful candidates must be able to perform the following physical requirements:
  • Standing, walking, and 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 at hr@vacharter.org. No paper applications will be accepted.

Compensation and Benefits: 
The Starting Base Salary is $61,000, which is competitive and commensurate with experience. Click here to see the rest of the compensation and benefits.

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.

** 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.

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