Classroom Teacher - Esperanza Charter Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Mathematics
Job Title: 24-25 SY Math Teachers (7-12)
Job Location: Esperanza Academy Charter School
Beginning: Aug 14, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Middle School Mathematics 7-9
Certificate: Mathematics 7-12
District: Esperanza Charter Schools
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Telephone: 215-457-3667
Job Description:
SCHOOL: Esperanza Academy Charter School
LOCATION: To Be Determined
Esperanza means hope. Esperanza Academy Charter School (EACS) is located in the Hunting Park section of North Philadelphia and prides itself on serving the students in the community in which it is located. During the 2024-2025 school year, Esperanza Academy will serve grades K-3 and 6-12. Esperanza Academy believes that education can be a vehicle for social and economic progress for marginalized communities. As a result, we are relentless in our pursuit to provide our students with the best educational option in the Philadelphia area.
Our proven track record of academic success with historically underserved students sets us apart. The Academy has 11th-grade test scores above the city of Philadelphia average and value-added math and reading proficiency growth is among the highest in Pennsylvania. Students graduate at a rate exceeding 90% and drop out at a rate of only 1%. For 8 out of 10 years, the Academy has been awarded a silver or bronze medal rating in the US News ranking of Best High Schools in the country.
By the fall of 2025, we will have fully expanded to a K-12 school serving over 2,400 students. This expansion will result in Esperanza Academy being the second-largest single charter school in the city of Philadelphia.
Esperanza Academy Charter School is actively seeking passionate potential Math teachers for grades 7-12 who are eager to make a difference in Philadelphia.
At Esperanza Academy, our Math teachers are more than educators – they're visionaries reshaping the landscape of math instruction. We believe that every student can excel in math, and our teachers are dedicated to instilling this belief in our students.
In the middle school grades, our Math teachers focus on laying a solid foundation that prepares students for the challenges of high school algebra. They are deeply committed to building mathematical confidence and competence in our young learners.
In high school, our Math teachers strive to make algebra, geometry, and pre-calculus more accessible than ever. Through innovative teaching methods and real-world applications, students are challenged to see the relevance and importance of mathematics in their everyday lives.
Esperanza Academy offers a safe, structured, and supportive teaching environment where educators:
  • Embrace our mission both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Recognize the importance of cultivating strong relationships for student success.
  • Prioritize student-centered, data-driven instruction while maintaining high standards.
  • A passion for education and a belief that your zip code does not dictate your destiny.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required. (Official transcripts showing the degree conferred are required before the starting date of employment.)
  • Certification: Applicants interested in this opportunity should have one of the following PA teacher certifications before their start date: Mathematics (6800).
  • Clearances: All applicants must have current FBI, PA Criminal, and Child Abuse background checks. For more information regarding required clearances, please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Education website.
  • Spanish fluency is preferred but not required.
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and short-term disability insurance, and a retirement plan starting your first day of employment
  • Access to other supplemental voluntary benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement is available after 6 months of employment
  • Paid time off
  • Be connected to a larger ecosystem that is committed to creating an opportunity community for the residents of this neighborhood.
To learn more about Esperanza Academy, please visit our website at or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
Interested applicants should email their resumes to In the subject line of your email, include the role you are applying for to support the talent team in the screening process.

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