Classroom Teacher - Universal Companies
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Teacher (1st Grade)
Job Location: Universal Creighton Charter School
Beginning: Jun 15, 2019
Deadline: Aug 14, 2019**
Certificate: Early Childhood N-3
District: Universal Companies
Philadelphia, PA 19146
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Elementary (K-8)

Universal is an incredible organization dedicated to improving communities and changing lives! Becoming a part of the Universal family would allow you to enjoy a rewarding career while making a difference!

Essential Functions
Universal Education Companies is seeking dynamic and passionate K-8 teachers to work in an urban school settings in Philadelphia, PA. Universal's teachers work to create a warm and welcoming school culture that is driven by student achievement, and teachers are committed to high expectations and dedicated support for students!

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Implement Universal's curriculum and instructional strategies and utilize classroom routines and procedures with consistency
  • Develop rigorous lesson plans, homework assignments and assessments
  • Work closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data and use data to inform instruction
  • Collaborate in grade level teams to discuss student work, share best practices, and ensure student mastery of standards
  • Form and maintain relationships with students' families, including phone calls and conferences
  • Participate in on-going professional development in the spirit of continuous improvement
Qualifications
  • Ability to adjust instructional strategies in order to reach 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
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred
  • Certification in subject area
  • Demonstrated expertise in subject area
  • Classroom teaching experience in an urban school setting
  • Documented experience using data-driven instruction to achieve significant student gains
Universal Companies/ Universal Education Companies adheres to the policy of providing equal employment opportunities to all job applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.
Improving Communities... Changing Lives
 

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