Classroom Teacher - String Theory Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: English as a Second Language (ESL)
Job Title: ELL Teacher
Job Location: 1197 Haworth Street Philadelphia, PA 19124
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: English as a Second Language Program Specialist
District: String Theory Schools
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Telephone: 215-334-4000
Job Description:
ELL Teacher  

The Philadelphia Charter School for Arts & Sciences seeks a full-time ELL Teacher to join the ELL teaching  team at our neighborhood campus located at 1197 Haworth St. At Arts & Sciences, students in grades K-8 engage in a unique educational program designed to grow the next generation of creative leaders, and where students focus on the arts and sciences as major subjects alongside a technology-infused, standards-driven academic curriculum. Our teachers are creative, passionate, professional educators that believe every student has specific intelligences that must be nurtured and that all students should have an equal opportunity to achieve their own innate potential. 
ELL teachers administer all aspects of the English Language Learner (ELL) program and are responsible for working with teachers to improve student learning and teacher practice. 
  • The ideal candidate will implement and administer all aspects of the English Language Learner (ELL) program including entrance and exit criteria and monitoring 
  • Provide and teach language instruction to English Learners in a inclusive setting using a variety of instructional strategies 
  • Provide professional learning for colleagues specific to the needs of ELL students. 
  • Modify and adapt lesson plans to meet the needs of all ELL students 
  • Build relationships within school community e.g. parents, guardians, community stakeholders 
  • Actively participate in professional learning 
  • Use date to improve instruction, student growth and achievement.
  • Experience working in an effective inclusion and/or co-teaching classroom.
  • Working knowledge of WIDA ELD standards in order to differentiate instruction 
  • Valid ESL Program Specialist Certification K-12  
  • PA Certification in Education  

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