Classroom Teacher - Vision Academy Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Language Arts (English)
Job Title: Classroom Teachers Intermediate Level
Job Location: Vision Academy Charter School
Beginning: Aug 12, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Elementary K-6
Certificate: Grades 4-8 with English/Language Arts/Reading Concentration
District: Vision Academy Charter School
Lansdowne, PA 19050
Telephone: 484-466-2630
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Job Description:
Job Title:                Intermediate School Teachers (ELA concentration)
Position Summary: Vision Academy Charter School is seeking dynamic and passionate elementary school teachers to make a huge impact in their students’ lives. Vision Academy Charter School teachers work to create a warm and welcoming school culture that is driven by student achievement and are committed to outrageously high expectations and high support for students.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Implement Vision’s curriculum and utilize classroom routines and procedures with consistency
  • Develop rigorous lesson plans, homework assignments and assessments including i-Ready
  • 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, conferences, and homevisits
  • Participate in on-going professional development in the spirit of continuous improvement
  • Tutor students on an individual basis and sponsor an afterschool club.
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 environment
Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Must have or be working towards teacher certification
  • Demonstrated expertise in subject area
  • Classroom teaching experience in an urban school setting
  • Documented experience using data-driven instruction to achieve significant student gains
  • Documented experience, knowledge, skills using technology to improve instruction
  • Documented Experience, and knowledge with Core Knowledge Sequence is preferred
Physical Requirements: Standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, speaking loudly and clearly, seeing and hearing things both near and far away, stooping, kneeling, fine finger and hand manipulation in use of a computer, chalkboard, dry erase board or projector.
Application Process:
Candidates should apply electronically via www.pareap.net, or email at hr@vacharter.org or fax at  (484) 441 1366.  No paper applications will be accepted.  To be considered, a complete application packet must be inclusive of: PA Standard Application, Resume, Transcripts, Teaching Certification, 3 Professional References, PA Educator Clearances, School Personnel Health Record (Physician’s Report/ Physical Exam (Article XIV of the PA Code) and Tuberculin Skin Test (Article XIV of the PA Code)), Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form (Act 24 of 2011 and Act 82 of 2012), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Sexual Misconduct-Abuse Disclosure Release.
Vision Academy Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit www.vacharter.org

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