Classroom Teacher - Vision Academy Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Mathematics
Job Title: Middle School Mathematics Teacher
Job Location: East Lansdowne
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Grades 4-8 with Mathematics Concentration
Certificate: Elementary K-6
Certificate: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) PK-12
District: Vision Academy Charter School
Lansdowne, PA 19050
Telephone: 484-466-2630
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Job Description:
Middle School Mathematics Teachers
Vision Academy Charter School seeks inspired and dynamic Mathematics Teachers to join our team and provide a top-quality education for our students. Whether you are starting your teaching career or are looking to launch a new chapter, your passion and experience will be deeply valued, and your opportunities for growth and impact will be limitless. Your natural talents will be fostered, and we will provide the training and support to help you be an incredibly effective teacher. 
Qualifications:
  • Genuine interest, belief, and care for students’ personal and academic success
  • The ability to motivate, support, and challenge students in a student-centered, standards-driven classroom community
  • Commitment to professional growth, self-reflection, receptiveness to feedback, and a desire to continuously improve
  • A positive mindset and a drive for personal excellence
  • A strong sense of professional responsibility as well as personal accountability for student achievement
  • Solutions-oriented resiliency to respond positively and effectively to challenges
  • Outstanding instructional skills are driven by data and delivered through rigorous and engaging strategies
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Commit to ongoing professional development in the spirit of continuous improvement
  • Develop rigorous and appropriate curriculum maps, lesson plans, assignments, and assessments in cooperation with the school’s leadership and curricular resources used at VACS.
  • Work closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data to measure progress and use data to inform instruction.
  • Collaborate in PLC teams to discuss student work, share best practices, plan events for joy and humor, and ensure student mastery of standards
  • Engage families in their children’s education by building relationships and maintaining regular communication
  • Demonstrate genuine interest, belief, and care for students’ personal and academic success
  • Commit to professional growth, self-reflection, receptiveness to feedback, and a desire to improve continuously
Education, Experience, and Skills:     
  • Bachelor’s degree required with a record of personal, professional, and/or academic achievement
  • Teacher certification- completed or in process.
  • Commitment to and experience working with students from diverse communities
  • Determination to drive student achievement and set high expectations for all students
  • Demonstrated expertise in the subject area
  • The ability to motivate, support, and challenge students in a student-centered, standards-driven classroom community 
  • A positive mindset and a drive for personal excellence 
  • Solutions-oriented resiliency to respond positively and effectively to challenges 
  • Outstanding instructional skills are driven by data and delivered through rigorous and engaging strategies
Application
Please E-MAIL A LETTER OF INTEREST, CURRENT RESUME, THREE CURRENT PROFESSIONAL LETTERS OF REFERENCE, TRANSCRIPTS, PA CERTIFICATIONS, PA EDUCATOR CLEARANCES AT hr@vacharter.org.
Vision Academy Charter School (VACS) is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. 
Compensation Package
  • Starting base salary ($56,000) is competitive and commensurate with experience
  • A School Sponsored Health Care Benefits Plan (100% of the Premium Paid by School for the entire family)
  • 403 (b) Plan for retirement with 5% School matching. 
  • $2000 additional stipend for hard to fill positions (Math, Science, SPED, Tech)
  • A performance-based retention pay program (up to $4500) to award teachers' efforts.
  • $1200 additional Longevity pay/3 years
  • Pay increase for continued education ($2000 additional pay for a Master's Degree in a related field).
  • Additional stipend for those who are willing to sponsor after-school clubs and enrichment programs.
  • Additional stipend for those who are willing to work in Summer School, ESY, and Saturday School Programs
  • Ample resources for teachers to excel each school year.
  • Voluntary benefits offered by Aflac and Colonial Life 
  • Paid paternity/maternity leave (2 Weeks)
  • Days Paid Time Off

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