Classroom Teacher - Esperanza Cyber Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Miscellaneous
Job Title: Secondary Specials Teacher
Job Location: Esperanza Cyber Charter School 4261 N 5th St. Philadelphia, PA 19140
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Spanish K-12
Certificate: Business, Computer and Information Technology PK-12
Certificate: Music K-12
District: Esperanza Cyber Charter School
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Telephone: 215-420-0205
Job Description:
Esperanza Cyber Charter School (ECCS) located in North Philadelphia. ECCS has a strong commitment to teacher/staff collaboration and support. ECCS is currently seeking mission-driven Secondary Specials Teacher applicants that align with ECCS’s mission and enthusiasm for equity for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. 
Esperanza Cyber Charter School Mission
Esperanza Cyber Charter School (ECCS) prepares students in grades Kindergarten through 12 to meet the challenges of living creatively and productively in an increasingly technologically sophisticated and interconnected world. ECCS will provide students with an academically rigorous, yet flexible, online learning program that tailors learning experiences to each child through a combination of curriculum choices and virtual and in-person tutoring and counseling. Students will explore career directions that coincide with their interests and strengths beginning at the earliest ages, and will begin “majors” in particular career areas starting with the middle grades. ECCS is targeted toward underserved and at-risk students who have not always found success in traditional schools. ECCS places students on a pathway to post-secondary success. 

  • Work from home 3-4 days per week
  • Technology provided
  • Professional Development
  • Training for the cyber environment
  • Paid time off 
  • 403b contribution matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred
  • Valid Pennsylvania Teacher Certification in subject area: Art PK-12, Bus-Computer-Info Tech PK-12, Computer Science 7-12, or Music PK-12
  • A minimum of two years experience in an urban setting with high percentages of ELD and SPED students
  • A passion for education and a belief that your zip code does not dictate your destiny
  • Ability to reliably commute to building 
  • Assume personal responsibility for the academic progress of all students
  • Implement a coherent, research-based curriculum
  • Document all lesson plans, assignments, rubrics, and other instructional materials and methods
  • Use consistent school-wide practices and individualized methods to engage students in the classroom
  • Virtual classroom management by creating, monitoring, and sustaining a disciplined school culture of high academic and behavioral standards
  • Provide virtual structure in the classroom by developing and reinforcing school-wide rules and expectations
  • Ensure smooth operation of all virtual classroom instructional functions without excuses or exceptions
  • Ability to develop and use a variety of assessment data to refine curricula and instructional practice
  • Ability to evaluate academic achievement through detailed data analysis of student performance
  • Effective communication skills and ability to maintain strong relationships with students, families, and colleagues
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive, strong virtual classroom culture
  • Strong technology skills and an ability to learn new programs
 All applicants must have current FBI fingerprints, PA Criminal, and Child Abuse background checks, as well as the appropriate instructional certification.

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