Hope Partnership for Education (HPE), an affordable independent middle school located in North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is currently seeking a Learning Support Teacher, full time, beginning immediately.
The Learning Support Teacher will work with students in grades 5 -8 who are experiencing difficulties in core subject areas. He/she will also work with the Academic Counselor to coordinate partnerships with local community organizations or universities for education evaluation services. The position might also require other duties such as standardized test administration/support when needed.
Essential Job Functions:
Ability to use knowledge of content, pedagogy and Pennsylvania academic standards to guide instruction.
Ability to effectively use resources, materials and technology in planning lessons for individual students and small groups.
Ability to work collaboratively with classroom teachers to design/modify content material to accommodate the needs of individual students.
Ability to substitute for a teacher in case of illness or planned absence.
Maintain a safe and adequate organization of physical space.
Clear communication of procedures and explanations to students.
Reasonable flexibility and responsiveness in meeting the learning needs of students.
Adherence to school regulations related to attendance, punctuality, maintaining accurate records, communicating with families.
Participation in school events, professional growth and development opportunities
Minimum B.A. or B.S. in Education or related field
Teacher certification achieved or in process
Experience in middle school setting preferred.
Knowledge of professional code of conduct
Experience working with urban youth is highly desirable.
A cover letter is required along with resume.
Additional Salary Information: Full time positions include health and retirement benefits.
About Hope Partnership for Education Middle School
Located in North Philadelphia, Hope Partnership for Education (HPE) is an affordable independent middle school that makes private education a possibility for children and families who would otherwise not have access. Through its extended day/extended year program for boys and girls in grades 5-8, HPE seeks to maximize the academic, physical, social and spiritual potential of each student. HPE’s program is designed to help students become balanced, continuous learners who are academically and emotionally prepared for high school success.
During their time at HPE, middle schoolers experience multiple teaching methods and diverse learning opportunities, leaving with the following qualities:
~ A set of academic skills and habits of mind needed to have a positive high school experience and to be active participants in society.
~ A digital skill set that prepares students to responsibly and innovatively use technology to support personal goals.
~ An understanding of Hope Core Values that create the framework for reflection, problem-solving and deepened awareness of self and other.
~ An ongoing sense of belonging and commitment to the Hope community through our Graduate Support Program.
~ A personal propensity for continuous learning.