About Philadelphia Hebrew Public Charter School

Hebrew Public Charter Schools for Global Citizens. Hebrew Public is a national network of diverse-by-design public charter schools that teach children of all backgrounds to become productive global citizens. Our schools are models of racial and economic integration, academic excellence, and foreign language learning.

Hebrew Public’s network currently contains thirteen schools in four states and the District of Columbia, serving more than 2,500 students. In New York City, we serve as the Charter Management Organization for schools in Brooklyn and Harlem.

The network’s first school in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Hebrew Public, opened in 2019, serving 156 students in kindergarten and 1st grade. The school will expand to 4th grade in 2022-23 and will add a grade level each year until it ultimately serves grades K to 8 in the 2026-27 school year. PHP provides students with a sophisticated core curriculum in English Language Arts, mathematics, Modern Hebrew, the sciences, social studies, art, music, and physical education.

Job Description

This is an exciting time to join Philadelphia Hebrew Public in its fourth year.  Join a remarkable community of educators and social change-makers who are passionate about meaningful integration and global education and are relentlessly committed to ensuring students from all backgrounds attain high levels of academic achievement. We select individuals who share our vision and are willing to put in the hard work to achieve it. We are seeking a driven Elementary Special Education Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year that operates with a high sense of urgency and possesses a strong work ethic. The School is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. The school is eager to consider applications from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide instructional services to students with IEPs in the areas of reading, mathematics, and writing;
  • Deliver prescribed instructional delivery methods as determined by the student’s IEP;
  • Consult with school personnel to coordinate efforts in providing services to students;
  • Communicate and conference with parents providing information on student progress;
  • Manage and support an organized and professional classroom that is conducive to learning;
  • Work closely with peers and administration to develop multifaceted curriculum that integrate multiple subjects and approaches to meet the individual needs of students;
  • Lead classroom differentiation through curricular modifications, instructional techniques, parallel instruction, and integrated classroom strategies;
  • Assess and develop goals for the IEP process;
  • Implement IEP goals and strategies into an integrated classroom;
  • Maintain an awareness of school’s strategic initiatives and incorporate them into your work;
  • Regularly and accurately report student progress and maintain accurate and up to date records related to student achievement, performance, and IEP goals;
  • Review data daily and amend your approach accordingly;
  • Take an active role in your professional development by identifying and creating opportunities to expand your skills to meet the demands of individual student needs;
  • Attend IEP meetings and parent conferences;
  • Develop strong relationships with parents and students to create investment in school culture and academics;
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules and collaborating effectively with co-teachers and colleagues;
  • Commitment to professional growth through self-reflection, receptiveness to feedback and a continuous desire to improve; and
  • Demonstrate a solutions-oriented mindset and flexible thinking when faced with challenges.
  • A person who believes in the critical importance of diversity in the life of a school


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required; Masters degree preferred
  • A minimum of 2-years of teaching experience required; experience in an urban school setting in which the students were selected by lottery and not by entrance exam or by discretionary criteria is preferred
  • Hold a PA special education certification or be in the process of obtaining certification
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


Salary and benefits will be highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Hebrew Public is committed to building a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve. Candidates of color and those from backgrounds that are underrepresented in school leadership roles are particularly encouraged to apply.

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School Type

Public Charter





Education Level

4- Year Degree