About Independence Mission Schools (IMS)

Independence Mission Schools (IMS) is an independent network of 14 Catholic schools that are providing a transformative Catholic education to children of all faiths across the city of Philadelphia.

Job Description

St. Barnabas & St. Thomas Aquinas, Independence Mission Schools, are currently seeking candidates to fill a full-time Physical Education role for the 2022-2023 school year. This position will teach at both school locations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Believe in the mission and vision of IMS and are excited about working in diverse communities
  • Model outstanding character traits according to the ethics, values, and philosophy of the Catholic teachings, and exhibit these traits through a positive classroom atmosphere
  • Model a growth mindset for themselves and others and demonstrate this growth mindset through enthusiastic application of new learning and feedback
  • Hold themselves highly-accountable for their work and demonstrate a commitment to accomplish ambitious goals
  • Set high behavioral and academic expectations for all students
  • Are experts in their content areas and understand their content’s Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
  • Understand data-driven instruction and other best instructional practices to ensure aligned, effective learning experiences
  • Believe in the power of collaboration and work well with a team of subject and grade level colleagues to integrate cross-curricular instruction and real-world problem solving skills across all classrooms
  • Lend their skills and interests to coaching and moderating  extra-curricular activities
  • Communicate effectively with families, peers, and leadership to build a strong classroom community
  • Plan meticulously and remain highly-organized to ensure every student has an excellent learning experience
  • Perform other duties as needed or as assigned

Qualifications

Experience:

  • Experience teaching diverse learners and differentiating instruction (preferred)
  • A track record of leading students to successfully achieve those expectations (preferred)
  • Experience working with children and communities in an urban setting (preferred)

Certification, Degrees, and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate (preferred)
  • Clearance on all required background checks (required)

EOE: IMS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and celebrates staff diversity. We strive to be and build a diverse team that is representative of our students and the communities in which we serve. If you identify as an individual of color, we highly encourage you to apply!

Want to learn more about IMS and our school locations? Please visit: https://independencemissionschools.org/schools/

Primary Location Various Schools
Salary Range $36,720.00 – $44,370.00 / Per Year
Shift Type Full-Time

Job Function

Educator

Job Type

Teacher

School Type

Catholic

Subject

Physical-Education

Grade

Multiple-Grades-Elementary-School

Education Level

4- Year Degree

Term

2022-2023