About Independence Charter School - Center City (ICS- CC)

Independence Charter School - Center City (ICS- CC) is a K-8 Philadelphia citywide admission charter focused on academic excellence, second language acquisition and developing global citizens. ICS is now recruiting culturally proficient educators to join the 2022-2023 staff. This is a full-time teaching position.

Job Description

To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a K-8 environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

ICS is now recruiting culturally proficient educators to join the 2022-2023 staff. Work is performed under the direction of the Special Education Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential functions of the job may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Works with students individually or in small groups on a daily basis focusing on specific skills.
  • Responsible for coordinating the development, monitoring, and implementation of student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP).
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records of all assigned students.
  • Assess the ability and potential of students requiring a specific study program using a variety of tests and other forms of assessments.
  • Develops/adapts lessons to enhance the affective and cognitive development of students.
  • Provides information, support, and communication with parents and families.
  • Assesses student performance frequently and objectively as required by IEP.
  • Interpret the educational program to parents and other community members through personal conferences and meetings when appropriate.
  • Consistently monitors progress on IEP goals and communicates weekly with teachers and supervisor regarding all pull-out sessions.
  • Co-teach with math and English teachers.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development designed to improve student achievement.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning.
  • Develops schemes of work, lesson plans and tests that are in accordance with established procedures. ● Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development.
  • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations.
  • Prepare required reports on students and activities.
  • Participate in department, school and parent meetings.
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs. Other functions of the job include but are not limited to the following:
  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds.
  • Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls and answer emails.
  • Participate in appropriate professional activities.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge Skills and Ability Required: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • B.A/B.S degree in teaching from an accredited college or university.
  • Pennsylvania State Special Education Certification – K-8 or N12 REQUIRED
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to reteach and reinforce middle school math and English skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Must have the ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis.
  • Meet professional teacher education requirements of school, district and state

Job Function


Job Type


School Type

Public Charter





Education Level

4- Year Degree