About Esperanza Academy Charter School
Esperanza means hope. Esperanza Academy Charter School (EACS) is located in the Hunting Park section of North Philadelphia and prides itself on serving the students in the community in which it is located. During the 2022-2023 school year, Esperanza Academy will serve grades: K, 1, 4, 5, and 6-12. Esperanza Academy believes that education can be a vehicle for social and economic progress for marginalized communities. As a result, we are relentless in our pursuit to provide our students with the best educational option in the Philadelphia area.
Our proven track record of academic success with historically underserved students sets us apart. The Academy has 11th-grade test scores above the city of Philadelphia average and value-added math and reading proficiency growth is among the highest in Pennsylvania. Students graduate at a rate exceeding 90% and drop out at a rate of only 1%. For seven out of eight years our high school has been ranked as one of the Best High Schools in the country.
At Esperanza Academy, we strive to provide an excellent and equitable educational experience for ALL students. Our team is seeking a Math Curriculum Specialist, K-8 for the current 2022-2023 school year. Dually reporting to the Directors of Instruction at the elementary and middle grades buildings, the Math Curriculum Specialist is strengthening the Academy Math curriculum program. We seek a student-centered, detail-oriented, instructional leader who works with the end in mind.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Math Curriculum Specialist, K-8, will be involved in the evaluation, refinement, and creation of a coherent, accessible, and effective Mathematics curriculum. This role will support school leaders with the implementation of a standards-based K-8 academic program. This leader will ensure the alignment of the Common Core and PA Core Standards and inform the creation of rigorous school-wide formative and summative assessments at each grade level. The Math Curriculum Specialist will serve as the resident expert regarding the effective instructional strategies for the delivery of Math content. As a result, this person will also coach teachers to sharpen their differentiated mathematics instruction. An effective team player, the K-8 Math Curriculum Specialist alongside the school-level leadership team will work to create a developmentally appropriate and seamless learning experience across grades in order to maximize student outcomes for ALL Esperanza Academy students.
- A passion for education and a belief that your zip code does not dictate your destiny.
- A minimum of 5 years of professional experience specifically in school leadership, teacher coaching, curriculum development, or program leadership.
- Experience in an urban setting with high percentages of ELD and SPED students.
- Proven track record of success in creating, implementing, and sustaining academic growth over time.
- Knowledgeable of both the PA Core and Common Core Standards for Mathematics
- A Master’s Degree in Education or a related field
- Applicable Certifications: Curriculum and Instruction PK-12, School Administrator, K-12, or Mathematics Coach PK-12
- Clearances: All applicants must have current FBI, PA Criminal, and Child Abuse background checks.
- Spanish fluency is preferred but not required.
To learn more about Esperanza Academy, please visit our website at https://www.esperanzaacademycs.org or follow us on our social media accounts. We can be found on Facebook or Instagram.
Interested applicants should email their resumes to email@example.com. In the subject line of your email, include the role you are applying for to support the talent team in the screening process.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
Esperanza Academy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Job FunctionInstructional Leadership
School TypePublic Charter