About Wissahickon Charter School

Wissahickon Charter School's first campus, Fernhill, opened in 2002 and serves 480 K-8 students from across Philadelphia. Our second K-8 campus, Awbury, opened in the fall of 2014. The mission of Wissahickon Charter School (WCS) is to provide a community of learning that stimulates and builds the child's intellectual, social, and character development. Wissahickon Charter Schools are planned around three essential elements: an environmental focus that allows students to experience the curriculum, recognition of service learning projects as key in students' success, and an emphasis on parents as partners in the learning experiences of their children.

Job Description

Wissahickon Charter School is seeking a Math Interventionist for the 2022-23 school year. Interventionists are responsible for supporting student achievement across grades K-8 in math. The Interventionists will provide small group or one-on-one instruction to students identified as needing additional academic support in order to meet grade level proficiency benchmarks. This position is also responsible for monitoring, reporting, and communicating student progress and performance. Candidates who have recently graduated from teacher education programs are strongly encouraged to apply. This position provides invaluable teaching experience and professional development, and is great preparation for becoming a lead teacher in the future.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Key Responsibilities
    • Provide targeted math instruction to individual students and small groups
    • Use data to provide instruction to students and to work to bring their skills to grade-level
    • Work to build a close rapport with students
    • Use identified research-based interventions focused specifically on individual student needs
    • Maintain documentation of continuous monitoring of student performance and progress
    • Communicate with the Math Program Coordinator, teachers, administration, and families regarding student progress, and may be asked to participate in meetings to discuss this information
    • Provide assessments for students as needed
    • Provide input for program development
    • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Strong content knowledge and skill in math
    • Knowledge of Bridges math and/or Open Up a plus for math
    • Experience working with students in grades K-8, in an urban school setting preferred
    • All required FBI & PA clearances and compliance with all of WCS’ COVID-19 safety protocols
    • Reflective and open to feedback and coaching
    • Appreciation of the challenges for students returning to in-person instruction after a potentially traumatic time during the pandemic
    • Ability to work with a variety of colleagues who have diverse teaching and organizational styles
    • Willingness to speak openly and honestly about issues of race and equity and to work to dismantle white supremacist culture
    • Interest in the mission of Wissahickon Charter School, and a belief that all children can learn

Job Type

Teacher

School Type

Public Charter

Subject

Math-Intervention

Grade

Multiple-Grades-Elementary-And-Middle

Education Level

4- Year Degree

Term

2022-2023