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.

Job Description

Esperanza Academy Charter School has immediate openings for Part-Time School Climate Officers (SCOs) for our middle and high school buildings at the Esperanza campus. Dually reporting to the Director of School Security and the assigned building administrator this safety and security team member is singularly focused on maintaining a safe learning environment for our school community. We seek a student-centered, observant, dedicated team player, who can work alongside administration, faculty, and staff to support a positive school-wide culture.

Duties and Responsibilities

Our School Climate officers are tasked with being the gatekeepers to our buildings, enforcing school-wide behavioral norms and expectations, and contributing to a positive school-wide culture.  Our faculty and staff are mission-minded leaders both inside and outside the classroom.  Esperanza Academy is a safe, structured, and supportive environment in which to teach and work.


Esperanza Academy faculty and staff are student-centered, customer service oriented and set a high standard for themselves and their students.  Esperanza Academy faculty and staff understand the importance of building strong relationships are critical to student achievement.  Esperanza Academy faculty and staff are collaborative team players who believe that ALL students are capable of growth. As a result, they are relentless in upholding the Esperanza standard and are committed to making school a safe and welcoming environment for all.


  • A passion for education and a belief that your zip code does not dictate your destiny.
  • A High School Diploma or Associate Degree or 60 credits
  • Prior experience in school security or working with youth experience is preferred but not required.
  • A flexible schedule that allows for covering a variety of shifts between our three schools (Elementary, Middle, and High) is preferred.
  • 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 talent@neacademy.net. In the subject line of your email, include the role you are applying for to support the talent team in the screening process.





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 Function

Student and School Support

Job Type


School Type

Public Charter





Education Level

4- Year Degree