About Philadelphia Hebrew Public Charter School

Hebrew Public Charter Schools for Global Citizens. Hebrew Public is a national network of diverse-by-design public charter schools that teach children of all backgrounds to become productive global citizens. Our schools are models of racial and economic integration, academic excellence, and foreign language learning.

Hebrew Public’s network currently contains thirteen schools in four states and the District of Columbia, serving more than 2,500 students. In New York City, we serve as the Charter Management Organization for schools in Brooklyn and Harlem.

The network’s first school in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Hebrew Public, opened in 2019, serving 156 students in kindergarten and 1st grade. The school will expand to 4th grade in 2022-23 and will add a grade level each year until it ultimately serves grades K to 8 in the 2026-27 school year. PHP provides students with a sophisticated core curriculum in English Language Arts, mathematics, Modern Hebrew, the sciences, social studies, art, music, and physical education.

Job Description

Ready for an exciting and new opportunity? This is a great time to join Philadelphia Hebrew Public in its fifth year. We are seeking a driven STEM Lab Teacher for the 2023-2024 school year that operates with a high sense of urgency and possesses a strong work ethic. This is a great opportunity to design and launch a K-5 STEM program at Philadelphia Hebrew Public. Join a remarkable community of educators and social change-makers who are passionate about meaningful integration and global education and are relentlessly committed to ensuring students from all backgrounds attain high levels of academic achievement. We select individuals who share our vision and are willing to put in the hard work to achieve it. Candidates for this position do NOT need to speak Hebrew. The School is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. The school is eager to consider applications from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and implement STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Lab and Israel Startup Nation initiative
  • Produce quality Common Core aligned lesson plans that strive for higher-level objectives while accommodating all learning styles;
  • Analyze and regularly review student assessment data from a variety of sources – both formally and informally – to drive curricular and pedagogical choices and adjustments;
  • Maximize learning time through effective classroom management;
  • Provide an inviting, exciting, learning environment using varied instructional techniques and developmentally appropriate strategies;
  • Mastery/deep knowledge in instructional subject area, with an undergraduate major or minor or graduate degree in the subject;
  • Evidence of student achievement growth in previous teaching roles;
  • Strong desire to collaborate with other faculty and instructional leaders to discuss student work and ensure curricular coherence;
  • Strong desire to engage families through intentional relationship building and ongoing communication;
  • Passion for his/her subject and the ability to connect with and motivate, individually and collectively, a diverse group of students;
  • A strong commitment to all students with the belief that all students can learn and must be held to high academic standards;
  • Boundless energy and enthusiasm for working with students and other adults in the building;
  • Commitment to professional growth through self-reflection, receptiveness to feedback and a continuous desire to improve; and
  • Demonstrate a solutions-oriented mindset and flexible thinking when faced with challenges.
  • A person who believes in the critical importance of diversity in the life of a school


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required; Masters degree preferred
  • Elementary and/or Middle School teaching experience preferred
  • Hold PA teacher certification or working towards certification is preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Legally authorized to work in the USA



Salary and benefits will be highly competitive and commensurate with experience.



To be considered, interested applicants must submit a resume and detailed cover letter through our website: https://hebrewpublic.org/careers-at-hebrew-public/.


Hebrew Public is committed to building a diverse staff team that reflects the communities we serve and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. 

Job Function


Job Type


School Type

Public Charter



Education Level

4- Year Degree