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

This is an exciting time to join Philadelphia Hebrew Public in its fourth year. Join a remarkable community of educators and social changemakers 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. We are seeking a social worker who is experienced, knowledgeable and passionate about working with at-risk students.

The Substitute Teacher position provides a unique opportunity for talented individuals with limited or no teaching experience to explore the field of education and to gain hands-on practice and the training necessary to become a successful full-time classroom teacher.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide in-house substitute teaching coverage for teachers
  • Co-teach with teacher-leaders
  • Support teachers with tutoring, grading, and individual or small group student instruction
  • Full participation in summer and school-year professional development, as well as regular meetings with an instructional coach
  • Strong desire to collaborate with other faculty and instructional leaders to discuss student work and ensure curricular coherence
  • Passion for his/her subject and the ability to connect with and motivate, individually and collectively, a diverse group of student
  • 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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required
  • Hold Pennsylvania certification or working towards certification is required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in an urban school setting in which the students were selected by lottery and not by entrance exam or by discretionary criteria is preferred

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

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

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS, PLEASE APPLY:

To be considered, interested applicants must submit a resume and detailed cover letter on our Hebrew Public Careers page.

Hebrew Public is committed to building a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve. Candidates of color and those from backgrounds that are underrepresented in school leadership roles are particularly encouraged to apply.

Job Function

Educator

Job Type

Teacher

School Type

Public Charter

Subject

Any

Grade

Multiple-Grades-Elementary-School

Education Level

4- Year Degree

Term

2022-2023