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 is currently seeking full-time Upper Grades Special Education Fundamental Math Teacher (9-12) for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. Esperanza Academy is invested in reimagining math instruction and learning for our students. Our math teachers will facilitate and guide special education students as they learn by doing math.  Students will have the opportunity to learn how to use math to solve real-world problems.

Duties and Responsibilities

Esperanza Academy is a safe, structured, and supportive environment in which to teach.

Esperanza Academy teachers:

  • Are mission-minded leaders both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Understand that building strong relationships is critical to student achievement.
  • Are student-centered, data-driven, and set a high standard for themselves and their students.
  • Are focused on student achievement and are committed to tailoring curriculum and instruction to the needs of our student body.
  • Are collaborative team players who believe that they can move ALL students forward.

Qualifications

  • A passion for education and a belief that your zip code does not dictate your destiny.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required. (Official transcripts showing the degree conferred are required before the starting date of employment.)
  • Certification: The ideal applicant interested in this opportunity should hold both of the following PA teacher certifications before their start date: Special Education (9227 or 9231) AND Mathematics (6800).
  • Clearances: All applicants must have current FBI, PA Criminal, and Child Abuse background checks. For more information regarding required. clearances please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Education website. 
  • Prior teaching experience serving this student population is preferred but not required.
  • Spanish fluency is preferred but not required.

FOLLOW US

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.

TO APPLY

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.

Job Function

Educator

Job Type

Teacher

School Type

Public Charter

Subject

Math

Grade

Multiple-Grades-High-School

Education Level

4- Year Degree

Term

2022-2023