Career Opportunities

For the 2019-2020 school year Hope Partnership for Education Middle School is seeking applicants for the
following teaching positions:

Classroom Teacher with Specialty in 5th and 6th Grade Math and Science (Full Time)

The Classroom Teacher will lead a 6th grade class and teach math and science to 5th and 6th grade middle
school students. He or she should possess the subject content knowledge, pedagogy, and Pennsylvania
Academic Standards to guide instruction. The teacher will effectively use resources, materials and
technology in planning lessons, insure that student learning is aligned with instructional goals, and utilize
classroom routines and procedures that result in little or no loss in instructional time. The Classroom
Teacher should be reasonably flexible and responsive in meeting the learning needs of students, and able to
clearly communicate procedures and explanations.
The Classroom Teacher should be available to participate in, and support, school events, and to take
advantage of opportunities for professional growth and developme

Applicant Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Arts or Science in Education or related field;
  • PA state teacher certification achieved or in process;
  • One year of experience in middle school preferred:
  • Knowledge of Professional Code of Conduct;
  • Ability to model and teach conflict resolution skills;
  • Ability to work sensitively with urban youth.

Salary, commensurate with experience, includes health and retirement benefits.

Physical Education Teacher (Part Time)

The Physical Education Teacher inspires and instructs students in grades 5 through 8 to stay fit and to begin
a lifelong commitment to health and good fitness habits. He or she follows classroom routines and
procedures to maintain an appropriate environment for learning, adheres to school regulations regarding
attendance and punctuality, keeps accurate records, and communicates with families when necessary.

As a faculty member the Physical Education Teacher should be available to participate in, and support,
school events, and to take advantage of opportunities for professional growth and development.

Applicant Requirements:

  • College degree in an appropriate field related to physical education, health, or athletics;
  • Ability to creatively introduce activities to students that build skills and encourage cooperation;
  • Athletic ability sufficient to demonstrate activities;
  • Some experience working with, and motivating, middle school students;
  • Strong organizational and management skills;
  • Demonstrates flexibility in a frequently-changing environment;
  • Ability to work sensitively with urban youth.

Salary is commensurate with experience. No benefits are available for part time positions.

Classroom Teacher with Specialty in 7th and 8th Grade Language Arts and Social Studies
(Full Time)

The teacher in this position will lead the 7th grade class and teach language arts and social studies to 7th and
8th grade students. The teacher should be able to support the emphasis on writing skills in the language arts
curriculum with strong composition and editing skills, and have experience in guiding and coaching students’
development as competent writers. Additionally, this teacher should have the knowledge and experience to
teach social studies using creative and interactive approaches. He or she should possess the subject
content knowledge, pedagogy, and Pennsylvania Academic Standards to guide instruction. The teacher will
effectively use resources, materials and technology in planning lessons, insure that student learning is
aligned with instructional goals, and utilize classroom routines and procedures that result in little or no loss
in instructional time. The Classroom Teacher should be reasonably flexible and responsive in meeting the
learning needs of students, and able to clearly communicate procedures and explanations.

The Classroom Teacher should be available to participate in, and support, school events, and to take
advantage of opportunities for professional growth and development.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Arts or Science in Education or related field;
  • PA state teacher certification achieved or in process;
  • At least one year of experience in middle school preferred:
  • Experience advising a student writing club or literary publication is highly desirable;
  • Knowledge of Professional Code of Conduct;
  • Ability to model and teach conflict resolution skills;
  • Ability to work sensitively with urban youth.

Salary, commensurate with experience, includes health and retirement benefits.

 

To Apply:

Please send a letter of interest accompanied by a resume, to Human Resource, Qwan Tisdale at qtisdale@hope-partnership.org (electronically preferred) or via U.S. Mail to:
Dr. Sharon DuPree, Head of School
Hope Partnership for Education Middle School
2601 North 11th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133
Email: sdupree@hope-partnership.org

Other information: Salary commensurate with experience. Full time positions include health, dental, and retirement benefits.