Career Opportunities

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

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.

To Apply:

Please send a letter of interest accompanied by a resume, to Human Resource, Qwan Tisdale at (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

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


Adult Education Program is seeking applications for the following teaching positions:

Reading Specialist – Adult Education

Reporting to the Director of Adult Education, the Reading Specialist will provide a balanced and effective reading program for adult learners at all levels, from beginning literacy through preparation for the GED/HiSET exam. The Reading Specialist will:

  • Provide reading instruction and activities to students of varying levels.
  • Identify, select and modify instructional materials to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
  • Assess and track academic progress of students for both academic progress and data reporting.
  • Participate in organizational meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain a positive, organized and safe learning environment
  • Enforce school rules, administrative regulations, and Board policies.

Hope Partnership’s unique program provides individualized learning, with classes that are:

  • Small, with 3-5 students per class
  • 90 minutes long, once or twice a week
  • Offered between 10 am and 3 pm, Monday through Thursday
  • Sorted by lexile level/educational functioning level
  • Supplied with books for students and supplemented by educational software

This is a part-time, hourly position of approximately 15 hours/week when classes are in session, which includes prep time. 


  • Bachelor’s degree and classroom teaching experience required; Master’s degree and/or reading specialist certification preferred
  • Experience in adult or alternative education preferred
  • Comfortable using a variety of technology in the classroom, such as IXL, Read Theory, or Newsela
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work well with diverse populations and develop positive relationships with students, colleagues, and staff


Hope Partnership for Education is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate or segregate in any of its programs and services, in the composition of its Board of Trustees and committees, or in conditions of employment of staff because of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, or disability.

This policy applies to all employees and applicants for employment in connection with: hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, advertising or solicitation for employment, treatment during employment, rates of pay, or other forms of compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, lay-off or termination.

To Apply:

Please send a letter of interest accompanied by a resume, to Human Resource, Qwan Tisdale at  or to the Director of Adult Education at