Jan 13, 2024

Third Grade Teacher - Fernhill Campus

  • TrulyHired
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

Overview Wissahickon Charter School is seeking a third grade teacher for our Fernhill Campus. This position will start as soon as possible. Third grade teachers are responsible for developing and implementing instruction that builds positive classroom community and promotes academic and social/emotional growth. Teachers must be committed to the belief that all students can learn and must be relentless in their efforts to address the wide range of learning styles, needs and interests of Wissahickon Charter School students. The ideal candidate will have classroom teaching experience in an urban setting and will thrive in a collaborative work environment. This is an outstanding opportunity to improve the academic and social outcomes of children from across the city of Philadelphia. Key Responsibilities Establish and maintain a learning environment that excites, invests, and motivates students to achieve academic and behavioral expectations Design and implement organized, differentiated unit and lesson plans aligned with WCS' curriculum Work collaboratively with grade team, learning specialists, teaching assistants, and other staff to support student growth Build classroom community through the development of CARES values Collaboration, Academic Excellence, Responsibility, Empathy, and Self-Reflection) Consistently implement WCS' student management practices within the classroom and throughout school Establish and maintain relationships with families through regular communication, updates and opportunities for involvement Track student performance and use data from Wissahickon Charter School's internal assessments to drive instruction and behavior interventions Exemplify WCS' CARES values in all interactions with students, families and colleagues Seek out and be receptive to feedback from the Principal, Assistant Principal, Director of Culture, Instructional Coaches and peers with the goal of improving instructional and culture-building skills Participate in all professional development, team planning and data analysis meetings Assume other duties as assigned by the administrative team

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