Calling All Education Change Agents!
We are actively seeking qualified candidates for the role of Teacher for SY18-19.
WHO WE ARE:
Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School (SLACS) was founded to address the need for community access to exceptional, leadership based education in the heart of southwest Philadelphia. Currently, Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School supports just under 500 students in grades K-8 in single gender classrooms, leveraging research from the world- renowned Gurian Institute around socio-emotional learning and differentiation between the sexes, fueling growth, leadership and engagement for all students. Classrooms in grades K-2 are supported by two educators from the SLACS team – a lead teacher as well as a co-teacher, translating to more 1:1 student/teacher instructional time as well as increased opportunities for differentiated instruction for students.
WHAT WE BELIEVE:
At SLACS, we believe that every child:
We understand the importance of a collaborative learning environment between teachers, parents, and school staff in setting up every child’s educational success.
SLACS is committed to building talented and committed cadres of teachers charged with the skills to develop leaders by empowering scholars to change the factors that define their reality. Our staff will work with students to develop the leadership skills necessary to drive complete community rejuvenation in Southwest Philadelphia. In developing these skills, students will cultivate an array of leadership components that they can apply to community change on a global scale.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
QUALIFICATIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
A SLACS Teacher is charged with providing instruction to our students and is specifically responsible for, but not limited to:
An ideal candidate for this role will demonstrate the following and/or have experiences with:
SALARY, BENEFITS, AND EMPLOYMENT PERIOD
SOUTHWEST LEADERSHIP ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER