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Special Education Teacher

West Philadelphia Achievement Charter Elementary School
Philadelphia, PA
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Full-time (10-months)

Comprehensive benefits package at no additional cost to the employees


West Philadelphia Achievement Charter Elementary School is an inner city Arts and Technology K-5 Elementary School. We are a family oriented environment with family and community involvement being an integral part of our mission to enrich the lives of our students.


West Philadelphia Achievement Charter is seeking a high energy, innovative educator to join our professional community. He/She will be responsible for teaching groups of students with mild or moderate learning disabilities. He/She will modify existing curriculum on basic subjects (e.g. math, writing) to meet each student's learning requirements and build individual lesson plans tailored to their specific needs. He/She will also discuss with Special Education Coordinator, support staff and parents important matters that might impede students' progress.


  • Assess students' abilities and craft teaching plans
  • Adapt learning materials to students' needs
  • Keep track of and reflect on students' progress
  • Monitor children's behavioral patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed
  • Find engaging activities to teach skills
  • Manage classroom crises and resolve conflict
  • Prepare students for transition to the next grade
  • Inform parents about their children's performance and potential problems


  • 3 + years teaching experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from an accredited college or university
  • Must have experience writing and monitoring I.E.P.s. and be familiar with IDEA regulations
  • Must be able to obtain or currently have all background clearances (Federal, PA State, & Child Abuse).
  • Valid PA Special Education certification


West Philadelphia Achievement Charter Elementary School

Philadelphia, PA
19151 USA



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Over a month ago
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