Special Education Teacher (#311232)

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The School District of Philadelphia is recruiting teachers who share our unwavering commitment to equity as we work to provide an exceptional education to every student. Our district has a great need for teachers who specialize in critical subjects such as math, science, special education, and dual certifications for the 2017-18 school year. Submit your application today if you’re ready to join us in redefining the school experience for all of Philadelphia’s students.

We’re seeking passionate educators who share our commitment to make our district a place where all students thrive. Our teachers must be: Committed: Our teachers exhibit an unwavering commitment to serve our students, their families, and the local community. They take personal responsibility for their students’ education and demand excellence from themselves and their peers.

Flexible. Our teachers are eager to serve in our highest-need schools where they can make the biggest impact on student achievement.

Tenacious: Our teachers navigate complex situations, persevere through challenges and embrace possibility—for themselves and their students.

Reflective. Our teachers are always growing. They are aware of their strengths and growth areas, and commit to continual improvement.

Inclusive. Our teachers recognize that diversity makes our schools stronger and deeply value the range of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives that our students bring to the classroom.

Why Teach in Philadelphia? Make a profound impact. Philadelphia’s teachers help students reimagine what is possible by equipping them with the skills and knowledge they need to graduate from high school ready for college and career. Be a part of our history. Every day, Philadelphia’s community of educators rise to meet new challenges with dedication and innovation, determined to create a system of equitable schools. Endless opportunities for growth. First year teachers participate in new teacher orientation programs and receive support in the classroom from a dedicated coach to help them reach their full potential—while helping their students do the same.

Apply Now-- One Application, 222 Schools One application provides you with access to a network of diverse schools looking for committed, talented teachers. Once you successfully complete our selection process, you will have the opportunity to interview with principals for positions across all SDP schools.

To apply, please visit our online application. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and you can expect to hear back within two weeks on the status of your application.

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