Elementary School Teacher (1st and 2nd Grade)

Philip's Academy Charter School

Paterson, NJ, USA

Full time

$53-65k (annually)

CST (Child Study Team)

10 hrs

Position Type:
Elementary School Teaching/Primary - Grades 1, 2, 3

Date Posted:

Philip`s Academy Charter School of Paterson

Date Available:

Closing Date:

Philip's Academy Charter School of Paterson is committed to helping its young men and women, with love and support, to build a strong foundation for life. At Philip's Academy, learning happens everywhere, both inside and outside the classroom. Teachers teach the standard curriculum-math, science and history-at the same time they instill a hunger and determination in their students to forge their own life path, make their dreams come true, and reach for the best they can be.


1. Bachelor's degree
2. Valid Elementary Teaching Credential
3. Committed to the mission, vision, and core values of Philip's Academy Charter School, Paterson.


1. Advance degree

2. A minimum of three years teaching experience at the K-6 level

3. Spanish/ speaker

REPORTS TO: School Principal

JOB GOAL: To provide each student with a caring, stimulating, learning environment that will cultivate emotional intelligence and enable each child to reach his/her fullest academic potential.


Instructional Leader

1) Design, deliver instructional lessons to meet curriculum requirements.
2) Provide planned learning experiences that motivate students, utilize best practices, are inclusive of parent participation, adhere to Philip's Academy Charter School, Paterson educational model, and are developmentally appropriate.

3) Develop current lesson plans (daily and/or weekly) and instructional materials that provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.

4) Select and utilize appropriate instructional materials, aids, and supplies that assist in the development of innovative, well-organized units of study.

5) Identify, record, reflect on student needs and cooperate with the professional learning community to assess, plan, monitor, and implement methods to solve student health, attitude, and learning issues.

6) Work collaboratively with parents to design, deliver, manage learning experiences for all learners.

Classroom Management and Aesthetics

7) Establish and maintain high standards of student behavior needed to achieve optimal learning atmosphere in the classroom.

8) Provide a functional and attractive environment in the classroom conducive for learning and aligned to the curriculum.

9) Adhere to Philip's social/emotional learning policy.

10) Plan and coordinate the work of aides, teacher assistants, parents, and other paraprofessionals as appropriate.


11) Participate cooperatively in the system of evaluation as stated in the charter's guidelines.

12) Administer assessments in a variety of forms (formative, summative, standardized, etc.) in accordance with the charter's testing programs.

13) Evaluate students' academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, prepare student reports and communicate with parents regarding their child's progress.

Additional Responsibilities

15) Communicate with parents, administration, colleagues in a timely, consistent manner.

16) Actively participate in a professional learning community.

17) Perform basic attendance accounting and business services as required in an accurate and timely manner.

18) Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.

19) Share in the sponsorship of student activities and participate in faculty committees as agreed upon.

20) Attend all school functions as required.

Professional Development

21) Attend all teacher in-service education required and provided by the administration.

22) Maintain professional competence through participation in additional in-service activities and other learning opportunities and/or self-selected professional growth activities.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary commensurate with experience, conditions, and length of employment.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated by site administrator.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $53,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Teaching: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Teaching Certification (Required)

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Philip's Academy Charter School

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