This application is for all teaching positions within the School District of Philadelphia for current 2018-19 school year, regardless of grade, content area, or school. If you are interested in a teaching position for the 2019-20 school year, please apply to the "Teacher Talent Pool, SY 2019-20" job posting. If you are interested in the Teacher Residency for the 2019-20 school year, please apply to the "Teacher Resident, SY 2019-20" job posting.
Please read the following guidelines to support you through the application process:
1) Before you submit an application, please visit our Hiring Documents page to see what clearances and paperwork are required at the time of hire. Background clearances are required at the time of hire but are not a prerequisite to complete the application.
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3) For your application to be considered complete, you must submit all of the following:
A teacher with the School District of Philadelphia plans and teaches their subject area, following the scope and sequence for all courses; provides instruction to students in a variety of planned courses; provides the use of real life applications and simulations to instruct students in the analysis and interpretation of material being presented; instructs the use of tools, materials, processes and applications of technology, including pertinent software applications, in the development of lessons; and uses formal and informal classroom and district assessments.
Valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate in respective grade level, and endorsements in respective subject area.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated knowledge of:
Demonstrated ability to:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
As you are working on your application, you can work on, save, and go back to your cover letter and the application itself. For your application to be considered complete, you must submit all of the above. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered during the selection process.