Thank you for your interest in employment with the West Oak Lane Charter School (WOLCS). We value all of our interested applicants and hope to provide you with the best customer service possible. The Federal legislation, "HR1 No Child Left Behind Act of 2001" requires that all public and charter schools hire “Highly Qualified” teachers for their schools. WOLCS is committed to hiring teachers who meet the NCLB definition of a highly qualified teacher. We seek qualified candidates who are innovative, enthusiastic, and looking for a genuine opportunity to make a difference. West Oak Lane Charter School is looking for Pennsylvania certified teachers for the 2013-2014 school year that can help us turn a "good" school into a "great" school. We are in our 15th year as a K-8 charter school located in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia. We have approximately 905 students. Our school offers a bright spacious, clean and safe environment for teachers and students. Administration promotes innovation and works collaboratively with teachers and parents to ensure that our students are engaged and that they received a quality educational experience.
AVAILABLE POSITIONS FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2013-2014:
Spanish Teacher – Position Summary
Instructional work teaching Spanish to elementary and middle school students. Employees are responsible for mastering and utilizing a variety of instructional techniques and delivering excellent instruction. Work involves instructing students in basic sound system and spelling patterns, common vocabulary words and phrases, and sentence and question structures of Spanish language.
CREDENTIALS AND EXPERIENCE:
- Pennsylvania Certification (Instructional I or II in Spanish)
- Bachelor's degree, including all courses to satisfy requirements of subject major in Spanish
- Minimum of one year of full-time teaching experience preferred
Computer Intervention Coordinator – Position Summary
Work involves providing oversight for computer based reading and math intervention programs to enhance and develop student comprehension across all grade levels (K-8th). Provide computer instruction as aligned with Pennsylvania state standards to all grade level students enabling them to attain competence in the use of computer and computer systems as tools for research and communication. Requires working with teachers and students to effectively integrate the use of technology to support remedial work.
CREDENTIALS AND EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in work experience
- Minimum of five years of computer instruction in a classroom setting
- Minimum of five year of full-time teaching experience preferred
Kindergarten - (PA Certified - K-6)
Minimum of 2 years classroom experience
PSSA Math/Reading Prep Teacher (PA Certified - K-8)
Ability to Teach Algebra
6th Grade Teacher - (PA Certified - K-8)
5th Grade Teacher - (PA Certified - K-6)
With extensive intermediate experience (specifically in the 4th thru 6th Grade)
Elementary Teacher - (PA Certified)
With minimum of 1 year experience