The mission of Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. (“Philadelphia OIC”) Workforce Academy is to assist the unemployed, the underemployed, the homeless, and disadvantaged youth and adults to achieve self-sufficiency and employment, primarily, through education, training, job placement, as well as supportive human services, housing, and economic development.
In the 2021-2022 school year, Philadelphia OIC will continue to implement an accelerated alternative education program entitled, the Philadelphia OIC Workforce Academy. The academy will utilize a multifaceted approach to learning, as well as, an introduction to the workforce industry. OICWA is specifically for students who are ages 16-21 overage/under credited and/or at risk of not earning a high school diploma in a traditional setting and reside in the city of Philadelphia.
The OIC Workforce Academy (OICWA) Teacher is a team player that is dedicated to the mission and vision of the accelerated school model. The teacher is passionate, energetic, creative, flexible, transformational and upholds the beliefs that all students can and will achieve at high levels. Under the direction of the Executive Director/ Principal and/or designee, the Workforce Academy teacher will assist in leading the school’s goal to increase student achievement. The OICWA teacher is driven by data informed instruction, committed to the principles of experimental and project-based learning, places literacy at the heart of learning and develops and cultivate caring relationships with the school leader, teachers, families, community members, and most importantly students,
The OICWA implements policies, procedures and regulations to ensure a rigorous academic environment based on required curriculum and student achievement objectives; ensures student safety and applies appropriate behavior modification techniques; and assist in the daily management of all aspects of school operations.
· Serving as a passionate teacher and learner leader committed to engaging non-traditional instructional practices
MINNIMUM QUALIFCATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIRMENTS:
· Effective use of technology to increase student achievement
· To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions.
· Individual will teach three periods of the subject based on PDE’s Graduation requirements.
· Individual will develop, plan and present lessons to students in a classroom, utilizing course material and other appropriate learning material.
· Individual will supervise, monitor, assign and evaluate students.
· Individual will establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
· Individual will maintain appropriate and timely records of student progress, communicate with parents, and establish and maintain an effective environment for students, in order to foster learning.
· Individual is expected to support the school’s co-curricular programs by moderating activities.
· Individual will assist in exam proctoring and classroom substitutions.
· 8:00 am-3:00 pm
· Each class is 90 minutes in length.
· Lunch and Preparation Times: 2 hours
The mission of Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. (“Philadelphia OIC”) Workforce Academy is to assist the unemployed, the underemployed, the homeless, and disadvantaged youth and adults to achieve self-sufficiency…