High School Mathematics Teacher

Posted by
Philadelphia OIC
Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc., Workforce Academy (OICWA)

The mission of Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. (“Philadelphia OIC”) 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 2020-2021 school year, Philadelphia OIC will continue to implement an accelerated alternative education public high school entitled, the Philadelphia OIC Workforce Academy. The academy utilizes 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 cultivates 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

·        Serving on school committees to support teaching and learning and to accelerate learning outcomes

·        Developing curriculum and assessments

·        Ensuring education equity and access for special education students and English language learners

·        Collaborating as an active member of the Professional Learning Communities and Distributive Team Meetings to develop and implement an academic, technical, technology, and practical curriculum

·        Furnishing information, guidance, and support to students targeted to meeting the challenges of accelerated learners

·        Advancing practice by attending training and workshops to maintain current pedagogy and to enhance skills

·        Assisting with school improvement processes and activities

·        Participating in Professional Learning Communities to ensure effective data driven informed teaching and learning

·        Contributing to the public relations of OIC Workforce Academy concerning student achievement and student activities; staff accomplishments; publicizes student and family events, programs, and extra-curricular activities

·        Reporting/eliminating potentially dangerous conditions as soon as possible to safeguard the health and safety of students, faculty, staff, visitors, and community

·        Other duties as assigned


·        Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

·        Current Pennsylvania Education Teaching Certification in subject area

·        One-year experience working with at-risk youth preferred

·        Proven ability and working knowledge with Microsoft software applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

·        A strong understanding of the various blended and virtual learning models

·        Effective use of technology to increase student achievement

·        An entrepreneurial approach to problem solving evidenced by a trach record of educational success

·        An unwavering belief that all students can and will excel


·        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.

Essential data:

·        Individual will teach three periods of the subject based on the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s (PDE) 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


·        8:00am - 3:00pm

·        Each class is 90 minutes in length

·        Lunch and Preparation Times: 2 hours 

Please contact for more information. No phone calls please.  


Philadelphia OIC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics

Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc., Workforce Academy (OICWA)

The mission of Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. (“Philadelphia OIC”) is to assist the unemployed, the underemployed, the…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required


Philadelphia, PA

How to Apply

Please put job title in subject line.

Please put job title in subject line.

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite jobs and get email alerts when new ones are posted.