Achievement House is hiring for the following positions:  

READING SPECIALIST

Achievement House Cyber Charter School, headquartered in Exton, PA, is seeking a PA certified Reading Specialist for the 2017-2018 school year. This position is a full-time, permanent, salaried, ten-month position.

The Reading Specialist's primary responsibilities include: working closely with students to help them achieve reading skills appropriate for their grade level; and striving to increase the reading capabilities of all students through school-wide reading programs, literacy materials and resources, and ongoing collaboration with teachers, mentors, parents and school administrators.

Duties will include conducting assessments for use in the cyber environment to determine student reading levels, creating reading plans to match student ability and learning styles, guiding students through reading activities to help them overcome obstacles to literacy, and consulting with teachers and parents to recommend strategies to improve reading.

We are looking for a Reading Specialist who will use a diverse set of strategies and methods to provide individualized lessons and the support our students need to learn to read and comprehend meaning from printed words. A qualified candidate must believe in the ability of all students to learn, contain a skill set to help every student be a successful learner, and be committed to continuous learning.

Prior Reading Specialist experience is required. A PA teaching certificate as a Reading Specialist is required. A Bachelor's degree in English with a minor in Elementary or Secondary Education is preferred. A strong background in technology is helpful. Child abuse and criminal background clearances are required.

Applicants should forward their resume via e-mail to bworn@achievementcharter.com


SCIENCE TEACHER

Achievement House Cyber Charter School, headquartered in Exton, PA (grades 7 through 12) is seeking a Science Teacher for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. The position is a full-time, salaried, ten-month position (paid over 12 months).

The candidate for this teaching position will work onsite in our Exton (Chester County) location.

Teaching responsibilities include: designing PA standards-aligned lessons and assessments for use in the cyber environment; teacher and recording live lessons using an online classroom; grading lesson submissions according to Achievement House protocol and maintaining records in an online gradebook; communicating course expectations, class times, and upcoming events to students and parents using e-mail, instant messaging, and course announcements; contacting students and/or parents of students who are struggling and/or not completing assignments; developing and implementing programs of individual and small group help sessions on a regular basis to student need.

We are looking for a Science teacher who brings passion every day and can effectively teach and manage their responsibilities in a cyber environment. Teachers will be trained how to use the online school portal to provide organized lessons, live classes, e-mail communications, course announcements, grading, and be able to locate resource information using search tools.

Qualified candidates must believe in the ability of all students to learn, contain a skill set to help every student be a successful learner, and be committed to continuous learning. They should also be able to create fun and stimulating class projects.

A PA teaching certificate in General Science is required. Multiple Science certificates or specific Science certificates are a plus. Must possess the ability to utilize technology and develop necessary technology skills to use online curriculum and Learning Management Systems. Prior experience in a cyber setting is a plus, but not required. Child abuse and criminal background clearances are required. Must also complete Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training.

Applicants should forward their resume via e-mail to: bworn@achievementcharter.com.


SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Achievement House Cyber Charter School located in Exton, PA (grades 7 through 12) is seeking a Special Education teacher. The Special Education Teacher position is full-time, salaried, ten-month position.

This Special Education Teacher is responsible for developing and writing IEP’s; providing support to identified students via the computer and phone; working collaboratively with staff to develop accommodations and modifications of the curriculum, and communicating with parents on a regular basis. In addition the Special Education Teacher will co-teach with subject area teachers to provide educational support to students with disabilities and any student where assistance can be beneficial.

We are seeking a candidate with strong IEP writing skills; knowledge of state & federal regulations, legal issues and procedures related to provision of special services in charter schools, and knowledge and experience related to inclusion. Also required is knowledge of computers/technology. Candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills. A qualified candidate must believe in the ability of all students to learn, contain a skill set to help every student be a successful learner and be committed to continuous learning.

Candidates must have at least Level I PA Special Education certification. Level II is preferred. Additional certification in core subject area would also be preferred. Prior experience in a cyber school setting is a plus. FBI and child abuse clearances required.

Applicants should forward their resume via e-mail at: bworn@achievementcharter.com.