23-24 SY: Esperanza Academy Spanish Teacher (9-12)

Esperanza Academy Charter School

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Posted : 2023-11-09


SCHOOL: Esperanza Academy Charter High School

LOCATION: 301 West Hunting Park, Philadelphia, PA 19120


Esperanza means hope. Esperanza Academy Charter School (EACS) is located in the Hunting Park section of North Philadelphia and prides itself on serving the students in the community in which it is located. During the 2022-2023 school year, Esperanza Academy will serve grades: K-2, and 5-12. Esperanza Academy believes that education can be a vehicle for social and economic progress for marginalized communities. As a result, we are relentless in our pursuit to provide our students with the best educational option in the Philadelphia area.

Our proven track record of academic success with historically underserved students sets us apart. The Academy has 11th-grade test scores above the city of Philadelphia average and value-added math and reading proficiency growth is among the highest in Pennsylvania. Students graduate at a rate exceeding 90% and drop out at a rate of only 1%. For 8 out of 10 years, the Academy has been awarded a silver or bronze medal rating in the US News ranking of Best High Schools in the country.

By the fall of 2025, we will have fully expanded to a K-12 school serving over 2,400 students. This expansion will result in Esperanza Academy being the second-largest single charter school in the city of Philadelphia.


Esperanza Academy Charter School is currently accepting applications for High School Spanish Teachers for the 2023-2024 school year.

Esperanza Academy is a safe, structured, and supportive environment in which to teach. Esperanza Academy teachers:

● Are mission-minded leaders both inside and outside the classroom.
● Understand that building strong relationships is critical to student achievement.
● Are student-centered, data-driven, and set a high standard for themselves and their students.
● Are focused on student achievement and are committed to tailoring curriculum and instruction to the needs of our student body.
● Are collaborative team players who believe that they can move ALL students forward.


● A passion for education and a belief that your zip code does not dictate your destiny.

● A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required. (Official transcripts showing degree conferred are required prior to the starting date of employment.)

● Certification: Applicants interested in this opportunity should have the following PA teacher certification prior to their start date: Spanish PK-12 (4490).

● Clearances: All applicants must have current FBI, PA Criminal, and Child Abuse background checks.


To learn more about Esperanza Academy, please visit our website at https://www.esperanzaacademycs.org.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $47,401.00 - $78,486.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Signing bonus


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Spanish (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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