Position Summary:

We are seeking inspired and dynamic educators to join our founding team and provide a top quality education for all of our students. Whether you are starting your teaching career or are looking to launch a new chapter, your passion and experience will be deeply valued and your opportunities for growth and impact will be limitless. Your natural talents will be fostered and we will provide continuous training and support to help you be an incredibly effective teacher. As a member of the DRCS team, you will be trusted to make decisions and held accountable for critical results. You will engage in a positive and professional workplace focused on developing practice, service, and purpose.


  • The ability to motivate, support, and challenge students in student-centered, standards-driven classroom community
  • Genuine interest, belief, and care for students’ personal and academic success
  • Commitment to professional growth, self-reflection, receptiveness to feedback, practice, and a desire to continuously improve
  • A positive, growth mindset and a drive for personal excellence
  • A strong sense of professional responsibility as well as personal accountability for student achievement
  • Solutions-oriented resiliency to respond positively and effectively to challenges
  • Outstanding instructional skills driven by data and delivered through rigorous and engaging strategies

Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data to measure progress and use data to inform instruction
  • Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning plans within established lesson plans and building academic English and content knowledge
  • Administers tests and language assessments for the purpose of evaluating student language ability
  • Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, PA Proficiency Standards, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration
  • Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements
  • Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, cafeteria, playground, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment
  • Supports classroom teachers for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of established curriculum and/or individual student plans
  • Prepares a variety of written materials and correspondence (e.g. grades, progress reports, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with a record of personal, professional, and/or academic achievement
  • Teacher certification- completed or in process
  • Commitment to and experience working with underserved communities
  • Determination to drive student achievement and set high expectations for all students

Title: ESL/ELL Teacher
Location: Philadelphia, PA 19134
Job Type: Full-time