November Position Spotlight: Biology teacher for Edison High School

The School District of Philadelphia is recruiting a certified Biology teacher for Edison High School who shares our unwavering commitment to equity as we work to provide an exceptional education to every student. This is a great opportunity to join the district for the 2018-2019 school year and work with a committed group of teachers at Edison High.

Why Teach in Philadelphia?

  • Make a profound impact. Philadelphia’s teachers help students reimagine what is possible by equipping them with the skills and knowledge they need to graduate from high school ready for college and career.
  • Be a part of our history. Every day, Philadelphia’s community of educators rise to meet new challenges with dedication and innovation, determined to create a system of equitable schools.
  • Endless opportunities for growth. First year teachers participate in new teacher orientation programs and receive support in the classroom from a dedicated coach to help them reach their full potential—while helping their students do the same.

Why teach at Edison High School? 

  • Edison High School provides a family-like atmosphere for its 1,300 students and 150 teachers, staff and members of the community.
  • Edison is dedicated to maximizing the potential of all students and providing them with the academic and social skills necessary for success. They imagine greatness with no excuses!
  • All stakeholders at the school are deeply committed to ensuring that no child will be left behind. Through their emphasis on technology, inquiry-based learning, and vocational skills, they strive to prepare students for both further education and entry into the employment market.
  • You’d be joining a staff of over 70 teachers to support you in your development!

What are the certification requirements?

  • Pennsylvania Instructional Certification in  Biology 7-12 content area or out of state certification in Biology that can be transferred to Pennsylvania
  • Candidates who are in the process of completing a certification in Biology may be eligible for an Emergency Certification

Submit your application today if you’re ready to join us in redefining the school experience for all of Philadelphia’s students!