Specialty Teaching Opportunities
Dual Language Program Bilingual Educator
Do you speak both Spanish and English and want to bring your knowledge and love of both languages into the classroom? We are actively seeking bilingual educators for our Dual Language Programs at six schools across the District- Cayuga Elementary, McClure Elementary, Taylor Elementary, Southwark Elementary, Munoz Marin Elementary, and Elkin Elementary.
Click here to apply to the Teacher Talent Pool and connect with our Bilingual Recruiter, Emily Weaver, by emailing email@example.com. We’ll get you connected to a school ASAP!
With the District’s investment in early literacy efforts to ensure all students are reading on grade level by age 8, Reading Specialists are more important than ever.
Reading Specialists are experts in reading and literacy instruction and support teachers and students in meeting the individual student needs. Specialists work collaboratively with District leadership, Principals and teachers to identify and implement effective strategies for student achievement.
The application for Reading Specialist is currently closed.
Reading Specialists are paid on the Teacher Salary Scale.
Demonstration Teachers are unique educators. They utilize the most current educational techniques and instructional media, which contribute to effective teaching practices in their specific teaching areas. They are observed at times by personnel from within the School District of Philadelphia as well as visitors from other areas and institutions, both national and international.
There are two Demonstration Schools: The John Hancock Demonstration Elementary School/Middle School – General J. Harry LaBrum Campus, and the Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School.
There is a four (4) step process to become a Demonstration Teacher/Counselor: Application, Oral Examination, Teacher Observation/Lesson, School-Based Selection Interview.
Demonstration Teachers are paid on a special Teacher Salary Scale. Counselors at Demonstration Schools are paid on the regular Teacher Salary Scale.
The Demonstration Teacher application will remain open until all roles are filled- the application can be found here.
Speech Language Pathologist
Speech Language Pathologists provide comprehensive educational, diagnostic and therapeutic services to students with speech and language defects across one or multiple schools. We plan on hiring at least 30 SLPs this year.
The Speech Language Pathologist application is open! Please click here to apply. Applications are reviewed as received through the end of April, and qualified candidates are invited to interview with the Office of Specialized Services in May before being hired.
Speech Pathologists are paid on the Teacher Salary Scale.
Teachers of the Vision and/or Hearing Impaired
Are you a Teacher of the Vision or Hearing Impaired? We are accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year! Teacher of the Vision or Hearing Impaired provides comprehensive educational, diagnostic, and therapeutic services to students with speech, language, vision, or hearing defects.
Teachers of the Deaf/Hearing Impaired can submit applications here
Teachers of the Visually Impaired can submit applications here
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and qualified candidates are invited to interview with the Office of Specialized Services before being hired.
Speech, Vision, and Hearing Teachers are paid on the Teacher Salary Scale just like other teachers.
Itinerant Life Skills Support Teacher
Experienced Special Educators- looking for a new challenge? We’re looking for educators interested in developing and implementing school-based job training programs for exceptional students enrolled in Life Skills Support and Autistic Support programs. These itinerant educators work with multiple school sites to provide an array of direct services that support the development of job-related skills and assists the student in making a successful transition from school to work.
The Itinerant Life Skills application is currently closed. When open, applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and qualified candidates are invited to interview with the Office of Specialized Services before being hired.
Itinerant Life Skills Support Teachers are paid on the Teacher Salary Scale just like other Special Education teachers.
Remote Teaching Opportunities
The District has vacancies in several content areas for educators looking to support remote learning. You can view and apply to these vacancies by clicking here.
Last modified: April 7, 2022