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Classroom Teacher / English as a Second Language (ESL)

Pennsylvania REAP
Trenton, New Jersey
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Our Promise: To equip all scholars to excel in learning and empower them to lead purpose-filled lives.

Purpose: We exist to address inequity facing the communities that we are honored to serve. Every member of our learning community believes every child deserves a quality education regardless of zip code.

What's in it for you: In addition to joining us in the social justice fight, you will be competitively salaried and much more. Learn more here!

Responsible: Tasks you are responsible for. Tasks are subject to change.
  • Maintaining and Organizing Materials and Equipment
  • Manage supplies and equipment, ensuring that students have access to the necessary materials and resources
  • Mastery of content knowledge
  • Participation in school and organization-wide family events
  • Provided individual and group instruction designed to meet individual needs and engage scholars

Accountable: What you are accountable for. These do not change, as you are the decider of them.
  • Classroom Culture
  • Maintain a positive and inclusive classroom environment that fosters creativity and collaboration
  • Models how to be a contributing community member by consistently demonstration the characteristics of an FA employee with high levels of emotional intelligence and strong listening, communication, and interpersonal skills to foster a sense of belonging and high performance in the classroom
  • Instructional Model
  • Create a structured and progressive learning experience for scholars of different ages and skill levels
  • Develop and deliver standard-aligned lessons that encourage creativity and self-expression
  • Evaluate scholars' work and provide constructive feedback to help them improve their skills

Consulted: What you are consulted for and therefore should be deeply knowledgeable about.
  • Inclusive and Representative Curriculum and Resources
  • Professional Development
  • Stay abreast of the latest trends in ESL/ELL education and teaching strategies by attending workshops, conferences, and ESL/ELL-related events
  • Intervention and Referral Services and/or Special Services

Informed: Ensure you stay abreast of the influence of the systems that you are accountable for.
  • Cultural Awareness


Foundation Academies offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience in a similar position with yearly increases. The annual salary range for this position is $60,500 - $90,000.

  • 2+ years working in an urban or low-income setting preferred
  • Must have a track record of measurable success and achievement.
  • You are committed to living out our mission.
  • Welcomes the challenge to grow, learn, and improve in a collaborative environment.
  • Committed to our mission of preparing all scholars for college and embodying our core values.
  • Committed to serving our scholar population in an anti-discriminatory learning environment.

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
  • You possess a valid New Jersey Teacher Certification in associated content and grade level
  • OR You have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 (if graduated after Sept 2015) or 2.75 (before Sept 2015) for NJ certification requirement

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