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Reimagining Urban Catholic Education

Independence Mission Schools is looking for candidates who have a commitment to our mission, a growth mindset for themselves and students, experience in differentiating instruction based on comprehensive data analysis in order to meet each student’s needs, and a desire to work in a collaborative setting as an educational leader.


St. Martin de Porres Catholic School located in North Philadelphia is seeking a long-term substitute preschool teacher who will be responsible for teaching the content areas of the early childhood curriculum.  Such instruction will be given in all developmental content areas and other appropriate subjects.  Teachers may participate in curriculum committees and other professional activities and will perform related duties as required or requested.



The successful candidate will be a meticulous planner and dedicated individual whose objectives adhere to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), whose learning activities include the integration of 21st century technology and data-driven instruction using pedagogy that employs evidence-based best practices in the classroom.

The successful candidate should:

Demonstrate collegiality to integrate cross-curricular instruction and real-world problem solving skills
Skilled in their subject areas and be enthusiastic learners who apply skills learned through frequent subject and grade level teamwork and professional development
Model outstanding character traits according to the ethics, values, and philosophy of the Catholic teachings, and exhibit these traits through a positive classroom atmosphere
Lend their skills and interests to coaching and moderating of extra-curricular activities
Offer excellent communication and presentation skills as well as solid planning and organizational skills

Successful candidates must be able to clear all background checks as listed on Careers Page.

Bachelor Degree required; Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate in appropriate content area preferred.


Applicants with a desire to work in an urban school setting are highly encouraged to apply.

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