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6 Aug 2021

Teacher K-8 Certified Special Education Teacher

 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Special Education Teacher

Term:(10) month position – Salaried

Full-Time – Exempt

School Background:

Established in 1997, Harambee Institute of Science & Technology Charter School is one of the first African-centered charter schools formed in the state of Pennsylvania. With a focus on Science and Technology, Harambee is an elementary public school currently serving 525 students in grades K-8. Harambee prides itself on delivering an academic experience to students in a loving, safe, and culturally rich environment.


To build self-respect, self-reliance, and empowerment through practical, educationally sound and culturally relevant curricula and services embedded in science and technology.

Position Summary:

The Special Education Teacher is responsible for ensuring the delivery of services to students who have been identified with disabilities. The Special Education Teacher is also responsible for the management of IEPs, Progress Monitoring and related services for the students they service. The Special Education Teacher is responsible for demonstrating strong written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, as well as good organizational ability. Collaboration with regular education teachers is imperative.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • PA State Teacher certification in Special Education
  • Teaching experience preferred


HISTCS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HISTCS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.

How to Apply

How to apply: Please email a copy of your resume to or submit an Chalkbeat application.

Bureaus: Philadelphia. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: charter school, general education, paid benefits, philadephia charter school, special education, SPED, and tuition reimbursement.