YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School
Literacy Specialist/Language Arts Teacher, Full-Time
YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School‘s mission is to empower young adults (18-20 year-olds) to develop skills and connect to opportunities by fostering an environment of love, support, and respect for their whole person. Students graduate high school and
successfully transition to college and career as critically conscious leaders, committed to positive change for themselves and their communities.
Job Summary: Literacy is a critical piece of students’ development at YouthBuild. This position will support YouthBuild to develop a culture of literacy that leverages resources across our organization to strengthen students’ literacy skills. The position is 65% work as a literacy leader and coach, and 35% work as a direct teacher with students. Through a blend of designing literacy initiatives to include programming and evaluation, and facilitating staff and student skill development, this position will increase our effectiveness at strengthening students’ literacy.
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