Advisor (Teacher), Big Picture Philadelphia

Posted by Big Picture Philadelphia on April 16, 2024

El Centro is seeking Advisors (Teachers) who are eager to work in our progressive, student-centered, project-based high school. We are seeking certified teachers in the following content areas: English and Mathematics.

As a part of the nationally acclaimed Big Picture Learning network with more than 70 groundbreaking schools nationwide, our schools operate on the Big Picture school design. For more information on Big Picture and el Centro, please visit our website.

About Big Picture

Philadelphia Big Picture Philadelphia (BPP) challenges systemic inequities in education by providing transformative learning experiences at two public high schools in North Philadelphia — El Centro de Estudiantes (El Centro) and Vaux Big Picture High School (Vaux). As proud members of the Big Picture Learning network, we build on students’ strengths, help them identify their interests, and connect them to their passions– within and outside the school building. Our integrated, community-focused approach to education and personal development ensures students build the skills, confidence, networks, and credentials needed to achieve their personal, academic, and career goals.

Position Description

A Big Picture Philadelphia advisor (teacher) is a three-pronged position. An advisor is a social and emotional leader, an academic teacher and project manager, and an internship manager. First and foremost, the advisor is the “point person” for their 18 students and those students’ families. The successful advisor creates a safe, trusting, and collaborative learning environment that enables students to learn through school and community experiences and develop as mature, able, knowledgeable, and responsible individuals. An advisor is often responsible for a multi-year educational journey of 18 students, including their successful graduation and transition to a meaningful post-secondary activity.

Salary range for this position is $40,000 – $70,000.

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