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Six Faculty Positions and Student Counselor Opening

Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School | Philadelphia PA 19141 USA | Full Time - School Year | Revised: 01/30/2013

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Subject Areas: Biology, English, Geometry, Latin, Theology, World History

Position Description
Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School is seeking experienced educators to join our team as faculty
members and continue to develop one of Philadelphia’s most promising educational options for young men and
women from families with limited financial resources. Candidates should have an appreciation of the school’s
mission and a commitment to the values of Catholic education. Since the founding of the first school in
Chicago in 1996, the Cristo Rey model has become one of the most innovative and successful educational
programs in the nation, serving over 6,900 students in 24 other cities. It is supported by the Cassin Educational
Initiative Foundation, the Walton Family Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Faculty
positions will begin full-time work in July 2013.

Instructional Practice & Student Development
§ Plan for instruction of assigned courses in content area by developing annual, unit, and lesson plans
aligned with the network’s standards-based curriculum and the individual needs of their students.
§ Set high expectations for student development. Ensure all students develop grade-level proficiency.
Prepare all students for success in college. Integrate character and leadership development into
curriculum. Help each young man and woman develop into a leader who serves God and society.
§ Design a comprehensive program to support academic, social, emotional, spiritual, and physical
development of every student. Promote student development of the whole person — mind, body, and
§ Identify and remediate subject matter in which students require additional support.
§ Coordinate lesson planning with, and guide the work of, volunteer tutors from the academic support
team as they help students engage with grade-level curriculum and supplement their learning with
remedial work in problem areas.
§ Differentiate instruction to allow students with differing learning styles to access course content.
Utilize classroom technology to engage students’ learning.
§ Develop interim benchmarks and assessments linked to course standards and work with other faculty
and administrators to analyze results and refocus instruction based on student needs.
Outside the Classroom
§ Serve as an advisor to a small group of students; help them to navigate their developmental journey
during their time at Cristo Rey.
§ Serve as a moderator of student clubs and activities or a coach of athletic teams as needed. Serve as a
chaperone of field trips, retreats, and other activities.

§ Understand and appreciate the developmental and educational benefits of the school’s corporate
internship program.
§ Provide feedback and support to the student assistance committee and counseling team to identify and
support students who are struggling behaviorally or emotionally. Develop relationships with and meet
the individual needs of each student consistent with the school’s belief in cura personalis, or “care for
the whole individual.”
§ Participate in grade-level meetings to coordinate curriculum across the content area and better
understand student needs.
§ Communicate regularly with parents/families to share academic progress and develop a supportive
home-school relationship.
Organization-wide Learning & Development
§ Understand your own teaching practice as developmental. Tap into available resources from colleagues
and external sources to continually reflect on and improve your teaching.
§ Participate in the school’s professional learning community, collaborating with colleagues to analyze
student work and teaching practice. Help to create a reflective learning organization for both students
and adults. Serve as a catalyst for improvement in your own classroom and school-wide.

Student Counselor

Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School is seeking an experienced educator to join our team as a Student Counselor and help develop one of Philadelphia’s most promising educational options for young men and women from families with limited financial resources.  The Student Counselor will work with the current Student Counselor to help create and implement a comprehensive support program to ensure the social, emotional, spiritual, physical, and academic development of all students.  He or she will help sustain a culture of high expectations and continual support.  He or she will meet the individual needs of each student keeping in mind the school’s belief in cura personalis or “care for the whole individual.”  Candidates should have an appreciation of the school’s mission and a commitment to the values of Catholic education. 

Visit our website: and click on the “Join the Team” link to access more information about our application process and detailed descriptions of the role and responsibilities of each position. 

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Location Philadelphia, PA, United States
Categories Curriculum, Guidance/Counseling
Organization Type Independent/Private School
Grade Level High School
Teaching field English/Language Arts, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Science, Natural, Social Studies/Science, Guidance/Counseling, Other

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Contact Name Hiring Committee
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone 2152193943
Job Code -