About Our School – Quick Facts
• Special theme of maritime studies integrated throughout the curriculum
• Currently serving approximately 900 students in grades 1 through 12
• Two school campuses located in the Northeast section of Philadelphia:
o Elementary and middle school students attend classes in several historical buildings in the Frankford Arsenal campus (2275 Bridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19137)
o High school students attend classes at the Douglas School campus in the Port Richmond section of the city (2700 East Huntingdon Street, Philadelphia, PA 19125)
• Class sizes average 25 students
We are looking for teachers and team members who strive for excellence, are committed to improving student learning and demonstrate a high level of professional conduct – and who genuinely believe in our school culture, which is grounded in the theme: BE RICH IN KINDNESS! If you are interested in being considered for a position with Maritime Academy, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates with a passion for sailing, oceanography, geography, marine ecology and environment (specifically related to oceans, rivers, lakes, streams), recreational boating, ships and maritime history, navigation, astronomy, international trade - and graduates of a maritime college - are also encouraged to apply.
Salary and Benefits
Maritime Academy offers a competitive benefits and salary package, including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, at no cost to the employee. Employees do not participate in the state PSERS pension plan; however, a comparable, alternate 403b plan with a generous match is offered to all new employees. All teaching positions are 10-month positions, paid over 12 months.
Professional Development and Collaboration
Maritime Academy is dedicated to providing professional learning opportunities for our staff. One full day per month is set aside on the school calendar as a staff professional development day, which allows for collaboration and planning time, as well as opportunities for professional growth and learning. Also, our tuition reimbursement program provides a benefit of up to $1,000 per school year for continuing education and professional development opportunities. In addition, our Teacher Induction Program supports the professional growth of our new teachers by providing methods, strategies and techniques to manage their classrooms and develop the skills that are associated with highly effective teachers.