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Catalyst Academy Charter Agreement Approved by PPS

2019-10-30T22:43:05-04:00

Press Release Earlier tonight, the Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) Board of Directors approved a charter agreement with Catalyst Academy Charter School.  This ends a two-year process that began with the submission of the Catalyst Academy application on November 15, 2017. The charter agreement between PPS and Catalyst Academy contains performance measures including student scores on PA standardized tests, providing more accountability than prior Pittsburgh charter agreements. Catalyst Academy Founder & CEO Brian Smith remarked, “From the beginning, we have been laser-focused on providing a great public school option to the families in underserved, disadvantaged neighborhoods in the East [...]

Catalyst Academy Charter Agreement Approved by PPS2019-10-30T22:43:05-04:00

Founding Front Office Manager

2019-10-30T21:55:15-04:00

Role Description The Front Office Manager is responsible for the operational needs of the school and is the first face our scholars and families will see when coming into our front office. The Front Office Manager will develop systems for accountable record-keeping and support in the day-to-day needs for teaching and learning. Who We Are: Catalyst Academy Charter School is free, open enrollment public charter school serving scholars and families in Pittsburgh’s East End. Our mission is to create a world-class K-8 school where children are prepared for college, career, and life. We believe in creating a cohesive community in which [...]

Founding Front Office Manager2019-10-30T21:55:15-04:00

Founding Director of Inclusive Learning

2019-10-30T21:55:36-04:00

Role Description The Director of Inclusive Learning is responsible for coaching and supporting our Inclusive Learning Teachers in the execution of IEP compliance and in-classroom support of all scholars. The Director in collaboration with the Principal and Director of Scholars will ensure that scholars needs are met academically and behaviorally in accordance with their specific needs. The Director will develop and maintain accurate systems of record keeping in compliance with IDEA policies and procedures. Who We Are: Catalyst Academy Charter School is free, open enrollment public charter school serving scholars and families in Pittsburgh’s East End. Our mission is to create [...]

Founding Director of Inclusive Learning2019-10-30T21:55:36-04:00

Founding Director of Scholars

2019-10-30T21:55:55-04:00

Role Description The Director of Scholars is responsible for supporting the Principal in developing an inclusive and affirming school culture this includes supporting all student services to coaching teachers around the behavior support system. Who We Are: Catalyst Academy Charter School is free, open enrollment public charter school serving scholars and families in Pittsburgh’s East End. Our mission is to create a world-class K-8 school where children are prepared for college, career, and life. We believe in creating a cohesive community in which scholars and families see themselves as catalysts for their communities. Our core values center around three words: Belong. [...]

Founding Director of Scholars2019-10-30T21:55:55-04:00

Founding Dean of Instruction

2019-10-30T21:56:45-04:00

Role Description A Dean of Instruction is tasked with coaching and developing teachers for their specific grade-level. They coach around all aspects of instruction from culture to curriculum. Who We Are: Catalyst Academy Charter School is free, open enrollment public charter school serving scholars and families in Pittsburgh’s East End. Our mission is to create a world-class K-8 school where children are prepared for college, career, and life. We believe in creating a cohesive community in which scholars and families see themselves as catalysts for their communities. Our core values center around three words: Belong. Grow. Achieve. Catalyst is a place [...]

Founding Dean of Instruction2019-10-30T21:56:45-04:00

Founding Physical Education Teacher (Kindergarten and Grade 1)

2019-10-30T20:09:54-04:00

Role Description Who We Are: Catalyst Academy Charter School is free, open enrollment public charter school serving scholars and families in Pittsburgh’s East End. Our mission is to create a world-class K-8 school where children are prepared for college, career, and life. We believe in creating a cohesive community in which scholars and families see themselves as catalysts for their communities. Our core values center around three words: Belong. Grow. Achieve. Catalyst is a place where scholars, families, teachers, and leaders exemplify the meaning of our core values. Belong - We create spaces in which our people feel seen, heard, [...]

Founding Physical Education Teacher (Kindergarten and Grade 1)2019-10-30T20:09:54-04:00

Founding Arts Teacher (Kindergarten and Grade 1)

2019-10-30T20:09:00-04:00

Role Description Who We Are: Catalyst Academy Charter School is free, open enrollment public charter school serving scholars and families in Pittsburgh’s East End. Our mission is to create a world-class K-8 school where children are prepared for college, career, and life. We believe in creating a cohesive community in which scholars and families see themselves as catalysts for their communities. Our core values center around three words: Belong. Grow. Achieve. Catalyst is a place where scholars, families, teachers, and leaders exemplify the meaning of our core values. Belong - We create spaces in which our people feel seen, heard, [...]

Founding Arts Teacher (Kindergarten and Grade 1)2019-10-30T20:09:00-04:00

Founding STEM Teacher (Kindergarten and Grade 1)

2019-10-30T20:07:47-04:00

Role Description Who We Are: Catalyst Academy Charter School is free, open enrollment public charter school serving scholars and families in Pittsburgh’s East End. Our mission is to create a world-class K-8 school where children are prepared for college, career, and life. We believe in creating a cohesive community in which scholars and families see themselves as catalysts for their communities. Our core values center around three words: Belong. Grow. Achieve. Catalyst is a place where scholars, families, teachers, and leaders exemplify the meaning of our core values. Belong - We create spaces in which our people feel seen, heard, [...]

Founding STEM Teacher (Kindergarten and Grade 1)2019-10-30T20:07:47-04:00

Founding Inclusive Learning Teacher (Grade 1)

2019-10-30T20:06:45-04:00

Role Description Who We Are: Catalyst Academy Charter School is free, open enrollment public charter school serving scholars and families in Pittsburgh’s East End. Our mission is to create a world-class K-8 school where children are prepared for college, career, and life. We believe in creating a cohesive community in which scholars and families see themselves as catalysts for their communities. Our core values center around three words: Belong. Grow. Achieve. Catalyst is a place where scholars, families, teachers, and leaders exemplify the meaning of our core values. Belong - We create spaces in which our people feel seen, heard, [...]

Founding Inclusive Learning Teacher (Grade 1)2019-10-30T20:06:45-04:00

Founding Inclusive Learning Teacher (Kindergarten)

2019-10-30T20:04:29-04:00

Role Description Who We Are: Catalyst Academy Charter School is free, open enrollment public charter school serving scholars and families in Pittsburgh’s East End. Our mission is to create a world-class K-8 school where children are prepared for college, career, and life. We believe in creating a cohesive community in which scholars and families see themselves as catalysts for their communities. Our core values center around three words: Belong. Grow. Achieve. Catalyst is a place where scholars, families, teachers, and leaders exemplify the meaning of our core values. Belong - We create spaces in which our people feel seen, heard, [...]

Founding Inclusive Learning Teacher (Kindergarten)2019-10-30T20:04:29-04:00