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SY 23-24 Middle School ELA Teacher (Grades 6-8)

Company: DC Scholars Public Charter School
Location: Washington
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

In compliance with the Mayor's Order on September 20, 2021, by November 1, 2021, all adults who are regularly in schools in the District of Columbia must have received a full course of vaccination against COVID-19.About DC Scholars: -
DC Scholars Public Charter School was founded in 2012 and opened with grades PS-3. Today, DC Scholars Public Charter School serves approximately 500 students in Preschool - 8th grade. We emphasize academic achievement and firmly believe that we must support students' emotional, social, and physical growth to improve student learning. Since 2012, DC Scholars PCS has cultivated a like-minded and collaborative team; staff are enthusiastic about constantly setting and reaching a high bar for students. We deeply believe in affirming the identities of students and families as a community school invested in building strong partnerships and relationships. The Position: -DC Scholars Public Charter School is seeking engaging Middle School Teachers for the upcoming 2022-23 school year. We are looking for teachers who are passionate about planning and providing excellent, data-driven instruction. These teachers cultivate a strong culture of achievement and lead inclusive classroom communities where students are engaged and self-motivated. If you're ready to join a team of dedicated educators who are committed to ensuring that all students have access to a high-quality education that empowers them to actualize their dreams, apply today!Possible Positions

Departmentalized Middle Math and ELA Teachers -Science Teachers -Special Education Teachers (Resource)Specials Teachers -Key Responsibilities:
Create and execute engaging, rigorous. and developmentally appropriate instruction for scholars.Utilize research-based best instructional practices to create rigorous, dynamic learning environments for students.Cultivate a positive and inclusive classroom environment that will engage students in learning, promote creativity, and foster the development of 21st century skills such as communication and collaboration.Develop strategic instructional groupings to meet the needs of all learners.Provide modeling and support for students' social emotional learning throughout the day.Provide appropriate modifications and accommodations in accordance with student IEPs.Receive and implement consistent feedback and coaching from school leaders.Reward positive student behavior and hold students accountable using school-wide systems.Work collaboratively with other staff to plan curriculum and build school culture across the school.Background and Experience
Bachelor's degree required2+ years of teaching experience, preferably in an urban public or charter schoolTeaching licensure/certification, or willingness to obtain, preferredDemonstrated content knowledgePositive attitude and strong work ethicBelief in the power of parent/family relationshipsDeep belief and commitment to breaking the barriers of achievement for scholars in Southeast D.C.Mindset
Passion for educational equity and a commitment to the mission and vision of DC ScholarsStrong alignment with DC Scholars' Core Values: High Bar, Passion & Persistence, Hope, Humility & Growth, and TrustCollaborative leadership styleHigh standards of excellence for self and for othersEvidence of well-developed emotional intelligence and empathyThe Rewards
Opportunity to work in an exciting and enjoyable environment that fosters strong family relationships and community partnershipsTargeted professional development focused on bolstering leadership capabilitiesProfessional connections with other expert educators who share your commitment to doing whatever it takes to close the achievement gapCompetitive salaries and benefitsParticipation in a 403b retirement plan, with matching contributionsDC Scholars encourages individuals of all identities and backgrounds to apply for this position. We are an equal opportunity employer fully committed to hiring a talented and diverse group of individuals. DC Scholars does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin or ancestry, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by applicable law.Powered by JazzHR

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