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Math Teacher

Company: Academy of Hope
Location: Washington
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevel ExperiencedJob Location Academy of Hope Adult PCS NE - Washington, DCPosition Type Full TimeEducation Level 4 Year Degree -Salary Range $60,209.00 - $92,132.00 Travel Percentage NegligibleJob Shift DayJob Category EducationDescription Reports to: Site Principal Functional Area: Academics FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Location: Ward 5 Job Classification Category: Teacher



POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Math Teacher is responsible for creating a supportive, empowering learning environment for adult learners and delivering quality content area instruction in mathematics.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Instruction and Support for Adult Learners:


  • Teach a course load of at least 2 classes per day of adult literacy, basic education, secondary, and/or post-secondary level classes required for a successful transition into the workforce or postsecondary education.
  • Develop and implement lesson plans that ensure the attainment of state learning standards and the additional specific learning standards set forth in the school's charter.
  • Provide ongoing assessment of individual adult learner progress and adapt curriculum and lesson plans according to the needs of the learners.
  • Coordinate extracurricular activities, such as field trips or other experiential learning opportunities, to complement in-class instruction.
  • Coordinate lesson plans with other teachers to maximize collaboration and student learning.
  • Provide direction to volunteer instructors serving as co-teachers, teaching assistants, or providing tutoring (one-on-one or in small groups) to adult learners in your classes.
  • Engage in effective and appropriate classroom management.
  • Coordinate with Student Support Services to ensure adult learners get both the academic and social services they need to be successful in school and in their transition to college or career. Participate in regular meetings with Student Support Services for this purpose.
  • Provide office hours on a regular basis and/or as needed to support individual learner progress.


    Program Administration and Data Collection:


    • Provide accurate and timely collection and entry of student attendance, class progress and disciplinary actions, if needed.
    • Coordinate with Accountability Team in collecting and recording student progress and achievement data, as well as other data that may be required.


      Professional Development:


      • Commit to ongoing professional development in adult literacy/education.
      • Participate in professional learning circles and/or peer coaching sessions.


        PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


        • Sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time.
        • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate assigned equipment and a computer keyboard.
        • Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone.
        • Reaching overhead and above shoulders to retrieve files and materials.
        • Bending at the waist, kneeling, or crouching to file materials.
        • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs
        • Must be able to withstand extended viewing of computer screens
        • This position will sit in an open/shared office environment with moderate noise levels.
        • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position is currently working a hybrid model, telework and on-site. Schedule to be determined by Senior Leadership.
        • To ensure the health and safety of our community AoH requires COVID-19 vaccinations for staff


          WORK ENVIRONMENT:

          Atmosphere is professional, friendly and supportive. Our staff values both teamwork and independence. We encourage creativity and the sharing of ideas. The noise level in the work environment is conducive to a typical office setting.

          Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position is currently working a hybrid model; telework and on site. Schedule will be determined by Senior Leadership. To ensure the health and safety of our community AoH requires COVID-19 vaccinations for staff.

          Academy of Home (AoH) Adult Public Charter School was founded in 1985 to serve low-income and at-risk adults in the District of Columbia by providing them the opportunity to improve their basic educational skills, earn high school credentials, and/or prepare for postsecondary education or training.

          We're looking for motivated individuals with a passion for working in the Adult Education field to join us! Our compensation structure offers pay commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. Candidates for employment will be subjected to a federal crimnal background check, as permitted by and in accordance with applicable law. Learn more about Academy of Hope Adult Public Charter School at www.aohdc.org.

          Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: AoH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not allow discrimination with respect to employment or any of the terms or conditions of employment because of actual or perceived race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, (or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to lactation), physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition including but not limited to, cancer-related or HIV/AIDS-related), genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

          DEI Statement: AoH seeks a broad spectrum of employees and is strongly committed to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment. We strongly encourage interest in employment from all backgrounds, including Black, Indigenous, People of Color, members of the LGTBQIA25+ community, members of underrepresented groups, people with seen and unseen disabilities, and people of all ages.

          To ensure the health and safety of our community AoH requires COVID-19 vaccinations for staff.
          Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS:


          • Bachelor's Degree or one to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in an urban setting
          • Master's Degree in Education or other related field and/or certification in adult education or 2 years of Adult Education experience strongly preferred
          • Familiarity with standardized assessments for adults, particularly CASAS, GED, NEDP and the Accuplacer (commonly used community college placement exam)
          • Excellent time management and organizational skills
          • Must be a self-starter and able to multi-task
          • Strong computer skills, including Excel
          • Excellent oral and written communication skills




            OTHER NECESSARY SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


            • Demonstrated communication skills
            • Demonstrated ability and experience to engage the interest of adult learners
            • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse adult learners, including those with special needs
            • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member
            • Demonstrated ability to evaluate tests and measurements of achievement
            • Demonstrated willingness to be held accountable for student results
            • Sensitive to the needs of adult learners and respectful of learner confidentiality
            • Experience working with volunteers and consultants
            • Strong cultural competency skills, including excellent ability to communicate with a diverse population




              WORK ENVIRONMENT

              Academy of Hope (AoH) Adult Public Charter School was founded in 1985 to serve low-income and at-risk adults in the District of Columbia by providing them the opportunity to improve their basic educational skills, earn high school credentials, and/or prepare for postsecondary education or training.

              Our work atmosphere is professional, friendly, and supportive. Our staff values both teamwork and independence. We encourage creativity and the sharing of ideas. The noise level in the work environment is conducive to a typical office setting.

              We're looking for motivated individuals with a passion for working in the Adult Education field to join us! Our compensation structure offers pay commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. Candidates for employment will be subjected to a federal criminal background check, as permitted by and in accordance with applicable law. Learn more about Academy of Hope Adult Public Charter School at .

              Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: AoH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not allow discrimination with respect to employment or any of the terms or conditions of employment because of actual or perceived race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, (or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to lactation), physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer-related or HIV/AIDS-related), genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.



              DEI Statement: AoH seeks a broad spectrum of employees and is strongly committed to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment. We strongly encourage interest in employment from all backgrounds, including Black, Indigenous, People of Color, members of the LGTBQIA25+ community, members of underrepresented groups, people with seen and unseen disabilities, and people of all ages.



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Keywords: Academy of Hope, Washington DC , Math Teacher, Education / Teaching , Washington, DC

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