Friendship Public Charter School

17-18 MS Science Teachers (6-8)

Vacancy for School Year
2017-18
Class
Full-Time
US-DC-Washington

Overview

The mission of Friendship Public Charter School is to provide a world-class education that motivates students to achieve high academic standards, enjoy learning, and develop as ethical, literate, well-rounded and self-sufficient citizens who contribute actively to their communities.

Responsibilities

We are looking for education professionals who:

  • are motivated by a sense of urgency so that each minute is used for learning
  • are highly successful academically
  • demonstrate continued mastery of content area(s)
  • embrace the Friendship PCS community and have a strong desire to teach the students of culturally rich, but historically underserved, neighborhoods
  • will do “whatever it takes” to ensure that rigorous academic expectations are met or exceeded by each student
  • strongly believe that it is ultimately your responsibility and within your ability as a teacher to ensure that every student in your room meets or exceeds our school’s high standards

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team of teachers
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Desire to grow as an educational leader
  • Successful completion of the Praxis II Exam and/or Highly Qualified to teach in Washington, DC
    1. For upcoming Praxis test date please visit the website at www.ets.org/praxis
    2. For HQ requirements visit http://osse.dc.gov

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Education or relevant field
  • Experience as an exceptional urban classroom teacher who has produced quantifiable student performance gains
  • Leadership experience in a school, building a culture, coaching and leading staff, and ensuring student academic success
  • Three years of urban teaching preferred

 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Friendship teacher salaries are among the highest offered to teachers in Washington, DC and nationally
  • Friendship offers its employees medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, among other additional benefits
  • Friendship offers its employees a 403(b) retirement account with employer contributions
  • Teachers are also supported with professional development training and resources, as well as a laptop for lesson planning

 

Click to see an exemplary Friendship Public Charter School Science Teacher here.

 

FPCS’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, status as a special disabled veteran, or any other protected criteria as established by federal, state, or local laws.  This policy applies to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Employment decisions at FPCS are based solely upon relevant criteria, including an individual’s capabilities, qualifications, training, experience and suitability.

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