Friendship Public Charter School

Assistant Teacher

Vacancy for School Year
2020-21
Class
Full-Time
Location
US-DC-Washington
Campus
Friendship Public Charter School

Overview

Friendship Public Charter School operates a thriving network of college preparatory public charter schools. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Friendship serves over 4,000 students in preschool to grade 12 and guides a growing network of alumni to college completion annually. 80% of students come from low-income households. 98% are African American or Latino. The mission of Friendship Public Charter School is to prepare students to become ethical, literate, well-rounded and self-sufficient citizens by providing a world-class education that motivates students to reach high academic standards, to enjoy learning, to achieve success, and to contribute actively to their communities.

Responsibilities

  • Set and maintain high academic and behavioral expectations for all students
  • Lead students to high levels of academic success in an urban school environment
  • Create a welcoming, positive learning environment that motivates and engages students
  • Maintain high ethical standards and open communication with students, teachers, parents and school administrators
  • Consistently seek and share best practices with colleagues as an active and effective participant in a Professional Learning Community
  • Develop formative assessments, analyze results and adjust teaching practices to ensure student understanding of material
  • Utilize literacy strategies across all content areas and design rubrics to measure student mastery
  • Design and deliver engaging instruction addressing the needs of a full range of student learning styles
  • Maximize learning time by continually adjusting teaching practices
  • Adhere to school management and discipline policies within classroom and school campus

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree, at least 60 hours of college credit from an accredited college/university or a successful completion of the ETS Para-Pro exam (Required)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood, Education, or another Liberal Arts Program (Preferred)
  • Strong verbal, and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with student incentive programs
  • Experience working with student in a tutoring or substitute teaching capacity‚Äč
  • Demonstrates knowledge of subjects assigned, educational and child/adolescent psychology, human relations, and class management

 

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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