Friendship Public Charter School

21-22 SY - High School English Teacher

Vacancy for School Year
2021-22
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 4,500+ 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 (FPCS) 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.

 

Friendship is always looking for responsible, courageous, respectful, caring, confident, committed, persistent, patient and honest professionals to join our family. FPCS hires High School ELA Teachers when positions become available. Please note, this post does not indicate that there is a current open opportunity. By applying to this “position” you will build a relationship with our organization and possibly be considered for future openings. You will also be invited to interview days and other opportunities we’ll advertise leading up to a potential offer. Using this link, you can be actively notified when positions that apply to your skill set become available. By (1) completing this application, (2) uploading your resume, and (3) attending our events, you’ll get a headstart in the hiring process when careers become available. 

 

Friendship Public Charter Schools is committed to the idea that each and every child can make it to and through college. If you share that belief, please apply.


For more information about our schools please visit the following Social Media pages: YouTube, Linkedin, Facebook, Instagram & Twitter!

Responsibilities

  • Create a classroom culture of high achievement and student ownership of their learning that helps foster students’ intellectual, social and emotional development.
  • Provide daily instruction, including clear learning outcomes, well-designed lessons and high-quality assessments that align to Friendship’s curriculum and standards.
  • Incorporate into lessons creative, hands-on learning experiences that broaden students’ exposure and interests, help foster student ingenuity and require application of knowledge and skills acquired through daily instruction.
  • Provide a classroom environment that is visually appealing, rich with resources aligned to curriculum and standards and honors student’s achievement with current and accurate displays of exemplary student work.
  • Communicate to students to understand their talents, interests and needs and to convey learning expectations and their progress toward meeting those expectations.
  • Communicate regularly with families to identify students’ talents, interests and needs and update parents regarding students’ achievements and progress.
  • Collaborate with school-based staff and throughout the Friendship network in staff meetings, regular analysis sessions and professional learning designed to enhance students’ learning experience and increase student achievement.

Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
    • Three years of teaching experience and results demonstrating high student achievement and significant growth preferred
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Successful completion of the Praxis II Exam or possess degree in education or subject area taught

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in education or related field
    • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and above
    • Evidence of ongoing professional development and/or continuing education

    Praxis Information:

     

    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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