Why Blow Pierce?
When it comes to success in the classroom, character matters just as much as rigorous academics. Just look at the outcomes from Blow Pierce Elementary and Middle. One of the District’s highest-performing Tier 1 charter schools, Blow Pierce builds scholars who pursue academic excellence with integrity, perseverance, confidence and courage.
Blow Pierce pre-K3-3 students develop a strong foundation in core subject areas through a thematic approach that brings social and cultural relevance to reading, language, mathematics, science and history. By focusing equally on students’ emotional, social, physical and academic development, Blow Pierce creates an environment of safety and respect where students embrace the character traits of high achievers.
Grades 5-8 at Blow Pierce Middle build on this approach by helping students gain a deeper understanding of core content, while taking ownership of their learning. Consistent with Friendship’s focus on early college exposure, students are introduced to the major concepts they will put to work later in Advanced Placement courses and Friendship’s Early College high school program.
Guided by dedicated teachers who are vested in each student’s success, Blow Pierce builds scholars who are on their way to becoming college completers.
Friendship Public Charter School is a thriving network of college preparatory public charter schools. Recognized as a high performing charter organization -- with campuses receiving the highest performance rating offered in the District of Columbia – we serve students across multiple DC communities.
We are looking for thoughtful, visionary and relentless individuals to join our team of teaching professionals.
Our teachers are responsible for providing each student with daily instruction and enrichment opportunities that will support their development of the knowledge, skills and dispositions to complete college and make positive contributions to their communities.
When you join Friendship, you are part of a family that encompasses your colleagues and the families we serve. You join a group of people who share the same passion for our students’ success and for our collective ability to prepare every student for college completion. You join a group of people who share the belief that every child can achieve anything.
Excellent Instructional Practices & Behavioral Support
Comply with Special Education Law and Procedures
Environment Conducive to Learning
Foster a safe environment that encourages curiosity, academic risk-taking, accountability, and collaboration
Organizational Strength & Viability
Crisis Prevention Intervention Training (CPI)
Therapeutic Aggression Control Training (Tact2) Certification