Friendship Public Charter School

High School Acceleration Teacher

Vacancy for School Year
2021-22
Class
Full-Time
Location
US-DC-Washington
Campus
Friendship Public Charter School

Overview

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.

Since our founding in 1997, we have grown to serve over 4,000 students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade and we more than doubled the number of communities in which we are located. We have a team of hundreds of dedicated staff who work every day to provide our students with the experience they need to succeed in college and in life – and their work has resulted in student achievement that has gained national recognition. 

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.

Responsibilities

  • Using the curriculum work with teachers, specialists, and school leaders to accelerate student learning, content mastery, and skill acquisition.
  • Is a subject matter expert in mathematics, english and literacy, and/or working with students with special needs;
  • Provides in-person classroom assistance to teachers or assists a virtual teacher with conducting classroom activities
  • Pulls small groups for differentiated learning in remediation and/or acceleration;
  • Work in concert with their colleagues to collect informal and formal data of students to assist with grouping and individualized support plans;
  • Collaborates with grade level teams to diagnose and create individual and group learning plans;
  • Provides in-person classroom assistance to teachers or assisting a virtual teacher with conducting classroom activities;
  • Actively plan with fellow teachers to ensure schedule, cycles of opportunities, and student groupings are scoped out in daily and weekly intervals;
  • Work one-on-one with students for intensive tutoring, credit recovery, and academic support; 
  • Operates technology to include cameras, learning platforms, and learning tools;
  • Helps maintain order and discipline and assists in managing the behavior of students;
  • Provides supervision throughout the school day including in the classroom, halls, lunch, recess, and specials; 
  • Performs administrative and non instructional duties, such as keeping daily attendance; and ensures all CDC/safety protocols and procedures (e.g., fire drills) are implemented and followed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Successful completion of the Praxis II Exam
  • One year of teaching experience and results demonstrating high student achievement and significant growth
  • Experience working with school age children;
  • Must be comfortable with basic technology equipment/tools; 
  • Knowledge of and ability to ensure all CDC/safety protocols and procedures are implemented and followed; 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents and the community
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Commitment to teaching students from a minority and/or lower socioeconomic background required;
  • Urban teaching experience preferred
  • Required: Fully vaccinated against COVID-19. A person is considered fully vaccinated 14 days after the last dose of a COVID-19 vaccination series (after the second dose of a 2-dose series, or after one dose of a single-dose vaccine). Religious or medical exemptions may apply.

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