Friendship Public Charter School

Assistant Teacher & Paraprofessional

Vacancy for School Year
2022-23
Type
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 4,800 students in preschool to grade 12 and guides a growing network of alumni to college completion annually.  Our mission 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. For 25 years, with the support and guidance of our exceptional faculty, our students have risen to the challenge with high graduation rates, college acceptances, and unparalleled success academically and socially.

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
  • 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
  • Provides in-person classroom assistance to teachers or assisting a virtual teacher with conducting classroom activities
  • 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.
  • 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

  • At least 60 hours of college credit from an accredited college/university or a successful completion of the ETS Para-Pro exam or a CDA completion (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
  • Demonstrates knowledge of subjects assigned, educational and child/adolescent psychology, human relations, and class management
  • Effective November 1, 2021, all adult employees, contractors, interns, and volunteers working in person in a public, public charter, independent, private, or parochial school in the District of Columbia, and all adult employees, contractors, interns, and volunteers working in person in a child care facility regulated by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education, shall have received a full course of a vaccination against COVID-19 unless they have been granted an exemption from such vaccination pursuant to, and are compliant with the requirements of, Section IV of this Order.”

 

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.

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.