Friendship Public Charter School

Acceleration Teacher

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.

 

*Please note the salary range for this position is $56,313 - $116,408 based on relevant experience and highest education completed.*

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
  • 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.

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