Friendship Public Charter School

Elementary Teacher (All Subjects K-4th)

Vacancy for School Year
2023-24
Type
Full-Time
Location
US-DC-Washington
Campus
Friendship Chamberlain Campus

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Why Chamberlain?


As Friendship’s founding campus nestled on Capitol Hill, Chamberlain Elementary and Middle shines as a beacon of exceptional student achievement. A multiyear, top-performing Tier 1 campus, Chamberlain places students on a proven pathway to academic success.

In an era where teacher-to-student ratios are increasingly more difficult to manage, Chamberlain places two teachers in each classroom to provide superior instruction. This approach affirms that each Chamberlain Elementary student in pre-K3-3 receive individually paced instruction instilling the knowledge, skills, success habits and character traits that lead to scholastic excellence for years to come.

Consistent with Friendship’s college preparatory approach, grades 4-8 at Chamberlain Middle follow a robust and culturally diverse curriculum that builds a mastery of core academic content, introduces prerequisites for Advanced Placement courses and nurtures students who will approach Friendship’s high-performing high school environment with confidence.

Praised as a wellspring of great teaching, Chamberlain is home to Friendship’s 2015 and 2016 Teacher of the Year winners.

Overview

By completing an application, you have applied to be considered for anticipated vacancies in the 2023-2024 school year. Please note that our interview process will begin January 2023 contingent on our confirmed vacancies. 

 

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.

 

Friendship is looking for responsible, confident, respectful, caring, committed, persistent and patient professionals to join our family for the 2023-2024 school year starting in August 2023. 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. 

 

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*Salary range is $56,313 - $116,408 based on relevant experience and highest education completed.

Responsibilities

Excellent Teaching & Learning

  • Demonstrate continued mastery of content area
  • Lead students to high levels of academic success through rigorous, targeted, and differentiated instruction
  • Design and deliver engaging instruction addressing a full range of student needs and learning styles
  • Utilize literacy strategies across all content areas
  • Develop formal and informal assessments to measure student mastery
  • Use data to drive instruction

 

Environment Conducive to Learning

  • Hold students accountable to high academic and behavioral expectations
  • Align practices and routines to an achievement-oriented classroom culture
  • Foster a safe environment that encourages curiosity, academic risk taking, accountability and collaboration.

 

Outstanding Leadership

  • Reflect on classroom success and areas of improvement to continuously develop practice
  • Contribute to the campus and Friendship-wide community by collaborating, seeking professional development, and sharing best practices

 

Organizational Strength & Viability

  • Promote parent involvement through meaningful and consistent communication
  • Maintain high professional standards in communication with students, teachers, parents and school administrators

Qualifications

  • Commitment to providing a world-class education to students from historically underserved communities
  • 2+  years of relevant K-6 urban teaching experience with significant academic gains strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university required.  Master’s degree preferred
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and above required
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Successful completion of the ETS PRAXIS II Exam (0014): Elementary Education Content Knowledge

 

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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