Friendship Public Charter School

ELA Instructional Specialist

Vacancy for School Year
Friendship Public Charter School


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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  • Provide direct support for teaching of face to face, online, and hybrid classes;
  • Provide teaching models during live and recorded workshops and presentations;
  • Co-plan lessons and units with teachers;
  • Co-teach lessons;
  • Provide real-time coaching;
  • Collect and analyze data to evaluate the effectiveness of support and adjust work according to the outcomes;
  • Facilitate data talks;
  • Provide differentiated professional development for teachers, departments, grade levels and school;
  • Support teachers in setting goals and developing action plans for success;
  • Participate on the school leadership team;
  • Collaborate with the community office to support and provide learning related to system initiatives;
  • Develop teacher comprehension of curriculum materials;
  • Support teachers with tracking student learning and record keeping;
  • Provide best practices and targeted professional development focused on supporting students with disabilities;
  • Provide lesson plan support with targeted and specific feedback;
  • Provide targeted and specific observation feedback;
  • Assist teachers in identifying and acquiring resources;
  • Develop assessments for the department;
  • Support administrators with diagnosing school-wide problems and develop action plans for success;
  • Support content departments with diagnosing problems and develop action plans for success;
  • Designs and provides training to instructional leaders to build their knowledge and skills to lead their teams/department;
  • Knowledgeable regarding relevant effective instructional practices;
  • Review recent literature and research studies and reports; and
  • Develop curriculum for school, departments and grade levels.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in the content area. Master’s Degree preferred or currently enrolled in master’s program
  • Minimum of three years of successful teaching experience with a consistent record of extraordinary student outcomes 
  • A demonstrated track record of leadership and facilitation of adult learning
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Goal and results-orientation           
  • Superior problem-solving and critical thinking skills         
  • Ability to thrive and succeed in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

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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