Friendship Public Charter School

English Language Learner Teacher

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


  • Experience and knowledge of WIDA (World-class Instructional Design and Assessment)
  • Conduct WIDA Assessments and report on progress
  • Strong ability to interpret WIDA data and report
  • Experience with Distance Teaching and Learning
  • Extensive experience with educational software( Zoom/Google Meet/ Teams/Google classroom)
  • Develop and deliver lesson plans utilizing a broad range of appropriate differentiated techniques and strategies addressing all aspects of communication that develop each student’s ability to read, write, speak, and listen in content areas at levels that ensure learners meet or exceed learning targets, and allow English learners to meaningfully access the district’s instructional program.  
  • Commitment to providing a world-class education to students from historically underserved communities
  • Provide inclusionary instruction and support to ELL students.
  • Work with classroom teachers to support differentiated instruction.
  • Understand and comply with the policies, rules, and regulations regarding English learners.  
  • Attend IEP, Section 504, or other related meetings necessary for student assessment and/or compliance with federal and/or state law as it relates to English Learners.
  • Provide instruction that is aligned with the Friendship Network’s instructional program so as to ensure ELL students meet and/or exceed grade level learning targets
  • Develop and deliver lesson plans that utilize a broad range of appropriate teaching techniques and strategies
  • Maintain complete and accurate records of student progress and evidence by progress notes, report cards etc.
  • Serves as a liaison between internal and external stakeholders
  • Adapt curriculum to provide individual, small group, and/or remedial instruction as to meet the needs of individual students and subgroups of students
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and strategies to meet different aptitudes and interests of students
  • Uses assessment data to refine curriculum; and informs instructional practices.
  • Accountable for meeting individual student growth targets for assigned caseload
  • Creates a positive, achievement-oriented learning environment.
  • Reflects on successes and areas of growth, seeks to improve performance, and responds strategically to feedback.
  • Participates in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions. 
  • Invests parents and families in their children’s academic success through regular communication.
  • Manage allotted learning time to maximize student achievement
  • Other duties as assigned


Organizational Strength & Viability:


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



  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and above
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development and/or continuing education
  • Two years of teaching experience and results demonstrating high student achievement and significant growth

Praxis Information:

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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