Friendship Public Charter School


Vacancy for School Year
Friendship Public Charter School


By completing an application, you have applied to be considered for anticipated vacancies in the 2024-2025 school year. Please note that our formal interview process will begin January 2024 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 2024-2025 school year starting in August 2024. 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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Please see the available salary scales: FPCS Compensation


  • Drive Friendship Public Charter School’s mission and guiding principles to ensure the highest levels of achievement and schools culture amongst teachers, staff and students
  • Lead, manage, and develop a high-functioning team of educators who are focused on driving superior academic performance
  • Evaluate school and grade level performance data to identify, develop and modify instruction  to ensure effective instructional strategies
  • Guide staff in achieving high performance through goal setting, providing meaningful feedback and constructive evaluations
  • Engage parents and stakeholders in school and extracurricular activities to foster a community approach to learning and development
  • Maintain compliance with state and federal regulations for academic and operational standards/requirements


  • Commitment to providing a world-class education to students from historically underserved communities
  • Master’s Degree or Doctorate in Education Administration or related field
  • 2 or more years of school leadership with demonstrated exemplary results in an urban setting
  • Minimum 4- 5 years of successful classroom experience with demonstrated exemplary results, preferably within an urban setting
  • Superior knowledge of and experience with implementing effective instructional and culture systems that lead to high levels of performance for all stakeholders
  • Proven leadership capabilities
  • Demonstrated success managing staff through planning, motivating, rewarding, and providing targeted feedback and professional development
  • A passion for educational excellence, data-driven instruction, and a personal commitment to accountability for results
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong instructional leaders who do not meet all of the qualifications above but can demonstrate excellence in outcomes are encouraged to apply and may be considered for a leader residency program.​

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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