Friendship Public Charter School

Academy Director

Vacancy for School Year
Friendship Public Charter School


We are excited to consider your application for anticipated vacancies in the 2024-2025 school year. Our formal interview process will begin in January 2024, once our vacancies are confirmed.


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 the mission and guiding principles of Friendship Public Charter School, fostering a positive achievement focus and school culture among teachers, staff, and students
  • Regularly observe classroom instruction, providing valuable feedback to enhance teaching and learning
  • Guide staff in achieving high performance through goal setting, providing meaningful feedback, and constructive evaluations
  • Serve as the instructional leader in the absence of the Principal
  • Engage parents and stakeholders in school and extracurricular activities to foster a community approach to learning and development
  • Analyze school and grade level performance data to identify, develop, and modify instruction to ensure effective instructional strategies
  • 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, ensuring equal opportunities for all
  • Minimum 4-5 years of teaching experience with a proven track record of significant academic gains (urban school setting strongly preferred)
  • Proven leadership in supporting instructional excellence of other educators through mentorship, professional development, coaching or instructional planning
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education from an accredited university. Master’s degree preferred
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and above required
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Solid experience in analyzing student data
  • A passion for educational excellence, data-driven instruction, and a personal commitment to accountability for results
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong classroom educators and teacher leaders who do not meet all of the qualifications above but can demonstrate excellence in student 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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