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 JOB POSTING

4TH GRADE CLASSROOM TEACHER (#14022)

Capital City Public Charter School

Washington, District of Columbia (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3941801
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: June 22, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 1, 2022

Job Description

Capital City is looking for innovative, experienced, and passionate teachers for the school year 2022-2023.

At Capital City, we challenge the status quo every day. Our staff are skilled, compassionate, solutions-oriented, and unwavering in their commitment to give children of all ages, all backgrounds, and all abilities the education they need to thrive. If you want to help prepare the next generation of changemakers, apply today!

Teaching roles are 10-month positions, which are exempt and therefore not eligible for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Why teach at Capital City?
•Work hard and achieve results, together! At Capital City, teachers work on collaborative teams that grapple with challenges, celebrate successes, and support and learn from one another.
•Diversity, equity, and inclusion aren’t just buzzwords. We believe the diversity of our staff and the students we serve is our greatest asset. We take seriously the responsibility to achieve equity for our students and build a culture where staff engage in dialogue about race and work to build an inclusive culture.
•Invest in your own learning. Capital City prioritizes the professional growth and learning of our teachers through weekly internal professional development and opportunities to learn from experts around the country. Campus and school-wide leadership opportunities are available for teachers who want them.
•Make your classroom and curriculum your own. Our teachers value the autonomy they have at Capital City to design a curriculum that is dynamic, personal and exciting. There is a culture of innovation that is supported by Principals and Instructional Coaches.

Classroom Teachers at Capital City:
•Plan and teach all core subjects (reading, math, science, social studies)
•Utilize a workshop model to differentiate instruction and promote student engagement
•Design curriculum maps to sequence the teaching of content
•Develop daily lesson plans
•Regularly assess student progress and use data to plan for instruction
•Meet and plan collaboratively at least weekly with a grade-level team
•Work with an inclusion teacher to plan for and support students with special needs
•Mentor a Capital City Associate Teacher and assistant teacher
•Develop a strong classroom culture through the Responsive Classroom® model
•Communicate regularly with families
•Involve students in fieldwork and service that deepens understanding and interest
•Support students with completing portfolios and meeting passage requirements
•Attend a summer institute and weekly professional development sessions
•Complete progress reports
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Location Description

    Capital City was founded in 2000 and now serves 993 students in grades PK-12. In 2012, the entire school relocated to a newly renovated single campus in Ward 4. Capital City has been a model for school reform in the District. The school implements the EL Education model (www.elschools.org). Through this model teachers craft expeditions that incorporate projects, research, fieldwork, and service to support students in meeting rigorous standards. Capital City’s program also emphasizes a strong social curriculum, a commitment to diversity, a strong inclusion model and the integration of arts into the curriculum. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Capital City Public Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Capital City seeks to employ experienced, credentialed teachers. Ideal candidates have a Master’s degree and 3+ years of full-time teaching experience.

      Minimum required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least one of the following:
      •A major in education or field of instruction or equivalent 30 semester hours of credit
      •District of Columbia teaching license in field of instruction
      •Two years of verifiable teaching experience as a teacher of record
      •One year as a support teacher at Capital City and enrollment in a teacher education or certification program

      Spanish speakers are desired.

      In addition to the above requirements, teachers must meet the requirements of all hires at Capital City including a criminal background check and a negative TB test.

      This position is subject to the DC Mayor's Order 2021-109, requiring all adults regularly in schools to be up-to-date on all vaccinations for Covid-19.
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • CCPCS Jobs
    • 100 Peabody Street NW
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20011

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